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HDD Line Offers Quick Setup Times

EarthPro Series of horizontal directional drills can be set up quickly, Astec says. Three machines are available: DD-65 MiniMax has 6,000 pounds of thrust/pullback force; DD-1215 with 12,000 pounds; and DD-3238, which provides 32,000 pounds of force. Drills maintain overall hole integrity, the company says, which promotes increased productivity.

December 01, 2006

Astec EarthPro horizontal directional drillsEarthPro Series of horizontal directional drills can be set up quickly, Astec says. Three machines are available: DD-65 MiniMax has 6,000 pounds of thrust/pullback force; DD-1215 with 12,000 pounds; and DD-3238, which provides 32,000 pounds of force. Drills maintain overall hole integrity, the company says, which promotes increased productivity. Users can operate in more narrow working environments, and single-joystick design enables the operator to maintain more performance focus. Sleek design provides easy access through the front and rear hoods. Estimated list price: $50,000–$200,000.

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