Track Trenchers And Rock Saws

May 2013, Vol. 68 No. 5
The Vermeer T855 COMMANDER 3.

Track trenchers and rock saws from Vermeer, Ditch Witch, Tesmec, Mid America Trenchers and Trencor.

Vermeer
The T855 COMMANDER 3 tractor bullies through most surfaces with a powerful ATAAC Caterpillar C9 ACERT Tier 3 electronic engine. When equipped with a trencher attachment, it handles 6 feet to 12 feet rock trenching jobs for utility, water or sewer installations. With a Terrain Leveler surface excavation attachment, the T855 makes short work of surface mining, site preparation, road demolition or soil remediation. 888.837.6337, vermeer.com

Ditch Witch
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The Ditch Witch RT115 heavy-duty ride-on trencher sports a turbocharged, 115-hp John Deere engine and a dependable hydrostatic transmission to keep it running strong all day long. The four-wheel-drive RT115’s rubber tires and optional four-wheel steering make this the ideal trenching equipment for both paved and off-road work. Rock saw attachments trench to depths ranging from 30 to 48 inches. 800.654.6481, ditchwitch.com

Tesmec
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For narrow and deep cut ideal to reduce the volume of the ditch material, the TRS-1275L is suitable for cutting through hard rock and cement. The rock saw offers customers a powerful 540-hp C-15 Cat ACERT engine that is Tier III compliant. Overall track length is 146.3 inches with a width of 30 inches. The hydrostatic drive boasts four pumps and two motors capable of transmitting full engine horsepower. Operators have a choice of infinitely variable digging wheel speeds at depths up to 60 inches and widths from 8-16 inches. A pressurized elevating cab with air conditioning, heating and sound suppression offers comfort for the operator. 800.851.5102, tesmec.com

Mid America Trenchers
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The Buckeye 9200T is designed for the 16 inch and smaller pipeline contractor. With its 600-hp available engine and a starting weight of 85,000 pounds, it is a machine with not only production but also maneuverability in mind. Both 7-feet and 9-feet digging wheels are available in several widths of cut. With a quick attach digging wheel option, different digging wheels can be swapped out in a matter of hours instead of days. 866.376.8453, buckeyetenchers.com

Trencor
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