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8-inch Cutter Suction Dredge

At present W&S Dredge Manufacturers offer two standard portable dredges, the  Badger and the Wolverine. Please use the specifications as a guideline and keep in mind both cutterhead dredges can be customized to your particular production requirements.

The Badger class dredge is offered in an 8-Inch configuration and features a 250 hp Caterpillar diesel engine. With a maximum digging depth of 20 feet, this 54-foot long dredge is ideal for smaller dredging jobs where more compact equipment is required due to work area limitations.


Hull Length 40’ (12.2 m)
Overall Length (with ladder) 54’ (16.5 m)
Hull Depth 3’ (.91 m)
Hull Width 9’-10” (3.0 m)
Hull Draft (approx) 1’-6” (0.5 m)
Overall Height (trucking) 9’-2” (2.8 m)
Total Dry Weight (approx) 38,500 lb (17,464 kg)
Diesel Fuel Capacity 150 gal (568 liters)


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