News - Xcentric Ripper

Initial Impressions | XR82 At Work

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One of our customers in the pile and dredging industry was searching for an excavation tool that could be deployed for a three-month project which included the removal of more than 40,000 yards of basalt from a shoreline to make way for a new harbor and breakwater for incoming marine traffic. The superintendent saw video...... READ MORE

Better. Faster. Stronger. Introducing Xcentric Ripper Mining Series.

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After more than 10 years of development in the design and manufacture of the world’s most productive, reliable, and technologically advanced hydraulic ripper, Xcentric International has taken the Xcentric Ripper range to a whole new level with the release of the all new Xcentric Ripper Mining Series. The Xcentric Ripper outperforms traditional hydraulic hammers and static...... READ MORE

Our Top Featured Demoltion Projects of 2017

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Demolition projects galore. Epic road trips. Brand new products. 2017 was full of all kinds of new undertakings and adventures for the ShearForce Equipment crew. Check out the list of our Top Projects of 2017! Major Demolition Works Project on Vancouver Island One of our customers took on a large industrial facility demolition project on...... READ MORE

Frozen Ground Excavation: The Contractor’s Guide to Excavating

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Frozen ground excavation can be a challenge. When a deep freeze sets in, even the softest of soils can quickly turn into a stubborn and concrete-like barrier to making progress with your earthmoving job and hitting your targets on time. Ground density depends on several factors, including moisture content, grain size, and surface temperature. Excavation...... READ MORE

Winter Is On Its Way! Beat the Cold this Year with Xcentric Ripper

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Here at ShearForce, we believe there is the right tool for every job, especially when the temperature dips below zero. The Xcentric Ripper provides high frequency impact and vibrations for easier breakup when excavating frozen ground, hard ground, rock, and concrete. Watch the video below to see how customers in cold climates can take advantage...... READ MORE

See you in PG! ShearForce at the Canada North Resources Expo

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We hope to see you at this year’s Canada North Resources Expo in Prince George, BC! Where: CN Centre – 2187 Ospika Blvd S, Prince George, BC When: Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm We invite you to join us for FREE at the show! Register online now and...... READ MORE

Our Top 9 Featured Projects of 2016

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Far away lands. Unique excavation projects. Brand new products. 2016 was full of all kinds of new undertakings and adventures for the ShearForce Equipment crew. Check out the list of our Top 9 Featured Projects of 2016! Installing an XR50 Hydraulic Ripper in Dease Lake, BC Our adventurous heavy duty mechanic Tyler traveled almost 1,700...... READ MORE

Xcentric Ripper Makes An Impact Around the World

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The Xcentric Ripper® excavator attachment was originally designed for rock excavation and trenching projects in Spain. Using patented Impact Vibration Accumulation Technology, the attachment works with the natural rigidity of the rock, and the vibrations that are produced shake the material to deepen cracks for easier breakup. The Xcentric Ripper® is an exceptional tool for...... READ MORE