American Directional Drill

American Directional Drill utlizing American Augers more than 37 years of horizontal directional drill and underground technology experience has revolutionized the oil and gas drilling operation with the introduction of the VR-500


  • Industry Leading Push, Pull, and Torque for Increased Working Power and Reserve Capacity

  • Rack and Pinion Carriage Design

  • Ability to Push Harder for Faster Surface Hole Drilling

  • Best-In-Industry Rugged Top Head Drive with Slip Spindle

  • Safe Hassle-Free Operation         


The VR-500 Advantage

  • 500,000 lbs Maximum Thrust/Pullback
  • Rack & Pinion, (6) Pinion Drive with Adjustable Pull Down/Force Limiter
  • (2) Caterpillar C-18 Tier III  Diesel Engines
  • 30,000 ft-lbs Maximum Rotary Torque
  • 60,000 ft-lbs Maximum Breakout Torque
  • 60,000 ft-lbs Maximum Makeup Force
  • State-of-the-Art hydraulic  Pipe Handling System
  • Accomodates                        7 x 20 Drillers Cabin

  • Fixed Drill Angle 90°

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