The kubota mini excavator buckets are an incredibly useful part of the machinery. However, they’re not always completely clear, which makes finding the right one tricky. Here’s a buying guide that will help you find the right one for your machinery.
Types of kubota mini excavator buckets
Choosing the right excavator bucket for your Kubota mini excavator is critical for a number of reasons. I’m going to go over 7 types of mini excavator buckets that you can choose from.
kubota mini excavator clean-up bucket
The Kubota mini excavator clean-up bucket is a heavy duty tool that allows you to dig trenches and holes with ease. It has a 5/8″ thick edge and is made of high-quality steel to ensure durability and long service life. The clean-up bucket is compatible with the following models of Kubota mini excavators:
KX121, KX161, KX161-3
U15, U15-3, U17, U17-3, U25, U25-3
The Kubota mini excavator clean-up bucket comes with a one year parts and labor warranty.
kubota mini excavator ditch cleaning bucket
This is the ditch cleaning bucket for the Kubota K008, U10, KX41-2V, U35, KX71-3, and U45 mini excavators. The bucket widths are 12″, 18″, 24″, and 30″. The pin diameter is 1.375″ and the pin centers are 5.625″. This bucket has a 3/8″ thick blade and sides with a 1/4″ lower wear bar. This bucket can be built with a smooth or serrated cutting edge. The standard bucket has no teeth or side cutters but can be built with either.
If you would like to add teeth or side cutters please call to order 800-605-8241. Please specify year and model when ordering so we can make sure you get the right size pins on your bucket.
kubota mini excavator multi-purpose bucket
Kubota Mini excavator Multi-Purpose bucket. Suitable for digging, grading and cleaning. Can be used for digging and grading in tight spaces such as trenches, garden and landscaping. This bucket can be used to clean up and remove loose dirt, snow, and debris from your work site.
Brand new Kubota mini excavator bucket. Excellent condition. Currently using it on a Kubota KX018-4 mini excavator, but will fit other models as well.
This is the general purpose style bucket for Kubota Mini Excavators with the pin-on quick attach system. This bucket has a capacity of 4″ deep X 24″ wide X 26″ high. It comes with two removable teeth to allow for different types of digging applications. The loader arm is also included to allow you to pick up the bucket with your tractor.
kubota mini excavator skeleton rock bucket
Kubota mini excavator skeleton rock bucket. This is the latest generation of skeleton bucket for mini excavators. It has a 1/4″ thick top lip with a 3/8″ thick bottom wear bar. The teeth are new and have only been used on this one job.
The bucket has quick connect couplers and can be made to fit your machine by cutting off the coupler ears and welding on your type of connection (if necessary). I can also include couplers to mate with your machine.
kubota mini excavator skeleton rock bucket with teeth
Kubota Mini Excavator Skeleton Rock Bucket with Teeth, JIANGTU skeleton bucket is a heavy duty buckets for sorting applications, such as for rock and demolition debris. It has no bottom to allow material to fall through. These buckets are generally easier to empty.
The bucket teeth are usually made from boron steel, but can also be made from mild steel or even stainless steel. These materials have varying degrees of abrasion resistance, impact strength and wear resistance. The type of material used in the bucket teeth will depend on the severity of the ground conditions encountered by the excavator operator.
Jiangtu skeleton bucket is a kind of excavator attachments which is mainly used for material handling applications, such as pipeline digging, river dredging, demolition work etc.
kubota mini excavator tilt ditching bucket
Scissors-style excavator tilt ditching buckets are available for Kubota mini excavators. The feature of this bucket is that the entire bucket can be hydraulically tilted sideways up to 45 degrees, allowing you to dig a vertical trench wall, then tilt and dump the bucket into a trench or onto an adjacent pile.
These buckets are ideal for digging footings, drainage ditches, septic systems and other applications and are available in widths ranging from 12 inches to 36 inches. They are sold as a kit, with all required hoses and flat-face couplers included.
All of our products are manufactured in North America using high strength steel and backed by a two-year warranty.
kubota mini excavator tilting grading bucket
This is our new line of grading buckets that we have designed and built to fit the Kubota SVL 75-2 and SVL 90-2 mini excavators. The bucket tilts in both directions, left and right. The controls are set up so that you can activate the tilt function from your seat by using the OEM Kubota joystick for easy operation. The tilt cylinders are positioned inside the bucket arms so that nothing hangs down below the cutting edge to get in the way when digging.
We use a high quality hydraulic valve to control the flow of hydraulic oil to and from the cylinders. A durable powder coat finish is applied to all of our attachments for maximum corrosion resistance and long life.
These buckets are built here in our shop in Harrisburg, Oregon. They are very well built and will provide you with many years of service.
choose the right Types kubota mini excavator buckets
Excavator bucket types are very important and can vary greatly in size, shape and purpose. In this article we will discuss what types are available and how to choose the best bucket for your application. There are three main sections: heavy duty buckets, trenching buckets and general purpose buckets.
kubota mini excavator buckets material is High strength abrasion resistant steel
The Kubota mini excavators are great machines for construction, utility or farm use when a larger machine is not needed. And like many other brands, they offer a wide range of attachments which can be used on their equipment. Kubota offers buckets, chippers and breakers, augers, blades, couplers and more.
All of the Kubota buckets are manufactured with high strength abrasion resistant steel. The cutting edge is made from heat treated boron steel to provide maximum cutting efficiency and life. The buckets have been designed to give optimum performance with the mini excavators that they are used on.
Kubota mini excavator buckets can be purchased in several different sizes. They include a 9″ trenching bucket which is great for digging trenches for utilities or landscaping purposes. A 12″ trenching bucket is also available for the same applications but this size will allow you to dig a wider trench in one pass than the smaller 9″ bucket can do. There are also 15″, 18″, 24″, 30″ and 36″ digging buckets available for general digging applications such as footings or foundations. Sand and dirt buckets are available in 12″, 16″, 21″, 24″ and 30″.
Weight and wear are two important factors when deciding the type of material for your kubota mini excavator buckets
Weight is important because if you have too much weight, it can slow down the work rate of your machine. On the other hand, if you don’t have enough weight, it will not penetrate the ground as well as it should. If neither of these things is a concern for you, then it should not matter much to you which material your buckets are made out of.
The second thing that you need to consider is wear. This refers to how long your Kubota Mini Excavator Buckets will hold up under frequent use and punishment. You want to be able to use them for many years without having to worry about them breaking down or wearing out. It’s very easy to do this if you buy a quality product; however, this can be a very time consuming process if you try to find the best deal by comparing products from different companies.
Check the size of the buckets pin holes or studs in your boom and their spacing
There are two common sizes of pins in use today: 1-3/4″ and 2″. A few machines use a pin with a diameter of 2-1/8″. Most buckets use pins with a diameter of 1-3/4″. Some manufacturers make buckets for machines with larger pins. Many excavators have been converted to use larger pins.
In addition, there are two standard spacing between holes: 6″ and 9″, sometimes called “American” and “European”. There is an adapter available to convert between the hole patterns.
You must also consider the bucket depth. It is possible to find a bucket that will fit your machine, but it may be too deep (large capacity) to be used properly.
Consider the type of material you will be digging – Excavators are used for digging soil and changing landforms, but can also be used for other applications such as breaking concrete, rock or asphalt
Consider the operating conditions – If you will be operating on rough terrain that is soft or sandy, a larger excavator with a wider footprint and lower ground pressure rating may be more suitable.
The reach of the machine – How far do you need to dig from the end of the arm? What is the maximum height required?
Consider additional attachments – There are many different attachments available for excavators. Consider what attachments you might need for your application. Boom mounted magnets are great for lifting scrap iron, long front attachments are good for loading trucks and high reach demolition booms can reach heights of 80 feet or more.
Check fuel consumption – Excavators consume fuel at different rates based on their size and function. You should always check how much fuel an excavator consumes per hour to estimate how much it will cost to run. Check operating costs – Operating costs include maintenance, repair and labor costs. Some models are more reliable than others so keep in mind that if you purchase a cheaper model it might require more repairs and more frequent maintenance. Check warranty coverage – Different manufacturers offer different warranty lengths so check with them before purchasing any units to make sure they provide adequate coverage if something goes wrong with your machinery.
Whatever type of mini excavator you purchase, it is important to make sure that it has the right type of bucket for the job
For example, if you are planning to do some trenching, then a ditch cleaning bucket is the one you need. If you are going to be digging into rocky soil or hard earth, then a rock bucket or ripper bucket may be what you need.
To ensure that you get the right type of bucket for your needs, it is important to consider your needs and the types of jobs that you plan on doing with your mini excavator before making a purchase. That way, you can order the correct bucket along with your mini excavator.
If you already have a mini excavator and want to add a new bucket, then you need to first make sure that the size is correct for your attachment points on your machine. You also want to make sure that if there are any teeth on the edges of the bucket that they are in good condition and will hold up well under the type of work that you will be doing with them. Finally, it is important to choose a bucket that is made from a material that will hold up well under heavy use.