To the other end of the jet attach the remaining fitting and pipe nipples. The number of fittings may vary depending on the size of nozzle and pump used. These specifications also enclosed. Suction nozzle: Welding notes: install the first elbow onto the jet prior to welding and insure that the longest point is on top toward the same
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Other sizes of suction nozzles are available from the drop down menu. Hoses, clamps, and other dredge accessories are not included. Power jet vs. a suction nozzle: A suction nozzle works in a similar fashion to a power jet except instead of being attached directly to the header box it is attached at the far end of the material hose.
Power Jet Gold Dredge. A Power Jet is more efficient because there is a shorter pressure hose from the pump and therefore less friction losses. The Power Jet enters the suction line just before the sluice, which means the gravel is being pulled up the hose rather than pushed by a suction nozzle. This can help prevent blockages.
A dredge designed to work on flotation, with a compressor for underwater dredging, is almost always equipped as a power jet. Since a power jet and supply hose must be kept under water at all times, it won39;t work very well in shallow water. Shown below is a wide variety of gold dredge nozzles from several reputable manufacturers.