Case study - channel dredging


Courtesy of Dragflow North America

Location: Germany
Year: 2010

Working Context description

The working site is a channel situated in eastern Germany. Deposits of sand, lime and gravel has considerably lowered the water depth of the channel.

The problem

Fast dredging was required in order to re-open the channel to navigation. The customer already had an excavator CAT 324 and a floating platform to perform excavation on the channel. Customer was looking for a dredging solution that was able to avoid loading and unloading of trucks in order to save time and contain operating cost.

Our solution

Dragflow HY85B with two dredging cutters EXHY20 directly mounted and driven by the excavator CAT 324. Discharge distance of about 400m with a solid production of more than 100 m3/h.

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