Mine dewatering

Outstanding performance under pressure

Efficient water management is essential for any mine site, especially where the conditions are challenging and the weather is changeable, unpredictable or the rainy season is coming. That’s why we’re expanding our XJ range of dewatering pumps to be able to handle even the most difficult applications, whilst maintaining excellent hydraulic performance.

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Submersible solutions

Our dewatering pumps deliver exceptional hydraulic performance to effectively remove unwanted water in both underground and above ground applications.

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Quality by design

Sulzer dewatering pumps deliver the same high quality and performance that the market has come to expect from any Sulzer pump. Our dewatering pumps are made from high-quality materials and designed to provide reliable, uninterrupted pumping of light abrasive water. Our range is expanding too, so you can get the perfect solution for your specific needs.

Mine dewatering applications include:

  • Underground metals, minerals and coal
  • Sand & gravel pits
  • Quarries
  • Open-pits

High-capacity dewatering with the XJ 900

The Sulzer XJ 900 brings state-of-the-art hydraulic design, an IE3 motor and innovative solutions to common mine dewatering challenges. White cast iron impellers with rubber coated volutes provide long pump life in demanding mining applications. Double mechanical seals in oil bath with both seal surfaces in silicon carbide give extended service life. The unique design allows for quick conversion between high-head and high-flow configurations, making it possible to stock fewer pumps and still have the right hydraulic performance for the job.

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