There are many types of excavator machine and each is known to be capable of certain thing. Working with the one for something that it is best suited for would be the right solution to doing effective excavation work. So, having the knowledge of all the types would be important and necessary for you. So, have you heard about zero swing excavator? Let’s see what this type is here.
The Limited Swing Capability of the Machine
If there is something to note down about this type, it would be what is referred by the name. It is zero swing without doubt. However, it does not mean that it can’t do any swing at all for you when doing excavation work. Actually, this zero swing capability means limited ability to swing the arm in this machine. It is not completely zero, but strictly limited. How strict the limit really is in this piece?
Need to be known, for this machine type, the manufacturers would design it so its arm can only swing as wide as the track width. You can imagine then that this machine has short and most likely one-joint arm. Of course, with such design, zero swing excavator wouldn’t be able to swing far and that much. Still, it is not like this excavator is useless because of this design. After all, each type does work best for certain thing than the others.
The Solution to Confined Excavation Areas
Excavation ground has various terrains and consists of all sorts of areas. The areas are not always so open and easy to travel in, let alone move freely to swing the machine’s arm here and there. This is where zero swing-type machine would come in handy. With its body design, you can travel in cramped area and swing the arm easily without feeling it too long to reach the materials in the front.
You can imagine yourself how it would end up to be, to work with one that has pretty long arm and with more than one joint. The arm would only get in the way as you swing, right? It can cause danger too if it happens to hit big rock that can easily collapse. If zero swing excavator is enough for the job, there is no need for you to look for the greater one. Now, you know that even zero swing kind can be useful for something in excavation work.
Description: Zero swing excavator might have limited swing capability. However, even such machine can be best and safe to use by the users in confined excavation areas.