BREAKING NEWS – StraightLine HDD Announces Upgrade to Performix Mixers

New Silicon-Carbide Seal Offers Three Times the Service Life Hutchinson, Kansas – StraightLine HDD, Inc. announced the implementation of an upgrade to its popular Performix Mud Mix System. At the heart of the Performix System is the centrifugal pump, which generates the best laminar flow in the industry. The performance pump now features an upgraded … Continued

HDDI, Inc. & RockEye Team Up To Score First Ever Bore Under Spring River

Location:                    Baxter Springs, Kansas Equipment:              StraightLine HDD® RockEye 5.0 Hammer System on a Vermeer 36×50 paired with an Atlas Copco XRVS 1550 compressor. The Challenge: Oklahoma-based HDDI, Inc., received a contract to complete a 750-foot, 1.5- and 2-inch fiber conduit installation in extreme Southeast Kansas. The area, located along the historic Route … Continued

Custom Reamer Solution Features Customer-Defined Design

Two members of the custom fabrication team in action. This custom reamer request falls under the “if you can dream it, we can build it” category. In this case, a customer contacted the custom team with a specific request. Along with a standard set 20-, 28- and 38-inch Maxi Barrel reamers, the customer specified a … Continued

Veteran Driller: “RockEye is Money In The Bank.”

“I wish we could have gotten one of these a long time ago.  It would have saved a lot of headache and a lot of time.”   -Steve Nierman | Nowak Construction Even on short bores, inconsistent soil conditions are a major headache. The headache intensifies quickly when rock is present. Inconsistent geology—from variations in hardness … Continued

BREAKING NEWS – StraightLine HDD, Inc. Acquires Armadrillco, Inc.

StraightLine HDD, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Armadrillco, Inc. Hutchinson, Kansas – StraightLine HDD, Inc. announced the acquisition of Texas-based Armadrillco, Inc. The strategic acquisition of complementary products expands the portfolio of high-flow/side-load transmitter housings and rock tools targeting hard formation pilot drilling. The combination also solidifies StraightLine’s strategic position within key HDD markets.  The … Continued