New Ditch Witch FX65 Vacuum Excavators Provide Unmatched Performance

PERRY, Okla., April 26, 2016 – Ditch Witch®, a Charles Machine Works Company, enhanced its lineup of vacuum excavators with the trailer-mounted FX65 and truck-mounted FXT65 models for increased productivity on the job site. The new models offer unrivaled performance compared to other machines on the market today.

“As the most productive Ditch Witch models, these machines are the new workhorses of vacuum excavators. The power to tackle tasks, such as potholing and site cleanup, is combined with one of the lowest investments on the market,” said Jason Proctor, product manager, vacuum excavation systems for the Ditch Witch organization. “Compared to previous models, the FX65 and FXT65 vacuum excavators have 20 percent more airflow, equating to higher productivity and greater efficiency for our customers.”

Turbocharged with a 74-hp (55-kW) Deutz® Tier 4 diesel engine and 1,215 cfm (34.4 m3/min), these units are designed to optimize airflow for the highest performance output. Offering exceptional suction and water pressure, the vacuum excavators can handle sizeable cleanup jobs, larger excavations and potholing. In addition, an auxiliary hydraulic power system enables a variety of tools from impact wrenches to jackhammers.

The FX65 model is available as a trailer-mounted unit. The FXT65 is integrated into a truck chassis.  These versatile systems are equipped with excellent water excavation capabilities, and a high-powered air excavation system is also offered on the FXT65 Air model. 

Further improving versatility, tank options for the trailer-mounted FX65 include 500-, 800- or 1,200-gallon vacuum tanks and 200-, 300- or 500-gallon water tanks. Tank options for the FXT65 truck vacuum include 500- or 800-gallon vacuum tanks and 200- or 400-gallon water tanks. The truck-mounted FXT65 provides power in a compact package, increasing mobility and maneuverability on any job site.  

These units lead the industry in quiet operation at 82 dBA. A larger silencer further reduces noise for minimal disturbance in noise-sensitive areas and improves operator comfort. In addition, the machines offer several optional features – such as wireless boom, water heater and reverse flow – to meet the needs of a customers’ ever-changing job site. 

For more information, please visit: http://www.ditchwitch.com/vacuum-excavators/hydro-excavators/fx65

HYDRAULIC BREAKER
Used for construction and demolition, our breakers can be used to break up asphalt, concrete or even clay. The hydraulic hammer is perfect for any small or medium job you might have. More up-time in the field is always the goal, and with only two moving parts and a few seals, there’s no reason for down-time.
Compatible Models

SK600, SK800, SK900, SK1050, SK1550, SK1750

ROCK SAW

Best suited for irrigation and fiber installation, the Rock Saw attachment can effortlessly cut through rock, concrete, and other tough materials with unmatched precision. 

Compatible Models

SK1050, SK1550, SK1750

BACKHOE
Easily move materials for rebuilds, new construction, footings, utility repairs and more with this compact and versatile attachment.
Compatible Models

SK800, SK900, SK1050, SK1550, SK1750

STUMP GRINDERS
Featuring a heavy-duty boom design, powerful stump grinding attachments quickly shred stumps down to nothing. Easy maneuvering from stump to stump and increased visibility turns more ground stumps into more profit.
Compatible Models

SK600, SK800, SK900, SK1050, SK1550, SK1750, SK3000

MULTITASK TOOL
Your multipurpose tool for the ultimate multi-tasker is here. Engineered to grab tight to heavy materials and move them with ease and precision, the multi-task tool is your go-to for heavy applications. Easy to operate with convenient, functional levers.
Compatible Models

SK600, SK800, SK900, SK1050, SK1550, SK1750

CORE DRILL
With the MC-450 coring attachment, utility maintenance is simple and less disruptive. Featuring intuitive controls and an integrated water tank, the MC-450 is the perfect choice for quick cuts and a more productive coring process. A fully adjustable 0 to 280 rpm speed allows for enhanced control and greater productivity.
Compatible Models

SK1050, SK1550, SK1750