Available only through select Vermeer dealers for sale into less-emission regulated countries.

The versatile D60x90s HDD offers high performance and class-leading cycle times, making it well suited for a variety of applications – from long fiber shots to light pipeline work. With maximum thrust and pullback of 27,200 kg (60,000 lb) and 12,200 Nm (9000 ft-lb) of rotational torque, the D60x90s helps maximize jobsite productivity.


Vermeer Tianjin Manufacturing Facility

HDD Techniques for Hard Rock

Horizontal Directional Drilling Techniques – Drilling in Soft Rock

D60x90S Horizontal Directional Drill

Features and Benefits

  • An open-top vise design allows for removing and adding tooling.
  • The operator-controlled rod loader helps reduce the labor involved with manually loading and unloading drill rod which also assists in increasing overall drilling efficiency.
  • The climate-controlled cab enhances operator comfort and provides protection from the weather, reducing operator fatigue.
  • The three-speed gearbox helps improve overall drilling efficiency by allowing the operator to adjust the machine’s rotational torque to match different ground conditions.
  • Choose the optional front-mounted stakedown system to help reduce the amount of time and materials needed to set up and secure the drill for enhanced jobsite efficiency.
  • Choose the optional DCI® Aurora® panel for visibility to downhole drilling parameters. The interactive full-color touchscreen display delivers real-time, easy-to-view locator information, bore plans and more that can help increase productivity.

Vermeer Tianjin Manufacturing Co., Ltd. reserves the right to make changes in engineering, design and specifications; add improvements; or discontinue manufacturing at any time without notice or obligation. Equipment shown is for illustrative purposes only and may display optional or global-region specific features, accessories or components. Please contact your local Vermeer dealer for more information on machine specifications. Vermeer, the Vermeer logo, Equipped to Do More, Navigator and V-Rod are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries. DCI and Aurora are trademarks of Digital Control Incorporated. Dongfeng Cummins is a trademark of Cummins Engine Company, Inc. © 2018 Vermeer Tianjin Manufacturing Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. Please recycle.­­

General Dimensions and Weights
Length (Minimum Transport) 325.2 in 826 cm
Width (Minimum Transport) 91.2 in 231.6 cm
Height (Minimum Transport) 90 in 228.6 cm
Height (With Cab) 104.4 in 265.2 cm
Weight 24300 lbs 11022.3 kg
Weight (Cab Option) 31000 lbs 14061.4 kg
Make and Model Dongfeng Cummins 6BTA5.9-C18"
Maximum Engine RPM 2200 rpm
Gross Horsepower 180 hp 134.2 kw
Engine Option Two
Make and Model Dongfeng Cummins QSB6.7-C190
Maximum Engine RPM 2200 rpm
Gross Horsepower 190 hp 141.7 kw
Thrust 60000 lbs 266.9 kN
Pullback 60000 lbs 266.9 kN
Maximum Carriage Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 67 ft/min 20.4 m/min
Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM) 9000 ft-lb 12202.4 Nm
Maximum Spindle Torque (Medium at Maximum Engine RPM) 6500 ft-lb 8812.8 Nm
Maximum Spindle Torque (High at Maximum Engine RPM) 3800 ft-lb 5152.1 Nm
Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM 210 rpm
Maximum Ground Drive Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 2.7 mph 4.3 km/h
Automated Rod Loader Optional
Fluid Capacities
Fuel Tank 64 gal 242.3 L
Hydraulic Tank 85 gal 321.8 L
Drilling Fluid System Option One
Maximum Flow 130 gpm 492.1 L/min
Maximum Pressure 1305 psi 90 bar
Breakout System Vise, Standard
Drilling Lights Standard
Flow Indicator Standard
Stakedown System Optional
Cab Standard