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D40x55 S3
Length (Minimum Transport) - 10 ft (3 m) 241 in (612.1 cm)
Length (Minimum Transport) - 15 ft (4.6 m) 290 in (736.6 cm)
Length (Minimum Transport) - 20 ft (6.1 m) Not applicable
Length (Minimum Transport) Not applicable
Width (Minimum Transport) 89 in (226.1 cm)
Width (With Cab, Minimum Transport) 89 in (226.1 cm)
Height (Minimum Transport) 76 in (193 cm)
Height (With Cab) 92 in (233.7 cm)
Weight 22380 lbs (10151.4 kg)
Weight - 15 ft (6.1 m) Not applicable
Weight - 20 ft (6.1 m) Not applicable
Weight (Cab Option) 26110 lbs (11843.3 kg)
Weight (Cab Option) - 15 ft (4.6 m) Not applicable
Weight (Cab Option) - 20 ft (6.1 m) Not applicable
Angle of Approach Not applicable
Angle of Approach - 10 ft (3 m) 18 deg ( )
Angle of Approach - 15 ft (4.6 m) 15 deg ( )
D40x55 S3
Make and Model John Deere 4045
Fuel Type Ultra low sulfur diesel
Maximum Engine RPM 2400 rpm ( )
Gross Horsepower 140 hp (104.4 kw)
Aspiration Turbo
Max Fuel Consumption 7.4 gph (28 lph)
Maximum Operating Angle (Fore/Aft)* 30
Maximum Operating Angle (Left/Right)* 25/25
D40x55 S3
Make and Model John Deere 4045
Fuel Type Diesel
Maximum Engine RPM 2400 rpm ( )
Gross Horsepower 140 hp (104.4 kw)
Aspiration Turbo
Max Fuel Consumption 7.4 gph (28 lph)
Maximum Operating Angle (Left/Right)* 30 deg ( )
Maximum Operating Angle (Fore/Aft)* Not applicable
Maximum Operating Angle (Left/Right)* Not applicable
Maximum Operating Angle (Fore/Aft)* Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Thrust 40000 lbs (177.9 kN)
Pullback 40000 lbs (177.9 kN)
Maximum Carriage Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 188 ft/min (57.3 m/min)
Maximum Carriage Speed in Low at Maximum Engine RPM 75 ft/min (22.9 m/min)
Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM) 5500 ft-lb (7457 Nm)
Maximum Spindle Torque (Medium at Maximum Engine RPM) 4400 ft-lb (5965.6 Nm)
Maximum Spindle Torque (High at Maximum Engine RPM) 3000 ft-lb (4067.5 Nm)
Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM 227 rpm ( )
Minimum Bore Diameter 4 in (10.2 cm)
Maximum Ground Drive Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 3.3 mph (5.3 km/h)
Automated Rod Loader Yes
Noise Level at Operator's Ear 82.9 dB(A)
Noise Level at Operator's Ear - 15 ft (4.6 m) Not applicable
Noise Level at Operator's Ear - 20 ft (6.1 m) Not applicable
Guaranteed sound power (CE-rating) 104 dB(A)
Drill Rack Angle Not applicable
Drill Rack Angle Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Fuel Tank 44 gal (166.6 L)
Hydraulic Tank 55 gal (208.2 L)
Hydraulic System 65 gal (246.1 L)
D40x55 S3
Maximum Flow 50 gpm (189.3 L/min)
Maximum Pressure 1050 psi (72.4 bar)
Brand Aplex
On Board Tank Capacity 6 gal (22.7 L)
D40x55 S3
Maximum Flow 70 gpm (265 L/min)
Maximum Pressure 1100 psi (75.8 bar)
Brand Aplex
On Board Tank Capacity 6 gal (22.7 L)
D40x55 S3
Maximum Flow Not applicable
Maximum Pressure Not applicable
Brand Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Maximum Flow Not applicable
Maximum Pressure Not applicable
Brand Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Maximum Flow Not applicable
Maximum Pressure Not applicable
Brand Not applicable
On Board Tank Capacity Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Maximum Flow Not applicable
Maximum Pressure Not applicable
Brand Not applicable
D40x55 S3
On Board Tank Capacity Not applicable
Brand Not applicable
Maximum Pressure Not applicable
Maximum Flow Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Maximum Lifting Capacity Not applicable
Maximum Lifting Capacity - Boom Extended/Max Reach Not applicable
Rotation Not applicable
Maximum Reach Not applicable
Optional Crane Not applicable
Umbilical Remote Not applicable
Wireless Remote Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Breakout System Standard hydraulic vise
Drilling Lights Standard
Flow Indicator Standard
Stakedown System Standard
Cab Optional
Strike Alert Standard
Remote Lockout Standard
Operator Presence Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Drill Rod Thread Not applicable
Thread Type Not applicable
Length Not applicable
Rod Diameter Not applicable
Joint Inside Diameter Not applicable
Weight Not applicable
Minimum Bend Radius Not applicable
D40x55 S3
Drill Rod Thread Not applicable
Thread Type Not applicable
Length Not applicable
Rod Diameter Not applicable
Joint Inside Diameter Not applicable
Joint Outside Diameter Not applicable
Weight Not applicable
Bend Radius Not applicable
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