Electric Dredge Options
CDW can help your project cut production costs by switching to an electric dredge. Converting your dredge and booster pumps can save you up to 70% on production costs per year. Electric dredge options also improve your output by nearly 10%, and boost your company's reputation for government contracts.
To give you a better understanding of the conversion process, we will show you some simple calculations for horsepower to kilowatt conversion. There are a few dredge components which will need converted. The dredge pumps, cutter head, service pump, and swing winch all require some form of input. Here is a simple breakdown of the conversion process:
|Components||Diesel Input||Calculation||Electric Input|
|Dredge Pump||635 HP||635 HP / 1.341 =||473.53 kW|
|Engine Cooling||35 HP||(None Required)||(None Required)|
|Cutterhead||125 HP||125 HP / 1.341 =||93.21 kW|
|Swing Winch||45 HP||45 HP / 1.341 =||33.56 kW|
|Service Pump||10 HP||10 HP / 1.341 =||7.46 kW|
|Total HP||850 HP||850 HP / 1.341 =||633.86 kW|
HP/ 1.341 = kW input
Schedule an appointment for a detailed estimate:
We aim to get your production cost close to eighty cents per ton. Custom Dredge Works has many options to increase your electric dredges productivity as well as to reduce your production cost per ton. We would love to walk you through an estimate today.
Call us at 785-380-1582 for your estimated savings today!