Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Excavating Tools List: With Images & Uses

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

There are various types of soil excavation tools and machines utilized in construction. Excavation of soil is very important from a construction point of view and it should be performed by hand tools or types of machinery based on the area of the land or depth of excavation. During the process of excavation, the land is removed from tree roots, strums, organic impurities, etc. which should affect the foundation.

In the market majorly two types of excavating machines are available they are :

1. Hand Tool

2. Machinery Tool


  1. Excavating Tools List  


( Note: Mobile users are requested to tilt mobile or zoom figures for the best experience. )


a. Hand Tool


Names Images  Uses
1. Spade Spade Used for digging straight-edged holes or trenches, slicing and lifting sod, and edging flower beds or lawns.
2. Shovel Shovel Used to dig as well as to move loose.
3. Hoe Hoe Used in gardening and horticulture to loosen soil and chop weeds.
4. Trowel Trowel Used for digging small holes or removing weeds.
5. Rake Rake Used before excavating the top clear the leaves, and dust on the surface.
6. Pick Axe Axe Used for breaking up hard ground or rock.
7. Mattock Mattock Used for digging, prying, and chopping.
8. Digging Bars DIGGING BAR Used for breaking up clay, concrete, frozen ground, and other hard materials, moving or breaking up tree roots and obstacles, and making holes in the ground for fence posts.


b. Machinery Tools


Names Images Uses
9. Tracked Excavator Tracked Excavator Used for digging, material handling, demolition, and open-pit mining.
10. Wheeled Excavator Wheeled Excavator Used for scrapyard work, road work, material handling, waste handling
11. Back Hoe Excavator Back Hoe Excavator Used for light transportation of building material, construction, small demolitions, excavation, etc.
12. Bulldozer Bulldozer Used for shallow digging and ditching.
13. Dragline Excavators Dragline Excavators Used for road, port construction, pond, and canal dredging, and as pile driving rigs.
14. Trenchers Trenchers Used to dig trenches, especially for laying pipes or electrical cables, for installing drainage, or in preparation for trench warfare.


This was our 10+ Excavating Tools List.


Read Also: Plumbing Tools List


- Advertisement -
Er. Madhu Krishna Poudel
Er. Madhu Krishna Poudel
He is a founder and lead author of Dream Civil International and his civil engineering research articles has been taken as source by world's top news and educational sites like USA Today, Time, The richest, Wikipedia, etc.
Latest Articles
Related Articles
- Advertisement -