Pipe & Hose Floats for Dredge Pumping - DAE Pumps

Pipe Floats | Hose Floats

The DAE Pumps line of HDPE pipe float and hose floats are made from lightweight, high-density materials, providing great flexibility along with excellent impact resistance, making them ideal for a variety of pumps and dredging applications. It is often necessary to keep your pipeline afloat for ease of maintenance and to protect the seafloor. Our pipe floats and hose floats fit snuggly to cables, hoses, and pipes, preventing slippage and misalignment. The DAE Pumps pipe floats offer the highest in safety standards and do not degrade over time because they are made from molded polyethylene plastic with UV inhibitors.

HDPE floats are ideal replacements for older steel pontoons for several practical reasons. HDPE dredge floats outmatch steel pontoons by having a much lighter weight, making them easier to transport, and install. Additionally, HDPE pipe floats offer vastly improved corrosion over traditional steel pontoons, saving many hours of maintenance and replacements.

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Pipe Floats | Hose Floats

Pipeline Floats


  • High corrosion and UV resistance, resulting in longer product life
  • High impact strength, built to withstand rough seas and boat collisions
  • Lightweight material, offering ease of transportation and installation.
  • High wear resistance to abrasion
  • Strategically placed bolt holes allowing for evenly placed, non-slip installation

Available sizes

Pipe float and hose float sizes are available to fit pipelines, cables, hoses, and lines up to 30 inches. All floats come with complete hardware.

Pipe/Hose Size     Floatation Capacity

2″ (50 mm)            15 lbs (6 kg)

3″ (76 mm)            15 lbs (6 kg)

4″ (101 mm)          50 lbs (22 kg)

6″ (152 mm)          210 lbs (95 kg)

8″ (203 mm)          200 lbs (90 kg)

10″ (254 mm)        310 lbs (140 kg)

12″ (304 mm)        330 lbs (149 kg)

14″ (355 mm)        350 lbs (158 kg)

Pipe/Hose Size     Floatation Capacity

16″ (406mm)         745 lbs (337 kg)

18″ (457 mm)        760 lbs (344 kg)

20″ (508 mm)        815 lbs (369 kg)

22″ (558 mm)        800 lbs (362 kg)

24″ (609 mm)        825 lbs (374 kg)

26″ (660 mm)        690 lbs (312 kg)

28″ (711 mm)        715 lbs (324 kg)

30″ (762mm)         750 lbs (340 kg)

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Pipe Floats

Pipe Floats & Dredge Floats

Our pipe floats are designed to prevent slipping along the pipeline by utilizing compression points strategically placed throughout the float which adds friction to the pipeline ensuring no slippage. Sizes available range from 6 inches to 30 inches.
Cable Line Float

Cable & Hose Floats

Cable & Hose Floats can offer a perfect solution for keeping lengthy electric powered pump and dredge cables afloat and off the seafloor. These floats are highly optimized and designed specifically for fuel lines, hoses, and cables. Sizes available range from 2 inches to 6 inches.

Pipe Float Applications

The DAE Pumps pipe floats provide excellent support for dredging, mining, dewatering, pumping, and many other applications. The snug, non-slip fit ensures the floats stay in place on the pipe and hose during movement. During excavator dredge pumping or with large waves, the movement can cause ordinary floats to slip and hoses to kink or sink. The variation in the hose will reduce the flow of the material and reduce production. However, the DAE Pumps non-slip hose floats and non-kink slurry hoses ensure optimal pumping at full production speed.   

Pipe Floats For Dredging

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