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The RT1200 can trench up to 84 inches deep and 18 inches wide, yet use attachments common to the previously-largest Astec ride-on trencher.

November 01, 2009

Astec Underground RT1200 Ride-On TrencherPowered by a 121-horsepower, Tier-3 Cummins B4.5 turbocharged engine, the new RT1200 can trench up to 84 inches deep and from 7 to 18 inches wide, but still use attachments common to the previously-largest Astec Underground ride-on trencher model, the RT1160. The RT1200, introduced at the ICUEE trade show, is able to use a combination of such attachments as trenchers, vibratory plows, backfill blades, backhoes, cable reels and rock saws. The availability of four-wheel, crab and coordinated steering allows productivity in various worksite conditions. Rubber tracks and a tilt frame are optional.

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