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Excavators are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, stick, bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the “house”. The house sits atop an undercarriage with tracks or wheels. A cable-operated excavator uses winches and steel ropes to accomplish the movements. They are a natural progression from the steam shovels and often called power shovels. All movement and functions of a hydraulic excavator are accomplished through the use of hydraulic fluid, with hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic motors. Due to the linear actuation of hydraulic cylinders, their mode of operation is fundamentally different from cable-operated excavators.

ENGCON NOW SUPPORTS TRIMBLE’S NEW EXCAVATOR GUIDANCE SYSTEM

ENGCON NOW SUPPORTS TRIMBLE’S NEW EXCAVATOR GUIDANCE SYSTEM

Strömsund, Sweden, December 7, 2017 – Engcon, the world’s leading manufacturer of tiltrotators – a kind of tilting and rotating quick coupler for excavators – collaborates with most established manufacturers of machine control and excavator guidance systems to bring maximum benefit to customers. Trimble, the machine and excavator guidance systems

Compact Excavators and Their Advantages

Compact Excavators and Their Advantages

Designed to fill the gap left by their full-size counterparts, compact excavators can be—and are—used in a wide variety of applications. “When space is limited or efficiency is the priority, compact excavators can handle any type of excavation job on a smaller scale, including trenching, grading, material handling, and operating

The Powerful KOBELCO USA Dealer Network Continues to Grow

The Powerful KOBELCO USA Dealer Network Continues to Grow

Katy, TX – KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North American market by adding Century Rentals and Westrax Machinery to its growing dealer network.

“We’re dedicated to providing customers with the value of industry-leading KOBELCO excavators through our nationwide dealer network,” says Pete Morita, Vice President – Excavator Division

Project Profile: Set Your Watch by the ADT’s

Project Profile: Set Your Watch by the ADT’s

Developments around Vancouver, British Columbia, show no signs of slowing down. In fact, Vancouver, like much of the West Coast in the United States, remains a hotbed for real estate developers. Just south of Vancouver in Tsawwassen, crews are moving materials to make way for Phase 2 of the Aquilini

Little Excavators, Big Jobs

Little Excavators, Big Jobs

Designed to fill the gap left by their full-size counterparts, compact excavators can be—and are—used in a wide variety of applications. “When space is limited or efficiency is the priority, compact excavators can handle any type of excavation job on a smaller scale, including trenching, grading, material handling, and operating

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