Horizontal Directional Drills

D6x6 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

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The economical D6x6 NAVIGATOR® puts 550 ft-lb/746 Nm of rotary torque and 5,500 lbs/24 kN of thrust/pullback into a compact unit that is surprisingly lightweight and easy to tow. It’s ideal for curb-to-the-home underground installations.

  • Small Size
  • Curb to the Home
  • Economical
  • Lightweight

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Features and benefits

  • Fits into tight spots with a footprint measuring just 35.5 x 115”/90 x 292 cm.
  • Improves productivity using conveniently located controls integrated into the joysticks.
  • Increases maintenance efficiency with a full-length hood that is easily removed for easy service.
  • Superior Firestick drill stem constructed of Vermeer-specified high carbon alloy steel features one-piece, forged rods that have been heat-treated for uniform strength and consistent quality.





D10x15 S3 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

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Introducing a new direction in horizontal directional drilling (HDD). The D10x15 S3 offers even more power and performance than its predecessor, the D9x13 S3. It’s a reliable, economical solution for small service installation — built to help increase your crew’s productivity so you can go from one job to the next faster. With significant gains in horsepower and speed and a reduction in noise, the D10x15 S3 can help you put more product in the ground in a shorter amount of time.

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Features and benefits

  • An increase in carriage speed of almost 11% over its predecessor allows for faster cycle times and improved jobsite productivity.
  • Improved rotation performance helps boost productivity — an increase in spindle speed of up to 16% over its predecessor allows for a better mud slurry, enabling better mud flow while pulling in product in softer or reactive ground conditions.
  • A maximum ground drive speed (forward) of up to 3.3 mph (5.3 km/h) with optional wireless remote makes it faster than the closest competitor — helping make job setup times, jobsite entry and jobsite departure go more quickly.
  • A high rotational torque rating of 1500 ft-lb (2033.7 Nm) and 10,000 lb (44.5 kN) of thrust/pullback force provide the versatile power required for tough ground conditions and pulling reamers.
  • An almost 50% increase in tractive-effort-to-weight ratio over its predecessor enables improved tracking up and down ditches and enhanced manoeuvrability when fine-tuning setup and trailer positioning.





D20x22 S3 Horizontal Directional Drill

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The next entrant in the S3 generation of drills – the D20x22 S3 – features more power, increased speed, versatility and precise control. The right-powered and right-priced D20x22 S3 makes significant gains in power and speed compared to both competitors and its predecessor – the D16x20 Series II.

By listening closely to the needs of contractors working in congested urban areas, our goal was to make the next S3 drill a perfect fit for your operation —  whether you’re installing cable, fiber or product pipe.

  • 12% Increase in Horsepower
  • Ideal for Urban Areas

With nearly 20,000 lb (89 kN) of thrust and pullback, and a Tier 4 Deutz engine that delivers a 12% increase in horsepower over its predecessor (D16x20 Series II), the D20x22 S3 is the next key addition to your fleet of drills.

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Features and benefits

  • The class-leading 167 feet-per-minute (50.9 m/min) carriage speed and rotational speeds of 257 rpm help you install more linear feet per day.
  • A newly designed hydraulic circuit offers additional power for drilling and maneuvering around the jobsite, helping operators power up curbs and slopes to work more efficiently.
  • The 3.3 mph (5.3 km/h) per hour tracking speed gets you from one setup to the next sooner.
  • Simplify machine monitoring with on-board diagnostics.
  • Common dual joysticks on current Vermeer drill lineup assist in operator efficiency and training.





D23x30 S3 Navigator® Horizontal Directional Drill

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Introducing a new direction in HDD — the D23x30 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill is one of the quietest drills on the HDD market. With 100 hp (75 kW) Deutz Tier 4 Final or Tier 3 (EU Stage IIIA) engine options, the D23x30 S3 offers speed and power in a short, narrow footprint to help increase productivity when working in compact urban or commercial jobsites.

  • Narrow Footprint
  • 3000 ft-lb of Rotational Torque

With 24,000 lb (106.8 kN) of thrust and pullback and 3000 ft-lb (4067.5 Nm) of rotational torque — an impressive increase over its predecessor (the D20x22 Series II) — the D23x30 S3 quietly leads the way in meeting the challenges operators face every day.

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Features and benefits

  • A 99 dB(A) guaranteed sound power level and an operator ear rating of 78.7 dB(A) makes it one of the quietest drills on the market — creating less neighborhood disturbance and enabling easier communication among the crew.
  • A carriage speed of 206 ft/min (62.8 m/min) helps operators install more linear feet per day.
  • Common control platform from Vermeer assists in operator efficiency and training.
  • A 219 rpm rotational speed matches larger drills in the 20,000 to 30,000 lb (89 to 133 kN) class.
  • The D23x30 S3 can track up to 3.3 mph (5.3 km/h), helping operators get into position for their next shot more quickly, while the increased tractive effort makes it easier to climb slopes and make sharp turns.





D24x40 S3 Navigator® Horizontal Directional Drill

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Introducing a new direction in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) — the D24x40 S3 carries on a proud legacy of reliability. The D24x40 set the industry standard in 1993, and in 2015, there are even more reasons it’s the trusted choice to meet contractors’ right-size, right-power needs.

  • 4200 ft-lb of Rotational Torque
  • Reliable – Industry Standard since 1993

With 28,000 lb (124.6 kN) of thrust and pullback and 4200 ft-lb (5694.4 Nm) of rotational torque — an increase over its predecessor (D24x40 Series II) — the D24x40 S3 helps maximize machine and jobsite productivity, while class-leading cycle times help get the job done faster.

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Features and benefits

  • 28,000 lb (124.6 kN) of thrust/pullback and 4200 ft-lb (5694.4 Nm) of rotational torque help operators get the job done faster.
  • A class-leading carriage speed of 240 ft/min (73.1 m/min) helps contractors install more linear feet per day.
  • A 270 rpm rotational speed rivals larger drills in a footprint ideal for urban or narrow jobsites.
  • A 104 dB(A) guaranteed sound power level and an operator ear rating of 82.9 dB(A) makes it one of the quieter drills on the market — contributing to less neighborhood disturbance.
  • The excavator-style cab provides operators greater comfort with more legroom.
  • The DigiTrak® Aurora™ full-color touchscreen display delivers real-time easy-to-view locate information and more.





D40x55 S3 Navigator® Horizontal Directional Drill

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Introducing a new direction in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) — the versatile D40x55 S3 offers premium performance, class-leading cycle times and a variety of drill rod options, making it well-suited to variety of applications – from long fiber shots to light pipeline work.

  • 5500 ft-lb Rotational Torque
  • From Long Fibre to Pipeline Work

With 40,000 lb (177.9 kN) of thrust and pullback and 5500 ft-lb (7457 Nm) of rotational torque — a 10% increase over its predecessor (D36x50 Series II) — the D40x55 S3 helps maximize jobsite productivity.

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Introducing a new direction in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) — the versatile D40x55 S3 offers premium performance, class-leading cycle times and a variety of drill rod options, making it well-suited to variety of applications – from long fiber shots to light pipeline work.

With 40,000 lb (177.9 kN) of thrust and pullback and 5500 ft-lb (7457 Nm) of rotational torque — a 10% increase over its predecessor (D36x50 Series II) — the D40x55 S3 helps maximize jobsite productivity.





D60x90 S3 Navigator® Horizontal Directional Drill

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Our newest S3 drill model — the D60x90 S3 — offers the next generation of power and control. Designed with operator ease and comfort in mind, it is significantly more powerful and quieter than its predecessor — with the interactive Aurora™ digital display to help you get the job done faster and more efficiently.

The D60x90 S3 packs all these valuable benefits into a modest footprint — making it an ideal fit for large commercial or confined urban jobsites.

  • Idean for Urban or Confined Areas
  •  Increase in Horsepower over it’s predecessor

With up to 60,000 lb (266.9 kN) of thrust and pullback — an impressive 17 hp (13 kW) increase over its previous model (D60x90) — the D60x90 S3 is the drill that will take your operation to a whole new level of productivity.

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Features and benefits

  • Modest footprint of just 100” (254 cm) transport width and 26′ length (7.9 m) makes it right for a range of installation specifications — even in congested urban jobsites.
  • Up to 60,000 lb (226.9 kN) of thrust and pullback and 9250 ft-lb (12,202.4 Nm) of rotational torque help you get the job done faster.
  • Guaranteed sound power rating of just 107 dB(A) – 12 dB(A) lower than its predecessor the D60x90 – resulting in reduced noise at operator’s ear [83 dB(A)], increased operator comfort and less noise disturbance in residential or urban areas.
  • New interactive, full-color DigiTrak® Aurora™ touchscreen display allows operators to load the bore plan via flash drive and view it on screen — eliminating hard copy plans.
  • Large open-top vise design allows passage of larger tooling for ease of tool removal and installation.
  • Popular and proven rod loader design provides easy and reliable performance.





D100x140 S3 Navigator® Horizontal Directional Drill

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There is no substitute for downhole power. Armed with key rotational torque and speed increases over its predecessors, Vermeer introduces the D100x140 Navigator® horizontal directional drill. With a maximum rotary torque output of 14,000 ft-lb (18981.5 Nm) and rotational speeds up to 203 rpm, it offers an exceptional one-two punch in response to your most challenging projects.

  • 14,000 ft-lb of Rotational Torque
  • Incredible power for the footprint

To get you there and back, select between 15’ (4.6 m) or 20’ (6.1 m) lengths of 3.5” (8.9 cm) Firestick® drill rod. Consider the 15’ (4.6 m) to minimize your footprint, while selecting 20’ (6.1 m) will offer increased onboard rod carrying capacity.

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There is no substitute for downhole power. Armed with key rotational torque and speed increases over its predecessors, Vermeer introduces the D100x140 Navigator® horizontal directional drill. With a maximum rotary torque output of 14,000 ft-lb (18981.5 Nm) and rotational speeds up to 203 rpm, it offers an exceptional one-two punch in response to your most challenging projects. To get you there and back, select between 15’ (4.6 m) or 20’ (6.1 m) lengths of 3.5” (8.9 cm) Firestick® drill rod. Consider the 15’ (4.6 m) to minimize your footprint, while selecting 20’ (6.1 m) will offer increased onboard rod carrying capacity.





D220x300 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

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Whether you’re working in tough rural terrain or in a congested urban setting, conquer your jobsite with the D220x300 from Vermeer. With its maximum thrust/pullback rating of 242,100 lb (1076.9 kN), the drill offers contractors the power they need to maximize their productivity in a variety of ground conditions and settings.
  • 242,100 ft-lb of Rotational Torque
  • Dual Joysticks
The D220x300 also features a roomy cab and an operator’s station with intuitive dual joysticks, common throughout the Navigator lineup, for increased operator efficiency.

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Features and benefits

  • The self-contained D220x300 creates a smaller footprint, making the drill suited to tighter-fitting jobsites while allowing operators to move the drill in and out of jobsites quickly and easily.
  • Featuring a pin-able, open-top vise for passage of larger tooling as well as increased visibility for maintenance work.
  • A sliding vise helps clamp the rod connection at different positions, allowing operators to utilize the vise for maximum efficiency when reaming or pulling product.
  • The D220x300 can stage five rods at a time, minimizing jobsite time spent loading rod.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.