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  • Hydraulic System (Tier 4)



    Hydraulic System (Tier 4)

    U.S.
    Metric





    Gear pump





    Flow rate
    3.5 gpm
    13 l/min



    Reservoir size
    6 gal
    23 L



    Pressure
    2,500 psi
    172 bar

  • Rugged Design
    FX50
    Rugged Design

    Triple filtration system with a cyclone separator cleans the air before it ever reaches the filter, minimizing maintenance.?

  • Versatility
    FX50
    Versatility

    The FX50’s wide range of applications includes exposing buried utility lines, storm drain cleanout, directional drilling site cleanup, water leak repair, valve box and utility vault cleanout, commercial/residential debris cleanup and landscaping, and posthole digging.

    A choice of spoils tanks (up to 800 gallons/3028 L) and water tanks (up to 500 gallons/1893 L) to meet the requirements of virtually any size soft excavation or cleanup job.

    System may be ordered from the factory either trailer-mounted or stand-alone, so you can mount it on your own trailer or flatbed truck.

  • Power (Tier 4)



    Power (Tier 4)

    U.S.
    Metric





    Engine
    Duetz® D2.9 L4




    Fuel
    Diesel




    Cooling medium
    Liquid




    Injection
    Direct commonrail




    Aspiration
    Natural




    Number of cylinders
    4




    Displacement
    178 in3
    2.9 L



    Bore
    3.62 in
    92 mm



    Stroke
    4.33 in
    110 mm



    Manufacturer's gross power rating (SAE J1995)
    49 hp
    36 kW



    Rated Speed
    2,600 rpm




    Emissions compliance
    EPA Tier 4
    EU Stage IIIA



    Fuel tank capacity
    25 gal
    94 L

  • Power (Tier 4i)



    Power (Tier 4i)

    U.S.
    Metric





    Engine
    Deutz D2011L03I




    Fuel
    Diesel




    Cooling medium
    Oil




    Aspiration
    Natural




    Number of cylinders
    3




    Displacement
    142 in3
    2.33 L



    Bore
    3.7 in
    94 mm



    Stroke
    4.41 in
    112 mm



    Manufacturer's gross power rating (SAE J1995)
    49 hp
    36 kW



    Rated Speed
    2,800 rpm




    Emissions compliance
    EPA Tier 4i
    EU Stage IIIA



    Fuel tank capacity
    19 gal
    71.9 L

  • Water System



    Water System

    U.S.
    Metric





    Water tank capacity
    80/200/300/500 gal
    303/757/1136/1893 L



    Water pump flow
    5.1 gpm
    19.3 l/min



    Water pump pressure, max
    3,000 psi
    206.8 bar



    Clutch type
    Electric pump clutch w/auto declutch feature




    Anti-freeze system
    50/50 water/antifreeze mix




    Hose length
    50 ft
    15.3 m

  • Battery



    Battery

    U.S
    Metric





    SAE reserve capacity rating
    195 min




    SAE cold crank @ 0°F (-18°C)
    950 amps




    Electrical system
    12V


  • Hydraulic System (Tier 4i)



    Hydraulic System (Tier 4i)

    U.S.
    Metric





    DC power unit
    12V




    Reservoir size
    2 gal
    7.6 L



    Pressure
    2,500 psi
    172 bar

  • Ease of use
    FX50
    Ease of use

    With the FX50’s optional reverse flow and standard full-opening, hydraulic tank door, offloading spoils is quick and easy.

  • Superior Support
    FX50
    Superior Support

    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.

  • Operator Comfort
    FX50
    Operator Comfort

    The FX50 is the quietest vac in its horsepower class, for minimal disturbance in noise-sensitive areas and greater operator comfort.

  • Productivity
    FX50
    Productivity

    FX50 is equipped with an extremely efficient Tuthill® 1,020-cfm (29.1-m3/min) blower and a powerful water system with a water-pressure capacity of 3,000 psi (207 bar) and 5-gpm (19-l/min) flow.

  • Vacuum System



    Vacuum System

    U.S.
    Metric





    Air flow
    1,027 cfm
    29.1 m3/min



    Drive type
    Belt




    Vacuum, max
    16 in Hg
    381 mm Hg



    Vacuum tank capacity
    300/500/800/1,200 gal
    1136/1893/3028/4542 L



    Outlet valve size
    6 in
    152 mm



    Tank inlet valve size
    4 in
    102 mm



    Tank dump angle, max
    45°




    Filter type
    Washable polyester




    Filter area
    100 ft2
    9.3 m2



    Filter rating
    0.5 micron per ASHA RP531




    Hose
    4 in
    102 mm



    Water trap capacity (1,200 gallon spoils only)
    8 gal
    30.3 L

  • Power
    FX50
    Power

    49-hp (36.5-kW) Deutz® diesel engine provides ample power for all machine functions.

    Fully enclosed, insulated and lockable power pack leads the industry in noise reduction while protecting major components from weather and vandalism.

    Autoclutching feature disengages the water pump when water is not in use, allowing full system power to the blower.?

    Water pressure can be adjusted from a curbside operator’s station that allows one-person control of all unit functions.

  • Noise Level



    Noise Level

    U.S.
    Metric





    Sound power
    110 dBA




    Sound pressure
    82 dBA




    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.



  • Dimensions



    Dimensions

    U.S.
    Metric





    300 Gal Spoils/80 Gal Water on T9SE6 or T9SH6





    Length
    222 in
    5639 mm



    Width
    96 in
    2184 mm



    Height
    92 in
    2261 mm



    Weight, empty
    7,150 lb
    3243 kg



    Trailer GVWR
    10,000 lb
    4536 kg



    800 Gal Spoils/200 Gal Water on T18S





    Length
    263 in
    6680 mm



    Width
    102 in
    2590 mm



    Height
    92 in
    2337 mm



    Weight, empty
    9,045 lb
    4103 kg



    Trailer GVWR
    18,000 lb
    8172 kg



    1,200 Gal Spoils/200 Gal Water on T18S





    Length
    245 in
    6223 mm



    Width
    102 in
    2590 mm



    Height
    99 in
    2515 mm



    Weight, empty
    11,230 lb
    5094 kg



    Trailer GVWR
    26,000 lb
    11793 kg

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