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Rotating Clamshell Buckets

Hawk Excavator rotating clamshell buckets enhance the efficiency and versatility of your excavator by enabling you to tackle a wide range of material handling and excavation tasks with precision and ease. Our rotating clamshell buckets feature a robust, functional design, equipped with two hinged buckets that open and close to grab and lift materials. The 360-degree rotation capability allows for seamless maneuverability, making it ideal for accessing confined spaces and achieving precise material placement.

Whether you’re dredging, excavating, or handling bulk materials, these buckets deliver exceptional performance and reliability, ensuring maximum productivity and efficiency.

Engineered for durability and performance, our rotating clamshell buckets are built to withstand the rigors of demanding job sites. Designed for seamless integration with your excavator, our buckets are easy to attach and detach, featuring secure locking mechanisms and reinforced hinges and guards to ensure safe and reliable operation.

We understand that every job is unique, so we offer customization options to tailor our rotating clamshell buckets to your specific requirements. From bucket size and capacity to hinge configuration and attachment interface, we can customize our buckets to meet your exact needs and equipment specifications.

Upgrade your excavator with Hawk Rotating Clamshell Buckets and experience the difference immediately. Whether you’re handling bulk materials, dredging in waterways, or excavating in tight spaces, our buckets are the perfect solution for your material handling needs.

Excavator Tonnage: 5-50 Ton
Capacity: 0.6 – 3.0m3
Recommended Applications: Dredging, demolition, excavation, material handling

Product Specifications

In order to achieve a more perfect fit, HAWK can customize the size according to the needs of customers.

Rotating Clamshell Buckets

Model

Tonnage Range

Product

Capacity

RCB612TRotating Clamshell0.6m3
RCB1020TRotating Clamshell1.0m3
RCB1525TRotating Clamshell1.5m3
RCB2035TRotating Clamshell2.0m3
RCB2540TRotating Clamshell2.5m3
RCB3045TRotating Clamshell3.0m3

Rotating Clamshell Bucket By Excavator

CAT Clamshell Bucket Products

Tonnage

HAWK Range

Excavator

Attachment

Capacity

Rotating Clamshell Bucket for CAT 32020T20-23TCAT 320Rotating Clamshell1m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for CAT 32525T25-35TCAT 325Rotating Clamshell1.5m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for CAT 33636T35-40TCAT 336Rotating Clamshell2m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for CAT 34949T45-50TCAT 349Rotating Clamshell3m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for CAT 34949T45-50TCAT 349Rotating Clamshell3.5m3

Komatsu Clamshell Bucket Products

Tonnage

HAWK Range

Excavator

Attachment

Capacity

Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC21022T20-23TKomatsu PC210Rotating Clamshell1m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC36036T35-40TKomatsu PC360Rotating Clamshell2m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC40040T35-40TKomatsu PC400Rotating Clamshell2m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC40040T40-48TKomatsu PC400Rotating Clamshell2.5m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC40040T40-48TKomatsu PC400Rotating Clamshell3m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC49049T45-50TKomatsu PC490Rotating Clamshell3m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Komatsu PC49049T45-50TKomatsu PC490Rotating Clamshell3.5m3

HITACHI Clamshell Bucket Products

Tonnage

HAWK Range

Excavator

Attachment

Model

Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Hitachi EX12012.5T10-13THitachi EX120Rotating Clamshell0.6m3

John Deere Clamshell Bucket Products

Tonnage

HAWK Range

Excavator

Attachment

Capacity

Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 200G20T20-23TJohn Deere 200GRotating Clamshell1m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 210G21T20-23TJohn Deere 210GRotating Clamshell1m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 245G24T20-23TJohn Deere 245GRotating Clamshell1.5m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 350G36T35-40TJohn Deere 350GRotating Clamshell1m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 470G49T45-50TJohn Deere 470GRotating Clamshell2.5m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 470G49T45-50TJohn Deere 470GRotating Clamshell3m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for John Deere 470G49T45-50TJohn Deere 470GRotating Clamshell3.5m3

Volvo Clamshell Bucket Products

Tonnage

HAWK Range

Excavator

Attachment

Model

Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Volvo EC48048T45-50TVolvo EC480Rotating Clamshell2.5m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Volvo EC48048T45-50TVolvo EC480Rotating Clamshell3m3
Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Volvo EC48048T45-50TVolvo EC480Rotating Clamshell3.5m3

CASE Clamshell Bucket Products

Tonnage

HAWK Range

Excavator

Attachment

Model

Rotating Clamshell Bucket for Case CX21024T24TCase CX210Rotating Clamshell1m3

Benefits of Rotating Clamshell Buckets

Enhanced Versatility: Rotating clamshell buckets offer unparalleled versatility, allowing operators to handle various materials and easily perform various tasks. Whether you’re dredging, excavating, or loading materials, the 360-degree rotation capability enables precise positioning and efficient material handling in tight spaces and challenging environments.

Increased Productivity: Rotating clamshell buckets significantly increase productivity on the job site by enabling operators to grab and lift materials from any angle without repositioning the excavator. With fewer movements to complete tasks, operators can complete more work in less time, leading to greater efficiency and faster project completion.

Improved Accuracy: The ability to rotate the clamshell buckets 360 degrees provides unmatched precision and control, allowing operators to precisely position the buckets for accurate material placement. Whether you’re loading trucks, stockpiling materials, or performing delicate excavation work, rotating clamshell buckets ensure precise operation and minimize material spillage or damage.

Optimized Material Handling: Rotating clamshell buckets are designed to optimize material handling efficiency, allowing operators to easily grab, lift, and deposit materials with minimal effort. The dual-bucket design enables simultaneous loading and unloading, reducing cycle times and increasing throughput, ultimately maximizing the efficiency of material handling operations.

Versatile Applications: From construction and demolition to dredging and landscaping, rotating clamshell buckets are suitable for a wide range of applications across various industries. Whether you’re working in confined spaces, uneven terrain, or waterlogged areas, these versatile buckets excel in diverse conditions, making them an indispensable tool for contractors and operators.

Reduced Equipment Wear: With their robust construction and durable components, rotating clamshell buckets are built to withstand the rigors of heavy-duty use. By efficiently handling materials and minimizing excessive movement, these buckets help reduce wear and tear on excavators and other equipment, extending their lifespan and reducing maintenance costs over time.

Enhanced Safety: Safety is paramount on any job site, and rotating clamshell buckets are designed with operator safety in mind. Features such as secure locking mechanisms, reinforced hinges, and protective guards ensure safe and reliable operation, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries during material handling tasks.

Customization Options: Rotating clamshell buckets can be customized to meet specific job requirements and equipment specifications. From bucket size and capacity to hinge configuration and attachment interface, operators can tailor these buckets to suit their unique needs, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency in any application.

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Features of Rotating Clamshell Buckets

Rotating clamshell buckets have various features that enhance their performance, durability, and ease of use. Some of these features include:

360-Degree Rotation: Our rotating clamshell buckets feature a full 360-degree rotation capability, allowing operators to handle materials from any angle with precision and ease. This ensures maximum flexibility and efficiency in material handling tasks, even in confined or hard-to-reach areas.

Dual-Bucket Design: Equipped with two clamshell buckets, our rotating buckets enable simultaneous grabbing and lifting of materials, enhancing productivity and reducing cycle times. The dual-bucket design also ensures balanced loading and unloading, minimizing strain on the excavator and improving overall efficiency.

Heavy-Duty Construction: Built to withstand the toughest working conditions, our rotating clamshell buckets are constructed from high-strength steel and reinforced components. This ensures exceptional durability and longevity, even in demanding excavation, dredging, and material handling applications.

Customizable Options: We offer a range of customizable options for our rotating clamshell buckets, allowing customers to tailor the buckets to their specific requirements. Options include bucket size, capacity, hinge configuration, and attachment interface, ensuring optimal performance and compatibility with various excavator models.

Secure Locking Mechanism: Each rotating clamshell bucket has a secure locking mechanism to ensure safe and reliable operation during material handling tasks. The locking mechanism prevents accidental opening of the buckets and provides added security during transport and storage.

Reinforced Hinges: Our rotating clamshell buckets feature reinforced hinges designed to withstand heavy loads and constant use. The robust hinge construction ensures smooth and reliable operation, even under high-stress conditions, enhancing the buckets’ longevity and performance.

Easy Attachment: Designed for quick and easy attachment to excavators, our rotating clamshell buckets feature a universal attachment interface that ensures compatibility with a wide range of excavator models. This allows for hassle-free installation and integration with existing equipment, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

Corrosion Resistance: Our rotating clamshell buckets are treated with corrosion-resistant coatings or finishes to ensure long-term durability and reliability. This protects the buckets from rust and corrosion caused by exposure to harsh environmental conditions, extending their lifespan and reducing maintenance requirements.

Versatile Applications: From excavation and dredging to material handling and sorting, our rotating clamshell buckets are suitable for a wide range of applications across various industries. Their versatility makes them an essential tool for construction, mining, demolition, and other heavy-duty operations.

Operator Safety Features: Safety is paramount, which is why our rotating clamshell buckets are equipped with operator safety features such as protective guards and emergency stop mechanisms. These features help prevent accidents and injuries during operation, ensuring a safe working environment for operators and bystanders alike.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a rotating clamshell bucket, and how does it work?

A rotating clamshell bucket is a specialized attachment for excavators designed for efficient material handling tasks. It consists of two hinged buckets that rotate 360 degrees, allowing operators to grab and lift materials from any angle.

What are the advantages of using a rotating clamshell bucket?

The main advantages include increased flexibility, improved productivity, and enhanced precision in material handling operations. The ability to rotate 360 degrees enables operators to access hard-to-reach areas and handle materials more efficiently.

What types of materials can be handled with a rotating clamshell bucket?

Rotating clamshell buckets are versatile attachments capable of handling a wide range of materials, including soil, gravel, sand, rocks, debris, and various construction aggregates. They are commonly used in excavation, dredging, material sorting, and loading applications.

Can rotating clamshell buckets be customized to fit different excavator models?

Rotating clamshell buckets can be customized to fit various excavator models and specifications. Customers can choose from different sizes, capacities, hinge configurations, and attachment interfaces to ensure compatibility with their specific equipment.

How durable are rotating clamshell buckets?

Rotating clamshell buckets are built to withstand heavy-duty use and harsh working conditions. They are typically constructed from high-strength steel and feature reinforced components, ensuring exceptional durability and longevity.

What maintenance is required for rotating clamshell buckets?

Regular maintenance is essential to ensure optimal performance and longevity of rotating clamshell buckets. This may include greasing the hinges, inspecting for wear and tear, and keeping the attachment clean and free from debris.

Are there any safety considerations when using rotating clamshell buckets?

Yes, operator safety is paramount when using rotating clamshell buckets. Operators should be trained in proper handling and operation techniques to minimize the risk of accidents or injuries. Following all safety guidelines and regulations when using the equipment is also essential.

Can rotating clamshell buckets be used for underwater applications?

Yes, rotating clamshell buckets are suitable for underwater applications such as dredging and marine construction. However, additional precautions may be required to ensure safe and efficient operation underwater, such as sealing the attachment to prevent water ingress.