DESCRIPTIONThe Ditch Witch® RT45 is your go-to trencher for 4- to 5-foot trenches. With its high-torque digging chain motor and Tier 4 engine, the RT45 has plenty of power to muscle through the earth—with your choice of compatible attachments—and plenty of comfort in its spacious operator’s station. It’s no wonder the RT45 has been rental’s most in-demand trencher for the last 50 years.
- Operator presence system stops the engine when the operator leaves the seat for greater safety.
- User-friendly operator’s station with color-coded speed/direction and attachment controls; backfill blade controlled by a sensitive joystick.
- Exhaust system is mounted under a composite hood with a horizontal exhaust pipe, diverting noise and hot air away from the operator.
- Advanced air-filtration system designed to improve engine performance; air filter elements are easy to access and replace.
- Tier 4, 49-hp (36.5-kW) Deutz® diesel engine is designed for minimal maintenance and maximum operator productivity.
- Engine service points are easily accessible from one side, simplifying maintenance.
- Easy-to-use foot pedal that controls infinitely variable ground drive in both forward and reverse.
- Direct-coupled, high-torque digging chain motor designed for increased production and reliability.