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The Best Bits & Blades for Different Ground Conditions

Let’s face it – mistakes happen every day in the field. But the more you can prevent them from happening, the easier your job becomes (it’s called working smarter, not harder). Familiarizing yourself with the ground conditions before you start drilling allows you to properly select the right tool for the job. Check out Radius’ Continue Reading

Swivels for a No-Snag Pullback

The pullback swivel is designed specifically for horizonal directional drilling (HDD) applications and come in a variety of designs. Radius offers a wide selection of swivels from DCI and Condux with a number of connectivity options. Bolt-on or Flange Swivels feature a multiple-sealing system and bolt directly to the back of a reamer. Flange Swivels Continue Reading

HDD Industry Keeps Growing Strong

The horizontal directional drilling (HDD) industry has seen a great deal of growth over the last 10 years. Our infrastructure’s dependence on this technology also continues to grow at an impressive rate. With populations booming, there’s a need for underground construction with minimal ground disturbance that won’t inconvenience the public. As HDD continues to evolve Continue Reading

Drill Rods: You Gotta Love ‘Em

At Radius, we love to see the loyalty drillers have toward their rig of choice. Whether it’s Vermeer or Ditch Witch, 20K rig or 80K.  Drillers know what they like and take their equipment very seriously. However, over the past several years, more HDD companies are “cross pollenating” their fleets with both Vermeer and Ditch Continue Reading

HDD to Remain Rock-Solid in 2020

All indications suggest the HDD industry should remain rock-solid for 2020, with plenty of opportunity for growth and no signs of slowing down. One of the primary drivers will be continued work within the telecommunications sub-market, specifically fiber optic installations, which we think will account for a whopping quarter of HDD equipment and services. Although Continue Reading

Custom Subs & Adapters

In HDD, downtime is a four-letter-word. Whether it’s due to broken or missing subs, we get it. At Radius HDD, we are serious about getting your crew up and running. We stock more adapters and crossover subs than anyone in the industry. We have hundreds of subs in stock and ready to go in our Continue Reading

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