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How to Operate a Mini Excavator?

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The mini excavator not only has small volume, simple operation, high reliability, but also has a cheap rent, especially the used excavator. The mini excavator meet various operational requirements of the city , in the city, working space is always limited ,the mini excavator can maximize its production capacity within a narrow place, thus, the excavator has gradually becoming most typical construction machinery in a lot of city .

The fully hydraulic mini excavator controls the working device essentially by manipulating its two joysticks in front of the operator. Track is about two levers to control. The mini excavator with bulldozing plate has a special handle to control the bulldozing plate. Push the handle forward, the bulldozing plate will be lowed, and if you pull back the handle, the bulldozing plate will be raised. Before starting the mini excavator, you should check the appearance intact of the machine. You should also notice the oil, hydraulic and diesel temperature to make sure that they are in normal, wearing seat belts to ensure your own security. Hold the joystick, and move around a bit and find what they are feeling of movement.

Following, we are talking about the working device operation of the main mini excavator. There are two operating levers in front of the cab, we can use two hands control them respectively, the excavation will moving along when you push the two handles forward together at the same time. Each handle has four direction buttons (before, after, left and right) correspond to four separate movements, a total of eight separate movements, some used excavator need the experienced operators because of its poor control. The left joystick is to control the excavator bucket's movements, making the left joystick in forward position represent you want the arm open forward and if you turn the joystick backward, you will sucked the stick backwards, turning the handle left means rotating its arm to the left, you can also rotate its arm to the right by turning the left joystick right.

The right joystick is used to control the excavator's boom and bucket, and you can move the right joystick forward to let the boom be lowered, the boom will rise when the handle move back up, and if you place the right joystick in left, the bucket began to work, when you need to open the shovel bucket, you can put the joystick in the right position. If you want to turn your excavator right, you can let the left pedal forward or the right pedal backward, in opposite, you can let the left pedal backward or the right pedal forward to turn the excavator left. Left pedal forward and right pedal backward means that you wise your mini excavator 360 °clockwise in-situ, while you also can make it 360 °counter-clockwise in-situ by turning right pedal forward and the left pedal backward. You should practice more if you want improve your skills of the operating excavator (new or used excavator), confidence is also an important element to maneuver the mini excavator well.

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