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Backhoes are also referred by different names such as diggers, backhoe loaders or loader excavators. It will be uncommon to find a construction site without a backhoe loader as it is one of the widely machinery in the field of construction engineering. These backhoes come in a variety of sizes, ranging from those that can fit in very small areas to those that are used in heavy duty operations such as river dredging, construction of bridges and residential units. Backhoes also called as tractor loader backhoes are so versatile in their functionality as it combines the functions of several machines and that is the reason why a backhoe loader is one of the most common used contruction equipment employed in the building industry.
Backhoe loaders are made up of three major units namely a tractor, a front end loader and a backhoe. The design of these backhoes is a cab placed on a rotating platform that has wheels or tracks at its base for movement from one place to another. It has a regular boom with the bucket facing the driver’s cab. The cab which is attached to the boom is able to rotate 360 degrees allowing for digging anywhere around the loader excavator. The placement of the bucket allows the driver to dig up soil towards the backhoe and it also gives a good view to the driver of the movement of the bucket. The backhoe bucket can also be replaced with powered attachments such as a breaker, grapple, auger, or a stump grinder. Many backhoes feature quick attach mounting systems and auxiliary hydraulic circuits for simplified attachment mounting and retracting.
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Some of the famous suppliers of backhoes worldwide are XCMG, KOMATSU, JCB, NEW HOLLAND, VOLVO, CATERPILLAR, RHINOCEROS, LIU GONG, CUKUROVA, HIDROMEK, CHANGLIN, FORWAY, BELL, HYDREMA, HUDDIG, TAIAN LUNENG, and AMOG.