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  • Vibration Level



    Vibration Level








    Operators hand
    Less than 2.5m/s2


  • Reliability
    C16X
    Reliability

    New, robust, straightforward pivot design is maintenance-free and increases unit uptime.

    Greaseless sealed bearing design with construction-grade seals help increase machine longevity.

    No daily grease points—a Ditch Witch exclusive—means less hassle and prep to keep your trenchers rental-ready.

    Standard outboard bearing support stabilizes the headshaft and auger, for reliable productivity trench after trench.

    Simple, open design allows for quick, easy service access.

  • Noise Level



    Noise Level








    Operator
    87 dBa per ISO 6394




    Overall
    97 dBa per ISO 6393


  • Power



    Power








    Engine
    Vanguard™




    Fuel
    Gasoline




    Cooling
    Air




    Number of Cylinders
    2




    Manufactures Net HP rating
    16 HP
    11.9 kW



    Rated Speed
    3600 RPM




    Fuel Consumption @ Rated Power
    1.33 GPH
    5 LPH

  • Operation



    Operation








    Travel Speed (Fwd)
    120 ft/min




    Travel Speed (Rev)
    120 ft/min




    Diggin Chain Speed (Std)
    309 ft/min




    Spoils Handling
    Auger, Single, Open end




    Auger Diameter
    17in




    Trencher Cleaner Type
    Mechainical




    Trench Cleaner Size
    4-6in




    Operating weight (up to)
    1895lb


  • Fluid Capacites



    Fluid Capacites








    Fuel
    2.3 Gal




    Hydraulic
    11 Gal


  • Options
    C16X
    Options

    The RotoWitch® boring attachment results in fewer disturbances, less labor, and less restoration than tearing up driveways and sidewalks to complete an installation. 

    Our easy-to-operate backfill blade is much faster and less expensive than shovels, increasing productivity and rental revenue.

    Ditch Witch also offers the S2B Trailer, a single-axle design with a full-width steel deck, with ramps for easy loading and unloading of equipment of up to 3,000 lb (1360 kg).

  • Dimensions



    Dimensions

    U.S.
    Metric





    Width
    35.8in
    909mm



    Cl to Right
    18.6in
    472mm



    CL to Left
    17.2in
    437mm



    Headshaft
    13.7in
    348mm



    Length (Up to)
    94in
    3mm



    Height, Transport (Up to)
    63in
    1.6m

  • Power
    C16X
    Power

    A reliable 16-hp (11.9-kW) Vanguard™ engine keeps the C16X performing for rental income you can count on, year after year.

    Up to 36” (914.4 mm) digging depth for efficient installation of pipe and cable.

    Newly designed hydraulic system eliminates vertical shafts and belts, resulting in a simple, reliable unit with no linkages to adjust.

    Utilizes the Ditch Witch 35K digging system or the new exclusive OptiCut™ digging system—both specifically designed to work with Ditch Witch trenchers to optimize production.

  • CX Track Design
    C16X
    CX Track Design

    Exclusive, patented CX Track design puts more track on the ground for better traction while increasing stability for better production.

    The shorter left track on the CX Track design allows for a more compact piece of equipment than competitive designs, offering more maneuverability in tighter spaces.

  • Superior Support
    C16X
    Superior Support

    Ditch Witch equipment is backed by 170 dealer locations worldwide, each with genuine Ditch Witch parts in stock plus factory-trained service and expert advice to help deliver a superior return on investment for your rental equipment.

  • Ease of Use
    C16X
    Ease of Use

    Hydrostatic, skid-steer style steering provides easier operation.

    Redesigned easy-touch controls are smoother and lighter for less operator fatigue and increased machine responsiveness.

    Increased visibility of the workstation improves operator productivity.

  • Trench Size (max)



    Trench Size (max)








    Depth
    36in




    Width
    6in


  • Power Train



    Power Train








    Ground drive
    Hydraulic, Infinite variable from zero to maximum, speed and direction control




    Digging Chain Drive
    Hydraulic direct drive, one speed forward, reverse




    Pump Drive
    Direct to Engine




    Track Width
    200mm




    Hydraulic
    Direct Drive




    Digging Chain
    33/35K




    Ground Pressure
    4.5psi


  • Hydraulic System



    Hydraulic System








    Digging drive pump capacity
    10 GPM




    Ground Drive





    Dual Speed





    Transit
    11.5 GPM




    Digging
    1.5 GPM




    Filtration
    10 Micron Absolute


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