D6x6 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill

The economical D6x6 NAVIGATOR® puts 550 ft-lb/746 Nm of rotary torque and 5,500 lbs/24 kN of thrust/pullback into a compact unit that is surprisingly lightweight and easy to tow. It’s ideal for curb-to-the-home underground installations.

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Features and benefits

  • Fits into tight spots with a footprint measuring just 35.5 x 115”/90 x 292 cm.
  • Improves productivity using conveniently located controls integrated into the joysticks.
  • Increases maintenance efficiency with a full-length hood that is easily removed for easy service.
  • Superior Firestick drill stem constructed of Vermeer-specified high carbon alloy steel features one-piece, forged rods that have been heat-treated for uniform strength and consistent quality.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.
Length (Minimum Transport) 115 " 292.1 cm
Width (Minimum Transport) 36 " 91.4 cm
Height (Minimum Transport) 50 " 127 cm
Weight 3240 lbs 1469.6 kg
Make and Model Kubota D1105-E
Fuel Type Diesel
Maximum Engine RPM 3000 rpm
Gross Horsepower 25 hp 18.6 kw
Aspiration Natural
Max Fuel Consumption 1.6 gph 5.9 lph
Thrust 5500 lbs 24.5 kN
Pullback 5500 lbs 24.5 kN
Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM) 550 ft-lb 745.7 Nm
Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM 180 rpm
Minimum Bore Diameter 2.3 " 5.7 cm
Noise Level at Operator's Ear 87 dB(a)
Drill Rack Angle 10 deg
Fuel Tank 6 gal 22.7 L
Hydraulic Tank 13 gal 49.2 L
Hydraulic System 17 gal 64.4 L
Maximum Flow 5 gpm 18.9 L/min
Maximum Pressure 500 psi 34.5 bar
Breakout System Yes- hydraulic
Drilling Lights No
Stakedown System Yes- stationary
Cab No


D6x6 NAVIGATOR® Horizontal Directional Drill


Safe Operation of Directional Boring Tracking Equipment

For all directional drilling tracking equipment.
September 21, 2011
For all directional drilling tracking equipment.

December 03, 2009
Compact horizontal directional drills have evolved over the past decade to include more features that not only have expanded their capabilities but also made them easier to operate. This evolution has also helped spur the growth of these compact machines as the focus on improving our utility infrastructure has increased.

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