An Excavator is a type of heavy construction machinery consisting of a hydraulic boom, bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the upper or house. The excavator is usually mounted on a lower section that is on tracks or wheels. Operation controls are typically in an enclosed cabin. excavator from the operator cab.
Excavators are primarily used for digging trenches, holes, foundations, material handling, brush cutting with hydraulic attachments Forestry work Forestry mulching, and grading/landscaping, mining, river dredging, and driving piles, in conjunction with a pile driver. Drilling shafts for footings and rock blasting, with an auger or hydraulic drill attachment and snow removal with snowplow and snowblower attachments.