The Astec® EarthPro™ Series DD4045 offers contractors more power and features than any competitive unit on the market. It provides the mobility and flexibility to fit onto any jobsite in any environment.
The DD4045 provides 40,000 pounds of thrust / pullback force with the capability of up to 4,500 foot pounds of rotary torque. The maximum rotary speed can reach up to 200 revolutions per minute. The drill weighs 20,000 pounds, and is 257 inches long by 83 inches wide at the tracks. The DD4045 is powered by an 148-horsepower Cummins turbocharged diesel engine. It also has an onboard Triplex mud pump that can produce up to 70 gallons per minute at up to 1300 pounds per square inch. This new drill also boasts the field-proven Quad rack-and-pinion carriage drive that has made Astec Underground directional drills market leaders. The floating carriage is capable of two speeds, including a 150 feet per min fast mode for adding and removing rods.