Astec DD-3238

By Walt Moore, Senior Editor | September 28, 2010

Astec UndergroundAstec DD-3238 has a thrust/pullback force of 32,000 pounds and can deliver up to 3,800 pounds-feet of rotary torque. Powered by a 125-hp John Deere turbocharged diesel, it has an onboard FMC mud pump that produces 47-gpm flow at 1,500 psi. A dual rack-and-pinion carriage drive has two speeds, including a 120-fpm fast mode. Standard are a powered pipe greaser, rod loader, and floating open-top vise wrenches.