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Powerhand GR multi purpose pinching grapple

The GR series is the ideal multi-purpose grapple for light demolition work, handling logs, sleepers, scrap rail and other bundling and pinching applications.

Pinching applications require strength and the GR has it in abundance. High strength alloy steel box construction legs create unprecedented robustness whether gripping logs, rail or sleepers.

Capacity ranges from 0.4m² to 0.8m²


Like all Powerhand products the GR series is designed and built in house

We understand that the only way to guarantee the best quality is to control the whole process. That is why, from design to manufacture, we complete 100% in our factory in Scotland.

We are proud to never be satisfied and are constantly seeking to improve our concepts and to be at the forefront of manufacturing technology.

We have developed and refined our attachments over 30 years in collaboration with many of the industries' leading users, with the aim of delivering you the ultimate end product and customer experience.

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world class Rotations

World leading attachments require world leading rotators... that is why we use Indexator rotators to partner our Powerhand attachments

We think of our attachments as the hand at the end of the machine boom. The rotator, its the wrist. For unbeatable completion of the task and minimal downtime, both must be of the highest quality.

Powerhand has established a close working relationship with Indexator over the last 30 years, who lead the world in rotator design, manufacturing the widest range of rotator products. They employ the most advanced design and manufacturing systems available, with industry leading testing systems being used to rigorously test components after final assembly. All to ensure the most durable rotators possible are created!

The GR series is fitted with Indexators GV series rotators as standard.

Final Link in the chain

Often an afterthought in 'end of arm' attachment assemblies, the rotator to boom connection link plays a very important role.

We are proud to offer the whole 'end of arm' package. From attachment, to rotator and link. Powerhand offers a range of industrial excavator and material handler links for a wide array of machines and applications.

Links are available as standard, swing dampening or for fixed mount applications. We also offer the service of creating a link to your bespoke order. For any machine, for any application, we can manufacture a link to your specification.

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  • Sunken 100mm square drive headstock option, ideal for the rail industry, saving up to 200mm in height and offering rapid changeover of attachments.
  • Powerful twin hydraulic cylinders.
  • Strong boxed leg sections make this grab ideal for heavy load handling.
  • Ideal for Rototilt / tilt rotator fitting.
  • Manufactured from high strength Swedish alloy steels.
  • Heat treated hardened cutting edges and wear plates.
  • Hydraulic cylinder lock valves.
  • Pressure relief valves for excavator use.
  • Twin hydraulic cylinders provide high gripping forces
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