It is without a doubt important that you choose the right equipment for whatever job it is that you are doing. Construction is an exact science, and there are some tools that can really benefit your project when used correctly, and then there are those jobs that will be greatly undermined when you end up not knowing which kinds of machinery are good for doing what.

If you are looking to hire plant equipment and you are not exactly sure about what you need for your project, you can always have a chat with the team at Fast Pulse. We are experienced in all things plant hire related, and for the past few years we have built up a company that more than caters to the needs of clients of all kinds. We go out of our way to make sure that the clients we work with are given the best machinery that we have on offer.

When selecting an excavator, there are quite a few things that you should know. You should be able to assess your needs to the point that you are in a position that will allow you to make the appropriate selection. Given the fact that there are so many different types of excavators on the market these days, when it comes to making the selection, it does help to know what you can do with an excavator.

  1. Earth Moving

One of the most common uses of an excavator is to move earth. Basically, this entails clearing ground to lay foundations and sometimes the space which you intend on clearing out is really small. When you are choosing your excavator to do this kind of work, you need to make sure that you choose the excavator that will be the right size for your space.

  1. Dig with others

An excavator can be used on project sites where there are other machines at work, again so long as you have the right size. Smaller or medium sized excavators are ideal if you are planning on doing this, as they will most certainly be easier to move around.

  1. Dig trenches easily

This is one of the main benefits of having an excavator on site. They are ideal for digging out trenches and holes and depending on the size of the excavator you could use many excavators all digging away in one place.

  1. Projects where transport is common

Most heavy plant machinery is not exactly easy to move from one place to the next, but luckily, when you work with an excavator, you will find that this is not a problem. Excavators are quite perfect for those projects where you will need to move your machinery around because they are not quite as big and cumbersome as other machinery you might have on site.

  1. Slower projects

Many construction sites are not all full steam ahead until the job is done. There are going to be those moments when the work slows down. Having an excavator is ideal for the slower projects because fuel consumption for these big machines is often far less than that of other machines.