"Is it a tall tree or building?"

"It is moving! It's a big robot!"

said Kikki pointing at the direction of sunrise.

"Ho ho ho. That's the library of Construction Equipment.
It finally made it to the Tower of Scoop,"

said Apfel looking proud.

You can learn many things about construction equipment
and other working vehicles here.
Let's go exploring with Kenken and Kikki!

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Mighty machine of the day!

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Champion of "pushing"
: Bulldozer

Ripper

Driver's sheet

Blade

Crawler

Driver's sheet

This is where the driver's seat is. Some types
have a roof only, and others have a room like
this one.

Ripper

The sharp ripper at its bottom
can dig up the ground.

Blade

This part is used to push soil
and rocks, and level the ground.

Crawler

With this crawler, bulldozers
can move even on rough
surfaces. Some crawlers can
move on muddy surfaces too.

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Champion of "digging": Hydraulic excavator

Arm

This part functions
same as our lower
arm; from the
elbow to the wrist.

Boom

This part functions
like our upper arm;
from the shoulder to
the elbow.

Driver's sheet

The important devices to
make the machine move are
stored here. They include fuel,
oil, an engine, a motor, and
other things.

Bucket

This part can be
replaced with a
drill type, scissors
type, or other
types.

Crawler

The crawler makes it possible for the machine to literally
"crawl". It has no problem moving on very rough roads.

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DIGGING DEEP LAB

Who am I? I am Apfel.

Who am I? I am Apfel.

You can learn so much more about
construction equipment!

MIGHTY BULLDOZER

OK. Let's start. "MIGHTY BULLDOZER”
is today's subject.

The mechanism of a hydraulic excavator

A hydraulic excavator has three major parts.

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CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT IN DEMAND

Construction equipment is
working hard everywhere in
the world at this very moment.

The Komatsu Anti-Personnel Landmine
Remover works for humanitarian
support all over the world.

Bulldozer which can be used in water

The amphibious bulldozer played a big role in post-earthquake rehabilitation.

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