Melfred Borzall Announces New Pullback System

New system allows pullbacks without removing drill head or installing a backreamer
Melfred Borzall Announces New Pullback System

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Melfred Borzall’s patent-pending FastBack system is changing the way contractors handle HDD installations.

FastBack is Borzall’s new system for direct pullbacks without removing the drill head or installing a backreamer. FastBack is a complete system and ideal for fiber installation where access and space is often a concern, and for short installations and service drops. FastBack enables the driller to do several bores a day and allows for multiple duct installation – perfect for drillers who need a bigger hole but don’t have time to remove the drill head and attach a reamer.

The FastReam housing is used in place of a reamer to enlarge the hole during pullback. Once the pilot bore is complete, simply attach the FastReam blades to the housing, a Quick Swivel to the front blade, your product to the swivel and you’re ready to enlarge the hole and pull product in one direct pullback. FastReam housings are available from 2.5- to 3.25-inch diameter and FastReam blades up to a 12-inch cut.

Using an Iron Fist or Eagle Claw bit? Simply attach the Iron Eye or Eagle Eye to the bit, attach the swivel and the product, and you’re ready to pull back without ever removing the drill head.

The FastBack system includes the FastReam housing and blades;  the Eagle Eye, used on the Eagle Claw; the Iron Eye, used on the Iron Fist; the Quick Swivel, used on any Borzall blade; and the Quick Link attachment used when you already have a Borzall blade and swivel.

Made to complete multiple short bores per day and increase production; minimize excavation and restoration costs; and save time on bores, the FastBack system is the backbone of HDD tooling.

FastBack is only available from Melfred Borzall. Contact MBI at 800/558-7500 or


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