Trash Handling Grapples feature heavy-duty cylinder shrouds.

Press Release Summary:

Available for 13–25 ton excavators/material handlers, Builtrite™ Trash Handling/Sorting Grapples can handle bulky items as well as pick and place single items. Systems utilize 20 in. rotation bearing and high-torque hydraulic motor for precise placement. Arms are constructed of high-strength steel with abrasion-resistant, bolt-on wear bars on edges. Hanging style is suited for material handlers, while wristing style uses excavator bucket linkage to articulate grapple.

Original Press Release:

New Trash Handling/Sorting Grapple from Northshore Manufacturing, Inc.

Two Harbors, MN – Northshore Manufacturing has just introduced two new, Builtrite branded, Trash Handling / Sorting Grapples. These grapples incorporate several distinct improvements over the previous versions, including the addition of heavy duty cylinder shrouds and abrasion resistant, bolt on wear bars on the grapple edges. These grapples are extremely versatile, capable of handling both bulky items and the ability to pick and place single items with ease. It can be found in a wide variety of applications, including:

1 Waste Transfer Stations - Used to sort, load and tamp Municipal Solid Waste.

2 Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling Yards - Used to sort a wide variety of materials and to load shredders, hopper, conveyors, etc.

3 Wood Recycling Yards - to load brush, logs, lumber, etc. into chippers...equal adept in handling the large and the finished, chipped product.

4 Light Demolition Work - Excellent for demolishing wood and brick structures such as houses/small office buildings.

5 Road Side Maintenance/Pick-Up - Works well on wheeled excavators for storm debris pick up and ditch clean out.

Key Features Include:

1 Offered either as a hanging style for material handlers or as a wristing style, which uses the excavator bucket linkage to articulate the grapple.

2 Heavy duty rotation, utilizing a 20” rotation bearing and a high torque hydraulic motor for precise placement.

3 Bolt On Replaceable Wear Edge.

4 Shrouded, Heavy Duty Cylinders.

5 Two models, for 13 ton to 25 ton excavators/material handlers.

For more information, please call 218-834-5555 or visit our web site at

Editorial Contact:

Uwe Kausch


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