responsible for digging trenches are called trenchers. Available in
different sizes it is applied in construction purposes, agricultural
operations and laying of pipes. Based on the size and usage it can be
categorized as chain trenchers, wheel or disc trenchers and bucket
trenchers. Heavy-duty trenchers are riding units that can be used to dig
very large trenches. With attachments like backhoes, saws and reel
carriers. Trenchers becomes more versatile and efficient.
Trenchers are available in different size and configuration. Different
types of trenchers preforms different function. However, taken together,
trenchers performs following functions :
- Underground utility construction
- Gas, telephone, electrical, and water and sewer services.
- Special trenching components available to cut through rocky
soils, paving and frozen ground etc.