Technical resource


  • Hitachi high-reach shows its Pedigree [with video]

    26th August 2015 The UK’s first Hitachi ZX350LC-5 high-reach demolition excavator has shown it’s got the right st... read more
  • Compact Loadall is 'ab fab' says house-builder

    20th August 2015 The new 516-40 Loadall, JCB’s smallest telehandler, is going down well with a Cotswolds house-buil... read more
  • Rubble Master proves a game changer for demolition firm

    19th August 2015 Changes in how demolition contractors have to dispose of waste has prompted Norfolk-based Anglian De... read more
  • From Pierce-Arrow to Bell loaders

    12th August 2015 Grundon is one of the leading suppliers of sands and aggregates to the UK construction industry from... read more
  • JCB creates its own customer base

    5th August 2015 This is Freddy Vaudrey, who at the age of 26 has already bought his third JCB.... read more

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Technical Hints for Excavator Owners & Operators

With these notes we give hints to guide you in maintaining and operating your excavator. These are meant to augment, not replace, instructions given in your handbook and parts book which are supplied with each new excavator.

Our notes are short and may not be comprehensive. They do, however, answer most of the common questions that we at DIGBITS are asked on a regular basis.