When you find yourself in a tight space with a tight deadline, the JT5 is your HDD solution. Bury service cables & pipes, then head to the next job, no costly restoration of lawns, roads or pavements. All components of the rugged, efficient JT5 are part of a comprehensive drilling system designed to work together, so you can get big-time production from this little powerhouse.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 24.8hp Kubota
  • Pullback: 2,230kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 550ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 195rpm
  • Mud Pump: 5gpm

The new Ditch Witch JT10 horizontal directional drill, boasts unbeatable power in a compact, yet sturdy frame for easy transportation and improved maneuverability on tight jobsites. Powered by a Tier 4, 66-hp Deutz® diesel engine, the machine is the most powerful drill in its class. It offers 4,465kgs of pullback force, providing the advanced strength and power of bigger drills, combined with the simplicity and easy operation of a compact machine. An innovative design incorporates advanced features of larger drill machines, including a heavy-duty anchor system, open-top vise wrenches and integrated remote display. A redesigned operator's station smooths operation with a single joystick and is equipped with an ergonomic traversing seat for increased jobsite visibility and comfort on the job.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 66hp Deutz
  • Pullback: 4,465kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 1100ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 186rpm
  • Mud Pump: 16gpm (Standard) 20gpm (Optional)

The JT20 lets you do more so you can make more. With plenty of power packed into a compact size and new features like an easy-to-use carve mode and time-saving LCD display, the JT20 helps you work faster so you can tackle more jobs. More productivity. More profits. You asked for it. And you got it with the JT20.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 74hp Deutz
  • Pullback: 8,930kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 2,200ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 210rpm
  • Mud Pump: 25pm

The evolution of HDD continues with the Ditch Witch® JT24 directional drill, offering the biggest bang for your buck—both in power and stability. Best suited for urban and residential utility, gas and fiber jobs, it provides 3,000 ft-lbs of toque and 24,000 lbs of thrust and pullback while maintaining a small footprint. Promoting a wider frame, the JT24 can confidently traverse uneven terrain and city curbs, offering best-in-class stability.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 101-gross-hp Cummins® F3.8
  • Pullback: 10,800kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 3,000ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 225rpm
  • Mud Pump: 40gpm


The power you want. The size the job demands. Bursting at the seams with power, the JT32 is the next generation of drilling, packing performance and strength into a sleek package. Plus, operator-focused innovations allow for easier system operation and the ability to always finish the job - no matter what might stand in your way.

Basic Specifications:

  • Engine: 155-hp Cummins® B4.5 Stage V diesel 
  • Pullback: 32,000 lb / 142kN
  • Spindle Torque: 4,200ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 220 rpm

Built from direct customer feedback and input, the Ditch Witch JT40 is a complete re-imagination of industry-leading horizontal directional drill (HDD) units. Designed with next-generation enhancements, the machine features several pending patents to optimize drilling productivity and operator comfort. The JT40 offers boosted power—20 more horsepower than some competitive models in its class—to maximize drilling performance. The compact, yet powerful machine reduces jobsite footprint and has increased pipe-rack capacity compared to previous models, for enhanced productivity. Additionally, the new machine boasts a premier operator interface and station for a more transparent view into all machine operations, improved operator comfort and enhanced operational control.

Step inside and experience the all-new JT40, with our virtual reality tour here. 


Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 160hp Cummins
  • Pullback: 17,850kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 5500ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 225rpm
  • Mud Pump: 70gpm

With the new Ditch Witch JT60 Directional Drill, you'll recognise many of the features you've grown to appreciate : the proven, intuitive electronics and the rugged, reliable undercarriage, to name two. In no time at all you'll appreciate the JT60's more powerful rotational torque, an 80% increase over its predecessor the JT40/20 and almost 27 Tonnes of Thrust and Pullback (50% increase). Its the powerful combination you needed, the combination you asked for, to work more efficiently with less downtime.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 200hp Cummins
  • Pullback: 26,785kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 9,000ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 240rpm
  • Mud Pump: 150gpm

The 260hp, JT100 is an incredibly powerful machine, but its not the power that makes it so productive, its how the power is distributed. The JT100 is designed to deliver power where its needed to complete the bore in the most efficient manner, without compromising power to other machine functions. There's plenty of power for the optional on-board crane and onboard anchor system, too, which eliminate the need for additional equipment for pipe loading, anchoring and other tasks and give the JT100 a unique ability, the power to reduce the size of your jobsite.

Basic Specifications

  • Engine: 260hp Deutz
  • Pullback: 44,650kgs
  • Rotational Torque: 12,00ft/lbs
  • Spindle Speed: 210rpm
  • Mud Pump: 230gpm

New operators? No problem. It’s flexible: with instruction available on the jobsite, in the classroom, on the simulator, on the equipment, as well as 6 FREE online HDD courses. It’s invaluable: with years of HDD experience packed into easy-to-understand lessons. And it’s exclusively Ditch Witch: nobody offers this level of training with so many choices. We make the drills, we make the tooling, so we have the insider knowledge needed to run them like no one else. And with Ditch Witch Certified Training, we’ll share that knowledge so your crews can be faster, more efficient, more productive and safer on the jobsite. What are you waiting for?

We Get Crews Ready.



Orange Intel, available on select Ditch Witch equipment, is the best way to gather and manage up-to-date information on your fleet. This invaluable management tool offers insights into productivity, efficiency and more, allowing you to make better-informed business decisions for more profitable operations.


Whether your trenchless installation job requires a horizontal directional drill, pipe-bursting equipment, rod pushers, or piercing tools, you should first thoroughly inspect your equipment even before you leave for the jobsite.

Ditch Witch JT40 360º Virtual Reality Experience

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