Compressed air quarry cushionsCompressed air quarry cushions

Air quarry cushions

Compressed air quarry cushions are essential when it comes to extracting block of marble, granite or any other stone. A number of inflatable cushions are used simultaneously to push the stone blocks apart. Their thinness when deflated means that they can be inserted easily into cut channels. They are kept at a set level using anchor cables.

Filled with air using a compressor, inflatable quarry cushions evenly move the rock apart. Then the cushions can be stacked or moved until the blocks of stone tip over.



  • Reusable a number of times
  • Stackable
  • Easy to insert


  • Safety factor of 3 (depending on conditions of use)
  • Easy to use


  • Light and easy to carry
  • Handling straps
  • Small size

Detailed information

  • Material: NPVC coated cloth
  • Manufacturing technique: hot vulcanisation in a vacuum autoclave
  • Dimensions: 300 x 300 mm to 2800 x 2000 mm
  • Inflation: air
  • Temperature resistance: -20 to 60°C
  • Max. inflation pressure: 6 bar
  • Test pressure: 1 bar
  • Max. thickness: 7 mm
  • Lifting travel: 400 mm
  • Safety factor: 3 (depending on conditions of use)

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Technical informations

Ref Useful dimensions (mm) Deflated thickness (mm) Max. travel (mm) *Force(T) for C =0mm P=6bar *Force(T) for C=100mm/P=3bar *Force(T) for C=400mm/P=1bar
CC160 1800 x 1500 8 750 160 70 11
CC190 2000 x 1600 8 800 190 79 20
CC240 2000 x 2000 8 1000 240 100 18
CC330 2800 x 2000 8 1000 330 145 29
CC6 300 x 300 8 150 5 0.5
CC16 600 x 400 8 200 14 3
CC17 500 x 500 8 250 15 3.5
CC60 1000 x 1000 8 500 60 22 1.3

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Our design department employs the best project leaders and designers and will be pleased to develop and create a tailor-made product specially for your unique project.


Composition / Advice

Installation advice
Avoid any contact with surfaces that are excessively abrasive or have cutting edges. Stabilise and guide the load to lift.
Maintenance advice
There are no fixed maintenance intervals. Check after prolonged storage or after use.
Storage advice
Store away from light, damp and temperature variations, in its original case.
Inflation advice
Service pressure is 7 bar max. (depending on conditions of use).

Standards / regulations

1 year against all manufacturing defects
1.5 times service pressure


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