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670 Detailed Specs / Your Dredge Project

Portable Dredge for any standard 12" or 14" (305-356 mm) pipeline
Nominal pump capacity range = 100-600 yds3/hr (460 m3/hr)

The New "Value Engineered" Series 670: Design criteria focused on dependability and low cost with rapid dismantling, mobility, reassembling, and start-up; minimizing downtime and ensuring high productivity.

Representative digging depths and dimensions for average dredging service. Configurations for deeper digging readily available - consult Ellicott®.

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670 Principal Dimensions and Particulars
670-33' 370-10M 670-42' 670-12.8M
English Metric English Metric
GENERAL Discharge pipe x Suction pipe 12" x 14" 300 x 350 14' x 14" 350 x 350
Dredging Depth, maximum 33' 10 m 42' 12.8 m
Length, Overall, with Ladder raised 77'-6" 23.62 m 85'-8" 26.11 m
Length, Hull 50' 15.3 54' 16.5
Width, Hull, including side pontoons 20' 6 m 20' 6 m
Depth, Hull 4' 1.22 m 4' 1.22 m
Number of Pontoons (tanks) 3 3 3 3
Plate Thickness of center pontoon 1/4" 6mm 1/4" 6mm
Dry Weight 135,000 lbs 61,235 kg 138,600 lbs. 62,857 kg
Hull Draft, not including spuds 2'-10" .9 m 2'-4" .7 m
Fuel Capacity 2700 gallons 10,221 litres 2700 gallons 10,221 litres
Swing Width, @ minimum Dredging Depth 97' 29.6 m 103' 33.2 m
Swing Width, @ maximum Dredging Depth 72' 21.9 m 81' 24.7 m
ENGINE AND INSTALLED POWER Model (Caterpillar) C-27 C-27 C-27 C-27
Horsepower 800 HP 596 KW 800 HP 596 KW
Rating Tier 2 Tier 2 Tier 2 Tier 2
Cooling Box Cooler Box Cooler Box Cooler Box Cooler
CUTTER DRIVE Power at Cutter Shaft 100 HP 75 KW 100 HP 75 KW
Cutter Speed 0-36 RPM 0-36 RPM 0-36 RPM 0-36 RPM
Cutter Diameter 43" 1092 43" 1092
Cutting Force 7,405 lbs  3,358 kg 7,405 lbs 3,358 kg
SPUDS Diameter 16" 400 mm 16" 400 mm
Length 43'-6" 13.3 m 51'-0" 15.5 M
PRODUCTION Capacity Range of Pumping System up to 400 cubic yards per hour up to 325 cubic meters per hour up to 400 cubic yards per hour up to 325 cubic meters per hour

(*) Deeper digging depths available upon request. Please consult with Ellicott®.

Accessories and options can be offered and delivered with the Series 670 "DRAGON®". Included are a choice of cutters, pump handling equipment, air conditioning or heating, production measuring equipment, and pipeline components.

ELLICOTT® reserves the right to modify equipment in order to provide engineering improvements.

HULL - Three tank design; quick connect/disconnect assembly; fuel oil storage and machinery in unitized center tank. Outboard pontoon tanks for flotation and ballast. Hull shell plate and stiffeners designed to ABS river rules.

MAIN DREDGE PUMP UNIT - Gear belt driven by heat exchanger cooled Caterpillar diesel engine with electric starter. Totally enclosed anti-friction radial and thrust bearings with impeller mounted on Acme threads. All wearing parts 500 BHN minimum chrome alloy cast iron. Choice of 12" or 14" (304 mm or 355 mm) discharge pipe diameters.

HYDRAULIC POWER PACKAGE - Tandem hydraulic gear pump direct driven off the main engine. Hydraulic system includes three independent operating circuits; one for swing winches, one for cutter, and one for spud and ladder hoists.

EXCAVATING MODULE AND LADDER - Cutter direct driven by high torque, radial piston hydraulic motor. Maximum cutter force available at all speeds. Underwater excavating module features short drive shaft with weight concentrated at the cutter for efficiency.

LADDER HOIST - Double acting hydraulic cylinder. Ram cylinder operation provides crowding action for tough digging.

POWER SWING WINCHES - Individual single direct line winches direct-driven by gear-type hydraulic motors through planetary reduction gear. Speed and reverse controls at operator's console. High torque, heavy-duty hydraulic motors provide constant line pull at variable speeds.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - 24 volt DC internal/external lighting and electrical system is powered by main diesel engine.

SPUDS AND SPUD HOIST - Heavy wall, cylindrical steel spuds mounted in spud keepers at stern. Spuds are hoisted by a sling operated from a hydraulic cylinder.

ASSEMBLY AND TRANSPORTATION - Assembly can be accomplished in 2 days provided all tools, site preparations and personnel are available. The disassembled Series 670 can be transported on three trucks.

WARRANTY - Ellicott® warrants its equipment only in accordance with the printed warranty conditions which are normally included in our sales proposals, the latest copy of which will be forwarded promptly on written request. No other warranties are provided.

Our Affiliates:

Ellicott Dredges, LLC | 1611 Bush Street | Baltimore MD 21230, U.S.A.
Toll Free: 888-870-3005 | Phone: (410) 625-0808 | Fax: (410) 545-0293
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