Excavation Trailer Pump

Use an excavation trailer with an EDDY Pump. Cutterhead or Water Jetting Ring options available for compacted material. Excellent for tank desludging and cleanouts.

Excavation Trailer Pump

Convert Trailer Excavator Boom Arm to Dredging Machine

This state-of-the-art dredging system is unique to the market and improves the process for high solids pumping while using a trailer excavation boom arm.  The EDDY Pump Excavator Attachment quickly pins into the boom arm linkage and is powered by a hydraulic power unit. This unit can be towed by trailer for optimal mobility and still maintains the reach of an excavator.

Excavation Trailer Pump

Ideal Uses:  Hydraulic Barge Unloading, Tank Cleaning, Settling Tank Cleanouts, Tank Recirculation, Long Reach Solids Pumping, and more.

Agitation Options: Cutterhead OR high-pressure water jetting rings are available depending on the pumping application.

Our patented pump technology outperforms all centrifugal, vortex, and positive displacement pumps in a variety of the most challenging pumping applications.

We are one of the few companies who manufactures both our pumps and dredging equipment to ensure optimal support.

Excavation Trailer Pump Features and Benefits

EDDY Pump Advantages

  • 100% American Built
  • Non-Clog, High Viscosity, High Specific Gravity, High Abrasives, Low pH Pumping Design
  • Pump and dredge built by EDDY Pump. The competition uses 3rd party pumps, not the case at EDDY Pump
  • Pump 40-60% Solids by weight
  • Ability to pump objects of up to 11-inches in diameter with 12 inch version.
  • State-of-the-Art Research and Development Facilities on site
  • Easily process rags, string, rocks and foreign objects

Excavation Trailer Pump Options

  • 700-4000 GPM (Up to 350 yd3 per hour)
  • 4-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch, 10-inch, and 12-inch versions
  • Cutterhead for compact material dredging
  • Water jetting ring option for breakup & agitation
  • Power Options. 1. HPU (Hydraulic Power Unit) or 2. Electric Motor
  • Cutterhead and Non-Clog Head Configurations

Pump Features

  • Non-Clogging Design
  • High Solids Handling
  • High Viscosity and Specific Gravity Handling
  • High Abrasives Handling
  • No Critical Tolerances
  • Low Maintenance
  • Minimal Downtime
  • Low Ownership Costs

The pump and cutterhead suction dredge work in conjunction to make this the optimal dredging system for handling compact material, highly viscous materials and pumping high solids. This pumping system can easily pump slurries up to 4500-ft without the need for a booster pump.

For large rocks and pumping distances over 2000-ft, an HPU (Hydraulic Power Unit) is recommended for maximum production. 

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Excavation Trailer Pump

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an excavation trailer pump, and how does it work?
An excavation trailer pump is a portable pump unit mounted on a trailer for easy transportation and deployment at various job sites. It is specifically designed for applications such as dredging, construction, and excavation, where the efficient transfer of fluids with high solids content is required. The pump utilizes a powerful suction mechanism to draw in slurries, sediments, and debris, which are then transported through the pump’s discharge outlet.

What types of materials can the excavation trailer pump handle?
Our excavation trailer pump is capable of handling a wide range of materials, including slurries, sediments, sand, gravel, and other debris commonly encountered in dredging and excavation projects. Its robust design and high-performance capabilities make it suitable for challenging applications in industries such as mining, construction, and environmental remediation.

What are the key advantages of using an excavation trailer pump?

Portability: Mounted on a trailer for easy transportation to remote or inaccessible job sites.
Versatility: Capable of handling a variety of materials, including high-solids content slurries and sediments.
High Performance: Powerful suction and pumping capabilities for efficient material transfer over long distances and varying elevations.
Low Maintenance: Designed for durability and reliability, with minimal maintenance requirements to keep downtime to a minimum.

What are the power requirements for operating the excavation trailer pump?
Power requirements vary depending on factors such as pump size, flow rate, and operating conditions. Our excavation trailer pumps are available with a range of power options, including diesel engines, electric motors, and hydraulic systems. It’s essential to consult the pump specifications and ensure that the power source meets the requirements of your specific application.

Can the pump be customized to suit my specific project requirements?
Yes, our excavation trailer pumps can be customized to meet the unique needs of your project. Whether you require specific pump sizes, discharge configurations, or additional features such as remote control capabilities, our engineering team can work with you to develop a tailored solution that meets your requirements and maximizes performance.

What maintenance is required for the excavation trailer pump?
Regular maintenance is essential to ensure the optimal performance and longevity of your excavation trailer pump. This includes routine inspection of components such as seals, bearings, and impellers, as well as periodic lubrication and cleaning. Detailed maintenance instructions are provided in the user manual, and our technical support team is available to provide guidance and assistance as needed.

How do I determine the correct pump size and configuration for my project?
Choosing the right pump size and configuration depends on factors such as the volume and type of material to be pumped, the distance and elevation of the transfer, and the available power source. Our team of experts can assist you in selecting the appropriate pump model and specifications based on your project requirements and site conditions.

What warranty coverage is provided for the excavation trailer pump?
Our excavation trailer pumps are backed by a comprehensive warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. Warranty terms may vary depending on the specific pump model and application. Please refer to the warranty documentation provided with your pump for details, or contact our customer service team for assistance.

What is a trailer pump?
A trailer pump is a portable pumping unit mounted on a trailer for ease of transportation and deployment. It is commonly used in various industries for applications such as dewatering, drainage, irrigation, and fluid transfer. Trailer pumps come in different sizes and configurations to suit different pumping requirements.

What is the use of a trailer pump?
Trailer pumps are used for a wide range of purposes, including:

  • Dewatering construction sites, mines, and excavation areas.
  • Drainage of flooded areas and waterlogged fields.
  • Irrigation for agricultural fields and landscaping projects.
  • Fluid transfer for industrial processes, firefighting, and emergency response.


How does a trailer water pump work?
A trailer water pump operates by drawing water or other fluids into the pump’s intake system through a suction hose. The pump uses an impeller or similar mechanism to create centrifugal force, which pressurizes the fluid and forces it out through a discharge hose or pipe. The trailer-mounted design allows for easy mobility and deployment to various locations where pumping is required.

What is the purpose of a trailer pump?
The primary purpose of a trailer pump is to provide efficient and portable pumping solutions for a wide range of applications. Whether it’s removing water from construction sites, transferring fluids between tanks, or providing emergency dewatering services, trailer pumps offer versatility, mobility, and reliable performance.

How does the trailer pump work?
The trailer pump works by utilizing a motor or engine to power a pumping mechanism, typically a centrifugal pump. When activated, the pump creates suction, drawing fluid into the intake system. The fluid is then pressurized by the impeller and forced out through the discharge outlet. The trailer-mounted design allows for easy transportation and placement at different job sites, making it ideal for applications requiring mobility and flexibility.