Development of the Dredging Wheel

by Alf H. Sorensen, IHC Holland N. V., Papendrecht, Netherlands,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal

Abstract: The 'bucket line' dredge and 'cutter suction' dredge are two distinct types of equipment. The cutter suction system has developed more in the last years. The advent of underwater hydraulic drives made it possible to develop bucket wheel which combines the two techniques. This further led to the development of the wheel.

Subject Headings: Dredging | Soil suction | Suction | Equipment and machinery | Hydraulics

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