PD-55 Post Drivers

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Note: If the post you intend to drive is tubular in construction and the inside dimension is larger than 2.5", you will need to use a drive cap. Please call us for assistance in determining your needs.

The PD-55 is easily operated by one man and is the perfect choice for driving ground rods, delineator posts and various types of steel posts.


Features

Top Cover Ductile iron casting, high in strength and ductility has a 1" (25.4 mm) diameter handle designed into the cover for easy handling and carrying. O-Ring sealed.
Body Ductile iron casting, with excellent wear resistant characteristics. The air inlet is cast into the body and tapped with with 3/4" NPT female threaded ports, along with 1" (25.4 mm) diameter ergonomically designed side handles for easy handling and carrying. Chuck bolts pass thru the lower body flange into tapped holes in the chuck mounting plate allowing special chucks to be made in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.
Piston Alloy steel heat treated with a ground surface with hard chrome plate. Designed with 2 round valve ports to give better lubrication and load distribution to the valve ring while running.
Master Chuck and
Chuck Adapters
The 3 7/8" (98.4 mm) I.D. master chuck is of an all welded, reinforced steel and tubing construction. The chuck is equipped with extra long chuck adapter attachment lugs. Standard chuck adapters are available in the following sizes: 1" (25.4 mm) I.D., 1 1/2" (38.1 mm) I.D., 2" (50.8 mm) I.D., 2 1/2" ( 63.5 mm) I.D., 3" (76.2 mm) I.D., 3 1/2" (88.9 mm) I.D. and three channel post chuck adapters for 1.2 to 1.5 lbs/ft, 2 to 2.75 lbs/ft and 3 to 4 lbs/ft posts.
Fasteners S.A.E. Grade 5 bolts with belleville lock washers. All fasteners are plated.
Air Consumption 42 CFM (1.19 m3/min) @ 90 PSI (6.4 kg/cm2)

Specifications

  Model # Specifications
1 PD55 070013 Medium Duty Post Driver with a 3 7/8" (98.4 mm) I.D. Master Chuck, uses 42 CFM (1.19 m3/min) @ 90 psi (6.4 kg/cm2). Approx. Wt. 54.6 lbs (24.8 kg)
2 070609 3 1/2" (88.9 mm) I.D. Chuck Adapter
3 070610 3" (76.2 mm) I.D. Chuck Adapter
4 070611 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) I.D. Chuck Adapter
5 070612 2" (50.8 mm) I.D. Chuck Adapter
6 070613 1 1/2" (38.1 mm) I.D. Chuck Adapter
7 070614 1" (25.4 mm) I.D. Chuck Adapter
8 070617 Channel Post Chuck Adapter - 1.2 to 1.5 lbs/ft Posts
9 070618 Channel Post Chuck Adapter - 2 to 2.75 lbs/ft Posts
10 070619 Channel Post Chuck Adapter - 3 to 4 lbs/ft Post
11 070590 4 1/16" (103.2 mm) Square Chuck Wood Post Assembly
  070615 PD-55 2" Heavy Chuck Adapter (not shown)