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Ditch Witch - FXT60 Vacuum Excavators

The Ditch Witch FXT60 truck vacuum excavator is an exceptionally versatile machine with the power to perform a wide variety of tasks, especially larger jobs in difficult-to-access locations. With 1,027 cfm (29.1 m3/min) of suction power and a high-pressure water system with a 5.5 gpm (21-l/min), 3,000-psi (207-bar) water pump, the FXT60 has more than enough power and suction for soft excavation tasks such as potholing or large cleanup jobs. The FXT60 is available on a Class 6 or 7 single-axle of Class 8 tandem-axle truck.

Features & Benefits


Equipped with a 74-hp (55-kW) Deutz diesel engine, the FXT60 offers 1,027 cfm (29.1 m3/min) of suction power and a high-pressure water system with a 5.5-gpm (21-l/min), 3,000-psi (207-bar) water pump.


Easy access to power pack for convenient servicing. Optional heater keeps water system from freezing in inclement weather and increases production in tight soils. Optional reverse-flow feature enables quick and easy offloading of spoils.

Hydraulic door

Standard hydraulic door opens fully horizontal to maximize the efficiency of spoils removal; door also features hydraulic locks.


Designed specifically for mounting on truck frame rails, allowing system components to flex independently of truck, for maximum structural integrity.


Reusable, 3-micron vacuum filter and a blower relief valve air filter provide the industry's best filtration; optional cyclonic filter cleans the air before it reaches the filter, minimizing maintenance.


Mounts to single-axle truck of your choice, new or used, so you can control the level of initial investment and customize with toolboxes and support equipment; complies with all truck manufacturers’ requirements.


Easily accessible controls and service points; curbside controls can be configured for left- or right-hand traffic, for greater safety and convenience.


Remote-fill water tank allows for easy filling and prevents siphoning back into the water supply.


At 82 dBA, the FXT60 is the quietest in its horsepower class; fully enclosed, insulated and lockable power pack protects major components from weather and vandalism while leading the industry in noise reduction.


Your Ditch Witch equipment is backed by a worldwide network of dealers you can count on for unmatched commitment to your success. From genuine Ditch Witch parts to factory-trained service to expert advice, your Ditch Witch dealer has it all for you.


Key Specifications
Horsepower 74 hp
Water Pump Flow 5.5 gpm
Air Flow 1,027 cfm (800 gal spoils tank) or 1,020 cfm (500 gal spoils tank)
Vacuum, Max 16 in Hg
Fuel Tank Capacity 25 gal

Company Info

1959 W. Fir Ave.
P.O. Box 66
Perry, OK
US, 73077-0066


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