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2020 EQUIPMENT SELECTION GUIDE
AUGER BORING
Company

Model

Type Drive

Weight
(lbs)

Boring
Diameter
(in)

Pit Size
(ft)

Total
Thrust
(lbs)

American
Augers

24/30-150
36-600
36/42-600E
48/54-900
60-1200
72-1200

mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical

4,142
5,100
9,337
6,150
8,900
12,000

4 - 30
12 - 36
12 - 42
24 - 54
24 - 60
24 - 72

10 x 33
14 x 36
14 x 36
14 x 37
16 x 37
16 x 37

150,000
600,000
600,000
900,000
1,200,000
1,200,000

Barbco

24 - 150
30 - 250
36 - 500
36 - 650
42 - 650
48 - 950
60 - 1000
60 - 1200
72 - 1200
72 - 1800
84 - 1800
84 - 2200
96 - 2600

mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical

4,900
5,573
9,800
10,500
11,500
14,000
16,000
21,000
22,500
24,000
27,000
39,000
45,000

4 - 24
4 - 30
4 - 36
4 - 36
4 - 42
12 - 48
12 - 60
24 - 60
24 - 72
24 - 72
24 - 84
24 - 84
36 - 96

8 x 34
8 x 34
8 x 34
8 x 34
8 x 34
8 x 34
10 x 34
10 x 34
10 x 34
10 x 36
10 x 36
12 x 36
12 x 36

157,000
213,000
500,000
738,000
738,000
950,000
1,106,000
1,166,000
1,166,000
1,822,000
1,822,000
2,622,000
2,622,000

Bohrtec

BM150D
BM400
BM400S
BM500S
BM400LS
BM600LS
BM800L
BM800LS
BM400LSC
BM600LSC

hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic
hydraulic

1,433
5,511
5,732
12,125
6,393
12,345
19,841
22,046
8,598
13,668

11
24
24
40
38.5
47
63
63
37.8
50.4

5x5
7x7
7x7
11x11
7x8*
9x12*
10x14*
10x14*
8x7*
8x8*

56,200
224,800
281,000
450,000
337,000
540,000
708,000
708,000
450,000
562,000

hydraulic
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical

960
2,200
4,200
6,500
7,800
14,000
19,000
23,000
23,800

2 -12
4 - 20
8 - 24
12 - 30
12 - 36
12 - 42
24 - 48
24 - 54
24 - 60

3x9
4 x 28
6 x 31
7 x 31
8 x 31
10 x 35
10 x 35
10 x 35
10 x 35

30,000
51,500
100,000
200,000
300,000
500,000
753,000
1,000,000
1,200,000

McLaughlin
McL-12HB Zipper
Boring Systems McL 24C
McL 36/42C
McL 175 Work
 Horse
McL 225 Work
 Horse

hydraulic
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical

320
6,000
14,500
36,000 split

3-10
4-24
12-42
16-42

7
30
30
32

24,500
98,000
400,000
800,000

mechanical

43,000 split

16-66

32

1,200,000

The Robbins
Company

mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
mechanical

20,000*
23,000*
35,000*
45,000*

12 - 36
12 - 48
24 - 60
24 - 72

12 x 35
12 x 35
16 x 38
16 x 38

630,000
950,000
1,270,000
1,500,000

No.
Cutters

Cutter Size
(in)

Torque
(ft/lbs)

Thrust Range
(lbs)

Herrenknecht AVN800B rock
TBM 1200 rock
TBM 1600 rock
TBM 2000 rock
TBM 2200 rock
TBM 2500 rock
McLaughlin
Boring Systems

The Robbins
Company

12H*
20D*
24**
30**
36**
42**
48**
54**
60**

ABM 36-630
ABM 48-950
AMB 60-1270
ABM 72-1500

BORING-HARD ROCK ATTACHMENTS
Company

Model

Akkerman

RBU 24
RBU 30
RBU 36
RBU 42

24
30
36
42

4
4
4
5

9
9
11
16

6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5

as required
as required
as required
as required

50,000
50,000
68,000
90,000

American
Augers

24RH
30RH
36RH
42RH
48RH

24
30
36
42
48

4
4
4
5
5

9
11
13
14
19

6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5
6.5

7,800
11,900
16,900
25,800
32,900

94,995
116,105
137,215
168,880
200,545

FS324 (13")
FS406 (16")
FS508 (20")
FS609 (24")
FS813 (32")
FS914 (36")

13
16
20
24
32
36

6
6
8
8
8
8

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

14,750
14,750
22,120
22,120
66,400
66,400

337,000
337,000
540,000
540,000
708,000
708,000

Bohrtec

Casing
Diameter
(in)

Hex
Size
(in)

NOTE: Front steer (FS) is not designed with cutters, but is a rock attachment with integraged
down-the-hole hammer. Drill bit diameter=casing diameter plus overcut.

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SBUA-24
SBUA-30
SBUA-36
SBUA-42
SBUA-48
SBUA-54
SBUA-60
SBUA-66
SBUA-72
SBU-M 48
SBU-M 54
SBU-M 60
SBU-M 66
SBU-M 72
SBU-M 78
SBU-RC 36

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

5
14
17
19
20
21

30
36
42
48
60

5
5
5
5
5

12
12
12
12
12

24 3 (4" opt)
30
4
36
4
42
4
48 5 (4" opt)
54 5 (4" opt)
60
5
66
5
72
5
50
N/A
56
N/A
62
N/A
68
N/A
74
N/A
80
N/A
38
N/A

12.5
11
13
13
14
14

9
6.5
9
6.5
13
6.5, 9.5
16
6.5, 9.5
19 6.5, 9.5, 11.5
21 6.5, 9.5, 11.5
14 6.5, 9.5, 11.5
15
11.5
16
11.5, 14
19
6.5
21
6.5
14
11.5
15
11.5
16
11.5
16
14
13
6.5

40,566
123,910
304,613
737,562
816,480
1,348,600

200,080
404.656
494,580
539,542
539,542
629,465

20,000
20,000
25,000
30,000
50,000

175,000
175,000
225,000
250,000
350,000

5,800/7,800 45,000/90,000
5,800/7,800 45,000/90,000
12,600/16,900 65,000/130,000
19,300/25,800 85,000/170,000
24,600/32,900 95,000/190,000
30,600/40,900 105,000/210,000
38,200/50,900 187,500/350,000
47,100/62,800 200,000/375,000
64,100/79,800 225,000/400,000
N/A
190,000
N/A
210,000
N/A
350,000
N/A
375,000
N/A
400,000
N/A
640,000
N/A
130,000

BACKHOE-LOADERS
Company

Model

Operating
Weight (lbs)

Max. Reach
(height to pin)

Backhoe
Dig Depth

HP

Case

580N EP
580N
580 Super N
580 Super N WT
590 Super N

15,810
16,589
17,269
20,077
20,532

18' 6"
18' 4"
18' 2"
18' 3"
19' 7"

15'
14' 9"
14' 6"
14' 6"
15' 6"

68
83
95
95
108

Caterpillar

415
415F2
416
416F2
420
420 XE
420F2
420F2 IT
430
430F2
440
450

20,257
15,207
21,050
15,207
21,515
21,515
17,033
17,732
22,355
18,364
21,544
24,039

11' 5"
11' 11"
11' 5"
11' 11"
11' 5"
11' 5"
11' 11"
11' 11"
11' 5"
13'
11' 11"
12'

14' 0"
14' 3"
14' 0"
14' 3"
14' 0"
14' 0"
14' 4"
14' 4"
15' 2"
15' 4"
15' 6"
17'

70
68
86
87
92
92
93
93
107
108
104
131

John Deere

310L
310L EP
310SL
310SL HL
315SL
410L
710L

14,669
13,822
15,872
16,571
17,554
17,786
25,588

17' 9"
17' 9"
18' 1"
18' 8"
17' 10"
19' 9"
22' 5"

14' 1"
14' 1"
14' 3"
15' 1"
13' 5"
15' 11"
17' 3"

93
69
99
110
99
113
148

Kubota

B26TLB
L47TLB
M62TLB

4,001
7,205
8,925

94.5
113.9
126.1

8.3 (2.5)
10 (3)
14.2 (4.3)

24.3
47.1
63

New Holland

B95C
B95C TC
B110C

16,416
18,443
16,526

14' 9"
14' 9"
14' 9"

14' 4"
14' 4"
15' 3"

97
97
110

*plus pipe length

Bor-It Mfg.

SRS 30
SRS 36
SRS 42
SRS 48
SRS 60

37.8
58.66
76.38
98.43
106.3
118.11

CABLE LAYING EQUIPMENT
Company

Model

HP

Operating
Weight (lbs)

Max. Installation
Depth (in)

Max. Reel
Capacity (lbs)

BRON

150
250
450
550

225
300
440
540

36,500
57,000
81,000
84,000

60
72
88
88

8,000
20,000
38,000
38,200

Ditch Witch

100SX
410SX
RT45
RT55
RT80

13.5
49.6
49
62
74

720
3,910
5,375
12,000
20,370

12
26
63
62
92

n/a
n/a
n/a
1,500
2,000


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