Choosing the Right Attachments for Your Bobcat


A skid steer loader is an incredibly versatile piece of equipment that can be used on a diverse range of projects. A bobcat, or skid steer loader, is used to dig, collect, lift and move materials. They are used for a variety of services including spreading materials, road sweeping, turf preparation and more.

One thing that makes a skid steer loader or bobcat stand out is their ability to utilise a wide range of attachments and take on a variety of jobs. By far the most common attachment for a skid steer loader is a bucket attachment. However, the bucket can be replaced by a large range of alternatives that allow the skid steer loader to perform the functions of many other types of equipment including a forklift, drill or excavator. The skid steer loader can almost be considered the ‘transformer’ of the construction industry. 

Skid steer loader are an excellent investment for contractors or business owners. Impact Construction Equipment are Melbourne’s one stop shop for machinery attachment sales. This is our complete guide to some of our most popular skid steer attachments and their uses.


4-in-1 Bucket

The 4-in-1 bucket is a durable, strong and versatile skid steer attachment. This bucket is multifunctional, making the skid steer suitable for diverse tasks. Using the 4-in-1 bucket you can easily manoeuvre logs or waste, push debris with the blade similar to a dozer, use the front end of the bucket to dig for earthmoving projects and more. The 4-in-1 bucket truly provides bang for your buck and ensures you can use the skid steer for almost any job.

Smudge Bar

The smudge bar, or spreader bar is attached to a 4 in 1 bucket and is used to level out ground materials. The smudge bars are available in various sizes and will help you to level out ground efficiently. They are ideal for ground preparation projects such as landscaping and roadworks.

Pallet Forks

The pallet fork attachment can turn your skid steer loader into a forklift, with the added benefit of being able to operate on a variety of terrains. This attachment will enable you to manoeuvre bulky or palletized materials on a variety of worksites.

Auger Attachment

The skid steer loader auger attachment allows you to dig holes with speed and accuracy. It will cut through any soil condition with ease and efficiency. The auger attachment is ideal for digging holes to install posts, piers, poles and more.

Hydraulic Breaker

Using a hydraulic breaker attachment, you can turn your skid steer loader into a demolition machine. The hydraulic breaker attachment allows you to break through tough materials including concrete, rock and asphalt.

Contact Impact Construction Equipment

Impact Construction Equipment maintains a comprehensive selection of attachments for plant hire machinery. Proudly servicing Melbourne and beyond. Get in touch today to discuss your project needs, we can help provide the perfect skid steer loader attachment for your next project.

For all your attachment sales and service advice, contact Impact Construction Equipment.

Contact Impact Construction Equipment today for all your attachment sales and service advice for any residential, civil, commercial or industrial project.



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