The D20x22 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill – power, speed, versatility and precise control.

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By listening closely to the needs of contractors working in congested urban areas, our goal was to make this S3 drill a perfect fit for your operation — whether you’re installing cable, fiber or product pipe. With nearly 20,000 lb (89 kN) of thrust and pullback, and a Tier 4 Deutz engine that delivers a 12% increase in horsepower over its predecessor (D16x20 Series II Navigator® horizontal directional drill), the D20x22 S3 is the next key addition to your fleet of drills.

 

The D20x22 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill – power, speed, versatility and precise control.

By listening closely to the needs of contractors working in congested urban areas, our goal was to make this S3 drill a perfect fit for your operation — whether you’re installing cable, fiber or product pipe. With nearly 20,000 lb (89 kN) of thrust and pullback, and a Tier 4 Deutz engine that delivers a 12% increase in horsepower over its predecessor (D16x20 Series II Navigator® horizontal directional drill), the D20x22 S3 is the next key addition to your fleet of drills.

 

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Features & Benefits

Top of its class

The class-leading 167-fpm (50.9-m/min) carriage speed and rotational speeds of 257 rpm help you install more linear feet per day.

Hydraulic circuit

A newly designed hydraulic circuit offers additional power for drilling and maneuvering around the jobsite, helping operators power up curbs and slopes to work more efficiently.

Faster tracking speed

The 3.3-mph (5.3-km/h) tracking speed gets you from one setup to the next sooner.

Onboard diagnostics

Simplify machine monitoring with onboard diagnostics.

Dual joysticks

Common dual joysticks on the current Vermeer drill lineup assist in operator efficiency and training.

Specifications

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  • General Dimensions and Weights

    • Length (Minimum Transport) 204 in 518.2 cm
    • Width (Minimum Transport) 47.5 in 120.7 cm
    • Height (Minimum Transport) 74 in 188 cm
    • Weight 10850 lbs 4921.5 kg
    • Angle of Approach 18 deg
  • Engine

    • Make and Model Deutz TD2.9
    • Fuel Type Low sulfur diesel
    • Maximum Engine RPM 2600 rpm
    • Gross Horsepower 74 hp 55.2 kw
    • Aspiration Turbo charged
    • Max Fuel Consumption 4.5 gph 17 lph
    • Maximum Operating Angle (Fore/Aft)* 30
    • Maximum Operating Angle (Left/Right)* 30
  • Operational

    • Thrust 19500 lbs 86.7 kN
    • Pullback 19500 lbs 86.7 kN
    • Maximum Carriage Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 167 ft/min 50.9 m/min
    • Maximum Carriage Speed in Low at Maximum Engine RPM 114 ft/min 34.7 m/min
    • Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM) 2250 ft-lb 3050.6 Nm
    • Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM 257 rpm
    • Minimum Bore Diameter 3 in 7.6 cm
    • Maximum Ground Drive Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 3.3 mph 5.3 km/h
    • Automated Rod Loader Semi-automated
    • Noise Level at Operator's Ear 85.9 dB(A)
    • Guaranteed sound power (CE-rating) 106 dB(A)
    • Drill Rack Angle 17 deg
  • Drilling Fluid System Option One

    • Maximum Flow 25 gpm 94.6 L/min
    • Maximum Pressure 1000 psi 68.9 bar
  • Features

    • Breakout System Standard hydraulic vice
    • Drilling Lights Optional
    • Flow Indicator Standard
    • 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.