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Excavator rentals

Considerations when renting a excavator

If you are considering renting an excavator, you need to make sure that you consider the type of controls the machine has. There are currently two different types of control schemes used in the machines. The main difference between the control schemes is the operation of the boom and arm, which are reversed. You also have to think about your jobsite location and needs to make sure you get a machine that's large enough to handle the job, but one that isn't so large it could actually damage the area.

Features of excavators

The excavator has a cab where the operator sits and uses the joystick controls and pedals to control the machine. In addition, the machine has a boom, which is the extension that holds the bucket or other attachments you might be using, as well as the stick that connects the undercarriage and the boom. The engine in the machine is typically diesel, as it provides more overall power. The "house" is where the engine, fuel cylinders, and oil are, and the undercarriage refers to the area with the gears and motor. You will find a number of different types of attachments available for the machine. Some of the most popular include augers, buckets, clamps, grapples, grading blades, and flail mowers.

How excavators work

The excavator features a bucket that is used to remove dirt and other material from one area to another, often placing the material into a truck to be hauled away. The user has joystick and pedal controls to help them move and control the vehicle. Even though the machine is rather large, it can still turn on a tight radius, and for experienced users is easy to control.

About excavators

Excavators are an important piece of heavy machinery used for a range of different purposes including construction, mining, forestry, demolition, landscaping, and public works. The machines available today have high quality technology, such as hydraulics, which gives them the ability to make very tight turns. They have joystick controls, which help to make controlling them very easy. The size of the machine can vary from quite small, less than six metric tons, up to 90 metric tons.

Excavator Applications

  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Forestry
  • Demolition
  • Landscaping
  • Public Works

Excavator Manufacturers

  • Bobcat
  • John Deere
  • Case
  • Caterpillar
  • Kubota
  • Hitachi
  • Komatsu
  • New Holland
  • Samsung

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