The directional drilling method is most effective when used in congested areas where many other obstructions such as roads, driveways, landscaping, etc. are present. Directional drilling is a much more cost effective method if vehicle or pedestrian traffic is an issue. When directional drilling is utilized your project will be completed with very little disruption to the area and without closing roads, driveways, or parking areas.
Ditch Witch JT520
In residential areas, new utility installations rarely miss an opportunity to throw a challenge your way. With the JT520 horizontal directional drill, you can proceed undaunted. The JT520 was designed specificallyâ€”with very specific customer inputâ€”for shallow installations of cable, fiber and water systems up to 150 feet in length beneath roads, driveways, sidewalks, sensitive landscaping and other surface obstacles. No room to work? No problem for the compact and powerful JT520.
When you find yourself in a tight space with a tight deadline, the JT520 horizontal directional drill is your trenchless solution. Bury service wire and pull up to two-inch (50 mm) diameter conduit up to 150 feet (46 m), then head to the next utility installationâ€”no costly restoration of lawns, streets, or sidewalks. All components of the rugged, efficient Ditch Witch JT520 are part of a comprehensive drilling system designed to work together, so you can get big-time production from this little powerhouse.
Ditch Witch JT1220
Our JT1220 Mach 1 horizontal directional drilling system generates less than 100 dBA, allowing for longer hours of operation in congested commercial and residential areas. With a smaller foot print than most 12,000 lb. machines and equipped with rubber tracks, we are able set up in confined areas and install up to 400 feet of product.
The Ditch Witch JT1220 Mach 1 horizontal directional drill has 12,000 lb of pullback force, enabling you to consistently drill and backream with extraordinary precision. Ditch Witch Mach 1 technology, as the term implies, makes utility installation fast by controlling the ground drive, pipeloader and all drilling functionsâ€”plus system monitoring and troubleshooting.