Nu Explorer Series CSD

The Nu Explorer Series of dredges are a small, compact, portable cutter suction dredge that is easily transportable in 2 x 40’ open top shipping containers.  This makes it extremely cost effective to mobilise anywhere in the world.

The standard unit has a  194kW (260 bhp) Cummins 6CTA8.3-C Engine providing power to the GIW KSB LCC-M 200-610 Slurry Pump and hydraulics. It has the wet slurry pumping capacity of approximately 650 m3/hr and can dredge to a maximum depth of 6.5 metres.

Note: The standard unit can be customised to suit your specific requirements.

Optional Extras/Alternatives:


Nu Explorer Series Cutter Suction Dredge: (Typical specifications shown, many options are available upon request)

DEX250
Nu Explorer - 250mm Cutter Suction Dredge DEX250 Drawing

Nu Explorer Specifications:

Nu Explorer SeriesDEX250
   Length, hull11.4m
   Width, hull4.38m
   Depth, hull1.42m
   Length, overall17.15m
   Draft 0.8m
   Pontoons 2 X (11.4m x 1.4m x 1.4m)
   Plate Thickness 6mm
   Dry Weight 23.0 tonnes
   Fuel Capacity 1,400 litres
Engine - 
   ModelCummins 6CTA8.3-C
  Power @ rpm 194kW @ 2,200rpm
   Torque @ rpm 1,135 Nm @ 1,500rpm
Transmission - 
   ModelDong-I DTMP-5100
   Ratio1.93:1
Slurry Pump - 
  ModelGIW KSB LCC-M 200-610
  Suction/Discharge 150/200mm
  Vane Diameter 610mm
  Free Passage 102 x 109mm
 Power at Pump 164kW
Jetting/Priming Pump
   ModelSouthern Cross 100x65-315
  Suction/Discharge 100/65mm
   Vane Diameter 315mm
Cutter Wheel
  Power at Cutter 25kW
  Cutter Speed 0-30rpm
  Cutter Diameter 850mm
  Cutter Force 1,500kg

Neumann Equipment is an leading Australian Dredge Manufacturer, and are known worldwide in the sand and mineral extraction industries for manufacturing well-engineered dependable dredges. Neumann Equipment have been manufacturing dredges and support equipment since the late 1950's. These dredges are high technology cutting and recovery machines with a well-earned reputation for performance and reliability in capital works marine dredging and in mining and resource dredging. Operational expertise built on contract dredging experience enables us to constantly improve our equipment. This culture of innovation gives us the edge as dredge manufacturer of choice.

Neumann Equipment also manufacture the Rockcrush and Jaden range of cutter suction dredges and booster pumps. This includes well reknown Rockcrush A Series and C Series dredges as well as the Jaden Platypus Series cutter suction dredging equipment and components. All our dredges are de-mountable and can be cost effectively transported to remote sites around Australia and overseas, and all the equipment is manufactured to provide maximum ease of handling and reliability with a focus on high production efficiencies and low maintenance costs.

Neumann Equipment's comprehensive dredging range of economical, compact and trouble-free units are at the leading edge of dredging equipment technology today!

Neumann Equipment also has an extensive range of other Marine Winches and Equipment, Commercial Fishing Winches, Mining and Industrial Winches & Equipment, and Dredging & Associated Equipment available for sale.

The Neumann Equipment facility is located in Currumbin, on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Call or email us today to discuss your dredging needs or specific dredge requirements - 07 5589 2746


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The images, drawings and specifications shown for this product are indicative and may not be representative of the current model. We reserve the right to change the designs and specifications as new models are developed. Neumann Equipment is constantly striving to improve its range of products. Call our expert sales and customer service team to discuss the best product to suit your needs.