What Are The Varieties Of Excavator Buckets Nowadays

Excavator buckets are the attachment of excavator that is having teeth and are attached to the arm of the excavator and are used for digging. Different types of excavator buckets are used for digging different places.  These buckets are of many sizes and shapes. And are usually made-up of heavy steel material in order to work efficiently. Because these excavator buckets carry a large capacity of material so, the vehicle with which the bucket is attached should be heavy. These excavator buckets are mostly attached with trucks, and cranes. There are many uses of excavator buckets like to load scrap trucks and vehicles, to move dirt.

Size of excavator buckets

Mini excavator buckets width size is from 6 to 36 inches. Some sizes are only applicable to different types of buckets.  While the big excavator bucket ranges from 6 to 60 inches. The big excavator bucket can contain 1.1 to 7 cubic metre. And it’s about 1440 kg in 1 cubic metre.

Varieties in excavator buckets

Excavator buckets are of many varieties, such as digging and ploughing bucket, rock and stone bucket,  v bucket, riddle or hope buckets, grading or clean-up buckets. The mini excavator attachment include concrete breakers, cutter brush, slab grab bucket, teeth bucket, packer wheel, ripper and many more.

  • Digging or ploughing bucket: This is the most common bucket that is used with excavators. These excavation buckets have strong and pointed teeth on their front. That is used for ploughing and the excavation of surface soil.
  • Rock and stone bucket: These types of buckets are almost similar in shape to the digging bucket. But these excavator buckets have the strongest and powered structural parts to perform a heavy-duty. It is used for breaking and cracking hard rocks and stones. Even this kind of massive task did not damage the bucket.
  • V bucket: The installing of the pipes and cables need a v shape pits that can be done by v shaped bucket. Because this shape of trenches do not need a depth digging.
  • Riddle or hope bucket: Riddle or whole bucket have the gaps in the metal strips that are used for sifting small particles from the larger. With the help of this excavator bucket, it is possible to stain the soil and get the massive and significant part out of this.
  • Grading or clean up bucket: This bucket is ideal for filling a large number of material and soil inside it. Because this bucket has a huge capacity to store things in it. Another quality of this bucket is that it does not have teeth. It is specially used for filling up the holes and for levelling the places. These excavator buckets are also known as clean-up bucket. Because it is also used for cleaning the garbage by collecting it into the bucket and then throw it into the trash bins. For more information visit our website: gardnerengineering.com.au