Nu Explorer Cutter Suction Dredge

Small, Compact, Powerful, Portable Cutter Suction Dredge.


Nu Explorer Series Cutter Suction Dredge
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Nu Explorer Series Cutter Suction Dredge

The Nu Explorer Series of dredges is a small, compact, portable cutter suction dredge easily transported 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 a wet slurry pumping capacity of approximately 650 m3/hr and can dredge to a maximum depth of 6.5 metres.

Note: Our experienced team can customise the standard unit to suit your specific requirements.

Standard Inclusions:

  • Cummins 6CTA8.3-C 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.

Available Options:

  • Engine: Engines may be changed to suit different kW requirements or customer preferences.
  • Pump: Slurry pump type can be changed to suit site-specific pumping requirements or customer preference.
  • Controls: Either manual hydraulic controls or electric over hydraulic controls.
  • Flow Control: Density Gauge, Flow Meter.
  • Electronics: RTK/DGPS System, PLC Systems, Engine Management Systems.
  • Other Equipment: Fire Suppression System, Specific Safety Equipment, Air Conditioning.

Typical Specifications - Nu Explorer Series Cutter Suction Dredge:

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
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 100×65-315
  Suction/Discharge 100/65mm
   Vane Diameter 315mm
Cutter Wheel 
  Power at Cutter 25kW
  Cutter Speed 0-30rpm
  Cutter Diameter 850mm
  Cutter Force 1,500kg

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The images, drawings and specifications are shown for this product are indicative and may not represent the current models or configurations.  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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have many designs for a variety sizes of cutter suction dredge.  Contact us by phone or email to discuss your requirements and find out what solutions we have.

Yes!  One of our expert team members can give you advice.  Don’t hesitate to contact us, we ask you about your requirements and we will make sure you get the right cutter suction dredge to meet your needs.

Absolutely, All our cutter suction dredges have been FEA designed by qualified engineers, manufactured and then tested to meet the relevant industry & marine standards.  Not only that, we have over 60 years of contract dredging experience, where our dredge designs have been perfected.

Absolutely, we ship our cutter suction dredges to anywhere in the world.

No, we don’t have cutter suction dredges in stock.  But we do have our own dredging fleet, and you are certain to be able to see them in operation. Call or email to see if we have a model that will suit your requirements.

Neumann Equipment can provide you with a high-quality custom-made cutter suction dredge to meet your needs. We have provided an extensive range of practical dredging solutions for many clients all around the globe.

The design and engineering of all our cutter suction dredges are carried out in house by qualified mechanical engineers using our FEA computer modelling software.

When purchasing a cutter suction dredge, you can feel confident in Neumann Equipment designed and manufactured products. From the receipt of order though to the dispatch, our internal Quality Assurance Systems fully comply with AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008.

All our dredging equipment is designed and manufactured at the Neumann Equipment facility in Currumbin, on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

When you are next in the market for anything relating to dredging you cannot go past the range of options we offer for our Australian designed and manufactured  products.

Contact our experienced Sales, Service and Spare Parts team to discuss your dredging equipment requirements.

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Nu Explorer Series Cutter Suction Dredge
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