Types of Buckets: A Comprehensive Guide to R&M Buckets

When it comes to material handling, excavation, or earthmoving, buckets and especially the different types of buckets play an essential role. They come in various shapes and sizes, each designed for specific tasks. At R&M Buckets, we offer a diverse range of high-quality buckets that cater to the diverse needs of our customers. In this post, we’ll explore the types of buckets we offer and the benefits they bring to your operations.

General Front Loader-angled view

1. General Purpose Buckets:

These type of versatile buckets are the workhorses of the industry. They can handle a wide range of materials, from soil and gravel to sand and debris. Their curved design and reinforced cutting edge make them suitable for digging, grading, and loading. Benefits include efficiency in general earthmoving tasks and durability for extended use.

Large Digging Bucket

2. Digging Buckets:

Designed for precision excavation, digging buckets or excavator buckets have sharp teeth and a narrow profile. They excel at trenching, digging foundations, and other precise digging operations. The key benefits are their digging accuracy and efficiency in tight spaces.

3. Rock Buckets:

When you need to tackle more challenging materials, such as rocks, boulders, or concrete, rock buckets are the solution. These types of buckets feature robust construction and reinforced tines for optimal durability and strength. The benefits of rock buckets include enhanced resistance to wear and tear and increased productivity in demanding environments.

4. Grading Buckets:

Grading buckets are designed for smoothing and levelling surfaces. They often have a wide, flat bottom and are ideal for grading tasks on construction sites. Their benefits include precision grading and reduced need for manual labor.

5. Riddle Buckets:

Selection of Grey Riddle Buckets rear view

Riddle buckets have a grid-like structure that allows fine materials like sand, silt, and small rocks to pass through while retaining larger debris. These buckets are perfect for sifting materials, separating them effectively. Benefits include efficient material sorting and cost savings by eliminating the need for additional equipment.

6. Tilt Buckets:

Tilt buckets have a unique feature – they can tilt up to 45 degrees in both directions. This versatility is especially useful for digging and shaping trenches, ditches, and slopes. The key benefits include improved flexibility and reduced need for repositioning the machine.

7. Tile Drain Buckets:

Ditch cleaning buckets are excellent for cleaning and shaping ditches, drainage systems, and canals. They have a V-shaped design that efficiently collects and removes debris. Benefits include improved water flow and easier maintenance of drainage infrastructure.

8. Mini Digging Buckets:

Mini digging buckets are essential attachments for compact excavators and mini excavators. These specialised buckets are designed to efficiently excavate, scoop, and dig in tight or confined spaces. They come in various sizes and configurations to match the specific needs of the job, whether it’s trenching, landscaping, or utility work

9. Ditching Buckets:

Ditching buckets, are designed for handling wet and sticky materials. They have a larger capacity and are equipped with drainage holes to prevent material buildup. Benefits include efficient handling of mucky materials and reduced cleanup time.

Doosan with Front Loader

10. High-Tip Buckets:

For maximum efficiency in moving large volumes of material, hi-tip buckets come into play. They offer greater capacity and a robust design for bulk material handling. Benefits include reduced cycle times and increased productivity on large-scale projects.

At R&M Buckets, we understand that different jobs require different tools. Our wide range of buckets is designed to meet the specific needs of various industries and applications. Whatever the task at hand, we have a bucket that can help you get it done efficiently and effectively.

Investing in the right bucket can make a world of difference in your operations. Contact us today info@rmbuckets.com to explore our range of buckets and find the perfect match for your needs. With R&M Buckets, you’re not just getting a bucket; you’re getting a tool that enhances your productivity and success.