The latest addition to the Astec HDD family, the EarthPro DD-4045 combines 40,000 pounds of thrust/pullback with 4,500 pounds-per-foot of rotary torque.
The latest addition to the Astec Underground line of horizontal directional drills, the EarthPro DD-4045 offers 40,000 pounds of thrust/pullback and 4,500 pounds-per-foot of rotary torque. Introduced at the ICUEE trade show, the Cummins-powered, 156-horsepower DD-4045 boasts a two-speed carriage capable of adding or removing pipe from the spindle at 140 feet per minute. A patented ES!LOK exit-side lockout system works independently from the locating equipment. Also standard is a Zap Alert system.
TSR mobile software allows the download of HDD bore information from Subsite TK HDD guidance systems directly to mobile telephones or tablets.
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