FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING EXCAVATOR ATTACHMENTS

Excavators are equipped with many different attachments depending on the task intended. Attachments used to depend on the project, soil conditions, and availability of materials for replacement. Some common attachments include buckets, augers, breakers, rippers, and stump grinders.

Choosing the right excavator attachment for a particular job is not always an easy task. Numerous factors need to be considered before selecting an attachment from a machine with many available attachments, each suited to several applications. The following factors should help you choose wisely between different types of excavator attachments:

Excavation Speed

The rate at which a bucket digs in loose material will vary based on its size, shape, and teeth or serrations. An aggressively cut bucket will reduce excavation time but may also cause more damage. A smooth bucket will provide less digging resistance and will not dig as deeply into the ground but will suffer less wear and tear …