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Graders

This gallery of equipment images is designed to help you identify common types of road graders and related machines, both past and present. Elevating graders are in the page for Excavating and Loading Equipment.

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Motor grader: The front wheels of most graders lean under load, putting the grader’s weight on the blade. The concept was developed in 1885 by J. D. Adams. The blade can also swing out for sloping.

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