There are many different types of excavator, but they all fall into four main size categories: mini, midi, standard, and large.
How many types of excavators are there?
A crawler excavator (or crawling digger) is a tracked vehicle designed to dig or grade, or move earth and large objects, and is classified by its mode of locomotion. The many types of excavators include wheeled, walker, towed and rail excavators.
What do the numbers mean on a Komatsu excavator?
The numbers after those letters indicate the weight of the machine. The bigger the machine is, the bigger the number gets. The smallest machine has the model number PC01, and it weighs 300kg (660 lbs).
What is the biggest excavator ever made?
Bagger 288 (Excavator 288), built by the German company Krupp for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. When its construction was completed in 1978, Bagger 288 superseded Big Muskie as the heaviest land vehicle in the world, at 13,500 tons.
What is an excavator person?
A person who excavates. noun. A curette used to scrape out pathological material. noun. A vehicle, often on tracks, used to dig ditches etc; a backhoe; digger.