If you haven't already done so, please read December’s post for part one’s list of excavator attachments. This is part two, which discusses other types of attachments. With part one and part two, you’ll have a comprehensive list of the attachments for your reference.
Common Excavator Attachments in Granite Falls
Plate Compactor: This attachment does precisely what the name implies. Plate compactors compact the soil, minimizing the need to compact by hand. The use of shock mounts spreads the force evenly, even when compacting on sloped land.
Rippers: A ripper tears through rough, compact, and iced-over surfaces. It does this with immense ripping and rugged power not possible from manual human labor. Operators rely on a ripper attachment to loosen the ground before transporting the debris away using a bucket attachment.
Trenchers: A trencher attachment is capable of creating trenches in even the toughest and rock-heavy soils. Multiple chain and teeth selections are available for handling various surface conditions. Trenchers are the tool of choice for rock scaping, irrigation, and utility-based construction work.
Grading Blade: Excavator operators use grading blades for cutting/splitting contours and drainage ditches. It can also dig around objects, such as pipelines, culverts, and trees with deep and complex root systems.
Packer Wheels: This attachment operates very similarly to plate compactors. Packer wheels, though, are used in confined spots, minus the use of bulky hydraulics. Packer wheels deliver compact force through the weight of the wheels and gravity pressure.
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Excavator Attachments for Granite Falls Contractors
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