UNI 40x55 Directional Drill

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The following directional drill is available in two configurations:

  • 10 ft drill rods
  • 15 ft drill rods

Specification, Dimensions and Features:

Dimensions and Weight

Parameters USA Metric
Length 250 inch 635 cm
Width 102 inch 259 cm
Height 108 inch 274 cm
Weight (w/o drill rods) 17900 lbs 8119 kg

Engine Specification

Parameters USA Metric
Make and model Perkins/Caterpillar Turbo
Fuel Type Diesel
Gross Horsepower 140 hp 104.4 kw
Rated RPM 2400 rpm
EPA Certification Tier IV Final

Operational Specification

Parameters USA Metric
Thrust 40000 lbs 177.9 kN
Pullback 40000 lbs 177.9 kN
Spindle Torque (Low Displacement) 2750 ft-lb 3728.5 Nm
Spindle Torque (High Displacement) 5500 ft-lb 7457.0 Nm
Rotation Speed (Low Displacement) 100 rpm
Rotation Speed (High Displacement) 200 rpm
Operating Angle 18 °

Drill Pipe Specification

Parameters USA Metric
2 5/8" FS1 (Vermeer® compatible) 10 ft 3.0 m
Basket Capacity 54 rods
2 5/8" FS1 700 (Vermeer® compatible) 15 ft 4.6 m
Basket Capacity 40 rods
2 5/8" FS1 700 (Vermeer® compatible) 15 ft 4.6 m
Basket Capacity 40 rods
2 3/8 FS1 650 (Vermeer® compatible) 15 ft 4.6 m
Basket Capacity 40 rods

Fluid Specification

Parameters USA Metric
Make and model Kerr KP-3300PT
Flow (*Max) 107 gpm 405.5 lpm
Pressure (*Max) 1000 psi 68.9 bar
Fuel Tank 40 gal 151.4 lit
Hydraulic Tank 55 gal 208.2 lit


Feature Description Notes
Automatic Rod Loader Yes
Stake-down System Yes 2 Point Auger System
Strike Alert Yes
Mud Flow Indicator Yes
Support Lights Yes
Auto Rod Greaser Yes
Air Hammer Ready Yes
Locating System Yes On-board remote display
Operator's Station Glassed Cab (Heater & Air Conditioner, Locator Display, Video Camera with LCD monitor)
Auto Curve Yes
Wired Remote Yes Maneuver, load, unload and setup your rig
Wireless Remote Yes Control essential functions from safe distance

Universal HDD believes the specifications on this web ste to be correct at the time of publishing. However, specifications, standard equipment, options and dimensions are subject to change without notice. Some equipment may be unavailable when your machine is built. Please ask your adviser for list concerning current availability of standard and optional equipment and tooling, and verify that your machine will include the equipment you ordered. Machines in this brochure are shown with optional equipment. While Universal HDD makes diligent efforts to provide accurate information in this brochure, there is no guarantee or warranty of accuracy. This brochure shall not be used or relied upon as substitute for information that is available from your Universal HDD center. Further information can be obtained from your authorized Universal HDD dealer or www.unihdd.com.