Surface Buoyancy Air Lift Bag – Pontoon Style “ELB”

The Canflex Pontoon Style Lift Bags are totally-enclosed, cylindrical bags that are ideal for shallow water salvage, reducing the draft of a vessel or raising an object closer to the surface. They are invaluable in cable and pipeline operations and where long tows are planned. These bags are low maintenance and easy to clean. All seams are welded for strength, durability and water tight integrity. The lift bags harness maintains the bag in a horizontal position while insuring maximum stability.

The Pontoon Style Lift Bag, Model ELB (Totally Enclose Lift Bag style), are completely equipped including the appropriate quantity of automatic air relief valves, certified lift harness with shackles and fill ports.

For another style Static Buoyancy Assist Lift Bag see also Model “TE/DLE”

Some of the Canflex Pontoon lift bag features are:

  • Made of high tenacity PVC coated polyester fabric (48 to 88 oz/yd2).
  • Large lift capacity in a small packing space.
  • All seams are RF welded.
  • Versatile and stable shape.
  • 1/2” or 3/4″ NPT fill port with inflation valves available.
  • Operational Manual with Certifications and Log Book.
  • High Flow Automatic Air Relief valves.
  • Custom sizes available.

Testing Applications include, but not limited to:

  • Deep and Shallow Water Salvage
  • Towing
  • Recreational Diving
  • Emergency Rescue
  • General Flotation
  • Static Buoyancy Assist
  • Pipe or Cable Flotation
  • Under Water Construction

Capacities range from 1 to 60 Tonnes ( 1,000 to 60,000 Kg).

Technical Information

Surface / Lift Bag Pontoon Style “ELB”

Model Lift 
Capacity
Lenght Diameter Volume Shipping 
Cube
Dry
Weight
Kg lb m ft-in m ft-in m3 ft3 m3 ft3 Kg lb
* ELB-1 1000 2200 1.44 4′-8″ 0.97 3′-2″ 1.00 35.32 0.15 5.4 27 60
* ELB-2 2000 4400 1.96 6′-5″ 1.17 3′-10″ 2.00 70.63 0.18 6.5 36 80
* ELB-3 3000 6600 2.00 6′-6″ 1.40 4′-7″ 3.00 105.95 0.24 8.4 45 100
* ELB-5 5000 11000 3.40 11′-2″ 1.40 4′-7″ 5.00 176.58 0.40 14.0 60 133
* ELB-6 6000 13200 3.55 11′-8″ 1.52 5′-0″ 6.00 211.88 0.40 14.0 75 165
* ELB-8 8000 17600 3.75 12′-4″ 1.68 5′-6″ 8.00 282.52 0.49 17.3 85 186
* ELB-10 10000 22000 4.10 13′-5″ 1.90 6′-2″ 10.00 353.15 0.57 20.0 121 266
** ELB-15 15000 33000 430 14′-1″ 2.15 7′-0″ 15.00 529.73 0.85 30.0 193 426
** ELB-20 20000 44000 4.51 14-’10” 2.43 8′-0″ 20.00 706.30 1.81 64.0 229 505
*** ELB-25 25000 55000 4.82 15′-10″ 2.68 8′-10″ 25.00 882.88 1.81 64.0 277 612
*** ELB-35 35000 77000 6.52 21′-5″ 2.68 8′-10″ 35.00 1236.0 1.81 64.0 332 732
**** ELB-50 50000 110000 8.38 27′-6″ 2.92 9′-7″ 50.00 1765.7 2.27 80.0 633 1400
**** ELB-60 60000 132000 9.14 30′-0″ 3.08 10′-0″ 60.00 2118.8 2.30 82.0 680 1500

 

NOTE: All capacities are based on fresh water, 100 Kg/m3 (62.4 lbs/ft3)
1000 Kg = 1 Metric Tonne = 2205 lbs; 1 Short Ton = 2000 lbs; 1 Long Tonne = 2240 lbs

MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS: “High Tenacity – PVC coated polyester fabric” with RF (HF) Welded seams
(*) Total material weight = 48 oz/yd2 (1622 g/m2).
(**) Total material weight = 56 oz/yd2 (1884 g/m2).
(***) Total material weight = 67 oz/yd2 (2278 g/m2).
(****) Total material weight = 89 oz/yd2 (3024 g/m2).

All Surface and Lift Bags are completely equipped including the appropriate quantity of automatic air relief valves, lift harness of high strength polyester, carry/storage satchel or marine-grade, shipping/storage plywood box.