Cutting and Grinding

Diamond Wire Saw

  • Product Number: TBC
  • The Subsea 7 16CO Diamond Wire Saw is a versatile cutting tool that can be operated via ROV or by divers using hot-stabs or downlines. The diamond impregnated wires are used for cutting various subsea structures and pipelines between the ranges of 4”-16”. The tool is capable of cutting through a range of materials, including concrete reinforced coatings and various grades of steel. In standard configuration the Diamond Wire Saw will provide a straight cut, however additional spacers are available to perform angled cuts if required. The 16CO saw has a very compact design and allows the tool to perfrom cuts in limited spaces with low clearance.


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    • Wide range cutting capability - 4" to 16" Outer Diameter

    • Low clearance cutting in limited spaces

    • Cuts a variety of materials

    • ROV or Diver deployment

    • Various wire types available to suit individual requirements

    Cutting Range

    4" to 16" Outside Diameter (101mm to 406mm)

    Hydraulic Connections

    High Flow Hot-Stab option using Blue Logic stabs

    Diver winged QD's

    1" x 2 for motor, 3/4" x 4 for feed and clamp

    Hydraulic Requirements

    Drive Motor - 57 lt/min at 2,800 psi

    Cutting Feed - 2 lt/min at 800 psi

    Clamping Jaws - 2 lt/min at 1,700 psi

    Weight in water


    Shipping Dimensions

    1500 x 1200 x 910 mm

    Shipping Weight

    100 kgs Dry  

    70 kgs in Seawater

    Operating Dimensions

    1100 x 600 x 250 mm