Grapples


Tigercat Grapple Line Expands With BG13 →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The new Tigercat BG13 is a large capacity bunching grapple suited to high production shovel logging operations. The BG13 bunching grapple design is based on the Tigercat skidder grapples, featuring a strong grapple box, large, robust tong cylinders and a choice of plate or boxed tongs. High-quality, heavy duty components are used throughout. The rotate motor and manifold are common with the Tigercat LG4053 and LG5057 loader grapples, providing enhanced durability and reliability, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Growing Line of Tigercat Grapples →

Tigercat is steadily growing its line of grapple attachments in an effort to provide end-to-end Tigercat branded solutions that integrate seamlessly with Tigercat loggers, loaders and shovel loggers. The new butt-n-top and shovel clam grapples are built with durable boxed style jaws fabricated from high strength steel. Replaceable tine tips are made from abrasion resistant steel. High quality, heavy duty components are used throughout.  Click for more...


Kioti Unveils Grapple Line →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Kioti's line of grapples empowers professionals and land owners alike to tackle maintenance tasks with efficiency and ease. Compact single arm models include the KG2048, KG2054 and KG2060. Standard-duty single arm models include the KG4060, KG4066 and KG4072. With widths ranging from 48- to 72-in. and jaw openings between 30- and 41-in., there are models to fit a wide variety of operator needs. Each model is made with AR400 steel teeth, allowing operators to grasp, lift and move debris with ease.  Click for more...


Deere Adds New Material Collection Systems, Mechanical Grapple for Compact Utility Tractors to Frontier Lineup →

John Deere has added new material collection systems and a mechanical grapple to its popular line of Frontier equipment. The new PTO-driven Frontier MC2014 and MC2120 Material Collection Systems offer 14- and 20-bushel capacity respectively for John Deere 1, 2SC, 2LC and 3R compact utility tractors. The new Frontier MG20F mechanical grapple is compatible with John Deere 120R, 220R and 300E loaders.  Click for more...


MB Crusher Presents Three New Models of Sorting Grapples →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Pythagoras once said that three is a perfect number. To satisfy many construction sites, MB Crusher manufactured three new grapples designed and built with the company's philosophy in mind: to simplify the work on-site, reduce the time spent processing material and save on operational costs. It ensured the grapples could work in multiple application areas: handling logs, stones, debris, poles, positioning stones for drywall, clearing branches, etc.  Click for more...


Kioti Tractor Introduces New Grapple Line, CX Series Cab Tractor →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Kioti Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA Inc., expanded its product offering with its new line of grapples and new CX2510 HST Cab model. Joining Kioti's expansive selection of implements, the new line of grapples includes three compact and three standard-duty grapple rake models. With widths ranging from 48- to 72-in. and jaw openings between 30- and 41-in., there are models to fit a variety of operator needs.  Click for more...


Palfinger Adds FG53S-V to Epsilon Range of Timber Grapples →

Palfinger has extended its Epsilon range of timber grapples with an adapted product: the existing FG53S grapple has been equipped with additional features and launched as the FG53S-V. Together with Scandinavian customers, EPSILON has taken a closer look at its requirements and optimized the grapple to make sorting work even more efficient. "Especially in Scandinavia, logs often have a thinner diameter, which can cause the grapple to become wedged in the wood and interrupt the workflow," said Dominic Lanner, product manager at EPSILON.  Click for more...


Rockland's Krypto Klaw Grapple Rake Helps Operators Get a Firm Grip →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Combine the versatility of the Krypto Klaw with the land clearing abilities of an excavator rake, and you have yourself a Krypto Klaw grapple rake. This new tool Rockland has added to its attachment arsenal allows operators to get a firm grip on large, bulky materials and debris using 100 percent of their excavator's reach. The dual cylinder clamp delivers more clamping force in all positions than any bucket thumb, making the Krypto Klaw Grapple Rake a much better alternative to a standard rake and thumb setup, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Bobcat Introduces New Log Grapple for Mini Track Loaders, Small Articulated Loaders →

To meet the challenging demands of landscaping and site clearing jobs, Bobcat Company announced the launch of a log grapple attachment for mini track loaders and small articulated loaders. Whether felling trees, loading logs onto trailers or transporting material, this free-hanging attachment adds superior force and agility where operators need it most, according to the manufacturer. This all-new offering adds to Bobcat's attachment lineup.  Click for more...


Hultdins Introduces Fixed Mount MG Grapple Saws →

Hultdins's fixed mount MG grapple saws are available in three sizes for excavators from 6 to 27.5 ton (5.5 to 25 t) capacity. This new grapple saw configuration does not require an extra dedicated auxiliary circuit for the saw function as it is operated off the grapple close circuit. The only hydraulic requirements are the standard auxiliary "hammer" circuit and a low flow rotation circuit. The saw unit is based on the SuperSaw 555S, which is popular on Hultdins SG forestry grapples and many other manufacturers of grapple saws, according to the company.  Click for more...


VIDEO: A. Montano Company, C.D. Man Partner on Port of Albany →

From Construction Equipment Guide... C.D. Man LLC is a NYSDEC permitted construction and demolition processing station that opened its doors in 2017 and operates in the Port of Albany, N.Y. This covered facility was designed so that any size truck or trailer would be able to dump on a level platform with little or no waiting and be on its way. The facility was constructed adjacent to the railroad so that all the construction and demolition material is transported out of the Albany area by rail, reducing truck congestion and emissions in the local area.  Click for more...


Mission Impossible? Not for Everyone →

How to save thousands of dollars while developing 5,592 mi. of land, how to demolish a 16 floor building, how to fly a crusher in an helicopter: these are the most amazing jobs completed in 2020, and MB Crusher units were used to overcome obstacles on the job site. When its customers come up with ingenious idea, MB likes to share it with everyone else. Not only that: this year MB Crusher has decided to select the most outstanding testimonials from job site all over the world, to blast them on its social media pages.  Click for more...


Attachments International Offers High-Capacity Bucket →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Attachments International introduced a new high-capacity bucket with free grapple, for tractor loader backhoes. According to the company, this bucket can double production and save as much as 30 percent on fuel where the excavating conditions allow. This high-strength bucket has the same design features as Attachments International's large track excavator — fully welded seams, internal gussets, solid box beam construction, high strength steel, through-hardened cutting edges, wear bars, open or closed top design and is offered in round or flat cutting edge.  Click for more...


Five Unique Applications for MB Crusher Machines →

Some of the most innovative construction sites use MB Crusher machines to facilitate the work and increase business, according to the company. "If you think of construction work as easy, let us tell you that you are wrong," the company said, adding that at almost any stage of the job, difficulties can arise. And every problem must be solved quickly and without incurring additional expenses. Everyone solves difficulties in their own way, either with the machinery they already own or by adopting new processes that not only solve their problems but allows them to generate revenue.  Click for more...


Fixed Thumb Grapple Expands Gradall Excavator Versatility, Boosts Storm Clean-Up Capability →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fixed thumb grapple attachments effectively expand the capabilities of Gradall excavators in emergency applications after severe weather, as well as for routine job site cleanup and demolition. The fixed thumb grapple is a primary attachment for Gradall Storm Recovery Series models — wheeled excavators designed to provide emergency response to the aftermath of hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural disasters.  Click for more...