ICEE cuts holes through seashore pebbles with a powerful waterjet to aid flood protection scheme

Sacha Neill, Coastal Engineer, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, using a handheld, radio frequency identification (RFID) scanner to locate 'smart' pebbles

Using a powerful 0.8mm diameter abrasive waterjet operating at 90,000 psi pressure, manufacturing services contractor ICEE Managed Services has cut small holes straight through more than 3,500 seashore pebbles for the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), a scientific research group funded by government grants.

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