Air excavation has become a preferred method for digging on many jobs ranging from utility work to advanced tree care. Excavating with the AirSpade offers a number of advantages over traditional tools such as picks, shovels, crowbars and backhoes, including:
Utilizing the power of compressed air, the rugged and lightweight AirSpade uncovers underground objects, utility lines, or even sensitive tree roots without harm. Featuring the high performance, patented supersonic nozzle, AirSpade digs faster and more efficiently than competitive tools. Dead-man trigger ensures safe operation. Non-conductive, fiberglass barrel provides degree of protection from buried electrical lines. Compressed air requirements: 25 – 225 cfm @ 90 psi.
When dealing with sensitive pipes and cables that are often punctured or damaged by traditional backhoes, AirSpade offers an easy, fast, and non-damaging way to locate and excavate the area around them. In addition, AirSpade can create new holes or trenches to lay pipe or cable, and can be used in many other industrial and utility applications, including: