Mini Excavator Rentals and Rental Rates

Mini Excavators are perfect for earth moving, concrete construction, and landscaping projects such as irrigation installation and drainage projects. Renting Mini Excavators from Team Tractor and Equipment Rentals in Phoenix, Arizona are a great way to get your construction project done at an affordable cost. Mini Excavators provide parallel, unobstructed operation near obstacles, tree lines and foundations thanks to their zero, short-tail or conventional swing design and independent center swing boom that can be offset left or right within an operating range.  Mini Excavatorss bring performance, flexibility, and versatility to your job site. Excavator Rentals from Team Tractor and Equipment Rentals in Phoenix, Arizona provide optimal power and performance. With superior digging power, this heavy construction equipment is vital on any large jobsite.

 

With surprising ease of use, Mini Excavators can also function in a variety of applications with the many multifunction attachments available such as Hydraulic Hammer Breakers, Excavator Thumbs, Demolition Grapples, Plate Compactors, Compaction Wheels, Pile Hammers, Excavator Grapples, Post Hole Diggers Augers, Brush Cutters, Rock Tooth, Skeleton Bucket, Screening Bucket, Concrete Crushers, Tree Shears, Steel Shears, and many more to make backfilling, digging, grading, loading, and dumping fast, efficient and easy. We also have Excavator Long Reach Booms for rent.Many mini-excavators are available in zero tail swing, short-radius or conventional configurations, and feature an adjustable boom with the ability to offset left or right to work closer to buildings and obstacles. Some mini-excavators are variable-width undercarriage and adjustable blade capable of passing through most common gates and for working on confined jobsites, close to buildings and in developed areas.  They provide parallel, unobstructed operation near obstacles, tree lines and foundations thanks to their zero, short-tail or conventional swing design and independent center swing boom that can be offset left or right within an operating range.

 

Rental Mini Excavators provide optimal power and performance on small-to-medium jobs where space is a consideration. These bobcats are great for digging, grading, and leveling. With a variety of attachments such as tires or tracks, you can travel on soft and sandy surfaces, through rough terrain and on wet or muddy areas. Whether you’re breaking ground on an Arizona construction site, paving a new dirt path, or transporting heavy loads around the jobsite – we have a skid steer track loader to fit your needs. 

Team Equipment Rentals offers Mini Excavator rentals Arizona including rentals in Apache Junction, Avondale, Benson, Bisbee, Buckeye, Bullhead City, Camp Verde, Carefree, Casa Grande, Cave Creek, Chandler, Chino Valley, Clarkdale, Clifton, Colorado City, Coolidge, Cottonwood, Dewey-Humboldt, Douglas, Duncan, Eagar, El Mirage, Eloy, Flagstaff, Florence, Fountain Hills, Fredonia, Gila Bend, Gilbert, Glendale, Globe, Goodyear, Guadalupe, Hayden, Holbrook, Huachuca City, Jerome, Kearny, Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Litchfield Park, Mammoth, Marana, Maricopa, Mesa, Miami, Nogales, Oro Valley, Page, Paradise Valley, Parker, Patagonia, Payson, Peoria, Phoenix, Pima, Pinetop-Lakeside, Prescott Valley, Prescott, Quartzsite, Queen Creek, Safford, Sahuarita, San Luis, Scottsdale, Sedona, Show Low, Sierra Vista, Snowflake, Somerton, South Tucson, Springerville, St. Johns, Star Valley, Superior, Surprise, Taylor, Tempe, Thatcher, Tolleson, Tombstone, Tucson, Tusayan, Wellton, Wickenburg, Willcox, Williams, Winkelman, Winslow, Youngtown, and Yuma Arizona.


Mini Excavators are versatile and easy to use. They give the renter the ability to work in tight spaces. Multiple attachments available. Rent a mini excavator from Team Tractor and Equipment Rentals in Phoenix, Arizona to complete your project.

About Mini Excavators

 

Mini Excavators usually couple engine power to (commonly) three hydraulic pumps rather than to mechanical drivetrains. The two main pumps supply oil at high pressure (up to 5000 psi) for the arms, swing motor, track motors and accessories while the third is a lower pressure (~700 psi) pump for pilot control of the spool valves; this third circuit allows for reduced physical effort when operating the controls. Generally, the 3 pumps used in excavators consist of 2 variable displacement piston pumps and a gear pump. The arrangement of the pumps in the excavator unit changes with different manufacturers using different formats.

 

The two main sections of an excavator are the undercarriage and the house. The undercarriage includes the blade (if fitted), tracks, track frame, and final drives, which have a hydraulic motor and gearing providing the drive to the individual tracks, and the house includes the operator cab, counterweight, engine, fuel and hydraulic oil tanks. The house attaches to the undercarriage by way of a center pin. High pressure oil is supplied to the tracks' hydraulic motors through a hydraulic swivel at the axis of the pin, allowing the machine to slew 360° unhindered.[8]

The main boom attaches to the house, and can be one of several different configurations:

  • Most are mono booms: these have no movement apart from straight up and down.

  • Some others have a knuckle boom which can also move left and right in line with the machine.

  • Another option is a hinge at the base of the boom allowing it to hydraulically pivot up to 180° independent to the house; however, this is generally available only to compact excavators.

  • There are also triple-articulated booms (TAB).

 

Attached to the end of the boom is the stick (or dipper arm). The stick provides the digging force needed to pull the bucket through the ground. The stick length is optional depending whether reach (longer stick) or break-out power (shorter stick) is required.

On the end of the stick is usually a bucket. A wide, large capacity (mud) bucket with a straight cutting edge is used for cleanup and levelling or where the material to be dug is soft, and teeth are not required. A general purpose (GP) bucket is generally smaller, stronger, and has hardened side cutters and teeth used to break through hard ground and rocks. Buckets have numerous shapes and sizes for various applications. There are also many other attachments which are available to be attached to the excavator for boring, ripping, crushing, cutting, lifting, etc.

Before the 1990s, all excavators had a long or conventional counterweight that hung off the rear of the machine to provide more digging force and lifting capacity. This became a nuisance when working in confined areas. In 1993 Yanmar launched the world's first Zero Tail Swing excavator,[9] which allows the counterweight to stay inside the width of the tracks as it slews, thus being safer and more user friendly when used in a confined space. This type of machine is now widely used throughout the world.

There are two main types of "Control" configuration generally use in excavators to control the boom and bucket, both of which spread the four main digging controls between two x-y joysticks. This allows a skilled operator to control all four functions simultaneously. The most popular configuration in the US is the SAE controls configuration while in other parts of the world, the ISO control configuration is more common. Some manufacturers such as Takeuchi have switches that allow the operator to select which control configuration to use.

 

Mini Excavator attachments

Hydraulic excavator capabilities have expanded far beyond excavation tasks with buckets. With the advent of hydraulic-powered attachments such as a breaker, a grapple or an auger, the excavator is frequently used in many applications other than excavation. Many excavators feature a quick coupler for simplified attachment mounting, increasing the machine's utilization on the jobsite. Excavators are usually employed together with loaders and bulldozers. Most wheeled, compact and some medium-sized (11 to 18-tonne) excavators have a backfill (or dozer) blade. This is a horizontal bulldozer-like blade attached to the undercarriage and is used for levelling and pushing removed material back into a hole.

 

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