3 Cutter Suction Dredges Inclinometer Position (GPS)Orientation (Gyro, GPS)Inclination of LadderTide & DraftSpudTrunnionWater LevelChart DatumLadder ArmChannel Design DepthChannel Design OverdepthCutter Head
4 Cutter Suction Configuration Water LevelChart DatumChannel Design DepthChannel Design OverdepthLadder ArmCutter HeadNeeded: Dredge Position Cutter Head Position Dredge Orientation Cutter Head DepthMobile = MainMobile = Digging Tool
5 Configuration Add the GPS.DLL to your ‘Boat’ mobile. Create a 2nd mobile and name it ‘Cutter’.Add the Inclinometer.DLL to the 2nd mobile.For swing-ladder dredges, add the HD25A.DLL to the 2nd mobile.
6 Inclinometer Calibration In HYPACK HARDWARE:Click on the Inclinometer device.Click on the Setup button.Select the Inclinometer Type.Enter the length of the ladder arm, from trunnion to the digging tool.Enter the radius of the cutter head.In HYPACK SURVEY:Set the cutter head on the water surface.In the Inclinometer driver window, click the ‘Calibrate’ button.Lower the cutter head to a known depth and compare it with the depth shown in the SURVEY program.Zimwit Dredging
7 Click on the Setup button. Swing ladder optional HD25A (Only for cutter suction dredges that have a ladder arm that can swing left-right from the center.)In HYPACK HARDWARE:Click on the HD25A device.Click on the Setup button.Position your ladder in its center position.Enter 0 (zero) in the Angle fieldClick the angle button.Move the ladder left or right to its full range of motion and return to the 0 (zero) position.Check your calibration.Repeat as necessary.
8 CUTTER.DLL Optional Graphics Display for Cutter Suction Dredges Setup of CUTTER.DLLAssign ‘CUTTER.DLL’ to mobile assigned to digging tool.Arm_prof.shpCutter1.shpBody_prof.shpBody_front.shpArm_front.shp