SERV Plant Hire - Fundamentals of Excavator Operation

Fundamentals of Excavator Operation

To ensure the safety of the operator and others and to protect the equipment itself, an awareness of the fundamentals of excavator operation is a must. Before even turning the key, the operator should be familiar with the controls and basic excavator techniques.

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TB2150R 15 Tonne Excavator - Reduced Tail Swing - SERV Plant Hire

What are the parts of an excavator?

We can all picture the shape of an excavator, but what are the parts of an excavator called and what functions do they perform? While excavator design continues to evolve and improve, the basic form has remained consistent for decades.

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SERV Plant Hire - Excavator Safety Checklist

Excavator Safety Checklist

Before using any kind of excavator all operators should understand the importance of a full excavator safety checklist. In common with all heavy plant equipment, excavators are powerful machines that can present a host of dangers if used incorrectly.

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SERV Plant Hire - History of the excavator

History of the excavator

Although they are seen as a relatively modern invention, the history of the excavator reaches back almost two hundred years. Each stage of their development has been driven by a boom in industry and construction requiring increasingly complex mechanised solutions.

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What can you do with an excavator?

What can you do with an excavator and how do different attachments broaden its range of roles? While excavators of any size are already versatile tools, there are a variety of attachments for hire that further improve on this.

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What are mini excavators used for - SERV Plant Hire

What are mini excavators used for?

What are mini excavators used for and is excavator plant hire a good choice for your current project? Mini excavators are, as the name suggests, smaller than standard excavators but still a powerful tool. This gives them an increased versatility due to their compact footprint and lighter weight.

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