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The capabilities of these excavating equipment have developed far beyond just excavation tasks with the use of digging buckets. The invention of hydraulic powered attachments such as augers, thumbs, breakers and grapples has ensured that the excavator is often used in many other applications. Diggers are heavy construction and digging equipment, essentially consisting of a boom, bucket and cab. Excavation equipment has a wide variety of uses and excavators are also known as diggers, mechanical shovels and also as 360s, due to their rotational capabilities. Finding used mini excavators for sale online is now made easy with our marketplace for second hand construction equipment and auctions aggregated from best auction houses online. Browse through used mini excavators, hydraulic excavators, RCs, wheeled and crawler excavators from various manufacturers here.
Descended from the Otis steam shovel first produced in 1835, diggers or as they commonly called: excavators have become ubiquitous in the construction and road construction equipment industries. Among this versatile machine's uses are the digging of trenches, holes and foundations, mining, river dredging, pile driving, material handling, grading and landscaping, forestry work, garden landscaping and drilling shafts for footings. The sizes of diggers range from bucket wheel excavator, which use a system of containers and a conveyor apparatus which bucket can also have teeth, and which are some of the largest machines on the planet all the way down to mini excavators. These have become immensely popular due to their capability for functioning and maneuvering in restricted spaces, making them the ideal choice for heavier work in urban gardens. An interesting digger is the walking excavator is a special type of all-terrain excavator that has a unique undercarriage to be able to move in rough terrains. In between these two extremes can be found the hydraulic excavators most often used in the construction industry.
Notable Used Excavators Models
Some of the most notable machines in the industry are the 380 ton CATERPILLAR 5230B, the 570 ton HITACHI EX5500 and the 720 ton LIEBHERR R996. JCB is a great example of a proprietary name becoming a generic term. One of the most powerful RC diggers models in production today are the John Deere 450D LC and John Deere 850. Excavators are often referred to as JCBs, and not without good reason as the reliability, durability, ease of use and comfort of the company's machines are legendary. The highest rated mini excavators are those produced by KUBOTA, TAKEUCHI and BOBCAT. Needless to say, Excavator mulchers are used to clear forest areas easily.
The Advantages Of Buying Used Excavators At Auction
One of the most significant advantages of buying a used excavator on an auction as opposed to brand new is the significant price saving. It is important to operate cost effectively and save money where you can when looking for a used excavator for sale and operating a company, especially when the prices for new excavation equipment and the cost of running a business keeps on rising relentlessly. Also, don't be fooled into thinking that a used excavator for sale will be of inferior quality. Plant machinery is designed and built to be durable and to function in demanding conditions for long periods of time. Therefore, when you make a purchase at a used excavator auction you can be confident that you will be getting a fully operable excavator uses that will serve you faithfully and well for some time to come.
Used Excavator Manufacturers
On TradeMachines, you can find the largest collection of used excavator auctions from best producers and brands such as SAMSUNG excavator, AIRMAN, AKERMAN, ATLAS, BADGER, BELL, BOBCAT, BUCYRUS, CASE excavators, CATERPILLAR, CHAMPION, CLARK, CNH, DAEWOO, DOOSAN, DRESSER, ENMTP, FIAT, FIAT-HITACHI, FURUKAWA, GEHL, GRADALL, HALLA, HANOMAG, HIDROMEK, HIMER, HITACHI, HYDREMA, HYUNDAI, HYMAC, IHI, JCB, JOHN DEERE, JONYANG, JUNLIAN, KATO, KOBELCO, KOEHRING, KOMATSU, KUBOTA, L & T, LBX, LIEBHERR, LINK-BELT / LBX, LIUGONG, MITSUBISHI, MUSTANG, NAGANO, NEW HOLLAND, ORENSTEIN & KOPPEL, PEL-JOB, POCLAIN, SAMSUNG, SANDVIK, SCAT-TRAK, SCHAEFF, ST KINETICS, SUMITOMO, SUNWARD, TAKEUCHI, TATA, TEREX, THOMAS, THYSSENKRUPP, VERMEER, VOLVO, WACKER NEUSON, XCMG, YANMAR, YTO, ZEPPLEIN.