New HDD Positioned for To-the-Home Applications

Staff | September 28, 2010

Vermeer D6x6 horizontal directional drillVermeer D6x6 horizontal directional drill expands the line. It measures 35.5 inches wide by 115 inches long for maneuverability in tight spaces. It has 550 ft.-lb. of rotary torque and 5,500 pounds of thrust/pullback. Maximum carriage speed is 130 fpm. Total weight of the package, including drill, mud-mixing system, tooling and trailer, is less than 10,000 pounds, so it can be transported easily, the company says. Features include a floating head design, dual stakedowns, and 6-foot sections of drill stem. Engine bay is exposed by opening a single full-length access panel. Estimated list price: $55,000–$62,000.