The 8 inch Gold and Gem Dredge is designed for professional gold and diamond operations. The frame, floats and sluice are built to accommodate the increased weight and power of the 40 horsepower diesel engine that drives this beast and should provide years of powerful, economical and reliable service. Equipped with two 263 Air Compressors, this dredge provides an ample air supply that can accommodate up to four divers.
The 8040 is suspended on 12 Marlex float modules with spacious carpeted decks that provide an ideal working platform. The 20 foot long specialized sluice box can be selectively customized for either gold or gemstones. The sluice box is also designed with an effective and highly efficient recovery system that may be cleaned while the dredge is operating, enabling the dredge to continually operate with minimal interruption. Dredge comes complete with 30 feet of suction hose, all necessary couplings and even comes with a removable ladder that can be positioned at various on the float frame.