Heavy hauling equipments are used to transport rock, ore, coal and other materials from one place to the other. These equipment are also used for carriage and disposal of excavated earth and haulage of heavy construction equipment. The selection of the appropriate type and size of construction equipment often affects the job-site productivity of a project. For safely hauling materials you have to be aware of their special needs and a lot of other things like the right size and type of trailer to carry the material in. It is therefore important to be familiar with the characteristics of the major types of hauling equipments being used in construction project sites.
Different types of heavy hauling equipments and their features
Latest bulldozer models come with application-specific configurations and multiple blade attachments delivering efficient dozing performance in a range of mining, construction and industrial applications such as production dozing, ripping overburden, site maintenance, fleet support, bulk materials handling and land reclamation. The latest bulldozer range’s elevated sprocket and suspended undercarriage isolates the final drives, axles and steering components from harsh impacts to increase machine longevity. The suspended undercarriage reduces shock loads transferred to the undercarriage by up to 50%, resulting in a smoother, more comfortable ride for the operator. An isolation-mounted operator platform with ROPS and FOPS for operator safety and comfort. The seat is fully adjustable with thick seat and back cushions to improve operator comfort and support. Simple hand controls combine steering clutch disengagement and brake application for each track to deliver straightforward operation. A notched fuel tank and narrow ripper carriage deliver exceptional visibility of the front and rear work areas to enhance operating safety. Rear attachments include a single-shank ripper, multi-shank ripper, counterweight and winch. The tip and shank protector are easily installed with a 180-degree turn of a ¾-inch ratchet. The new high-efficiency aluminium bar plate radiator for the engine features a large cover for quick access and improved cleaning efficiency. Sealed electrical connectors lock out dust and moisture to elevate electrical system reliability and servicing. The bottom guard has a secondary retention system, which allows a service technician to free a stuck guard and safely lower it to the ground. Bulldozers can be found on a wide range of sites, mines and quarries, heavy industry factories etc.
The latest range of electric excavators can run on a single charge for a full shift of six to eight hours. In the case of charging it, there are both AC and DC options available. With DC fast charging, the machine can be fully charged in one to two hours, while with AC charging, it will be charged overnight. The models are manufactured for efficient work on the most difficult sites in optimal comfort conditions. Equipped with a powerful yet quiet engine, this machine had a hydraulic system that provides smoothness and precision. Comfortably installed in a good-sized cab, the operator enjoyed excellent visibility around the machine. Air conditioning was standard for more comfort. The electric compact excavator provides a reduction in energy costs and over 30 percent savings in maintenance expenses. It opens up new opportunities for businesses to operate profitably in noise-sensitive areas, low-carbon zones, indoors and other places, at all odd hours. Comfortably installed in a good-sized cab, the operator enjoys excellent visibility all around the machine. This visibility represents an important safety element for the property and people in the vicinity of the working machine, particularly on narrow or congested sites. The fast, smooth hydraulics are reinforced by a total power system which provides a very high level of performance and shorter cycle times. The bucket forces and the displacements are amongst the best on the market to give you greater productivity on all your sites. The applications of the model include materials handling, site preparation in the building and construction industries, landscaping, and light utility work. There is also the availability of electric mini excavators that are zero-emission machines and have four lithium-ion batteries that power the machine for a full day on a single charge. With a significant focus on safety and productivity, the latest models safely isolate all controls as a secondary safety system. Its auto-idle and auto kick-up redistribute power to preserve battery life.
The latest model is used for removal construction projects, mining applications as well as transport solutions for road construction and quarry operations. The models are equipped with software that provides relevant information in real-time to improve operational efficiency, uptime, and productivity. Dynamic Steering ensures the truck is stable even while carrying heavy payloads. It is also equipped with the latest engine management system, better gear shift programming, and a few minor design improvements in the engine to improve fuel efficiency. Electronic braking system and Electronic stability features are attached to the dump trucks for the roughest of the roads. Downhill cruise control maintains a set speed when the loaded truck is going down the slopes using auxiliary brakes.PSS-Dual emergency steering helps to steer the vehicle to safety in case of primary hydraulic circuit failure. The cab has been designed keeping this in mind. With 800 ltr more cabin space, climate control with enhanced thermal insulation, 2dB quieter cab, and excellent internal and external storage space, soft closure of doors, pneumatic suspended seat The Driver Information Display on the cabin is a fully digital 12” unit which is dynamic to suit the preferences of the driver. One can choose between the classic analog or digital view using buttons on the steering wheel.
Discussed above are different types of hauling equipment models. The manufacturing of the new hauling equipment models centres largely on customer requests for increased productivity, lower operating costs, superior availability, long-term durability and ease of operation. Other than the ones discussed in the article, wheel loaders and mobile cranes are also used for hauling construction materials.
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