36/42 – 440 NG

The 36/42-440 NG is the next generation of horizontal earth boring machines that now offers the highly productive Rack & Pinion system; a patented rack-and-pinion drive, for rapidly pulling the boring machine back to it”s starting position on the track, without dogging or winching. No more handling of greasy frayed cable or wire rope knots. The Rack & Pinion system is ready to go full time just push the lever and you”re there. Clean. Quick. Safe

 Mechanical Features

  • DEUTZ BF3L2011 57 HP (76 kW) turbo diesel engine
  • 440,000 lbs (200 Tonnes) of Maximum Thrust
  • T-18 (4) speed constant mesh transmission
  • Maximum Torque 49,079 ft lb (52,100 Nm),
  • Working Range: 12 to 42 inch (305 to 1067 mm) casing diameter
  • Clutch with dry, power assisted actuator

Next Generation Design Benefits

  • Increased ability to pull auger, steering rods, and push product
  • Increased visibility to the master pusher
  • Low Centerline and Wide Stance provide increased stability
  • Hydraulically assisted clutch is easier and more comfortable to operate
  • No Hook Rollers, machine locks safely to the track
  • Ergonomic operating button allows for feathering the rotation and slow turn of the shaft for easy auger installation
  • Emergency shutdown switch at the operator”s station as well as a operator presence tethered switch. 
  • Vivid graphics guide safe and proper machine operation
  • Updated gauge system includes the improved engine tachometer, engine warning light, & hydraulic thrust pressure reading

  • The Quik Split frame design, allows the machine to be separated into sections to accommodate lighter and fasters lifts into and out of the bore pit, and aids the operator in being able to facilitate better and safer machine positioning 

Also, Features Quik Tran technology: What is Quik Tran? Quik Tran is the fast return system, made available exclusively from American Augers, as it provides up to 10,000 lbs of push/pull at high speed, and there will be no dogging or winching during retract, as the Quik Tran system engages directly to the machine track. The benefit of Quik Tran will be easier and faster machine operation in challenging work climates or conditions.


American Augers supplies a full range of Product Tooling, including auger sections, dirt and rock cutting heads, or Accessories including hex adaptors, casing and saddle adapters, and various other components to compliment your auger boring product. Please also contact us for Parts Sales or Technical Support

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