How does the Backhoe Loader Work?

When it comes to selecting earth moving equipment for practically any type of construction work, there is one machine that is sure to top the list – and with good reason. Yes, the backhoe loader is by far the most popular heavy construction machinery among contractors: owing to its rugged, dependable performance, along with the ability to handle a wide range and scale of earth moving tasks.

What is a Backhoe Loader?

Backhoe loader is a type of loader machine which is actually a combination of a loader and an excavator. The backhoe loader resembles a tractor mounted on a set of large back wheels and smaller front wheels. It can be easily operated by a single driver, seated in the spacious cabin which has large windows on all sides to allow for a 3600 view of the construction site. The backhoe loader is fitted with two main attachments – a shovel or bucket attachment at the front and the hoe attachment at the rear.

Backhoe Loader Applications

Due to their versatility and ability to easily manoeuvre into hard-to-access construction sites, backhoe loaders are the most preferred equipment for a host of construction tasks – such as backfill excavations, digging and filling up pits and trenches, laying building foundations to laying irrigation pipes and drainage systems and more.

How the Backhoe Loader Works

The rear-mounted hoe attachment with teeth is ideal for digging and breaking up compact earth and hard material, while the bucket attachment at the front can load and transport large quantity of loose material such as boulders rocks and gravel. Therefore the backhoe loader makes an excellent all-rounder for any type of construction activity, including mining, railway and agriculture projects.

Backhoe Loaders in India

Given that various makes and models of backhoe loaders are available in India; and the price of backhoe loaders can easily run into lakhs of rupees, it can be a challenge to select one that will deliver optimal performance for your specific project requirement. Going in for a well-established brand such as the Mahindra EarthMaster backhoe loader that is trusted by over 8000 customers, will definitely give you multiple advantages and peace of mind. Mahindra EarthMaster backhoe loader comes in-built with Mahindra iMAXX Telematics technology that makes real-time vehicle monitoring and tracking possible, putting total control of the vehicle and your business at the convenience of your fingertips. Features such as fuel consumption monitoring, fuel level analysis, location tracking, geo fencing, vehicle diagnostic reports and more, enables 24x7 monitoring of the vehicle’s vital parameters. This allows for timely service intervention, thereby improving productivity and boosting your business performance.

Mahindra EarthMaster range of backhoe loaders is built with state-of-the-art technology and engineered in India, especially for Indian conditions. Powered by Mahindra’s proven CRDI engine, the EarthMaster delivers best-in-class fuel efficiency combined with low maintenance, translating into greater profitability for customers.