Before the emergence of vacuum excavators, the entire work was done through Conventional method. Conventional method is a very time consuming process and raised the cost four folds. The work is done manually which increases the workforce. An increase in workforce is followed by more remuneration. Vacuum Excavation dealt with all such problems and now it has become an indispensible part in the construction business. It is now a core element of the business and has helped the businessman all over the world to get 100% benefit from it. The excavation processes are of two types. First is the vacuum excavation and the second is the hydro excavation. The difference between the two is that vacuum excavation uses air in place of water. However, vacuum excavation is easier to use as there is no need to keep large water tanks.
Vacuum Excavation: The Process
Basically, there are two types of processes through excavation is done. First is vacuum and the second one is hydro. In the process of Vacuum excavation, the suction excavator makes an immensely powerful suction, like a vacuum cleaner. The construction of it is like a vacuum truck. This is then put in the earth where excavation is to be done. The speed of the suction may be 90 meters per second. In such a way it is used to suck the debris, litter and other utilities.
There are a numerous advantages of the above said process. Following are some of them:-
- There is no damage or destruction of any sort.
- It has completely eliminated the manual work load or the manual excavation.
- The productivity of the job site is increased many folds.
- No wastage of money. Cost is decreased many folds.
- There is no requirement of extra equipment as there is only one machine that is to be put in use.
- The efficiency is increased many times.
- There is no traffic inconvenience.
Vacuum excavation is increasingly becoming the choice of the contractors but the choice of the clients as well because of then numerous advantages that it has. The process is feasible. It is the need of the present construction, manufacture, renovations and repair business. With all the plus points, the role of vacuum excavators has become prominent in the business. It has grown rapidly with time and is still growing.