The Trencher Effect — Art in Its Own Right

Trench walls so straight you can hang a picture

What’s the Trencher Effect? It’s the end result of the trencher versus excavator debate. It’s one machine outworking and outperforming multiple excavators all while digging pristine trenches and creating its own backfill. It’s better margins, better performance and better trenches. Because in many scenarios, a trencher can work three to four times faster than an excavator — and that’s something you just can’t ignore.

How can a Vermeer trencher do more?

Excavators must dig, then dump. Dig, then dump. Dig, then dump. So much time wasted dumping. Meanwhile, trenchers just…dig. Continuously. Never stopping to turn and dump. It’s no wonder, then, that under many ground conditions, a single Vermeer trencher can perform the work of several excavators.

Plus, with a clean, level bottom, the trench needs little bedding. The trench will have straight walls, thus removing only the amount of spoil needed. Unlike excavators, Vermeer trenchers cut their own spoils, providing their own backfill. The result? A clean, custom trench ready for installation with built-in backfill. Quickly and all in one shot.

The trencher advantage:

  • One trencher can do the work of multiple excavators.
  • Depending on requirements, spoil can be used as backfill without crushing.
  • The ditch bottom is clean.
  • Ditch walls are cleaner and straighter than those created with an excavator.
  • You can maximize your job performance and efficiency.

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