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  • Backfill Blade
    Backfill Blade U.S Metric Blade width 72 in 1829 mm Blade height 14 in 355 mm Lift height above ground 25.2 in 640 mm Blade drop below ground 10.9 in 276 mm Swing angle, max Left/right 30° Tilt angle Up/down 16°
  • Productivity
    RT80
    Productivity

    Versatile and productive mid-size machine for heavy-duty trenching and vibratory plowing; backhoe and reel carrier attachments also available.  

    Dial control design gives you precise control of the ground drive speed and attachments. 

    Advanced cruise-control system senses engine load and automatically adjusts ground drive speed to changing soil conditions, for maximum production. 

    Standard rear steering feature for a tight turn radius and improved maneuverability.  

  • Rugged Design
    RT80
    Rugged Design

    Tremendous axle capacity for a best-in-class static load rating of 39,000 lb (17,690 kg).  

    Backfill blade arm has the same heavy-duty design as the Ditch Witch RT125, for added strength and durability. 

  • Hydraulic System @ 2,500 RPM
    Hydraulic System @ 2,500 RPM U.S Metric Ground drive pump capacity 35 gpm 132 l/min Ground drive pump relief pressure 6,000 psi (gauge) 414 bar (gauge) Attachment pump capacity, (2500 rmp) 30 gpm 114 l/min Attachment pump relief pressure, (2500 rpm) Forward/reverse 5,500 psi 380 bar Auxiliary pump capacity Front pump (steering) 7.1 gpm 27 l/min Rear pump (auxiliary) 6.2 gpm 23 l/min Auxiliary pump relief pressure (2,500 rpm) 3,000 psi 207 bar
  • Fluid Capacities
    Fluid Capacities U.S Metric Fuel tank 30 gal 114 L Engine oil 8.4 qt 8 L Hydraulic reservoir 12 gal 45 L Hydraulic system 19 gal 72 L Coolant 3 gal 11.4 L
  • Power Plant
    Power Plant U.S Metric Engine Deutz® TD3.6 L4 Fuel Diesel Cooling medium Liquid Injection Direct Aspiration Turbocharged Number of cylinders 4 Displacement 221 in3 3.6 L Bore 3.86 in 98 mm Stroke 4.72 in 120 mm Engine manufacturer's gross power rating (SAE J1995) 74 hp 55.4 kW Rated speed 2,500 rpm Emissions compliance—highly regulated countries EPA Tier 4 EU Stage IIIB Emissions compliance—less regulated countries EPA Tier 4i EU Stage IIIA
  • Ease of Use
    RT80
    Ease of Use

    Removable side panels for easy access to all engine compartment maintenance points. 

    New color LCD engine display provides all engine information and diagnostics. 

  • Noise Level
    Noise Level U.S Metric Operator 92 dBA sound pressure per ISO 6394 Exterior 107 dBA sound power per ISO 6394
  • Superior Support
    RT80
    Superior Support

    More than 165 Ditch Witch dealerships worldwide provide the most dedicated support in the underground construction industry, including equipment sales and rental, training, service, and genuine Ditch Witch parts. 

  • Power
    RT80
    Power

    Turbocharged Deutz®, Tier 4 diesel engine with 74.5 gross hp (62 kW) utilizes only a simple after-treatment and offers low operational cost over machine life. A Tier 4i engine is also available in less regulated countries.

    Best-in-class 35,215 lb (13,944 kg) of breakout for plowing applications. 

    Three-speed, shift-on-the-fly ground drive—three speeds in forward, three in reverse—provides the power you need, when you need it, to tackle any jobsite. 

  • Vibration Level (While Plowing)
    Vibration Level (While Plowing) U.S Metric Hand/arm 7.56 m/sec3 Feet/seat 1.61 m/sec3
  • Battery
    Battery U.S Metric Group 78U SAE reserve capacity rating 110 min SAE cold crank @ 0°F (-18°C) 800 amps Auxiliary power outlet 12V 10 amps Specifications are general and subject to change without notice. If exact measurements are required, equipment should be weighed and measured. Due to selected options, delivered equipment may not necessarily match that shown.
  • Power Train
    Power Train U.S Metric Ground drive transmission Hydrostatic Differentials Planetary front and rear w/standard rear steering Parking brake Manual lever disc brake Tires 355 x 55 - 625, 14 ply 75 psi 517 kPa 355 x 55 - 625, 14 ply (urethane) N/A N/A 31 x 10 (solid) N/A N/A Attachment drive transmission Hydrostatic, electric rotary knob, speed infinitely variable from zero to maximum
  • Dimensions
    Dimensions U.S Metric Height 108.5 in 2756 mm Length, transport 139 in 3530 mm Wheelbase 63 in 1600 mm Width 71.5 in 1816 mm Angle of approach 29.2° Tread 60 in 1524 mm Rear axle to attachment mount holes 16.8 in 427 mm
  • Operation
    Operation U.S Metric Forward speed Low 1.82 mph 2.93 km/h Medium 3.68 mph 5.92 km/h High 6.77 mph 10.9 km/h Reverse speed Low 1.77 mph 2.85 km/h Medium 3.17 mph 5.1 km/h High 3.36 mph 5.41 km/h Vehicle clearance circle (SAE) wall to wall w/backfill blade Front steer only 32 ft 9.75 m Front and rear steer 20.8 ft 6.34 m Ground clearance 12 in 305 mm Basic unit weight 7,655 lb 3835 kg Allowable tractor weight, max, 2 post/4 post 19,100 lb 8864 kg Front counterweight (optional) 1,650 lb 750 kg

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