Welcome To Seismic Source Company

Seismic Source Company is a manufacturer of seismic instruments and data acquisition systems. Its products are used in a broad range of applications: Seismology, Structural Monitoring, Seismic Site Evaluation, Civil Engineering, Gas and Oil Exploration, Industrial Vibration Monitoring.


big bang50
Accelerated Weight Drop

The Big Bang 50 is the latest in reliable, high speed, low-cost seismic energy production. The system provides for ~3 second cycle time and best in class move up time - cutting costs and improving profits. The FULL spectrum of important highs and LOW frequency signal comes standard. The system includes a NEW shock absorbing latch pin/lifting mechanism and handheld controller with 20 ft of wire for operation from within any tow vehicle. The reliable 12 Volt DC (permanent magnet motor) provide 1 Kilo Watts of relentless hammer cocking power. The energy is stored in common "garage door" springs (2) which are low cost, readily available and reliable.

Big Bang 50




Standard Impact Hammer Weight (Dry): 50 lbs (adjustable)

Draw and Release Height: 18 inches

Cycle Time: 3 seconds (adjustable optional speed control)

Grade 8 - Shock Absorbing Latch Pin and roller (save gear boxes)

Dead Blow Hammer - Steel Shot Pocket - standard 10 lb capacity

Energy Storage Spring: 140 lbs. standard "garage door" springs

LOW Shipping Cost Weight: 100 lbs. uncrated (+25 lb Hitch & Cable)

Dimensions Min: Height: 52 inches X 12 inches X 10 inches

24 ft Battery Cables (1 guage). ~ 25 ft Controller Cable

Power Plant: Standard 12 Volt DC Car Battery (not provided)

Standard Receiver Coupler Size: 2" square tube (N.A. Standard)

Includes about 10" Adjustable Hitch Height

Flat Steel Top allows for Mag Mount GPS Mount



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Seismic Source Co

2391 E. Coleman Rd.
Ponca City, OK 74604
Phone: (580) 762-8233
Fax: (580) 762-1785
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