MC 40E 30 ft. (9.1 m) Deep Digging Remote Controlled Electric Dredge

The  Mud Cat 40E 9.1m (30 ft.) deep digging electric dredge takes the reliability and performance of the MC 40E and extends the depth to 9.1m (30 ft.), making it the deepest digging remote controlled dredge with horizontal cutterhead in the industry.

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  • Sphere Passage: 102 mm (4”)
  • Digging Depth – 9.1m (30’)
  • Total Power – 30 kW (40 HP)
  • Nominal Pump Capacity – 204 m3/hr. @ 15.2m (900 GPM @ 50’ TDH)

Features and Benefits

Remote Controlled Dredge - Mud Cat Model 40E 30 ft. Deep Digging In Water
Mud Cat 40E 30 ft. (9.1 m) Deep Digging -Electric

Cast Iron Pump

Volute and impeller have a longer lifespan than fabricated steel pumps.

Larger Sphere Passage

Less clogging than fabricated steel pumps on competitors’ dredges

Electric Submersible Pump

Requires less maintenance on seals and bearings than pumps powered by long drive shafts.

Requires less maintenance on seals

Uses 4 wheels instead of 2, drastically reducing the chance of costly poly lagoon liner damage. The pump will never hit or drag on liner like hanging pump units.

Heavy Duty 10 Gauge Steel Hull

Insures long lifespan, durability, and will not crack like plastic/poly floats, which have inherent issues with UV exposure.

Hydraulic Driven Traverse System

Provides full torque and power at all speeds.

Ladder Mounted Cutterhead

Creates even bottom profile instead of dragging through the material or creating a swiss cheese effect that calls for re-dredging.

Faster Cutting Speed

The system moves at double the speed of other auger remote controlled dredges increasing productivity.

Radio Remote Sense™ 

A hand-held transmitter may be operated up to over 1,000 ft. away. Operating functions indicated by dredge mounted 5-color light tree.

Automated Remote Control Dredging

Mud Cat is the world leader for dredge automation and can integrate a series of functions into a NEMA 4 or 4x control panel.

4-Moving Parts

Less parts equals ease of operation, reduced cost, and less maintenance.


Available with stainless hull and components, various coatings, low profile design for low bridges, slurry pump options. Special requests are welcome.

E-Series Optional Equipment