Described as the most powerful auger boring unit available, the 84/96-1800 NG boasts 1.8 million pounds of thrust and 272,236 pounds-per-foot of maximum torque.
Boasting 1.8 million pounds of thrust and 272,236 pounds-per-foot of maximum torque, the new 84/96-1800 NG is the largest and most powerful auger boring machine on the market today, says manufacturer American Augers. The standard model is fitted with a 300-horsepower Tier-3 Caterpillar C-7 diesel engine, and comes with a Quik Tran fast-return system that provides up to 20,000 pounds of push/pull at high speed and a Quik Split frame design that allows the machine to be separated into sections for quicker lifts in and out of the working pit. The machine’s working range is 24 to 84 inches. An optional 96-inch master pusher is available.
Two horizontal direction drills, the JT60 and JT60 All Terrain, fill the gap between the 40,000- and 100,000-pound offerings.
The Toro DD4045 horizontal directional drill has 40,000 pounds of thrust and pullback, and 4,500 lb.-ft. of rotary torque.