Backhoe Loader For Sale

Backhoe loaders are used in the construction industry and are the typical diggers that adorn childrens' bedrooms. With a loading shovel at the front and a digging attachment at the rear, backhoe loaders are a common site at roadworks thanks to their flexibility. There is a always a good selection of backhoe loaders for sale at Plantlocator from Plant Traders and contractors selling their plant directly.

The key manufacturers for the sale of backhoe loaders in the UK are JCB with their JCB Sitemaster range and Case with their 580T backhoe loader. Terex make a solid backhoe loader with quick hitch attachments to make sure that the machine can perform as many roles as possible with the least downtime.

Buying a Used Backhoe Loader

Put simply, a backhoe loader is really just a tractor with a loader attachment at the front and an excavating implement, the backhoe, attached at the rear. JCB is widely credited with inventing the backhoe loader, so they are often referred to as simply JCBs, much in the same way that a vacuum cleaner is known as a Hoover. A backhoe loader is a major piece of plant, capable of carrying out some pretty heavy duties, but it is also a relatively compact and agile machine, able to get into tight spaces and carry out some quite precise work.

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Used Backhoe Loaders for SaleVersability the Key

They are also extremely versatile machines and can be found widely throughout industry, in construction, demolition and road-working duties. They are also used extensively in excavation works. They all have the same standard configuration, but they do come in a wide variety of sizes to suit different markets, and the control layout and engine also differ. Other machines, such as tractors, can also have backhoe implements added to them, but strictly speaking, these are not backhoe loaders. The machines get their 'backhoe' name from the rear scooping movement the bucket goes through as it operates.

The standard backhoe loader is a diesel-engined tractor with four wheels and an enclosed cab. Mounted at the rear is the backhoe, connected to the chassis by means of an articulated arm, operating much like a hand connected to an arm. What would be the elbow points skywards and the 'hand' of the bucket faces inwards towards the cab. The main job of the backhoe loader is certainly to dig, but they are also often used for general lifting and loading duties. To the front of the machine is a standard loader, much like you would see on the front of a tractor. This can be used for heavier lifting and loading duties. It can also be used for earth-moving and terrain-forming activities. Inside the cab there are two sets of controls: one for the backhoe and one for the front loader. This means that the operator is always facing the direction of the implement he is using.

Four Wheel Steering a Must?

One feature to consider when buying a backhoe loader is the steering mechanism. If agility is important, a four-wheel-steering set-up may be a good idea. This allows all four wheels to be turned the same way, effectively allowing the machine to move sideways. The back and front wheels can also be turned in opposite directions, allowing the backhoe loader to turn almost within its own length. There is also the option of four- or two-wheel drive, with four-wheel-drive and steer machines tending to be a bit more expensive - both to buy and to maintain.

Care must be taken in operating the backhoe loader as they can be very top heavy, especially when lifting heavy loads high above the machine. This is where the stabilisers come into play. These are legs that are loaded to provide extra stability and take weight off the tyres when involved in heavy lifting duties. The backhoe loader also has a number of alternative attachments to widen the scope of work that can be tackled.

Caterpillar Backhoe Loader


Backhoe loaders from Caterpillar are capable of embracing a range of roles, whether as machines deployed for general construction use or sent out for more specific tasks within demolitions, highway maintenance or even landscaping. An excavator arm at the rear lets them tear into tough surfaces, while the front-mounted bucket allows loads to be lifted and tipped to keep sites tidy and safe. A... Read more

JCB Backhoe Loader


Backhoe loaders from JCB are all about boosting the productivity levels that are achievable with a single piece of equipment, fulfilling a range of functions and also lowering costs. So for affordable used JCB backhoe loaders you can make legitimate choices based on individual needs. Unerringly efficient and reliable, JCB machines have a global reputation for quality and resilience. With intuitive... Read more

Komatsu Backhoe Loader


Komatsu backhoe loaders are versatile and multi-purpose vehicles that can be operated both as an excavator and a loader and can also travel efficiently and independently on public roads, making it easier to move from job to job. Komatsu backhoe loaders come in a number of different sizes and also different configurations. A major difference in these configurations is the steering mechanism. For... Read more

Terex Backhoe Loader


Terex offers both centre mount and sideshift backhoe loaders, with used and new models alike ensuring that the operator is comfortable and in control at all times. With a selection of powerful machines available, and operating weights starting at a little over 7000kg, buyers have unbridled choice. And as with all quality construction machinery, every model is built to last and set up in such a way... Read more

Case Backhoe Loader


Case is a leader in the backhoe loader market, offering three models in its King range of backhoe loaders. These models include the 580 ST, 590 ST and 695 ST. All models are designed to offer the best combination of power and economy. Case backhoe loaders feature Tier 4 interim rated engines and an automatic ride control system. They have a rapid backhoe boom positioning capability and the... Read more
Compact Backhoe Loader from Terex Announced

A new backhoe loader from Terex is arriving in the UK in a few weeks, boasting a design which is both compact and practical in order to boost productivity and lower operational costs,... Read More

Efficiency Benefits of JCB Backhoe Loader Explored

The multi-faceted nature of a backhoe loader means that it can take on a range of tasks, fitting into several roles on construction projects which might normally require the use of several... Read More

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While known for its excavators and dumpers in the UK, Kubota is also responsible for a range of other equipment, the availability of which is increasing as it enhances its market... Read More