360 Excavator Hire
Introduction To 360 Excavator Hire
Generally speaking, excavators are large pieces of machinery that are used for digging, moving heavy objects, demolition and many other things. They all consist of a "house" - the area in which the operator is seated, and a boom, which can be moved in any way the operator wants. Excavators can sit on a track or a set of big wheels. Tracked excavators are better for flat areas and when the excavator needs to move fast; and wheels are used when climbing or going downwards on a site, in order to avoid any skidding.
What Is A 360 Excavator?
There are many types of 360 excavators, but they all have one thing in common. It is the feature of being able to move the house and the boom 360 degrees around, which enables them to be used in areas that have limited space. 360 excavators can move a load from one place to another without moving the vehicle around. They can be used for a wide variety of tasks; depending on the attachments you have available for them.
360 Excavator Hire Companies And Prices
Some excavator hire companies in the UK have a public price list and a full description of the excavators they hire, while others have P.O.A. (price on application) and will provide you with details on the hire price only after you fill out a form about your specific needs of hiring. Details can include your personal information and a detailed description of your plans about the hire.
- Chris Moore Transport - This is a company with over 30 years of experience in the plant hire business and they only offer a price on application. Based in Hampshire, this company provides its customers with fully trained and skilled operators and excavators, dump trucks and dozers.
- Coppard Plant Hire - Founded in 1972, they offer more than 180 excavators to their customers. They also offer a wide range of tracked dumpers. All of this machinery is available for self-drive or operated hire. Here is an example of a price of a 360 degree excavator: Hitachi EX 200-5 360 excavator that weighs 21 tonnes will cost you £140 per day and £700 per week - these prices are for self-drive hire.
360 Excavator Operator Training
A 360 excavator is a large piece of machinery and it is not easy to use - only professional operators can use it with precision and efficiency. If you want to go for the option of self-drive, you will have to learn how to properly use this piece of machinery because it is very expensive, powerful and complex. When operating a 360 excavator, you are not allowed to make any mistakes because you can put yourself in danger, as well as the machine you are using. You also have to know how to maintain the 360 excavator you are using. So, if you are not confident that you can do everything that is needed for you to become a fully trained operator, it is better that you hire a professional operator.