embedment anchor

embedment anchor

[em′bed·mənt ‚aŋ·kər]
(naval architecture)
An anchor that uses a charge of powder or hydrostatic or pneumatic pressure to drive the fluke into the sea floor.
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It can be used with several anchor types or subsea foundations such as suction piles, vertically loaded anchors (VLA), OMNI-Max anchors, driven piles, drag embedment anchors, and plates in any water depth.