THE INDUSTRY STANDARD PLOUGH FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS

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Sets the standard in reliable cable trenching

As the original subsea cable burial tool the SMD MD3 plough range is recognised globally as setting the standard in cable ploughing. With it’s unrivalled track record SMD MD3 technology is the ultimate in safe, reliable and efficient trenching for all soils including clays and sands.
Approximately 90% of the world’s telecoms cables have been buried using SMD equipment.
The flexibility of the MD3 range allows the vehicle to be optimised for the depth of burial required, ground conditions and customer operational preferences.
The XT share extension upgrade allows trenching to 3.3m for genuine 3m product cover.

PRODUCT FEATURES

continuous tow load

Maximum product diameter with a 1.5m MBR

maximum trench depth capability

control system

Designed for Maximum Performance

The MD3 can be enhanced with a range of options and upgrades to maximise performance. See spec sheet or contact us for more information.
As with any of our assets, SMD can provide a turnkey cable burial solution including in-house designed high sea state LARS, tow winch and umbilical system.

Applications
  • Telecoms
  • Cable maintenance

KEY FACTS

DIMENSIONS

Length: 9.1m
Width: 5.1m
Height: 4.4m

WEIGHT IN AIR (SKIDS)

22te

CABLE DIAMETER RANGE

20mm - 160mm

LARS

Available up to Sea State 5


Here to help

Rob Eddon

Key Account Manager - Offshore Wind

robert.eddon@smd.co.uk

+44 7801194302

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