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Mechanical Grapples

Hawk Excavator mechanical grapples are crafted with meticulous attention to detail and utilize high-grade materials designed to withstand the rigors of demanding work environments. Whether you’re handling debris, loading materials, or sorting through rubble, this attachment is your trusted companion for optimal performance.

Equipped with advanced hydraulic systems, the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment offers smooth and efficient functionality, empowering operators to achieve maximum productivity with minimal effort. This attachment boasts exceptional gripping strength and stability, enabling you to tackle a wide range of tasks with confidence and ease. Its versatile design allows for precise control and maneuverability, ensuring seamless operation in various applications.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a novice operator, Hawk’s mechanical grapple attachment is designed to meet the demands of the modern worksite, elevating your excavator with new capabilities that greatly speed up project completions.

Product Specifications

HAWK Mechanical Grapples

ModelExcavator WeightOpeningOperating WeightFixed Jaw WidthMoving Jaw Width
MG101-2 Tons18.3 in
(465.5 mm)
330.7 lbs.
(150 kg)
13.9 in
(352 mm)
8.8 in
(224 mm)
MG303-4 Tons51.2 in
(1300 mm)
540.1 lbs
(245 kg)
20.7 in
(525 mm)
12.4 in
(315 mm)
MG505-6 Tons51.2 in
(1300 mm)
610.7 lbs.
(277 kg)
20.7 in
(525 mm)
12.4 in
(315 mm)
MG808-11 Tons59.1 in
(1500 mm)
1300.7 lbs
(590 kg)
35.2 in
(894 mm)
20.4 in
(517 mm)
MG12012-18 Tons59.1 in
(1500 mm)
1300.7 lbs
(590 kg)
31.7-47.6 GPM
(120-180 L/min)
3335.9 PSI
(230 Bar)
MG20020-24 Tons74.8 in
(1900 mm)
2403 lbs.
(1090 kg)
39.8 in
(1010 mm)
24.4 in
(620 mm)
MG25025-28 Tons74.8 in
(1900 mm)
2491.2 lbs
(1130 kg)
39.8 in
(1010 mm)
24.4 in
(620 mm)
MG30030-34 Tons74.8 in
(1900 mm)
2535.3 lbs
(1150 kg)
39.8 in
(1010 mm)
24.4 in
(620 mm)
MG35035-38 Tons71.7 in
(1820 mm)
3284.9 lbs
(1490 kg)
50 in
(1270 mm)
28.9 in
(735 in)
MG40040-45 Tons74.8 in
(1900 mm)
4299 lbs
(1950 kg)
50 in
(1270 mm)
28.9 in
(735 in)

 

Manufacturer

Model

Opening

Weight

CaseCX21074.8 in
(1900mm)
2403 lbs
(1090kg)
Caterpillar32074.8 in
(1900mm)
2403 lbs
(1090kg)
Caterpillar32574.8 in
(1900mm)
2491.2 lbs
(1130kg)
Caterpillar33671.1 in
(1820mm)
3284.9 lbs
(1490kg)
Caterpillar34971.1 in
(1820mm)
3284.9 lbs
(1490kg)
HitachiEX12059.1 in
(1500mm)
1300.7 lbs
(590kg)
John Deere200G74.8 in
(1900mm)
2403.0 lbs
(1090kg)
John Deere210G74.8 in
(1900mm)
2403.0 lbs
(1090kg)
John Deere245G74.8 in
(1900mm)
2403.0 lbs
(1090kg)
John Deere350G71.7 in
(1820mm)
3284.9 lbs
(1490kg)
John Deere470G74.8 in
(1900mm)
2403.0 lbs
(1090kg)
KomatsuPC21074.8 in
(1900mm)
2403.0 lbs
(1090kg)
KomatsuPC36071.7 in
(1820mm)
3284.9 lbs
(1490kg)
KomatsuPC40074.8 in
(1900mm)
4299.0 lbs
(1950kg)
KomatsuPC49074.8 in
(1900mm)
4299.0 lbs
(1950kg)
VolvoEC48074.8 in
(1900mm)
4299.0 lbs
(1950kg)
  

Benefits of Mechanical Grapples

Mechanical grapples offer several benefits for construction, demolition, and mining applications. These benefits include:

Durable Construction: Engineered with robust materials and precision manufacturing, the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment is built to withstand the toughest working conditions encountered on excavation sites. Its sturdy construction ensures longevity and reliability, even in the face of heavy-duty use.

Versatile Design: Hawk’s mechanical grapple attachments boast a versatile design that enables them to handle a wide range of materials with ease. This attachment offers unmatched adaptability for various material handling tasks, from logs and boulders to construction debris and waste.

High Grip Strength: Equipped with powerful jaws and hydraulic mechanisms, the Hawk mechanical grapple attachment delivers exceptional grip strength, securely grasping materials of different shapes and sizes. This high grip strength ensures efficient handling and transportation of materials without slippage or loss.

Precise Control: Operators benefit from precise control over Hawk’s mechanical grapple attachment, allowing for accurate positioning and manipulation of materials. Whether delicately placing objects or maneuvering heavy loads, the attachment offers intuitive control for enhanced productivity and safety.

Quick Attachment System: With a quick attachment system, the mechanical grapple attachment enables seamless installation and removal, minimizing downtime between tasks. This efficient system allows operators to swiftly switch between attachments, maximizing equipment utilization on the job site.

Compatibility: Designed to fit a variety of excavator models, the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment offers broad compatibility across different equipment fleets. Operators can easily integrate this attachment into their existing setups whether working with compact excavators or larger machines.

Low Maintenance Requirements: This attachment’s simple yet robust design minimizes maintenance requirements, reducing downtime and ensuring optimal performance throughout its lifespan.

Safety Features: Safety is paramount in any heavy equipment operation, and the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment is equipped with built-in safety features to protect both operators and the work site. From secure locking mechanisms to overload protection systems, this attachment prioritizes operator safety at every step.

HAWK Excavator Mechanical Grapple

Features of Mechanical Grapples

Durable Construction: Engineered with robust materials and precision manufacturing, the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment is built to withstand the toughest working conditions encountered on excavation sites. Its sturdy construction ensures longevity and reliability, even in the face of heavy-duty use.

Versatile Design: Hawk’s mechanical grapple attachments boast a versatile design that enable them to handle a wide range of materials with ease. This attachment offers unmatched adaptability for various material handling tasks, from logs and boulders to construction debris and waste.

High Grip Strength: Equipped with powerful jaws and hydraulic mechanisms, the Hawk mechanical grapple attachment delivers exceptional grip strength, securely grasping materials of different shapes and sizes. This high grip strength ensures efficient handling and transportation of materials without slippage or loss.

Precise Control: Operators benefit from precise control over Hawk’s mechanical grapple attachment, allowing for accurate positioning and manipulation of materials. Whether delicately placing objects or maneuvering heavy loads, the attachment offers intuitive control for enhanced productivity and safety.

Quick Attachment System: With a quick attachment system, the mechanical grapple attachment enables seamless installation and removal, minimizing downtime between tasks. This efficient system allows operators to swiftly switch between attachments, maximizing equipment utilization on the job site.

Compatibility: Designed to fit various excavator models, the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment offers broad compatibility across different equipment fleets. Operators can easily integrate this attachment into their existing setups whether working with compact excavators or larger machines.

Low Maintenance Requirements: This attachment’s simple yet robust design minimizes maintenance requirements, reducing downtime and ensuring optimal performance throughout its lifespan.

Safety Features: Safety is paramount in any heavy equipment operation, and the Hawk Excavator mechanical grapple attachment is equipped with built-in safety features to protect both operators and the work site. From secure locking mechanisms to overload protection systems, this attachment prioritizes operator safety at every step.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a mechanical grapple attachment?

A mechanical grapple attachment is a specialized tool designed to be mounted on excavators or other heavy equipment. It features hydraulic-powered jaws or claws that can grip and lift various materials, such as logs, rocks, debris, and more.

How does a mechanical grapple attachment work?

Mechanical grapple attachments typically operate using hydraulic systems integrated with the excavator. The operator controls the attachment’s jaws or claws using the excavator’s hydraulic controls, allowing them to open, close, and manipulate the grapple to grip and lift materials.

What types of materials can a mechanical grapple attachment handle?

Mechanical grapple attachments can handle a wide range of materials, including logs, rocks, construction debris, waste, and more. Their versatile design allows them to securely grip and lift various shapes and sizes of materials encountered on job sites.

Are mechanical grapple attachments compatible with different excavator models?

Yes, many mechanical grapple attachments are designed to be compatible with different excavator models. They often come with mounting options and compatibility specifications to ensure seamless integration with various equipment fleets.

What maintenance is required for a mechanical grapple attachment?

Maintenance requirements for mechanical grapple attachments typically include regular inspection of hydraulic components, lubrication of moving parts, and occasional replacement of worn parts. However, maintenance needs may vary depending on usage and operating conditions.