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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


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


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


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

Multi Processors

An accessory that cuts, shears, and pulverizes.


Great for breaking down masonry material into smaller pieces.


Used for cutting steel, cable, and rebar.

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