When your job requires power, reliability and ruggedness the Michael Byrne D60/72-1.5 auger boring machine is the work horse you can count on. With class leading thrust and torque, the D60/72 is capable of tackling the toughest trenchless jobs.  Operator safety is at the forefront of this machine with remote control operation and an anti-tilt system included as standard features.





250 HP John Deere 6068 Final Tier 4


1,500,000 lbs

Max. Torque

220,000 ft-lbs

Gear Box

MBM B16 QM Double Planetary Spherical Thrust

Reduction Ratio


Operating Weight

56,310 lbs*

*Includes 72″ Master Ring & 2 x Extra Track (4,220 lbs each)

Download D60 Spec Sheet

Standard Features

  • Remote control operation
  • Safety: emergency stop buttons and anti-tilt switch
  • “Cruise Control” for setting thrust speed
  • Push block indicator lights for alignment and locking into track
  • Remote operation of clutch, engine speed and hydraulic pressure
  • Real time operating data displayed on the remote control


  • Brake/Drive System
  • Akkerman Guided Bore “Ready” –  allows the auger bore machine to work as the hydraulic power pack for the Akkerman Guided Boring System