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Hitachi EX120 Hydraulic Grapple | HITEX120-HG120

The HAWK Excavator Hitachi EX120 Hydraulic Grapple is essential in mining, demolitions, excavations, and construction as it offers efficient loading and unloading of materials. Built to withstand the rigors of daily operation, these attachments are made from high-quality materials that are capable of withstanding the toughest conditions.

The HAWK Hitachi EX120 Hydraulic Grapple is equipped with powerful hydraulic cylinders, that enable smooth and precise operation, allowing operators to easily maneuver and position materials with accuracy. The hydraulic functionality provides exceptional gripping force, ensuring secure handling of various loads.

Installation and setup are quick and straightforward, allowing you to attach the hydraulic grapple to your excavator in no time. Minimal downtime means you can get back to work faster, increasing overall efficiency and productivity on the job site.

Finished with a durable coating, our hydraulic grapples are resistant to corrosion and wear, ensuring long-lasting performance even in harsh operating conditions.

And with optional features and accessories available, you can further customize your grapple to suit your individual needs and preferences.


Model: HITEX120-HG120
Max Opening: 47.6 in (1210 mm)
Operating Flux:
31.7 – 47.6 GPM (120-180 L/Min)
Operating Pressure:
3335.9 PSI (230 Bar)
Operating Weight: 1873.9 lbs (850 kg)

Excavator Compatibility: Hitachi EX120

HAWK 2000 Hour Warranty

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

Benefits of Hitachi EX120 Hydraulic Grapple

Enhanced Efficiency: Our hydraulic grapple attachment for Hitachi EX120 excavators is designed to enhance efficiency in material handling tasks. With its powerful hydraulic system and precise control, operators can quickly and effectively grab and move various materials, reducing manual labor and increasing productivity.

Versatility in Application: The hydraulic grapple for Hitachi EX120 excavator offers versatility in application, making it suitable for a wide range of tasks. Whether you’re working in forestry, construction, demolition, or landscaping, this attachment provides a secure grip and reliable performance, allowing you to handle different types of materials with ease.

Increased Safety: Safety is paramount in any work environment, and our hydraulic grapple attachment prioritizes operator safety. With its sturdy construction and precise control, operators can handle materials with confidence, minimizing the risk of accidents and injuries on the job site.

Quick and Easy Installation: Installing the hydraulic grapple attachment onto your excavator is quick and straightforward, allowing you to get to work faster. Minimal downtime means you can maximize uptime and keep your projects on schedule.

Cost-Effective Solution: Investing in a hydraulic grapple attachment for your Hitachi EX120 excavator can help you save time and money on labor costs, as well as improve overall efficiency on the job site. With its ability to handle various materials and tasks, this attachment offers a cost-effective solution for your material handling needs.

Features of the Hitachi EX120 Hydraulic Grapple

Robust Construction: The hydraulic grapple attachment is built with durable materials to withstand the rigors of heavy-duty applications, ensuring long-lasting performance and reliability in demanding work environments.

Versatile Design: Designed for versatility, the hydraulic grapple attachment for Hitachi EX120 excavators offers a wide range of applications, including demolition, material handling, landscaping, and forestry work, making it a versatile tool for various job sites.

Precise Control: The attachment offers precise control over the gripping action, allowing operators to accurately handle materials of different shapes and sizes. This precise control enhances efficiency and reduces the risk of damage to materials and surrounding structures.

Interchangeable Jaws: The hydraulic grapple attachment comes with interchangeable jaws, allowing operators to customize the attachment according to specific job requirements. Whether handling logs, rocks, or debris, operators can easily switch between different jaw configurations for optimal performance.

Low Maintenance: With its simple design and robust construction, the Hitachi EX120 hydraulic grapple attachment requires minimal maintenance, reducing downtime and increasing overall efficiency. Routine maintenance tasks are easy to perform, ensuring that the attachment remains in top condition for extended periods.

Frequently Asked Questions – Hitachi EX120 Hydraulic Grapple

What safety precautions should I follow when operating a hydraulic grapple attachment?

When operating a Hitachi EX120 hydraulic grapple attachment, it’s crucial to follow all safety guidelines provided by the manufacturer and adhere to OSHA regulations. Ensure that all operators are properly trained in the safe operation of the equipment, and always wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, safety glasses, and steel-toed boots. Additionally, be mindful of bystanders and maintain a safe distance from moving parts during operation.

Can hydraulic grapple attachments be used in underwater applications?

Yes, some hydraulic grapple attachments are specifically designed for underwater applications, such as dredging, marine construction, and underwater salvage operations. These specialized grapples are equipped with seals and corrosion-resistant materials to withstand the harsh conditions of underwater environments and provide reliable performance.

What is a hydraulic grapple, and how does it work?

A hydraulic grapple is an attachment for excavators designed to grip and lift various materials such as rocks, logs, debris, and construction waste. It operates using hydraulic cylinders that control the opening and closing of the grapple arms, allowing operators to grab, lift, and move materials with precision and efficiency.

What are the common maintenance issues with hydraulic grapple attachments?

Common maintenance issues with hydraulic grapple attachments may include hydraulic leaks, worn or damaged seals, and malfunctioning hydraulic cylinders. It’s essential to address these issues promptly to prevent further damage and ensure the continued reliability of the attachment. Regular inspections and routine maintenance can help identify and resolve potential issues before they escalate.

How do I choose the right hydraulic grapple for my Hitachi EX120 excavator?

When selecting a hydraulic grapple attachment for your Hitachi EX120 excavator, consider factors such as the size and weight capacity of the grapple, the type of materials you will be handling, and the specific requirements of your job site. It’s essential to choose a grapple that is compatible with your excavator’s hydraulic system and meets the demands of your application.