The weight of a Bobcat loader can vary widely depending on the model. As of Sept. of 2014, the S70 of the Skid Steer series has an operating weight of 2,795 pounds, while the S750 has an operating weight of 8,730 pounds.
The Bobcat loader is a piece of heavy machinery that carries material in a bucket on the front of the vehicle. The loader allows the operator to move material from one place to another or load material onto a platform. Loaders can also excavate a piece of ground if they have the appropriate attachment. These vehicles have an enclosed cab to protect the operator from harm in case of an accident.Learn More
A tractor-pull sled design refers to a plan for the metal sled, also known as a sledge, that is drawn by tractors along a prescribed track in the sport known as tractor pulling, truck pulling or power pulling. Sled designs have been growing in complexity as the tractors that pull them become increasingly powerful.Full Answer >
Shipbuilders believed the Titanic was unsinkable because of its watertight compartments and doors. In the event of an accident, the captain could close these doors and prevent the boat from completely filling with water. The ship also was built to take on some water without sinking.Full Answer >
Displacement is what makes boats float. Displacement was discovered by Archimedes, and the Archimedes Principle is also used to describe the theory of displacement.Full Answer >
The phrase "yacht salvage" refers to any operation, voluntary or not, that successfully rescues the boat, passengers or cargo from imminent danger at sea. In addition to employing more than one towing vessel, yacht salvage typically requires the use special equipment such as high capacity pumps.Full Answer >