Performance redefined

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The next generation is here. Drilling performance has been redefined with the D9x13 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill, which features a streamlined operator’s station and simplified joystick controls now common through the Vermeer Navigator® HDD lineup. To earn the coveted S3 badge, the D9x13 S3 has gone through substantial testing in a variety of terrain.

Performance redefined

The next generation is here. Drilling performance has been redefined with the D9x13 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill, which features a streamlined operator’s station and simplified joystick controls now common through the Vermeer Navigator® HDD lineup. To earn the coveted S3 badge, the D9x13 S3 has gone through substantial testing in a variety of terrain.

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Features & Benefits

More feet per day

A 26% increase in carriage speed over its predecessor allows for shortened cycle times and enhanced jobsite productivity.

Right-sized power

Powered with 9000 lb (40 kN) of thrust/pullback power and a rotational torque rated at 1300 ft-lb (1762.6 Nm).

Ground drive speed

The D9x13 S3 has a maximum ground drive speed of 3.5 mph (5.6 km/h).

Specifications

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  • General Dimensions and Weights

    • Length (Minimum Transport) 150 in 381 cm
    • Width (Minimum Transport) 35.5 in 90.2 cm
    • Height (Minimum Transport) 69 in 175.3 cm
    • Weight 6300 lbs 2857.6 kg
    • Angle of Approach 22 deg
  • Engine

    • Make and Model Kubota V1505-T-E3
    • Fuel Type Diesel
    • Maximum Engine RPM 3150 rpm
    • Gross Horsepower 44 hp 32.8 kw
    • Aspiration Turbocharged
    • Max Fuel Consumption 2.4 gph 9.1 lph
    • Maximum Operating Angle (Fore/Aft)* 20
    • Maximum Operating Angle (Left/Right)* 20
  • Operational

    • Thrust 9000 lbs 40 kN
    • Maximum Carriage Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 188 ft/min 57.3 m/min
    • Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM) 1300 ft-lb 1762.6 Nm
    • Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM 190 rpm
    • Minimum Bore Diameter 2.5 in 6.4 cm
    • Maximum Ground Drive Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 3.5 mph 5.6 km/h
    • Noise Level at Operator's Ear 88 dBa
    • Drill Rack Angle 17 deg
  • Fluid Capacities

    • Fuel Tank 14 gal 53 L
    • Hydraulic Tank 14 gal 53 L
    • Hydraulic System 24 gal 90.8 L
  • Hydraulic System

    • Auxiliary Pump Flow at Maximum Engine RPM 11.6 gpm
    • Auxiliary Pump Relief Pressure 3000 psi 206.8 bar
    • Thrust/Pullback Pump Flow at Max Engine RPM 23.3 gpm 88.2 L/min
    • Thrust/Pullback Pump Relief Pressure 5076 psi 350 bar
    • Rotation Pump Flow at Maximum Engine RPM 23.3 gpm 88.2 L/min
    • Rotation Pump Relief Pressure 5076 psi 350 bar
    • Hydraulic Supply Filter Rating 5 micron
    • Hydraulic Return Filter Rating 5 micron
  • Drilling Fluid System Option One

    • Maximum Pressure 750 psi 51.7 bar
    • Brand FMC Bean
    • On Board Tank Capacity 25 gal 94.6 L
  • Features

    • Breakout System Standard
    • Drilling Lights Optional
    • Stakedown System Standard
    • Strike Alert Standard
    • Remote Lockout Standard
    • Operator Presence Standard

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Vermeer Corporation reserves the right to make changes in engineering, design, and specifications; add improvements; or discontinue manufacturing at any time without notice or obligation. Equipment shown is for illustrative purposes only and may display optional or global-region specific features, accessories or components. Please contact your local Vermeer dealer for more information on machine specifications. Vermeer, the Vermeer logo, Equipped to Do More and Navigator are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries Copyright © 2016 Vermeer Corporation. All Rights Reserved.