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Northshore offers pulpwood grapples

Pulpwood grapple
 
Mar. 26, 2010, Two Harbors, MN – Northshore Manufacturing, home of Builtrite branded products, announces a new group of wood handling attachments to its line-up: the PG Series Pulpwood grapples.


March 26, 2010
By Canadian Biomass
Pulpwood grapple  

Mar.
26, 2010, Two Harbors, MN – Northshore Manufacturing, home of Builtrite branded
products, announces a new group of wood handling attachments to its line-up:
the PG Series Pulpwood grapples. These grapples are designed for bulk handling
of short wood at wood processing facilities. Quality materials are used to
provide maximum durability, exceptional performance,
and low maintenance, minimizing downtime.

Key
features include:


360° continuous rotation on a heavy-duty bearing with advanced, high-torque
motors and a high-pressure hydraulic swivel;

Optimum arm curvature for gathering and handling the maximum amount of logs;

High-tensile steel used throughout;

Arm tips made from hardened, abrasion-resistant material; hard facing on inside
of lower grapple arms;

Oversized, hardened cylinder and arm pivot pins with replaceable bushings;

High-pressure cylinders with holding valves;

Easily accessible, well protected grease zerks;

Synchronized jaws for precise picking and placement, with weld-in replaceable
gears;

Heavy-duty mechanical stops for open and close;

Made in USA.

Options
include a heavy-duty bunching chain for holding partial loads, and a bolt-on
butt plate on one or both sides for evening out stacks of wood.

www.builtritehandlers.com,
1-218-834-5555


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