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Looking For A Suitable Skid Steer Loader?

Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2021-12-21      Origin: Site

You may need a skid steer if you are working on any park, farm, construction or, some other job site. This versatile machine will be quite easy to manoeuvre and operate with a compact design. However, you will find a few fundamental differences among various skid steers that you get on rent.


If you are looking for the best skid steer loader then you must know exactly what your needs are. Shaoxing Ti-han Heavy Industry Manufacturing Co., LTD has got several models on their product list and you must check their specifications to find the best model for your application.


What a skid-steer loader is?

A skid-steer loader is one of the most versatile pieces of construction equipment. Skid-steer loaders are real jack-of-all-trades machines that come in a wide range of sizes and they are compatible with a large range of accessories. Skid steer loaders can work in small locations and also out in the open due to their compact design.


Where skid-steer loaders are used for?

Typically, skid-steer loaders can do practically anything on a construction site. They are skilled at a variety of jobs, including digging, grading, excavating, and more. You can use a larger skid-steer loader for:

  • Material handling

  • Scrap removal

  • Any demolition job

Skid-steer loaders can handle everything you throw at them thanks to their attachment compatibility.


Skid steer benefits

While the CTL (Compact Track Loader) is the preferred choice of landscapers and construction industry darlings these days, it does not mean you should overlook the many advantages of a skid steer.

Firstly, they are more affordable, and the price difference of 12 to 20% might be a decisive factor, especially for someone just starting out.


Also, skid steers are less expensive to operate and maintain. A new set of four tyres will cost between $1,200 and $2,000, and a new track set will cost roughly $3,500. This is especially significant in severe applications like:

  • Recycling

  • Scrap yards

  • Demolition


Particularly, where tracks and tyres have shorter lives than the usual they are preferred. And, with a CTL, eventually you will have to deal with undercarriage maintenance, which raises the expense of ownership and operation.


In a skid steer, you can also go much quicker. The top travel speeds were around 12 mph. CTLs have a top speed of roughly 9 mph. Skid steers also have a lot easier time counter-rotating, providing you with more mobility in confined locations. To put it another way, if you are in a hurry or working on any crowded site, then the skid steer will be your best bet.


Skid steers, with a ground pressure in the range of 35 - 45 pounds/square inch, can actually compact the ground if necessary. All of the weight is conveyed to the ground via four tyre contact patches that are just around 4-by-5 inches in size. Although CTLs are capable snow machines, this may be preferable for pushing snow.


Skid steers, on the whole, have much higher ground clearance, making them easier to load onto a trailer having a steep ramp. They are also easier to transport because they are lightweight.