HammerHead Trenchless winch
The HammerHead HydroGuide HG1200 winch is designed to be more efficient and easy to use in pipe bursting, sliplining and slitting applications. The unit has a hydraulic downrigger that automatically deploys the boom down hole and can fine-tune the depth up to 18 feet. It also has precision controls for line speed, from 0 to 111 feet per minute, and pressure, from 0.5 to 12 tons. A Tier Four Kubota D1105 four-cycle diesel engine provides power, and a radial piston motor provides consistent pulling power. 800/331-6653; www.hammerheadtrenchless.com.
Worksaver adapters for John Deere models
Worksaver released two new adapters for use with John Deere equipment. The first adapter allows the use of skid steer type attachments with John Deere 200X, 200CX, H120, H130, H160, D120, D160 loaders that use the John Deere quick attach system. The Worksaver CTMG-48JD handles brush and debris materials and is designed for loaders on John Deere sub-compact and compact tractors up to 35 hp. The grapple is 48 inches wide with a single upper grapple that is 31 inches and uses the John Deere hook and pin-quick attach. 217/324-5973; www.worksaver.com.
Vac-Tron Jet Vac
The JTV 873 PTO is a power take off-driven combination unit from Vac-Tron. The PTO of the truck drives a positive-displacement vacuum blower that produces 1,000 cfm at 16 Hg vacuum and a 15 gpm at 3,000 psi water pump. It also comes standard with a reverse pressure, 800-gallon debris tank, 300-gallon water supply, hydraulic rear claw door and a hose reel with a 500-foot capacity of 1/2-inch jetter hose. 888/822-8766; www.vactron.com.
GapVax-Wiedemann Recycle JetVac
The GapVax-Wiedemann Recycle JetVac is designed to improve efficiency by eliminating time spent driving to a fill site. The unit uses a combination of self-cleaning backflush mesh, centrifugal separation cyclones, and progressive sedimentation to remove abrasives in recycled water. The unit has a 10 ½-cubic-yard debris tank, 125-gallon freshwater tank and a stainless steel 1,500-gallon water tank. Other features include a 180-degree rotation boom, a 6-inch by 66-foot-long suction hose and 125 gpm pump, and a 2,175 psi water system. 888/442-7829; www.gapvax.com.
Ditch Witch directional drill engine upgrades
Ditch Witch has upgraded the JT100 and JT100 all-terrain horizontal directional drills to 260 hp Cummins engines. New engines comply with Tier 4 emission standards and give the JT100 100,000 pounds of pullback and 12,000 ft-lbs of torque. Other improvements include tinted cab windows and a full-color LCD display for information on engine diagnostics and machine performance. 800/654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com.