Feb 26, 2008

Handling Heavy Machinery.

Why is it that you need to be extra careful while handling heavy machinery, here are the reasons.

This one is our favorite; just watch carefully the series of photos.

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Didn't we say that you got to be extra careful.

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Backhoe vs. bridge.

A backhoe weighing 8 tons is on top of a flatbed trailer with its extended shovel arm made of hardened refined steel vs. overpass made of commercial-grade concrete, reinforced with 1 ½ inch steel rebar spaced at 6 inch intervals in a crisscross pattern layered at 1 foot vertical spacing. What happens? See for yourself.

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Here are some more:

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Though these wont constitute as a part of this post, but we felt its worthy to place them in here.

Way to drive a double-decker bus!

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Least one needs to be a bit careful with these aircrafts with huge amounts of fuel in their tanks.

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2 comments:

Jims Construction NC said...

Rebar cutters are the tool to have when trying to cut through metal bars. In NYC since 911 you will find that all the firetrucks must have a portable rebar cutter on board. We use them on construction job sites all day long. They also work good with rebar benders too. We just got 2 new units from:

http://www.ishopconcrete.com/category/rebar-tools

Anonymous said...

FYI, that is not a backhoe stuck under the bridge, it is a excavator. A backhoe has a bucket in the front, and a hoe in the back.. just FYI