Booster station 16 inch
A dredging booster station is a piece of equipment used in the process of dredging to move sediment, debris, or other materials from one location to another. The booster station is designed to increase the flow rate of the dredging system, allowing it to move more material in a shorter period of time. The 16 inch Warman gravel pump is a type of pump commonly used in dredging operations.
The Warman-pump is a centrifugal pump manufactured by Weir Minerals. It is known for its durability and efficiency, making it a popular choice for the mining, dredging, and other heavy-duty applications. The 16/14 model refers to the pump's size, with a suction diameter of 16 inches and a discharge diameter of 14 inches.
The pump is driven by a Caterpillar 3508 engine, which is a heavy-duty diesel engine commonly used in industrial applications. The engine provides the power necessary to drive the pump, with a power output of 1050 horsepower at the shaft.
The reduction box Flender is a gearbox made by Siemens AG, used to reduce the speed of the engine's output shaft to the required speed for the pump. This allows the pump to operate at its optimal speed and efficiency.
Overall, the Dredging booster station with the 16 inch Warman gravel pump, driven by a Caterpillar 3508 engine and a Flender reduction box, is a powerful and reliable piece of equipment used in the dredging industry.