Ordinary excavators are powered by internal combustion engines, whereas electric-powered excavators are powered by electricity, depending on the driving method used. Electric excavators are the most common type of excavator used in high altitude hypoxia, underground mines, and other potentially flammable and explosive environments.
Excavators can be classified into three categories: large excavators, medium excavators, and , each with a different scale of operation.
Excavators can be classified into two types: crawler excavators and wheel excavators, which differ in the way they move around the ground.
Excavators can be divided into two categories based on their transmission modes: hydraulic excavators and mechanical excavators. Mechanical excavators are primarily used in large mines, with some smaller ones thrown in for good measure.
Excavators can be classified into a variety of categories based on their intended use, such as general excavators, , marine excavators, special excavators, and so on.
The excavator can be classified into four types based on the bucket used: shovel excavator, backhoe excavator, dragline excavator, and grab shovel excavator, among others. Front shovel excavators are typically used to excavate materials above the surface of the ground, whereas backhoe excavators are typically used to excavate materials below the surface of the ground.
The first is a backhoe. The backhoe is the most common type of machine we've seen, moving backwards and downwards, cutting the soil with great force. It can be used for excavation below the stop working surface of the stop working surface. The following are the fundamental excavation techniques: trench end excavation, trench side excavation, straight line excavation, curve excavation, excavation at a specific angle, ultra-deep trench excavation, and trench slope excavation.
2. Excavator with a shovel
The shovel excavator is characterized by its shovel action. Its distinguishing feature is that it advances upward and requires the compulsory cutting of soil. In addition to having a large digging force, the front shovel has the ability to excavate soil above the stop surface. It is suitable for excavating dry foundation pits with a height greater than 2m, but it is necessary to construct up and down ramps. The bucket of the front shovel is larger than the bucket of the backhoe of the same equivalent, and it is capable of excavating a bucket containing no more than 27% water by volume.
It is capable of completing the entire excavation and transportation operation in collaboration with dump trucks, as well as excavating large dry foundation pits and mounds for large structures. The front shovel excavator's excavation method is determined by the relative positions of the excavation route and the transportation vehicle. Excavation and unloading of soil can be accomplished in two ways: forward digging with lateral unloading; and forward digging with reverse unloading. To unload the soil from the truck.
3. Excavator with a dragline
Dragline are also referred to as rope shovel excavators in some circles. The excavation has the following characteristics: it is done backwards down, and the soil is cut under its own weight. Under the stop surface, it is suitable for excavating both Class I and Class II soils. Utilize the inertial force to throw the bucket out and dig farther. Although the digging radius and depth are greater than with a backhoe, it is not as flexible and accurate as with a tractor. It is particularly well suited for excavation of large and deep foundation pits, as well as underwater excavation.
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Grab shovel excavators are sometimes referred to as grab excavators. Its excavation has the following characteristics: it is straight up and down, and it cuts the soil under its own weight. When working in soft soil, it is well suited for excavating Class I and Class II soil below the stop surface. It is frequently employed for the excavation of foundation pits, caissons, and other similar structures. It is particularly well suited for digging deep and narrow foundation pits, dredging old channels, digging silt in water, and loading loose materials such as crushed stone and slag into trucks. Trench side excavation and positioning excavation are two types of excavation. If the grab bucket is shaped like a bar, it can be used to load ore blocks, wood chips, wood, and other materials into a wood storage yard.
Excavators manufactured today account for the vast majority of full-hydraulic full-slewing on the market. The hydraulic excavator is made up of several parts, the most important of which are the engine, hydraulic system, working device, walking device, and electric control. There are many different components to the hydraulic system, such as hydraulic pumps, control valves, hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic motors, pipelines, oil tanks, and so on. A monitoring panel, an engine control system, a pump control system, various sensors, solenoid valves, and other components are all part of the electrical control system.
An excavator with hydraulics is typically composed of three parts: the working device, the upper body, and the lower body of the excavator. It can be classified into several types based on its structure and intended use, including: crawler type, tire type, walking type, full hydraulic, semi-hydraulic, full rotation, non full rotation, general type, special type, articulated type, telescopic boom type, and many more.
The working device is a piece of equipment that is used to complete the excavation task directly. It is supported by three components: the boom, the stick, and the bucket. Hydraulic excavators can be equipped with a variety of work devices in order to meet the demands of various construction operations, including digging, lifting, loading, leveling, clamps, bulldozing, impact hammers, rotary drilling, and other work tools.
Body of the hydraulic excavator with slewing and walking device, and the upper part of the turntable is equipped with a power device as well as a transmission system. The engine is the source of power for the hydraulic excavator's hydraulic system. The majority of the diesel is used in a convenient location, and the electric motor can be used in place of the diesel motor. The hydraulic transmission system transmits the power of the engine to hydraulic motors, hydraulic cylinders, and other actuators through the hydraulic pump, and pushes the working device to move, allowing it to perform a variety of tasks while on the job.