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Caterpillar 352F Hydraulic Excavators

  • Location: Ivory Coast
  • Model: 2019
  • Condition: USED
  • Hours: 754

Caterpillar 352F Hydraulic Excavators

  • Location: Ivory Coast
  • Model: 2019
  • Condition: USED
  • Hours: 691

  • Location: Norway
  • Model: 2015
  • Condition: USED
  • Hours: 1,846

  • Location: Netherlands
  • Model: 2005
  • Condition: USED
  • Hours: 17,746

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  • Model: 2010
  • Condition: USED
  • Hours: 7,740

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Used Excavators for Sale at Machinery Planet

Excavators are popular earth moving vehicles that feature a bucket, arm, rotating cab and movable cabs. Superior digging power is provided by these components and mobility, allowing this heavy equipment to perform a variety of functions, from digging trenches and breaking holes to lifting away waste and excavating mines. Excavators are also called as diggers, JCB'S, mechanical shovels or 360 degree excavators. Tracked excavators are also called as "track hoes". In the UK, wheeled excavators are also called as "rubber ducks".

 You will find an array of choices when it comes to excavator machines depending on your requirements. We provide with the appropriate excavators according to your needs from our dedicated online platform Machinery Planet.


Excavator machines are used in many ways as follows:

  • Material handling
  • Digging trenches, holes, foundations
  • Forestry work
  • Forestry mulching
  • Brush cutting which is done by hydraulic saw and mower attachments
  • constructions
  • demolition with hydraulic claw, clutter and breaker attachments
  • General grading/landscaping
  • Mining (open pit mining)
  • River dredging
  • Driving piles or precast piles which are used in conjunction with a pile driver
  • To Drill shafts for footings and rock blasting used in conjunction with an auger or hydraulic drill attachment
  • Snow removal with snow plow and snow blower attachments



There are many types of excavators, but they all fall into four main size categories:

                * Mini

                * Midi

                * Standard

                * Large

  # Types of excavators:

                * Dragline excavators

                * Long reach excavators

                * Skid steer excavators

                * Power shovels

                * Steam shovels

                * Suction excavators

On the basis of equipment features and uses, excavators are categorized into different types. The most common usage is at the various construction site.

Below are the four diverse excavator types:

  1. Tracked excavators or crawler excavators :

              Tracked excavators is also widely known as crawler excavators. To perform the different mining and heavy duty construction related works, hydraulic power mechanisms is used. As it features more flexibility, balance and solidity, it is more suitable for the works in rough terrains regions.

  1. Mini excavators

Mini excavators are used in narrow areas where tricky turns are required and where there is limited space and this is one of its main importance. It has a good orientation power and has greater flexibility and is more commonly used to remove debris, dig pools, cleaning of sites and other works in residential and commercial areas.

  1. Dragline excavators :

Dragline excavators are used on project site for their weight as it features dragline system and distinctive hoist rope. During the civil engineering works of large scale dragline excavators are used for works like canal dredging as it has larger excavator and utilizes a hoist ropes system attached to a bucket through a hoist coupler.

  1. Long reach excavators :

Long reach excavators are type of excavators where the arm has been extended to reach further than a normal excavator would. It is used in demolition of buildings and it is also used in other applications as well like crushing, shearing and cutting. It is very often used for industrial demolitions and heavy duty digging projects as it features 40 to 100 feet arm which is also extendable with attachments as it can easily reach even the hard to reach locations.



  1. Buckets
  2. Hydraulic cylinders
  3. Cab
  4. Counter weight
  5. Clamp
  6. Coupler
  7. Breaker
  8. Arm
  9. Boom
  10. Engine
  11. Track frame


There are different excavator’s varieties for sale online and while choosing the excavators that would meet all your requirements you need to be wise as buying an excavator is a huge expense. Before buying an excavator, there are certain features that needs to be taken into consideration.


Following are some features to be considered:

Operating weight: This is an important feature which needs to be taken into consideration. The lesser the operating weight, the lower is the purchasing tool.

  1. The bucket capacity: a bigger bucket would mean more spaces to carry that would mean to save extra fuel.
  2. Horsepower: to make sure lesser fuel is consumed, smallest engine needs to be selected.
  3. Space: this is also an important feature that’s needs to be taken into consideration while selecting an excavator as the space being occupied by the excavator needs to be considered as there are some excavators that consume a huge amount of space and for such excavators managing the work in little spaces gets difficult.


These guidelines would help you select the appropriate excavators. Thus, it is essential to have a check at the various excavator features as it would help in cutting down the cost of production of a project and making considerations of such factors would minimize the cost of performance.


At Machinery Planet, you are sure to get a very good buying experience at a very reasonable cost and find the best deals on excavators, excavators for sale. You can select your desired excavator model needed for your on-going or potential products.

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