How They Do It: Bore-Tek's Equipment

December 2008 Vol. 63 No. 12
Working the Drillzilla

Bore-Tek currently operates three Ditch Witch horizontal directional drilling (HDD) models:
• JT4020 with 40,000 pounds of pullback, 5,000 foot pounds spindle torque and spindle speeds to 250 rpm;
• JT7020 which produces 70,000 pounds of pullback, 10,000 foot pounds of spindle torque and spindle speeds to 210 rpm;
• JT8020 that develops 80,000 pounds of pullback,10,000 foot pounds of torque and spindle speeds to 210 rpm.

Subsite tracking equipment and a variety of Ditch Witch downhole tools are used with all HDD systems.

In addition, the company has Ditch Witch FM13 and FM50 fluid mixing units and uses a FX60 vacuum excavator for work site cleanup and potholing.