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Excavator Mounted Dredge Pumps

The Excavator Mounted Dredge Pumps attach to the boom arm of an excavator, allowing the operator to excavate underwater much more effectively than traditional dredges. The excavator attachment is a plug and pump system that involves quick setup time because the boom is pre-plumbed for the discharge hoses, saving on costly modifications. This dredge system gets your project started quickly and finished sooner. DAE Pumps is the leading dredge manufacturer of excavator mounted dredge pumps. We manufacture over 150  different sizes and powers to fit your exact need. Contact us today for a quote! 

Excavator Mounted Dredge Pumps are a gamechanger for small to large scale dredging projects. These lake, pond, lagoon, and ocean dredging equipment allow operators to perform their dredging by mounting a 3-inch to 16-inch hydraulic excavator mounted dredge pump on the end of an excavator boom. There is no need to contract out the dredging anymore. DAE Pumps manufactures a variety of affordable heavy-duty excavator dredge pumps that move large amounts of material up to 8800 GPM with heads up to 400 feet TDH.

DAE Pumps Excavator Mounted Dredge Pump saves time and money over the traditional mechanical way of moving material. Operators would move materials from one point to another, then truck it miles away to the final location. With an excavator dredge pump attached with slurry hoses, operators can transfer rocks, gravel, slurry, sludge, and a variety of other abrasive material in just one step. Excavator pumps by DAE Pumps transport a high concentration of solids over a long distance. Their strength and durability virtually eliminate the worry of wear-and-tear and maintenance.

DAE Pumps Growler 1000

Growler 1000 Hydraulic Dredge Pump with 2-Side Cutters

The DAE Pumps Growler 1000 Hydraulic Dredge Pump with 2-Side Cutters is a highly durable and reliable dredge pump for transporting solids and a variety of other materials. Built with two heavy-duty excavator cutters and the industry’s top dredge pump capable of moving up to 2000 cubic meters of solids per hour, the Growler 1000 provides non-clogging suction power to excavate and pump some of the most challenging dredging situations. The suction power handles solids up to 3.9-inches.

DAE Pumps Growler 3000

Growler 3000 Electric Dredge Pump with 2-Side Cutters

The DAE Pumps Growler 3000 Electric Dredge Pump with 2 Side Cutters is an extremely rugged dredge pump for transporting the most abrasive solids from heavy-duty dredging situations. Two industrial-strength excavator cutters and a heavy-duty dredge pump enable the Growler 3000 to transfer up to 1200 cubic meters of material per hour through a maximum 16-inch discharge. The suction power can handle solids up to 3.9-inches and transfers up to 70% solids without clogging.

Excavator Dredge Pumps Machinery

Excavator pumps fit on a variety of equipment for operations. The Excavator Mounted Dredge Pump can be used along the shoreline and in shallow waters, but are limited to the length of the arm and access of the equipment. They perform well on the following equipment

  • Excavators
  • Swamp Excavators
  • Swamp Buggy Excavators
  • Floating Excavators
  • Amphibious Excavators
  • Mini Dredge Excavators
  • Pontoon Excavators
  • Long Reach Excavators
  • Backhoes

Excavator Attachment

Excavator attachments are engineered to maximize the power and efficiency of your excavator and deliver the most productivity. The excavator attachment is designed and built for maximum performance and safety. From excavator buckets to hammers, augers, grinders, and dredge pumps, the excavator attachment makes the job easier.

The Excavator Mounted Dredge Pump outperforms both the bucket and grinder attachments combined. It can do both jobs better and more efficiently. With a dredge pump attachment, the operator can grind up rocks and boulders and move the material immediately. There is no need to switch attachments to complete the job.

The dredge pump is equipped with heavy-duty cutter heads and incredible pump suctioning power to move material immediately after breaking it up. There is no need to have the dump truck continually running back and forth with loads of material. The excavator dredge pump uses hoses to move abrasive solids and liquids to your desired location, and it can all be done quicker and cheaper.

Features of DAE Pumps Excavator Mounted Dredge Pumps

  • Non-clogging
  • High Viscosity
  • Pumps 60% – 70% Solids
  • High Specific Gravity
  • High Abrasives
  • No Critical Tolerances
  • Low Maintenance
  • Minimal Downtime


Along with manufacturing dredge pumps, you can also get turnkey solutions that include dredge hoses, slurry flow meters, power units, and more. Choose from multiple sizes of slurry hoses for the transferring of materials, wireless flow meters for measuring the flow rate in gallons per minute of liquid, and power units for operation. Parts are always in stock and available for immediate shipping to anywhere in the US and the world. 

Custom Pump Curve

A pump curve is a graphical representation of a pump’s flowrate against a certain level of the head. Using a pump curve that is specific for your application will greatly help in selecting the pump best for you, ultimately saving you time and money.

Pump curves are developed from data gathered during testing of the pump’s performance at the manufacturer’s facility and provide the end-user with a graph of how the pump will operate over a set range. To build the pump curve, our engineers compile several variables, including the type of material, fluid viscosity, distance to pump, target GPM, and job-specific factors. This ensures the most efficient pump is recommended for your project.

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