Robust and Reliable - Built to Last

Heavy duty, innovative, proven designs manufactured using robust high strength materials for longer service life and minimum down time.

Designed for harsh African conditions, we produce a wide range of timber grapples, offering you alternatives to best meet your specific needs at competitive prices.We offer various grapple design configuration options to suit different rotator models.

Some of the features our grapple models include:

Heavy duty oversized chrome pins and perforated ceramic coated steel bushes for longer life.

  • Optimal tine geometry design enhancing efficiency and productivity
  • Wear resistant grab tines made of high strength steel.
  • Line bored to ensure reliable interchangeability of pivoting components.
  • Models available:
    • 36LX (0.35 m2) and 42LX (0.41 m2) - for tri-wheelers, tractor-trailer and truck mounted cranes
    • MT 500 (0.5 m2), MT 600 (0.6 m2), MT 800 (0.8 m2) and MT 1800 (1.8 m2) - for excavators and large knuckleboom cranes
MT 360 and MT 420 specifications (for loggers and cranes)
   MT360  MT420  ROTATOR GV12 SA
 Weight   kg  245 255 58
 Tip to tip area  m2 0.35 0.41
 A  mm 951 1024
 B  mm 813 849
 C  mm 1600 1745
 D  mm 587 626
 E  mm 965 1099
 F  mm 496 496
 Minimum closed diameter  mm 107 124
 Maximum operating pressure  bar 165 200
 Force at tip  kN 13 15.1

 

MT 500, MT 600, MT 800 and MT 1800 specifications (for excavators and large knuckleboom cranes)
          LOW BODY MODEL    
   MT 500  MT 600  MT 800  ROTATOR
 IR12L
   MT 1800    ROTATOR
 IR22 
 MT 500  MT 600  MT 800  ROTATOR
 GV12/17*
 Weight  kg  495 585 615 114 1910 150 430 531 561 58
 Tip to tip area  m 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.6 0.8  
 A  mm   1596 1695 1857 2573 1192 1298 1457
 B  mm 1445 1534 1661 2347 1038 1175 1256
 C  mm 1953 2106 2444 3490 1950 1985 2449
 D  mm 1087 1171 1247 1661 700 769 845
 E  mm 1199 1302 1480 2197 1196 1302 1467
 F  mm 560 560 560 829 560 560 560
 Minimum closed diameter  mm 83 104 116 147 90 113 114
 Maximum operating pressure    bar 240 270 270 250 240 270 270
 Force at tip  kN 20.6 22.1 19.4 41.3 20.6 22.1 19.4

* GV12SA rotator not covered by Indexator warranty when coupled with large grapple

NOTE:

Technical specifications and designs may vary according to options available from time to time.
With our policy of continuous improvement we reserve the right to change details without prior notice.
Photographs, diagrams & drawings featured in this brochure may include optional equipment.

Click here to download a PDF of our timber grapple spec sheet