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What is a Backhoe?

Choosing Backhoe hire suppliers can be daunting if it’s your first time, so we’ve written a handy guide with everything you need to know.

The backhoe was given its name for the fact that most of the action takes place at the back of the machine. People choosing backhoe hire suppliers in Sydney may also be planning to use the backhoe for tasks like small scale drilling (this will need an auger attachment), tree planting, or for clearing snow, dirt, or debris.

There are many Melbourne backhoe hire suppliers, and backhoes are one of the most widely used and versatile pieces of equipment on the market (used for a variety of tasks including foundations, trenches, and ditch digging).

Why you should look for backhoe hire suppliers

Backhoes are excellent at staying stable while moving heavy loads, as they have a set of legs which can be lowered if necessary. Because there are so many Brisbane backhoe hire suppliers, backhoes are often used for the laying of telephone cables or pipes within mining or civil earthworks projects, and can also be driven directly to the jobsite (meaning you won’t need to use a long-bed truck to transport the machine).

Backhoes have a hinged boom on the back, attached to a machine that looks a bit like a tractor. Backhoes have a two-piece boom, and the hydraulic system manages the arm, ensuring that material can be pulled towards the machine and then lifted up.

iSeekPlant can help you choose between backhoe hire suppliers

For those looking for backhoe hire suppliers in Perth, look no further than the wide variety offered by iSeekplant. Our extensive database will give you the ability to choose from two different sizes of backhoes, and our projects team can help you decide the best size for your needs if you’re unsure.

One of the most versatile and widely used pieces of earthmoving equipment on the market, backhoes perform many tasks on the jobsite, including ditch digging, trenches and foundations. The backhoe is named due to the majority of action taking place at the back of the machine, and can be mounted either on a standard diesel tractor or on a front loader. Backhoes can be used for tasks such as tree planting and small-scale drilling with an auger attachment, and in combination with a front-end loader, are perfect for tasks like clearing dirt or snow from a certain area.

Backhoes have a set of legs that can be lowered to maximise the machine's ability to move heavy loads while remaining stable. They are commonly used while laying pipes or telephone cables within civil or mining earthworks projects, and have the added benefit of being able to be driven to the site rather than being carried on a long-bed truck. The bucket, on the end of two-piece arm is manoeuvred using hydraulics, the closest to the tractor being called a boom, and the further end called a dipper.

On iSeekplant’s extensive hire database of suppliers with backhoes all around Australia, you can choose from two sizes of backhoes to hire, either the 4x2 or the 4x4 larger size. To help you decide which size is best for your current project you can easily contact our Projects Team or call 1300 691 912 and we can provide expert assistance, or you can search our database to find the best value, reliable backhoe to get your job done quickly and effectively anywhere in Australia.

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