Types of Construction Machines

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It is a common fact that we find a wide range of construction machinery of all construction sites, which make construction jobs easy, safe and fast. Depending on the application, construction machines are classified into several categories we are discussing here.

Construction work can be classified into 3 main groups:


Road Works and



Earthworks refer to construction and engineering that involve the movement or transfer of large quantities of soil or unformed rock. The two most popular types of construction equipment used in earthmoving machines are digging machines and surface digging.

Excavation machines: excavators and loaders

Excavators are the most popular and widely used heavy equipment, used primarily for digging and building wells. They are available in different variants of construction. Chargers are other machines that are very fast compared with bulldozers digging. The main objective of the magazine is to move loose soil.

Surface excavation machines: Dozer, Grader, Scraper

The surface excavation machines used to prepare the surface of the building by moving and changing the earth. A bulldozer is a major excavation machine that pushes the ground surface in and out to create a rather flat surface. This flat surface can also be crushed by the use of bulldozers. The student as a construction machine is very popular because it can make leveling work very effectively, creating a smooth surface for construction. This is especially useful in road construction projects. Scraper is another type of surface digging machine, used to scrap a thin slice of land. The scraper further moves scraping layer soil material to an area a few feet away. Scrapers are the most widely used in large earthmoving works.

Road Works: milling machine, paver, compactor

One of the most common applications of construction machineries is in road works and road construction. The milling machine in road works is used to machine solid materials or remove a layer of unwanted material from the roads. Widely used for repair work, so that a new layer can be created by milling destroyed layer. A paver is a major construction machine used to make asphalt or concrete on the roads. Compactors are used to compact concrete or asphalt. Compaction and earthworks or road construction machines are used to compress the soil and hard materials in construction and roads. They pressure and stabilize the soil for construction purposes more or paving asphalt or concrete roads to be smooth and flat roads.

Tower Crane, Portal Crane Cable, crane, tractor, truck crane: Lifting machinery

Lifting machinery as the name suggests refers to lifting machinery used to lift objects in construction. There are different types of cranes. For example: Tower cranes are used to lift concrete, steel, large tools and various building materials. You can climb to great heights and are a common machine at any building site. Portal cranes can lift heavy loads and seen especially in the places of storage and transshipment centers. There are cable-operated cranes seen in the construction of dams and other works that have the appearance of a line drawing. These cranes can move over enormous distances and deep valleys. Tractor cranes can move freely around the construction site. The truck-mounted cranes are used for lifting jobs of short duration. Its main advantage is that these cranes can drive on the roads.

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This article was published on 2013/04/22