Digging Clamshell Grabs

About Digging Clamshells

What is a Digging Clamshell?

Digging Clamshells are a clamshell bucket with bolt-on extension shafts and bolt-on digging teeth. The DCS range incorporate quick change shells system, enabling the operator to change the size of the clamshell bucket to suit the application.

What Can a digging clamshell be used for?

Piletec Attachments Digging Clamshells provide a versatile digging solution for all excavators.

What are the benefits of a digging clamshell?

These Piletec Attachments Digging Grabs benefit from a quick change shells system which allows the operator to change the size of the clamshell bucket depending on the job requirements.

Other beneficial features include:

  • Mechanical opening and closing limit stop
  • Piston rod protection 
  • The entire series can be interchanged by a 3-point exchange system
  • High-strength fine-grain steel (450HB) is used to make the side and ground cutting edges
  • Forged 3-hole bottom teeth 
  • Replaceable teeth available 
  • Ram guard offers full protection 
  • Interchangeable digging shells
  • Rotation motor is fully protected

 

How to hire a digging clamshell from Piletec?

For more information on Digging Clamshells, Clamshell Buckets, Selector Grabs and a range of Piletec Attachments hire, simply follow our Contact Us link or ‘Add to Enquiry Basket’ to find out what’s on offer, or send for a product brochure.

Specification 

 

DCS05 RANGE

DCS1 RANGE

DCS2-270

DCS2-300

DCS2-400

DCS2-500

DCS2-600

DCS3-300

DCS3-400

DCS3-500

DCS3-600

DCS3-700

DCS3-800

Content (sae) L PE* PE* 90 100 135 170 205 140 185 230 275 320 365
Weight (kg) PE* PE* 255 260 275 290 305 535 550 575 590 610 625
Grab Width E (mm) PE* PE* 270 300 400 500 600 300 400 500 600 700 800
Number of Teeth  PE* PE* 3 3 3 5 5 3 3 5 5 7 7
Excavator Weight Class (t) PE* PE* 5-9 5-9 5-9 5-9 5-9 5-9 9-15 9-15 9-15 9-15 9-15
Max Grab Capacity (t) PE* PE* 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Max Load Rotary Engine (t) PE* PE* 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 9 9 9 9 9 9
Material Weight Up (t/m3) PE* PE* 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Operating Pressure Max. - open/closing (bar) PE* PE* 300 300 300 300 300 300 350 350 350 350 350
Operating Pressure Max. - rotation (bar) PE* PE* 250 250 250 250 250 140 140 140 140 140 140

Closing Force Max. (kN)

PE* PE* 27 27 27 27 27 40 40 40 40 40 40

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  DCS4-300 DCS4-400 DCS4-500 DCS4-600 DCS4-700 DCS4-800 DCS4-900 DCS4-1000 DCS5-400 DCS5-500 DCS5-600 DCS5-800 DCS5-1000 DCS5-1200
Content (sae) L  180 240 300 360 420 480 540 600 340 430 520 700 880 970
Weight (kg) 675 720 750 780 855 885 915 945 1200 1250 1295 1390 1550 1600
Grab Width E (mm) 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 400 500 600 800 1000 1200
Number of Teeth  3 3 3 5 5 7 7 9 3 3 5 7 9 11
Excavator Weight Class (t) 13-21 13-21 13-21 13-21 13-21 13-21 13-21 13-21 22-30 22-30 22-30 22-30 22-30 22-30
Max Grab Capacity (t) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 6 6 6 6
Max Rotation Load (t) 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 15 15 15 15 15 15
Material Weight Up (t/m3) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Operating Pressure Max. - opening/closing (bar) 350 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300
Operating Pressure Max. - Rotation (bar)  140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140 140
Clamping Force Max. (kN) 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 95 95 95 95 95 95

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