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The Southern Cross SXHH high head dewatering unit is a diesel driven, skid mounted, self priming pump designed for the transfer of solids laden water, low density slurries and waste water in heavy duty dewatering applications. SXHH units incorporate a range of sensors and control equipment to ensure optimum performance and allow for remote monitoring.


  • Skid mounted with balanced lifting lugs.
  • Heavy duty reinforced steel skids with bisalloy wear plates on underside and front and rear nudge bars.
  • Low centre of gravity for excellent pontoon mounted balance and safety.
  • Cummins 23 litre, 6 cylinder 750kW turbo diesel engine.
  • 4000 litre fuel tank built into skid.
  • Pressureless fast fuel system with gravity feed fuel receiver.
  • Fully digital engine control panel and management system in lockable marine grade stainless steel cabinet with perspex viewing window and security code.
  • Optional modbus remote control and data diagnostics.
  • Automatic vacuum operated self priming unit for rapid and reliable priming.
  • High strength cast iron pump construction with replaceable 27% chrome white iron liners, impeller and expeller.
  • Regreasable or oil lubricated heavy duty angular contact bearings in pump wet end and double row deep groove roller bearings in drive end.
  • Heavy duty 1045 carbon steel shaft.
  • Packed gland shaft sealing with product lubrication fitted as standard. Optional external clean water gland flushing or mechanical shaft seals available.


Dewatering in:

  • Mining
  • Civil construction
  • Heavy industry
  • Flood mitigation
  • Coffer dams
  • Pontoon mounted applications


  • Pump Outlet: 150 mm (6")
  • Max Flowrate: 350l/sec
  • Max Head: 210m
  • Maximum solid size: 50mm
  • Max Self Priming: 8m
  • Self Priming Time: 6m/6s
  • Speed:  1550RPM
  • Motor size: 750kW
  • Length: 8300mm
  • Width: 3500mm
  • Height: 3400mm
  • Dry Weight: 10300kg
  • Wet Weight: 13700kg

Download: SXHH Product Brochure