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  • Power
    C24X
    Power

    A reliable 24-hp (17.9-kW) Honda® engine keeps the C24X 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.

  • Power Train



    Power Train

    U.S.
    Metric





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




    Digging chain drive
    Hydraulic direct drive, one speed forward and reverse




    Pump drive
    Direct drive from engine




      Track width
    8 in
    200 mm



    Trencher drive





      Hydraulic
    Direct drive




      Digging chain
    19K, 33K and 35K




    Ground pressure
    4.5 psi


  • Reliability
    C24X
    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.

  • Ease of Use
    C24X
    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.

  • Fluid Capacities



    Fluid Capacities

    U.S.
    Metric





    Fuel tank
    6.2 gal
    23.5 L



    Engine oil
    1.8 qt
    1.7 L



    Hydraulic system
    11 gal
    42 L

  • Vibration Level



    Vibration Level








    Operator's hand
    Less than 2.5 m/s2


  • Superior Support
    C24X
    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.

  • Power



    Power

    U.S.
    Metric





    Engine
    Honda® GX690




    Fuel
    Gasoline




    Cooling medium
    Air




    Number of cylinders
    2




    Manufacturer’s net horsepower rating*
    22 hp
    16.5 kW



    Rated speed

    3,600 rpm



    Fuel consumption @ rated power
    1.77 gph
    6.7 LPH

  • Trench size, max



    Trench size, max

    U.S.
    Metric





    Depth
    36 in
    914 mm



    Width
    6 in
    152 mm

  • CX Track Design
    C24X
    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.

  • Noise Level



    Noise Level

    U.S.
    Metric





    Ear sound pressure
    91 dBA per ISO 6394




    Overall sound pressure
    100 dBA per ISO 6393


  • Hydraulic System @ 3,600 RPM



    Hydraulic System @ 3,600 RPM

    U.S.
    Metric





    Digging drive pump capacity
    10 gpm
    37.85 l/min



    Filtration
    10 micron absolute


  • Options
    C24X
    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





    Headshaft height
    13.7 in
    348 mm



    Length (up to)
    94 in
    2.4 m



    Width, transport
    35.8 in
    909 mm



    Height, transport (up to)
    63 in
    1.6 m



    Centerline trench to outside edge machine





      Left
    17.2 in
    437 mm



      Right
    18.6 in
    472 mm

  • Operation



    Operation

    U.S.
    Metric





    Transit forward
    176 fpm
    53.6 m/min



    Transit reverse
    136 fpm
    41.5 m/min



    Digging chain speed @ 3,600 rpm





      19K
    366 fpm
    11 m/min



      33/35K
    309 fpm
    94.2 m/min



    Spoil handling





      Auger type
    Single, open end




      Auger diameter
    17 in
    432 mm



      Trench cleaner type
    Mechanical




      Trench cleaner size
    4-6 in
    102-152 mm



    Operating weight (up to)
    1,915 lb
    869 kg

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