Grapples

Built for it.

Cat® Grapples are the ideal material handling option for Cat Hydraulic Excavators.

Cat® Grapples replace the bucket on Cat 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.

Clamshell Grapples

Clamshell Grapples

Cat® Clamshell Grapples help you get high production for transfer applications. Move more material with fast opening and closing for short cycle times. The heavy-duty construction and low maintenance of the tool keeps it working longer helping you to save time and money.

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Contractors' Grapples

Contractors' Grapples

Contractors’ Grapples are a proven product built for your high-volume material handling needs. Designed for long-lasting durability, Contractors’ Grapples are made to help you in the toughest of applications.

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Demolition and Sorting Grapples

Cat® Demolition & Sorting Grapples are designed for fast, productive material handling. Capable of high-volume, production loading and precise sorting, they enhance the productivity and efficiency of your operation. The grapples can handle anything from primary and secondary demolition to recycling to get the job done.

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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.

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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.

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Trash Grapples

For light-duty land clearing, trash handling, brush, rubbish and job site cleanup.

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Rated Capacity
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Rated Capacity

2.4 yd³ / 1.83 m³

Weight

2000 lb / 907 kg

Upper Jaw Width

44 in / 1118 mm

Rated Capacity

4.5 yd³ / 3.44 m³

Weight

3069 lb / 1392 kg

Upper Jaw Width

43 in / 1100 mm

Rated Capacity

3.6 yd³ / 2.7 m³

Weight

2840 lb / 1288 kg

Upper Jaw Width

44 in / 1118 mm

Rated Capacity

5 yd³ / 3.8 m³

Weight

4569 lb / 2077 kg

Upper Jaw Width

47 in / 1196 mm

Rated Capacity

6 yd³ / 4.6 m³

Weight

5001 lb / 2268 kg

Upper Jaw Width

51 in / 1295 mm

Rated Capacity

6.58 yd³ / 5.03 m³

Weight

6174 lb / 2800 kg

Upper Jaw Width

62 in / 1581 mm