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Clamshell Buckets

MATERIAL MOVING MONSTERS OF ALL SIZES IMAGINABLE

Rotobec Clamshell Buckets set the industry benchmark for strength and durability. Our line of clamshells ranges in size from 1.5 yd3 all the way up to a whopping 14 yd3 capacity. Within our lineup, we offer a variety of different series including: Light duty, standard duty and heavy duty, each of which has been designed to provide the maximum level of performance based on the type of material being handled.  When it comes to clamshell buckets, there is simply no other manufacturer capable of matching the toughness and versatility of a Rotobec.

QUAD-CYLINDER DESIGN FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE

Our Clamshell Buckets come equipped with four Rotobec cylinders, each rated at 5,000 psi. The quad-cylinder design ensures the optimal force distribution on each corner of your bucket providing maximum loads each and every time.

DOUBLE THE LIFE OF YOUR BUCKET

BOLT-ON CUTTING EDGES

Our Clamshells are available with reversible bolt-on cutting edges, which literally doubles the life of your bucket’s edge. We also offer models with a level cut designfor dredging application.

THE KING OF ROTATORS

WE’RE CALLED ROTO-BEC FOR A REASON

For the last 40 years, Rotobec has been pushing the boundaries of innovation in the world of rotator design. The rotators on our Clamshell Buckets are no exception. In addition to standard 360rotation and a fully supported pinion gear, all of our rotations are fully sealed, allowing them to be fully submersed in water up to 15 feet deep.

OUT-LIFT

The cylinders of our Clamshell Buckets are 100% designed, manufactured and assembled in-house. This allows us to guarantee that each cylinder meets the quality standards you deserve.  Our cylinders are rated at 5,000 PSI ensuring that you have all the closing force you could ever need.

OUT-PERFORM

Our Clamshells are available with reversible BOLT-ON CUTTING EDGES, which literally doubles the life of your bucket’s edge. We also offer models with a LEVEL CUT DESIGN for dredging applications.

OUT-LAST

Where other manufacturers only use a high-tensile steel in small sections of the bucket, our Clamshell Buckets are fabricated almost entirely of HIGH-TENSILE STEEL, which will significantly extend the life of your bucket.

 

QUALITY COMPONENTS

In order to guarantee the quality and reliability of your material handling equipment, we proudly manufacture and assemble every major component of our grapples in-house, right here in North America. Each component is constructed of only the best quality materials available, and is built with one purpose: To outperform and outlast the competition.

SERVICE MADE SIMPLE

Our number one priority is your productivity. Machine downtime is a costly inconvenience and we have taken every measure to ensure that our customers experience as little of this as possible. Our expert team of service technicians are conveniently located all across North America and are dedicated to providing our customers with the best service in the business.

CUSTOMER: JVM Russia
LOCATION: Vladivostok, Russia
PRODUCT: CSB650 Clamshell Bucket

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CHALLENGE

Customer needed a Clamshell Bucket to handle coal anthracite in Russia throughout both summer and winter time, in high humidity. They also wanted to reduce downtime, with the amount of time they spent greasing their attachment.

CUSTOM SOLUTION

Rotobec improved their CSB650 to minimize maintenance time; this improvement automatically greases the attachment, simply using the motion of the bucket to do so. The attachment structure was also modified to adapt the jaw of the CSB400HD onto the CSB650 head. These custom jaws are equipped with bucket teeth, allowing better penetration in frozen coal and less stress on the grapple structure.