The Thomson Plate Grab is designed for handling packs of steel sleepers, single concrete sleepers and general use.

This is the only plate grab to come with easily removable soft gripper pads which will not mark concrete sleepers.

For transport the jaws open wide to make the grab stable and for general purpose materials handling the tips of the jaws close to touch.

Applications include handling up to ten steel sleepers, single concrete sleepers and small pieces of scrap rail.

This grab is available with a full range of adapter heads to suit all types of excavator and also truck mounted cranes.

The grab is available with jaw heights of 400mm, 600mm or 800mm to suit different applications.

plate grab for automated machines
Benefits
  • Range of sizes available
  • High grip force
  • Quick fit pads for concrete sleepers
  • General Purpose handler
Specifications
  • Weight (typical) :- 825 kg
  • WLL (Safe Working Load) :- 1,250 kg
  • Proof Load (factory test) :- 2,500 kg
  • Mechanism :- Fully Hydraulic
  • Jaw Height :- 400, 600 or 800 mm
  • 0/A Width :- 800 mm
  • 0/A Length (jaws fully open) :- 975 mm
  • Adapter Mount :- 6 x M16 on 173mm PCD
  • Max. Hyd. Pressure :- 210 Bar
  • Min. Hyd. Pressure :-  90 Bar
  • Grip force (@150 Bar) :-  37.4 kN
  • Body Colour :-  08E51 Yellow

LOLER test certificate supplied.

Downloads

Who operates this attachment?
Volker Rail
Brochure Page
.pdf
Operating Instructions
How ?
Product Acceptance
P/A
Certificate of Conformity
Certificate
complete system of train track
railway track pictures

Features

  • Lightweight and compact
  • Neat and tidy solution
  • 6-rail rack manually handleable
  • Racks available for any width Racks available for all rail types
  • High strength all-steel construction
  • Rails spaced ready for grab handling
  • High resistance to abuse
  • Powder coated or galvanised finish
  • CE Marked

A ROBUST, SAFE AND SECURE SYSTEM FOR STACKING AND STORING RAIL SECTIONS