This Clamshell Grab type, which can be used as crane and excavator attachment, is used to load soft and bulk materials. Clamshell grab are hydraulic equipment in two main categories: for digging: the profile of vertical cylinders and tines are designed to provide high penetration; for loading: provides maximum filling with horizontal cylinders to reduce the overall height and geometric design of the forks.
Nowadays it serves mostly in ports, mines and iron ore loading areas.The loading version is soil, sand, gravel, RDF, mud, grains, coal, fertilizers, industrial and agricultural wastes, minerals, etc. It is used for movements. All models are available with or without gear and can be equipped with a hydraulic rotator.
The excavator 'clamshell' buckets are sent to the production line by the Galen Group engineers after hydraulic and mechanical design are carried out.Pins and bushings are made of Hardox steel with heat treatment to ensure longevity even under harsh conditions and hardening for poor lubrication.Galen Group offers a complete bucket range to equip earthmoving machinery from truck cranes to large tracked excavators.Clamshell buckets are suitable for digging and loading soil, sand and similar materials.