Vermeer D23x30DR S3 Navigator Horizontal Directional Drill

Dual rod technology and new rock tooling delivers in rocky, congested environments

Vermeer D23x30 Dr
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The D23x30DR S3 Navigator horizontal directional drill (HDD) integrates dual rod technology into a compact machine design to efficiently maneuver through rock in congested cities, busy neighborhoods or tight jobsites. Featuring a narrow footprint and a weight of 16,500 lbs., it is well suited for fiber, electrical, gas and water installation in hard rock, as well as other challenging ground conditions.

  • Onboard Firestick drill rod dual system enables a 7% downhole steerability
  • Threaded outer rod offers a rotational torque of 3,000 ft.-lbs., while the hex inner rod delivers up to 800 ft.-lbs.
  • Deutz TCD3.6L4 diesel engine
  • Generates thrust/pullback of 24,000 lbs.
  • RH10 drill head provides responsive downhole steering with a 2° bend located in its forward section
  • Drill head can be fitted with a 5.5-in. tricone bit or polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bit t
  • Toolless PG5 quick pullback grapple helps reduce the need to remove the drill head after the pilot bore when installing small-diameter pipes
  • Carriage speed of 175 ftpm and a rotational speed of 200 rpm
  • Operator ear noise level of 83 db(A) 

[VIDEO] Vermeer D23x30DR S3 Horizontal Directional Drill in Action

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