Shovels

A shovel is a hand tool with a triangular or Tee shaped grip at the top. The grip fits into the handle or shaft which is normally made from wood, plastic or metal. At the base of the handle, the blade is attached to the handle through the socket or collar.What does it do?Shovels are designed to scoop up, shovel and move loose materials such as soil, sand, and snow. Shovels can also be used to dig holes and trenches.Why do you need it?Shovels are used in a wide variety of applications, the most common would be Building sites Gardens and allotments Farm yards Utility installationTypes of shovelsThere are various types of shovel, choosing the correct one would depend on the application or environment it is to be used. Digging shovels - are designed for digging holes. They feature a curved scoop with upturned edges. Digging shovels have a curved pointed tip. Digging shovels are ideal for preparing the ground in gardens or allotments ready for planting trees and shrubs. Scooping shovels are designed to scoop up or move loose materials. They usually feature a wider head with a flat tip. Scooping shovels are ideal for shovelling snow from paths and driveways, moving gravel and sand on building sites. Trench shovels -have a longer narrower head with a sharp pointed tip. Trench shovels have steeper upturned sides. They are the perfect shape for digging new trenches to lay pipework for utility installation. Square shovels - have a flatter head with a straight tip. Square head shovels like scooping shovels are used to move loose material. The flatter head on a square shovel also makes them ideal for slicing through tough tree and plant roots.

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Description Price Type Food Processing Safe Size Handle Length Handle Material Colour Length Width Blade Material
RS Stock No. 473-4842
Mfr. Part No.2002ARRS
£21.93
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Tubular with Carbon/Manganese Blade - 255 x 320 mm 710mm Metal - 320mm 255mm -
RS Stock No. 783-9880
Mfr. Part No.2753TFL
£54.03
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Newcastle Drainer - 405 x 105 mm 711mm Fibreglass - 405mm 105mm -
RS Stock No. 783-9899
Mfr. Part No.2711TFL
£49.65
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Cable Layer - 276 x 119 mm 711mm Fibreglass - 276mm 119mm -
RS Stock No. 783-9896
Mfr. Part No.2702TFL
£49.65
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Taper Shovel - 315 x 218 mm 711mm Fibreglass - 315mm 218mm -
RS Stock No. 783-9903
Mfr. Part No.2731TFL
£49.65
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Square Shovel - 302 x 250 mm 711mm Fibreglass - 302mm 250mm -
RS Stock No. 783-9886
Mfr. Part No.2701TFL
£44.93
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Trench Shovel - 276 x 172 mm 711mm Fibreglass - 276mm 172mm -