Common excavators are driven by internal combustion engine driven excavators and electric drive excavators. Among them, electric excavators are mainly used in high altitude anoxic and underground mines and other inflammable and explosive places.
Excavators can be divided into large excavators, medium excavators and mini excavators depending on the size.
Excavators can be divided into crawler excavators and wheeled excavators depending on the way they walk.
According to the different transmission methods, excavators can be divided into hydraulic excavators and mechanical excavators. Mechanical excavators are mainly used in some large mines.
According to the purpose, excavators can be divided into general excavators, mining excavators, marine excavators, special excavators and other different categories.
According to the bucket, the excavator can be further divided into a shovel excavator, a backhoe excavator, a dragline excavator and a grab shovel. The shovel excavator is mostly used to excavate materials above the surface, and the backhoe is used to excavate materials below the surface.