Clamshell Bucket

APR clamshell grab which is made of high steel material is the appropriate choice for powdery and dusty materials. Having advantage of light weight, it can easily fill up and empty fast with the loaded materials.



Being an expert in long reach solutions which cater predominately for dredging and deep excavation work, we complement our long reach solutions with various designs of clamshell buckets, providing our clients with unparalleled value added 1 stop services. The clamshell bucket is two-piece bucket mechanically hinged at the middle to form a claw-like appendage with an internal volume. It is connected by a hangar or bracket and uses ground tool on its cutting edge to dig in a vertical direction. Clamshell buckets are commonly used in dredging or material handling; however, each application has its unique requirements and has to be planned optimally for maximum efficiency. APR Bright design, develop and manufacture both hydraulic and mechanical clamshell used on excavators and cranes.

Clamshell Bucket is a hydraulic equipment which is offered in two main categories: one for digging: with vertical cylinders and the profile of the tines is designed to ensure a high penetration and another one for loading: with horizontal cylinders so as to decrease the overall height and geometric design of the tines allows maximum filling.The loading version of clamshell bucket is used for coal, fertilizers, industrial and agricultural waste, minerals, etc. Our all models can be provided with or without teeth and equipped with hydraulic rotator.

  • Agriculture
  • Construction and Demolition
  • Forestry
  • Landscaping
  • Lifting and Handling
  • Road work, Recycling and Cleaning
  • Snow Removal
  • Longer life
  • Increased productivity
  • Compact and robust design.
  • Constant closing force allows easy digging.
  • Maintenance-free drive.
  • Relief valve protects against pressure spikes.
  • Reduced operating costs.
  • Standard rotator with continuous rotation.
  • Exchangeable shells permit wide variety of applications.
  • Very durable hard-steel cutting edges.
  • Standard bolt-on teeth, replaceable.


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