Mechanical Grapple – MG200

HAWK Excavator MG200 mechanical grapple series stands out as a natural performer in dredging and material re-handling tasks and caters to a wide range of operational needs. Its precision grip and high level maneuverability ensure your tasks are completed quickly and effectively.

HAWK’s MG200 mechanical grapple is built for Excavators up to 24 tons and is renowned for its efficiency, durability, and quality. Customers can customize their equipment based on various parameters, ensuring optimal performance and operational compatibility.

Excavator Range: 20-24 Ton
Working Conditions: Use in operations like excavation and loading of wood, brick and building materials.

Product Specifications

Model: MG200
Full Open: 74.8 in (1900 mm)
Fixed Jaw Width: 39.8 in (1010 mm)
Moving Jaw Width: 24.4 in (620 mm)
Connection Rob Length: 55.1 in (1400 mm)
Height: 54.9 in (1395 mm)
Weight: 2403 lbs (1090 kg)
Material: Q355+NM400



  • Mining
  • Demolition
  • Construction
  • Quarry
For Use On:

  • Skid steer loader
  • Backhoe loader
  • Crane
  • Telescopic handler
  • Wheel loader
  • Excavator

Benefits of Mechanical Grapples


Mechanical grapples like the Hawk Excavator MG200 offer a multitude of benefits, catering to various industrial and construction needs. Here’s why they stand out:

Robust Construction: Our mechanical grapples are crafted with high-quality materials and precision engineering, ensuring durability and reliability in demanding work environments.

Enhanced Versatility: Designed to tackle a wide range of applications, from excavation and construction to demolition and forestry, our mechanical grapples offer versatility to meet diverse job site needs.

Efficient Operation: With intuitive controls and ergonomic design, our mechanical grapples enable operators to achieve efficient and precise material handling, increasing productivity and reducing downtime.

Secure Gripping: Equipped with strong jaws and sturdy claws, our mechanical grapples provide a secure grip on various materials, including rocks, timber, debris, and more, ensuring safe and efficient handling.

Easy Installation: Designed for hassle-free installation and compatibility with a range of excavator models, our mechanical grapples streamline the setup process, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

Low Maintenance: Engineered for minimal maintenance requirements, our mechanical grapples are built to last, with robust components and durable construction that withstands the rigors of daily use.

Safety Features: Prioritizing operator safety, our mechanical grapples are equipped with safety enhancements such as load-holding valves and reinforced components, providing peace of mind on the job site.

Cost-Effective Solution: By improving operational efficiency, reducing manual labor, and minimizing material waste, our mechanical grapples offer a cost-effective solution for enhancing productivity and profitability.

HAWK 2000 Hour Warranty



HAWK Excavator Mechanical Grapple

Features of Mechanical Grapples – MG200

Discover the remarkable features of the MG200 mechanical grapple, meticulously engineered to excel in demanding material handling applications:

Optimized Performance: With intuitive controls and ergonomic design, our mechanical grapples enable operators to achieve precise and efficient material handling, enhancing productivity and minimizing downtime.

Secure Gripping Mechanism: Equipped with robust jaws and claws, our mechanical grapples provide a secure grip on a variety of materials, including rocks, timber, debris, and more, ensuring safe and efficient handling.

Easy Installation: Designed for quick and straightforward installation, our mechanical grapples are compatible with a variety of excavator models, minimizing setup time and maximizing productivity.

Customization Options: Tailored to meet specific application requirements, our mechanical grapples offer customization options such as different jaw configurations and attachment sizes, allowing for optimal performance in any situation.

Trusted Performance: Built on a foundation of quality and reliability, our mechanical grapples deliver consistent performance and superior results, earning the trust of operators and contractors worldwide.

Frequently Asked Questions – Mechanical Grapple MG200

What are mechanical grapples like the Hawk Excavator MG200 used for?

Mechanical grapples are versatile attachments used for gripping and lifting various materials, including rocks, timber, debris, and scrap metal. They find applications in construction, demolition, forestry, landscaping, and waste management industries.

How do mechanical grapples work?

Mechanical grapples feature a set of jaws or claws operated by hydraulic cylinders. These jaws open and close to grip materials securely, allowing excavators to lift and transport them to desired locations. The attachment connects to the excavator’s hydraulic system for control.

What excavators are compatible with mechanical grapples?

Mechanical grapples are compatible with a wide range of excavators, depending on their size and hydraulic capacity. It’s essential to select a grapple that matches the weight and specifications of the excavator for optimal performance and safety.

Can mechanical grapples be used for sorting materials?

Yes, mechanical grapples are ideal for sorting materials on job sites. Their precise control and sturdy construction allow operators to separate different types of materials efficiently, enhancing productivity and reducing manual labor.

Are mechanical grapples easy to install and operate?

Mechanical grapples are designed for ease of installation and operation. Most models feature quick couplers for attachment to the excavator’s arm and intuitive controls for opening and closing the jaws. Proper training and familiarity with the attachment are essential for safe and efficient operation.

What maintenance is required for mechanical grapples?

Mechanical grapples require regular inspection and maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. This includes checking for wear and tear on the jaws and hydraulic components, lubricating moving parts, and replacing any damaged or worn-out parts as needed.

What safety precautions should be followed when using mechanical grapples?

Operators should follow all safety guidelines and recommendations provided by the manufacturer when using mechanical grapples. This includes conducting pre-operation inspections, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, and adhering to safe operating practices to prevent accidents and injuries.

Are there any weight or size limitations for materials lifted with mechanical grapples?

Yes, mechanical grapples have weight and size limitations based on the capacity and specifications of the attachment and the excavator. It’s crucial to adhere to these limitations to prevent overloading the attachment and ensure safe lifting operations.

What are the benefits of using the MG200 mechanical grapple over other attachment types?

Mechanical grapples offer several advantages, including versatility, precise control, and efficient material handling capabilities. They are particularly well-suited for tasks that require gripping and lifting irregularly shaped or bulky materials, making them a valuable asset on construction and demolition sites.