The D23x30 S3 Navigator horizontal directional drill has 24,000 pounds of thrust and pullback and 3,000 lb.-ft. of rotational torque, more than the predecessor D20x22 Series II. A 100-horsepower Deutz TCD 3.6L4 engine is Tier3/Tier 4 compliant, the company says.
The drill has a 99 dB(A) sound power level and an operator ear rating of 78.7 dB(A).
Carriage speed is 206 fpm with a rotational speed of 219 rpm. Ground tracking speed reaches 3.3 mph.