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Definition and Types of Heavy Equipment

Heavy equipment are large machines and are designed to carry out construction functions such as earthwork and to move building materials. The machine consists of five components, namely implements, traction equipment, structures, power sources and transmissions, and control systems. Heavy equipment is an important factor in projects, especially construction and mining projects and other activities […]

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History of Dump Trucks

A dump truck (or in the UK call it a Dumper truck) is a device used to move material from a medium to long distance (500 m or more). The load is filled by the loading device, while for the unloading the tool works alone. These materials include coal, clay, sand, split stone, nickel, iron […]

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Excavators and Component Names

Hydraulic Excavator is a versatile tool that can be used for various types of work such as: digging the ground, making ditches, dredging rivers, knocking out buildings, loading material into dump trucks or wood into trailers, and others. With a combination of replacement attachments, it can be used to break rocks, pull embankments, dismantle asphalt […]

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Asphalt Finisher Function

Asphalt finisher is a tool to spread hot mix asphalt mixture produced from asphalt production equipment, namely Asphalt Mixing Plant [AMP] on the road surface to be worked on. There are two types of Asphalt Finisher, the type of crawler that uses a track and the type of rubber wheel (Wheeled). In Asphalt Finisher track […]