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Directional Drills – Utility Installation

Continuing to set the standard on jobsites around the world

From a heritage of underground utility installation going back decades, Vermeer has been a market leader and innovator in the horizontal directional drill industry for more than 20 years.

With a range of size and power offerings across our drill lineup, Vermeer has made a commitment to helping you tackle jobs in the tightest spaces and in the most difficult ground conditions, helping to maximize your productivity and improve your efficiency as you work to meet demanding deadlines.


Borestore Catalog 2016

Equipment model Thrust Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM
D6x6 24.5 kN (5500 lbs) 180 rpm
D8x12 34.9 kN (7850 lbs) 182 rpm
D9x13 S3 40 kN (9000 lbs) 190 rpm
D10x15 S3 44.5 kN (10000 lbs) 220 rpm
D20x22 S3 86.7 kN (19500 lbs) 257 rpm
D23x30 S3 106.8 kN (24000 lbs) 219 rpm
D24x40 S3 124.6 kN (28000 lbs) 270 rpm
D36x50DR Series II 169 kN (38000 lbs) 210 rpm
D40x55 S3 10ft (3m) 177.9 kN (40000 lbs) 227 rpm
D40x55 S3 15ft (4.6m) 177.9 kN (40000 lbs) 227 rpm
D40x55DR S3 177.9 kN (40000 lbs) 100 rpm
D60x90 S3 266.9 kN (60000 lbs) 200 rpm
HDD Simulator Not applicable Not applicable

D60x90 S3 Navigator®Horizontal Directional Drill | Vermeer Underground Equipment

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. 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.

Vermeer Corporation announces its acquisition of McLaughlin Group, Inc.

Today, Vermeer Corporation announced its acquisition of the remaining non-Vermeer interests of McLaughlin Group, Inc., a leader in the drill tooling and vacuum excavation industry.

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