New | Grapples

Caterpillar Grapples replace the bucket on Caterpillar Excavators, converting them to the ideal machine for handling loose material, sorting trash, and demolition site cleanup. An array of styles and sizes are available to match Excavators to the task at hand.

Contractors' Grapples

Contractors' Grapples handle irregularly shaped loads and loose materials. They are an essential tool for demolition, sorting, and reprocessing work.

ModelLinkageMaximum Jaw OpeningWear Plate Thickness
285-126430769.5 in0.47 inVIEW
283-579030783.4 lb/in0.63 lb/inVIEW
282-831631596 lb/in0.98 lb/inVIEW
279-7305C104.4 lb/in1.18 lb/inVIEW
279-7307B104.4 in1.18 inVIEW
279-7306CB104.4 lb/in1.18 lb/inVIEW
275-6072C113.5 in1.57 inVIEW
275-6073CB113.5 in1.57 inVIEW
275-6074B113.5 lb/in1.57 lb/inVIEW
275-2401DB124 in1.57 inVIEW
275-2400D124 in1.57 inVIEW
275-2402C124 lb/in1.57 lb/inVIEW
275-2403CB124 lb/in1.57 lb/inVIEW
279-7361F131.6 lb/in0.98 lb/inVIEW
279-7362TB131.6 lb/in0.98 lb/inVIEW
282-2575V146.3 lb/in1.18 lb/inVIEW
282-2576VB146.3 lb/in1.18 lb/inVIEW
283-7307H155 lb/in1.18 lb/inVIEW
283-7308HB155 lb/in1.18 lb/inVIEW

Demolition and Sorting Grapples

Demolition and sorting grapples are heavy-duty units designed for applications involving demolition of non-concrete structures, material handling/sorting at recycling and waste transfer facilities, site cleanup and loading/sorting construction or demolition debris.

ModelCapacityWeight - Including BracketClosing Force
G310B0.49 yd³2266 lb1.42 Sh TonVIEW
ModelCapacityWeight - Including BracketOptimum Oil Flow - Open/Close
G310B-D0.52 yd³2303.83 lb2030 gal/minVIEW
ModelCapacityWeight - Including BracketClosing Force
G315B0.72 yd³3080 lb2.05 Sh TonVIEW
G320B0.98 yd³4125 lb2.6 Sh TonVIEW
G325B1.11 yd³4664 lb2.6 Sh TonVIEW
G3301.31 yd³5764 lb2.4 Sh TonVIEW
ModelCapacityWeight - Including BracketOptimum Oil Flow - Open/Close
174-90911.31 yd³5909 lb2030 gal/minVIEW

Forest Machine Grapples

Cat® Forestry Grapples on Forest Machines are the proven performer in the woods and on the yard. It's performance you can count on.

ModelRotationMaximum OpeningMinimum Opening
271-1533360 °52 in5 inVIEW
271-1534360 °55 in5 inVIEW
271-1535360 °60 in6 inVIEW

Log Grapples

ModelCapacityCylinder RodCylinders - Bore
33P0.33 null2 lb/in3.5 lb/inVIEW
4042SN R-250.16 null2 lb/in3.5 lb/inVIEW
4042SN R-180.16 null2 lb/in3.5 lb/inVIEW
4045TW R-500.17 null2.5 lb/in4 lb/inVIEW
4045TW R-250.17 null2.5 lb/in4 lb/inVIEW
4548SN0.19 null2.5 lb/in4 lb/inVIEW
5055TW0.25 null3 lb/in4.5 lb/inVIEW
C742W0.16 null2 lb/in3.5 lb/inVIEW
C848W0.25 null2.5 lb/in4 lb/inVIEW
GS-4548SN0.19 null2.5 lb/in4 lb/inVIEW

Orange Peel Grapples

Robust design, lifting capacity and efficiency put Caterpillar Orange Peel Grapples on top of the pile in scrap handling and recycling. The grapple's four hydraulic tines penetrate deep into scrap piles and grab tight to move the maximum possible material in every pass. This grapple provides superior productivity and efficiency for material handling operators.

ModelCapacityWeightMaximum Lift Capacity
GSH15B0.75 yd³2679 lb8818 lbVIEW
GSH15B 5-tine0.75 yd³3197 lb8818 lbVIEW
GSH20B0.75 yd³3472 lb17637 lbVIEW
GSH20B1 yd³3560 lb17637 lbVIEW
GSH20B1.25 yd³3560 lb17637 lbVIEW
GSH20B 5-tine1 yd³4232 lb17637 lbVIEW
GSH20B 5-tine1.25 yd³4354 lb17637 lbVIEW
GSH22B1.5 yd³5269 lb26455 lbVIEW
GSH22B2 yd³5313 lb26455 lbVIEW

Solid Waste Grapples

ModelCapacityCylinder RodCylinders - Bore
20SW6.5 ft³1.75 lb/in3.5 lb/inVIEW
42SW14.5 ft³2 lb/in3.5 lb/inVIEW

Trash Grapples

Trash Grapples are ideal for light-duty land clearing, trash handling, brush and rubbish cleanup, and job site cleanup.

ModelRated CapacityWeightUpper Jaw Width
259-62134.5 yd³3069 lb43 inVIEW
267-95736.58 yd³6174 lb62 inVIEW
141-07323.6 yd³2840 lb44 inVIEW
142-84782.4 yd³2000 lb44 inVIEW
285-12106 yd³5001 lb51 inVIEW
299-42705 yd³4569 lb47 inVIEW

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