Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) is a technique used for long crossings over waterways, gorges and environmentally sensitive areas where other traditional trenching or excavating methods are not practical or cost effective. It is fast becoming the preferred pipeline construction method throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Universal HDD is a leading supplier of Horizontal Direction Drilling Machines, Equipments and Tools. Manufactured in the USA you can be sure of the quality and reliability of this equipment.
HDD UNI 22×22
Universal HDD UNI 22×22, the most powerful drill in its class with maximum pullback force of 22,000 lb and a class-leading rotation torque rating of 2,200 ft-lb, UNI 22×22 is the true leader in its class.
Universal HDD UNI 22×22 has a 99 HP John Deere air cooled diesel engine (Tier III), that produces 22,000 lb of thrust and pullback force and a true 2,200 ft-lb pounds of rotation torque. With KERR 27 GPM On-board Mud Pump, UNI 22×22 will produce successful bore after bore without any costly downtime and greater productivity.
- 22,000 lbs of thrust & pullback force (maximum)
- 300-150 rpm of rotation speed (at low and high displacement)
- 2,200-1,100 ft/lbs of torque (at low and high displacement)
- 27 g/m @1,200 psi on-board mud pump
- 99 hp Kubota engine
HDD UNI 36×50
Universal HDD UNI 36×50, the all around drilling beast that outperforms the competition while maintaining its simple design and insuring comfortable ongoing productivity.
Universal HDD UNI 36×50 has a 140 HP John Deere air cooled diesel engine (Tier III), that produces 36,000 lb of thrust and pullback force and a true 5,000 ft-lb pounds of rotation torque. With KERR 73 GPM Onboard Mud Pump, UNI 36×50 will give you the confidence to drill harder and farther with all around power and versatility.
- 36,000 lbs of thrust & pullback force (maximum)
- 250-125 rpm of rotation speed at low and high displacement)
- 5,000-2,000 ft/lbs of torque (at low and high displacement)
- 70 g/m @1,200 psi on-board mud pump
- 73 hp Turbo Diesel John Deere engine
Features & Benefits
DOUBLE RACK & PINION
Universal HDD UNI Double Rack and Pinion system provides maximum push and pull capability, eliminating unnecessary waste of power at the same time.
Revolutionary Vertical Design Rack and Pinion configuration protects key components and parts from excessive wear and tear.
ON-BOARD MUD PUMP
Universal HDD UNI 22×22 has On-board KERR Mud Pump that produces 27 gal/min at maximum pressure of 1172 psi.
Universal HDD UNI 36×50 has On-board KERR Mud Pump that produces 73 gal/min at maximum pressure of 1000 psi.
With its size and power, easy on-site maintenance, Kerr Pump delivers a competitive advantage among other competing brands.
SERVICE & MAITENANCE
All Universal HDD machines are designed for easy accessibility and effortless service and maintenance with over-the-counter parts.
To minimize maintenance time and cost, Universal HDD machines are designed to have access to all service points through engine cover doors on the side and back of the machine.
Universal HDD UNI utilizes Rineer Motors which help produce higher mechanical efficiencies and flatter torque curves for increased work performance.
Universal HDD UNI features full access to all service points and ease of operation/maintenance. DIY on-site testing without any proprietary testing equipment.
Universal HDD UNI Remote Control feature provides the driller with the ability to safely and remotely maneuver, load and unload the horizontal directional drill.
Operating UNI from a safe distance creates greater visibility and greater safety for the operator. Optional wireless Remote Control is available.
Universal HDD UNI Heavy Duty stake down system features unique two point auger design which provides extra support and stability when operating the machine.
INTEGRATED MFD REMOTE
Universal HDD UNI features a build-in MFD display compatible with DCI equipment to help monitor DCI locator information.
Universal HDD UNI latest UNI AXIS rod-loader design with over-the-top automatic loading allows the operator to load drill pipe faster and safer. New simple design and functionality allows for quick rod loading and easy on-site maintenance.