HP: 31 Briggs & Stratton gas engine
Capacity: 800 gal Tank
Trailer: 14,000 lb GVWR, Pintle Hook
2017 Ditch Witch Vacuum Excavator
Power U.S. Metric Engine Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard™ Fuel Gasoline Cooling medium Air Aspiration Natural Number of cylinders 2 Displacement 54.68 in3 896 cm3 Bore 3.37 in 86 mm Stroke 3.07 in 78 mm Manufacturer’s gross power rating (SAE J1940) 31 hp 23.1 kW Rated speed 3,600 rpm Emissions compliance EPA LSI EU Stage II Fuel tank capacity 6.9 gal 26.1 L
Vacuum System U.S Metric 2-lobe air flow 543 cfm 15.3 m3/min Drive type Belt Vacuum, max 15 in Hg 381 mm Hg Tank outlet valve size 6 in 152 mm Tank inlet valve size 4 in 102 mm Tank dump angle 45° Filter type Washable polyester Filter area 100 ft2 9.3 m2 Filter rating 0.5 micron per ASHA RP531 Water trap capacity 6 gal 22.7 L Suction hose 25 ft 7.62 m Hose size, standard 3 in 76 mm
Commercial-grade, 31-hp (23.1-kW) Vanguard™ gas engine features an electric start and high-capacity remote air intake filter.
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Noise Level U.S. Metric Suction only Sound power 109 dBA Sound pressure 79 dBA Specifications are general and subject to change without notice. If exact measurements are required, equipment should be weighed and measured. Due to selected options, delivered equipment may not necessarily match that shown.
800-gallon (3028-L) spoils tank designed for HDD drilling fluid cleanup jobs.
Optional reverse flow simplifies spoils removal and improves productivity.
Optional 100-gallon (379-L) high-pressure water tank with 3,000-psi (207-bar) pressure for soft excavation tasks such as potholing utilities.
Filtration system includes an integrated carryover chamber that eliminates contaminants before they reach the blower, increasing uptime.
Battery U.S. Metric Electrical system 12V SAE reserve capacity rating 120 min SAE cold crank @ 0°F (-18°C) 750 amps
Ease of use
DC power pack with thermal switch provides protection in overload conditions.
Standard curbside controls promote jobsite safety and allow one-person control of all unit functions.
Optional hydraulic opening door is designed for easy spoils removal and maintenance.
Long-lasting, low-cost vacuum excavator that is ideal for HDD cleanup tasks.
Same field-tested, heavy-duty components as other Ditch Witch vacuum excavators, for reliable performance in rugged jobsite conditions.
Dimensions U.S. Metric Length 208 in 5283 mm Width 96.5 in 2479 mm Height 91.5 in 2324 mm No options Empty 4,995 lb 2665 kg All options (water, reverse flow and hydraulic door) Empty 5,590 lb 2536 kg Trailer GVWR 14,000 lb 6350 kg
14,000-lb (6350-kg) GVWR trailer is FMVSS-compliant, complete with high-visibility marking and impact guard.
Standard safety features include strobe light, belt guards and mechanical locks on all lift cylinders.