Many contractors consider using a backhoe loader for construction projects. This machine is a must for earthmoving work. It is also very present in the agricultural world. Discover its main features.
First of all, you should know that the backhoe loader is also called a backhoe loader. These two terms can be explained by the fact that this construction equipment is made up of an excavator and a wheel loader. This dual function guarantees total versatility to its user. The backhoe loader is very efficient for different types of work such as earthmoving, road building, construction or demolition.
The backhoe loader is compatible with many attachments and equipment. At the front, it can be fitted with different models of sweepers or pallet forks. At the rear, an auger can be placed to dig a hole or a hydraulic breaker. It offers the advantage of being able to move from job site to job site without having to use another transport device such as a trailer or a tank carrier.
This machine is designed to perform several tasks at the same time. It is equipped with a bucket that can pick up and move materials and a lift arm that can dig. Therefore, it can be used to do two jobs at the same time. That's not all, backhoe loaders can tackle all types of terrain. From hard to soft ground, from flat surfaces to slopes, they can be manoeuvred easily.(1) We talk about Construction & Installation on our blog section.