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This revised edition of a classic operation manual explains standard machine operations for the tractor-loader-backhoe. How to work with weight distribution, momentum, pitch of slope, and center of gravity.
Operating Techniques for the Tractor-Loader-Backhoe covers all the important issues of safety and maintenance. Then it delves into the work -- how to dig around utilities, plan jobs, as well as set-up techniques, grading and compaction techniques, trenching procedures, loading material, clearing land, and demolition methods.
The Modern Tractor-Loader-Backhoe has become the most useful machine in general construction, and it has gained that reputation since its introduction in the late 1950s. This reputation as the "most useful" is due to the wide-ranging tasks that the machine is capable of performing. These wide-ranging jobs, in turn, demand that operators have the knowledge, skills, and experience required for safety and productivity.
The first edition of this book, Operating Techniques for the Tractor-Loader-Backhoe was written simply as an information source covering standard machine operations and procedures. Over the years, training programs sought it out for its practical and detailed information.
This Revised Edition has been greatly expanded to provide even more detailed information for operators and training programs, such as:
This practical book is filled with illustrations, photos, and the sample tests you need to help you master practically all the techniques and usages of this versatile machine.
- The physics of operation
- Machine control guidelines
- Safety considerations
- Preventing damage to existing utilities
By: Gary Ober
Published by: Equipment Training Resources
298 Pages, 8-1/2 x 11
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