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bucket-wheel excavator The term 'bucket-wheel excavator' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' a continuous digging machine equipped with a broom on which is mounted a rotating wheel with buckets along its edge. The buckets scoop up material, then empty onto a conveyor leading to a spoil bank. It is best suited for removing overburden that does not require blasting. This excavator is not widely used in the United States'.
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