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Highway HCBMS Pressure Diggers

Pressure Drill

"HCBMS" Pressure Drill

The digger that started it all. This model has been in production for over 60 years. Proving it's strength in the industry.

  • Mechanical drive and bar
  • Gas or diesel auxiliary engine
  • Four speeds forward and one reverse transmission
  • Rack bar design
  • 16" ring gear
  • Torque's to 22,000 ft.lbs.
  • Digging depths to 42 feet
  • Fixed, spotter or swing bases
  • Mounts on single or tandem axle carrier. (specialty carriers available)

AUXILIARY ENGINE: (STANDARD)

  • John Deere 4045T, Balanced diesel engine 100 HP
  • OPTIONAL: Highway will work with the following companies:
    • CATERPILLAR
    • CUMMINS
    • DETROIT
    • DEUTZ
    • FORD
    • PERKINS
  • *Consult factory for models available.

TRANSMISSION:

  • Four (4) speeds forward and one reverse. 
  • 11 3/4" torque converter.
  • Torque converter oil cooler.

FUEL SOURCE: (STANDARD)

  • Fuel supplied by chassis fuel tank (diesel/ diesel)
  • OPTIONAL: 50 Gallon fuel tank with mechanical gauge.

TORQUE & R.P.M.: (STANDARD)

  • 1st 21,000 ft./lbs. @ 19.8RPM
  • 2nd 10,000 ft./lbs. @ 41 RPM
  • 3rd 5,300 ft./lbs. @ 75 RPM
  • 4th 3,600 ft./lbs. @ 126 RPM

KELLY BAR:

  • 2 3/4" X 3 1/16" rack bar
  • 4140 tool steel, heat treated
  • 1 1/8" auger pin hole.

AUGER CAPACITY:

  • 56" Intermittent
  • 24" Continuous

HOLE DEPTHS: (STANDARD)

  • 10'
  • OPTIONAL: Up to 25'
  • NOTE: all dig depths are based on a 38" chassis frame height and 36" long auger.

FINAL DRIVE:

  • Special design pinion with a 16" ring gear.
  • Steel carrier with replaceable thrust plates

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM:

  • 17 G.P.M. tandem gear pump.
  • 2,100 PSI main system pressure.
  • 20 gallon oil reservoir.
  • In line return filter

BOOM LEVELING: (STANDARD)

  • 20 DEGREES LEFT
  • 45 DEGREES RIGHT
  • 15 DEGREES OVER VERTICAL
  • *Options available consult factory for special applications.

TURNTABLE BASE: (STANDARD)

  • 95" diameter, 4" ship & car channel rolled ring.
  • 240 degree rotation
  • 120 series chain run threw hydraulic speed reducer.
  • OPTIONAL:
    • #1. 35 Degree Pivot base. 100" travel with 36" slide.
    • #2. Fixed base

OUTRIGGERS: (STANDARD)

  • Rear "A" frame
  • OPTIONAL:
    • Straight down jacks on rear corners
    • Two sets of "A" Frame outriggers
    • Spring lockouts

PIVOT BASE:

  • Constructed of 6" Wide flange I-beam 25 lbs./ft.
  • Full length greasable main frame guides.

MAIN FRAME:

  • Constructed of 6" Wide flange I-beam 25 lbs./ft.
  • 36 inches of In/Out slide travel.

MAST:

  • 5" O.D. tubing to house rack bar.

DERRICK:

  • 7 1/2" O.D. tubing construction.
  • Telescoping and non - telescoping

TELESCOPING DERRICK: (OPTIONAL)

  • 9' Telescoping derrick

POLE GUIDES: (OPTIONAL)

  • #1. Mechanical linkage fixed pole guides with side rollers.
  • #2. Mechanical linkage tilting pole guides with side rollers

WINCH: (OPTIONAL)

  • Planetary winch 10,000 lb. On first wrap.
  • 125' of 7/16" wire rope

OIL TANK:

  • 15 Gallon hydraulic reservoir with baffles & suction strainers.
  • *Location can be altered, consult factory.

DIGGER WEIGHT:

  • Base weight digger only 11,500 lbs. (Approx.)

CHASSIS OR CARRIER:

  • 84" Cab to Axle minimum
  • 24,000 GVW Single axle minimum

OTHER OPTIONS:

Paint colors, Hydraulic tool circuits, Water tanks, Auger storage, Tunnel storage, Tool boxes, Trailer hitches, Panel lights, Work lights, Safety lighting, Grounding systems, Auger adapters & extension, Augers, Tooling, Hydraulic tools, Outrigger pads, Wheel chocks.


Why the Highway HCBMS?

1. Compact and light weight design means it can be mounted on nearly any chassis with a GVW of 24,000 lbs. and up.

2. Rack bar eliminates all oil seals and leaks of hydraulic bar machines. Also gives a faster cycle time in and out of the hole.

3. Heavy duty pivot base and main frame provide long machine life without breaking or bending.

4. More options and custom configurations available than the competition.

 

 

 
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