offset digging

offset digging

Digging with a ladder ditcher whose boom is displaced from the line of travel of the ditcher.
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The innovative machine features a multi-position trencher and centerline to offset digging, which gives operators the opportunity to trench directly next to the backer board when preparing footings.
Equipped with a 59-hp diesel engine, the versatile XT1600 is a ride-on unit that features a 260-degree excavator sweep that enables the operator to dig in multiple positions in confined spaces, including offset digging along walls, fences and buildings.
The company has developed its own skid steer loaders, including a product family with a twist: at the opposite end is a 260-degree excavator designed for digging in confined spaces, including offset digging along walls, fences, and buildings.
With the boom slewed one way and the carriage rotated the other, offset digging allows the operator to excavate directly adjacent to an existing structure.
The XT850 tool carrier has a 260[degrees] turning radius which, according to Lumbers, is further enhanced by its offset digging capability.
The XT850 features a dual-pivot excavator system with a 260 degree total excavator sweep for wide offset digging capability.
A special feature of the XT850 is its patent-pending 260[degrees] excavator sweep, which allows unprecedented offset digging capability from one point.
Independent Boom Swing -- The primary purpose of boom swing is for offset digging around obstacles or along foundations, walls, and forms.
The combination of swing boom and a 360[degrees] circle rotation allows the excavators to do offset digging in close quarters and excavate square holes.
The Robex 55-3 mini-excavator sets itself apart from larger excavators by its ability to do 170 [degrees] offset digging, to maneuver and to reposition quickly, continued King.
Equipped with a 59-horsepower diesel engine, the versatile XT1600 is a ride-on unit that features a 260-degree excavator sweep that enables the operator to dig in multiple positions in tight job sites confined spaces, including offset digging along walls, fences and buildings.
Also, individual attachments may not be as productive as they are on a single function machine--for example, the offset digging component on a combination trencher-vibratory plow does not have the same production capability as a trencher-only machine.