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Rotating Hydraulic Grapples

Enhance the versatility and productivity of your excavator with a Hawk Excavator rotating hydraulic grapple attachment. Engineered for durability and performance, this robust attachment is designed to tackle a wide range of material handling tasks with ease.

Equipped with a hydraulic rotation mechanism, this grapple allows for seamless 360-degree rotation, providing enhanced maneuverability and control. Operators can easily position and manipulate loads precisely, maximizing efficiency and reducing downtime on the job site.

Installing and maintaining our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is quick and hassle-free, thanks to its user-friendly design and intuitive features. With simple hydraulic connections and minimal downtime for maintenance, you can keep your operation running smoothly and maximize uptime on the job site.

Finished with a durable coating, our rotating hydraulic grapples resist corrosion and wear, ensuring long-lasting performance even in harsh operating conditions. With optional features and accessories available, you can further customize your grapple to suit your individual needs and preferences.

Product Specifications

HAWK Rotary Hydraulic Grapples

ModelExcavator WeightOpeningOperating WeightOperating FluxOperating Pressure
RHG805-11 Tons53.6 in
(1362 mm)
881.8 lbs
(400 kg)
8-14.5 GPM
(30-55 L/min)
1420-2000 PSI
(100-140 kg/cm2)
RHG12012-18 Tons70.9 in
(1800 mm)
1874 lbs
(850 kg)
23.8-29.1 GPM
(90-110 L/min)
2134-2418 PSI
(150-170 kg/cm2)
RHG20020-28 Tons90.6 in
(2300 mm)
3086.5 lbs
(1400 kg)
26.4-37 GPM
(100-140 L/min)
2275-2560 PSI
(160-180 kg/cm2)
RHG30030-34 Tons98.4 in
(2500 mm)
3527 lbs
(1600 kg)
34-45 GPM
(130-170 L/min)
2275-2560 PSI
(160-180 kg/cm2)
RHG40035-45 Tons98.4 in
(2500 mm)
4409.2 lbs
(2000 kg)
52.8-66 GPM
(200-250 L/min)
2275-2560 PSI
(160-180 kg/cm2)

 

Manufacturer

Model

Opening

Weight

CaseCX21055.9 in
(1420mm)
2623.5 lbs
(1190kg)
Caterpillar32055.9 in
(1420mm)
2623.5 lbs
(1190kg)
Caterpillar32566.1 in
(1680mm)
3527.4 lbs
(1600kg)
Caterpillar33689 in
(2260mm)
4166.7 lbs
(1890kg)
HitachiEX12047.6 in
(1210mm)
1873.9 lbs
(850kg)
John Deere200G55.9 in
(1420mm)
2623.5 lbs
(1190kg)
John Deere210G55.9 in
(1420mm)
2623.5 lbs
(1190kg)
John Deere245G55.9 in
(1420mm)
2623.5 lbs
(1190kg)
John Deere350G89 in
(2260mm)
4166.7 lbs
(1890kg)
KomatsuPC21055.9 in
(1420mm)
2623.5 lbs
(1190
KomatsuPC36089 in
(2260mm)
4166.7 lbs
(1890kg)
KomatsuPC40092.1 in
(2340mm)
5291.1 lbs
(2400kg)

Benefits of Rotating Hydraulic Grapples

Rotating ydraulic grapples offer several benefits for construction, demolition, waste management and mining applications. These benefits include:

Efficient Hydraulic Operation: Engineered for seamless integration with your excavator’s hydraulic system, our rotary grapple attachment delivers powerful and responsive hydraulic performance. This efficient operation minimizes energy consumption while maximizing operational efficiency.

Versatile Applications: Whether you’re working in construction, demolition, forestry, or waste management, our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is versatile enough to handle a wide range of applications. From loading and unloading materials to site cleanup, it’s the perfect tool for various job site tasks.

Optimized Maneuverability: With its 360-degree rotation feature, our rotating hydraulic grapple provides superior maneuverability, allowing operators to precisely position loads and navigate tight spaces effortlessly. This enhanced maneuverability increases efficiency and productivity on the job site.

Quick and Easy Installation: Designed for hassle-free installation and setup, our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment can be mounted onto your excavator quickly and easily. This saves valuable time and reduces downtime, allowing you to get to work faster and complete tasks more efficiently.

Operator Comfort and Safety: Our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is designed with operator comfort and safety in mind. Its intuitive controls and ergonomic design ensure ease of use, while built-in safety features help prevent accidents and protect both the operator and the equipment.

HAWK Rotating Hydraulic Grapple

Features of Rotating Hydraulic Grapples

360-Degree Rotation: Our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is equipped with a full 360-degree rotation capability, allowing for precise positioning and handling of materials. This feature enables operators to access hard-to-reach areas and efficiently manage loads from any angle.

Heavy-Duty Construction: Built to withstand rugged working conditions, our hydraulic grapple features a robust construction using high-quality materials. The durable hydraulic cylinders and seals are built to withstand heavy use, providing long-term reliability in demanding environments.

Hydraulic Powered: Powered by the excavator’s hydraulic system, Hawk Excavator’s rotating grapple attachment delivers exceptional performance and responsiveness. The hydraulic operation allows for precise control over gripping force, ensuring efficient material handling and reduced operator fatigue.

Dual-Sided Gripping: With dual-sided gripping jaws, our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment provides a secure hold on materials of various shapes and sizes. This versatile design enables operators to handle both large and small objects with ease, enhancing productivity on the job site.

Quick Attachment Mounting: Designed for easy installation and removal, our hydraulic grapple attachment can be quickly mounted onto the excavator’s coupler system. This allows for seamless integration and minimizes downtime, maximizing productivity during operation.

Optimized Jaw Design: The jaw design of our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is optimized for efficient material handling. The rugged jaws provide excellent gripping strength, while the tapered shape allows for easy penetration into dense materials such as logs, rocks, and debris.

Frequently Asked Questions – Rotating Hydraulic Grapples

What is a rotating hydraulic grapple attachment?

A rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is a specialized tool designed to be mounted onto an excavator. It features hydraulic-powered jaws that can grip and lift materials, with the added capability of 360-degree rotation for enhanced maneuverability.

What are the main applications of a rotating hydraulic grapple attachment?

The primary applications of a rotating hydraulic grapple attachment include material handling, sorting, loading, unloading, and demolition tasks. It is commonly used in construction, forestry, landscaping, and waste management operations.

How does a rotating hydraulic grapple attachment work?

The attachment is powered by the excavator’s hydraulic system, which activates the hydraulic cylinders to control the opening and closing of the grapple jaws. The rotation feature allows operators to position and manipulate materials with precision.

What sizes of excavators are compatible with the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment?

The compatibility of the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment depends on factors such as excavator model, size, and hydraulic capacity. Typically, these attachments are compatible with a wide range of excavator sizes, ranging from compact to large machines.

What are the advantages of using a rotating hydraulic grapple attachment?

Some key advantages of using a rotating hydraulic grapple attachment include increased efficiency, versatility, and productivity. The 360-degree rotation capability allows for easy access to materials from various angles, reducing the need for repositioning the excavator.

Can the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment be used for delicate materials?

While the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is primarily designed for heavy-duty material handling, it can also be used for more delicate tasks with proper control and precision. Operators can adjust the gripping force to handle fragile materials safely.

How durable is the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment?

Our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is built to withstand rugged working conditions and heavy use. It features high-quality materials and components, ensuring long-term durability and reliability in demanding environments.

Is the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment easy to install and operate?

Yes, our rotating hydraulic grapple attachment is designed for easy installation and operation. It can be quickly mounted onto the excavator’s coupler system, and the hydraulic controls are intuitive and user-friendly for efficient operation.

What maintenance is required for the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment?

Regular maintenance, such as greasing pivot points and inspecting hydraulic hoses, is recommended to ensure optimal performance and longevity of the rotating hydraulic grapple attachment. Detailed maintenance instructions are provided in the product manual.