Cutter Suction Dredge
DRG012 - Nu Discovery
Dredge Spec Sheet
Nu Discovery Cutter Suction Dredge
The Nu Discovery Cutter Suction Dredge is a Nu Explorer Series 300mm dredge built by Neumann Equipment in 2015.
The Nu Explorer Series of dredges is a small, compact, portable cutter suction dredge easily transportable in 2 x 40’ open top shipping containers. The Nu Explorer is extremely cost-effective to mobilise anywhere in the world.
This particular unit has a 227kW (305 bhp) Cummins QSC8.3(QSC305) Engine providing power to the GIW KSB LCC-M 200-610 Slurry Pump and hydraulics. It has a wet slurry pumping capacity of approximately 650 m3/hr and can dredge to a maximum depth of 6.5 metres.
- Cummins Investigator diesel engine.
- Dong-I DTMP-5100 transmission.
- GIW KSB LCC-M 200-610 slurry pump.
- Southern Cross 100×65-315 jetting/priming pump.
- 850mm diameter cutter wheel.
- All metal components are grit blasted and primed with two-pack epoxy primer and finished with heavy-duty two-pack epoxy polyamine marine coatings.
The Nu Explorer Series is a product of over 60 years of experience in contract dredging. It is lightweight and compact but very powerful and efficient. It quickly earns a reputation for performance and reliability in channel maintenance dredging capital works, marine dredging, and mining and resource dredging.
The dredge is demountable and can be cost-effectively transported to remote sites around Australia and overseas. The use of this dredge has proven to be a safe and cost-effective method on mine sites for the relocation or reprocessing of tailings.
The Nu Discovery Cutter Suction Dredge has been successfully used to remove sand, muds, silts, slimes, and mine tailings.
In harbour and river works, where the cutter suction dredge might encounter a variety of natural and dumped materials, Neumann dredges have proven their versatility.
Neumann’s extensive dredging experience also makes our dredges highly suited for various material types often encountered in flood prevention and environmental rehabilitation works.
Nu Discovery Cutter Suction Dredge Specifications
Nu Discovery CSD Specifications
|Length Overall||11.3 m|
|USL Class||2E (smooth waters)|
|Owners Name||Neumann Dredging|
|Owners Address||Nuban St, Currumbin Qld 4223|
|Nominal Production Rate||120m3/hr|
|Total Power||227 kW (305 hp)|
|Power to Pumps||205 kW (275 hp)|
|Pipeline Diameter||300 mm|
|Digging Depth (min/max)||2.0m/6.5m|
|Gross Weight||23.0 Tonnes|
|Ship Type||Dredge – Non Self-Propelled|
|Superstructure Colour||White with Blue Trim|