Piercing Tools: Equipment Spotlight

October 2012, Vol. 67 No. 10
HammerHead Trenchless' nine new piercing tool models.

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment
HammerHead Trenchless has released nine new piercing tool models. Included are two new previously unavailable tool models, the 3.5-inch Catamount Mole and 3.5-inch Replaceable Head Mole, and seven models with the new debris free tailcone designed to eliminate introduction of debris into the tool body increasing overall production and tool life available exclusively at your Ditch Witch or authorized HammerHead Trenchless Equipment dealer. These new piercing tools feature the industry leading Hammerhead two-year warranty coverage and are manufactured entirely in the U.S. 800.331.6653, hammerheadtrenchlesss.com

Footage Tools

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All Footage Big Shots (pneumatic piercing tools) are CNC machined to exact dimensional tolerances from a solid billet of nickel chromoly steel and fully heat treated for superior strength and durability. The pistons are designed to withstand high impact conditions and treated with an anti-corrosive phosphate coating. Other features include an easily replaceable cartridge style shock absorber and a flexible air tube assembly to minimize internal deflection. Big Shots are available in 2”, 2.5”, 3” and 4” diameters along with a full complement of accessories. Now available with an industry leading 3 year warranty! 888.737.3668, www.footagetools.com

Hudco Mfg.
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Hudco Piercing Tools travel under streets and roads while traffic flows uninterrupted. They have exceptional power to penetrate tough soils and move quickly. Contractors who install cable, pipe and wire underground use Hudco tools because of their performance, reliability and low cost. With over 30 years of experience, Hudco technology is responsible for producing the highest quality tools, parts and accessories. Hudco also has the unique capability to provide parts and repair service for many of the leading brands of piercing tools. With a large inventory of replacement parts and accessories, Hudco is known for fast, dependable service. 888.815.6559, hudcomfg.com