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Types of Demolition Equipment


By ProMatcher Staff



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Types of Demolition Machines

Articulated Trucks


An articulated truck is a vehicle with a joint that allows for sharp turning. They accelerate hauling because they are fast and maneuverable.

Backhoe Loaders


Basic workhorse machine that allows for multiple attachments. Short reach machines. Can work in moderately small areas.

Hydraulic Excavators


They provide for longer reach and power. A step up from the backhoe. Can use multiple attachments.

Material Handlers


The primary purpose of these machines is to take dismantled material and load them on trucks for removal.

Multi Terrain Loaders


Small loaders that can work on various terrains. Very compact for small areas. Can use multiple attachments, but the most common is a bucket.

Skid Steer Loaders


Very versatile small loaders. Very compact for small areas. Can use multiple attachments, but the most common is a bucket.

Track Loaders


Powerful machines used for raising and lifting. Commonly used with a bucket.

Track-Type Tractors


The most powerful types of machines used for raising and lifting. Commonly used with a bucket.

Wheel Loaders


Great for hauling and loading scrap and debris.

Types of Demolition Tools & Accessories

Buckets


Most common type attachment. Has the broadest use including raising, digging, and hauling. Buckets come in a variety of sizes, shapes.

Grapples


Used for land clearing and material handling. Great for sorting and loading. Learn more about grapples

Hammers


Used to break concrete, asphalt, rock, roadways, foundations, walls, sidewalks, and other masonry materials.

Multi Processors


An accessory that cuts, shears, and pulverizes.

Pulverizers


Great for breaking down masonry material into smaller pieces.

Shears


Used for cutting steel, cable, and rebar.



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