ECTMarine Cutter Heads Prove Success

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Over the last few years, ECTMarine has delivered several cutter heads to different contractors with different types cutter suction dredgers.

Recently, one of the cutters supplied to a Dutch dredge contractor has been inspected after about 100.000 m3 of dredging sand, silt and clay, to see how it held up.

We, as well as the client, have been very pleased with the results. The results are: significant wear only on the cutter teeth, minimal wear on cutter arm and adapter, even wear on teeth, no problem area’s, crown and backing ring are in excellent condition,” said the Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design in its announcement.

ECTMarine cutter heads can be customized to fit any type cutter suction dredger and can be made to fit any application.

Through optimizing the design process and use of various fabrication techniques, the cutter head can be customized and delivered to fit any cutter suction dredger with cutter power within the range of 20 to 250 kW.

The standard application is for use in sand, clay, gravel and soft rock types.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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