Ditch Witch® Zahn® Trencher

Enhanced handling and accuracy for urban environments

Features & Specs

  • Roto Witch compatible for expanded options
  • Chain- and beltless hydraulic drive
  • 23-hp Kohler engine



Engineered for maneuverability and durability, the Zahn® trencher completes standard urban and domestic trenching through a number of specialized components, including a reversible digging chain and a beltless blade. 

Exceptionally compact, maneuverable, and precise, Ditch Witch’s® Zahn® trencher provides quick and effective excavation in both urban and domestic worksites.

First-rate features, including Roto Witch compatibility to bore beneath the hardest surfaces and the trench depth indicator for effortless monitoring from the operator’s station, provide flexibility to handle a diverse range of tasks.

Top-caliber hydraulics, beltless equipment, and Ditch Witch Northwest’s devoted 24/7 services help to minimize mechanical issues and downtime.


  • Adjustable maximum and minimum ground-drive speed for added safety and consistency
  • Trench depth indicator for quick and effortless real-time monitoring within the operator's station
  • Optional two-wheel- and four-wheel-drive models
  • Quick and convenient drilling under sidewalks and more with Roto Witch (optional) capabilities
  • Hydraulic auger (optional) runs independent of the headshaft resulting in less carryover
  • Chain and beltless hydraulic drive reduces downtime and necessary maintenance
  • 23-hp of thrust from the superior Kohler® engine


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