February 25, 2020
Wheel Loader Controls
Excavation machine made up of a wheel tractor, a backhoe and a front-end loader.
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boomOscillating part of the backhoe that moves the dipper arm and thus the bucket up and down.
dipper armOscillating part of the backhoe that moves the bucket toward and away from the tractor.
dipper arm cylinderHydraulic device consisting of a telescopic arm that controls the movement of the dipper arm.
backward bucketBucket for digging into the ground; it is loaded by dragging it toward the tractor.
bucket cylinderHydraulic device consisting of a telescopic arm that controls the back-and-forth motion of the bucket.
boom cylinderHydraulic device consisting of a telescopic arm that controls the movement of the boom.
diesel engine compartmentCombustion engine in which the compressed air becomes sufficiently hot to ignite the injected fuel.
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cutting edgeProtrusions along the rim of the bucket that cut into the material to be moved.
backhoe controlsSet of levers for manipulating the backhoe.
bucketDeep trough that can be raised and tipped.
bucket leverPart impelled by the bucket hydraulic cylinder that allows the bucket to swivel on a horizontal axis. Hydraulic device composed of a telescopic arm that controls the movement of the bucket lever.
cabCompartment from which the operator controls the wheel loader.
lift-arm cylinderHydraulic telescopic device that raises and lowers the lift arm.
lift armLever that connects the loader to the tractor; it raises and lowers the loader.
bucket hinge pinSet of parts that causes the backhoe to move around a vertical axle to swivel the bucket from side to side.
backhoeEquipment for digging into the ground and moving rubble; it consists of a bucket, an arm and a boom impelled by hydraulic cylinders.
wheel tractorMachine whose chassis can be articulated; it is equipped with a backhoe and a loader.
front-end loaderEquipment for lifting objects or material to be moved or loaded; it consists of a bucket and a lift arm impelled by hydraulic cylinders.
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