DitchWitch® JT8020 Horizontal Directional Drilling Rig

The 268-hp JT8020 is an incredibly powerful HDD machine, but it’s not power that makes it so productive—it’s how the power is distributed. The JT8020 is designed to deliver power where it’s needed to complete the bore in the most efficient manner, without compromising power to other machine functions. There’s plenty of power for an optional onboard crane and onboard anchor system, too, which eliminate the need for additional equipment for pipeloading, anchoring, and other tasks, and give the JT8020 a unique ability: the power to reduce the size of the jobsite.


Operating Weight 19,900 kg Max Pullback Force 357 kN (80,000 lb)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 8.84 x 2.57 x 2.79m Max Thrust Force 311 kN (70,000 lb)
Entry Drill Angle 10 – 15° Max Torque 13,600 Nm
Minimum drill string bend radius 70m Max Flow Rate 870L/min