5-Tine Orange Peel Grapple Is a Scrap-Handling Workhorse
With a lifting capacity of 1.75 cu. yd., Mack Manufacturing’s OPSIHCR-175-5 orange peel grapple is ideally sized for daily use in a wide range of scrap metal and recycling applications.
Engineered for durable service, the grapple’s tines are fabricated out of AR400 steel plate and all shafting is 4140 heat treated stress relieved. Oversized pins are provided for long life. All grease fittings are countersunk for protection and are easily accessible for servicing.
Like all grapples from Mack Manufacturing, the heavy-duty cylinders for this model are completely fabricated in Mack’s own machine shop.
The OPSIHCR-175-5 grapple is available with or without rotation, with the crane block ready to connect to any excavator or purpose-built material handler. Choose from a selection of tine designs, all equipped with weld-on replaceable teeth.
This orange-peel grapple opens up to a 9′ 8″ grab and typically weighs 5,400 lbs.
Mack offers a full range of 4-tine and 5-tine orange peel grapples for the recycling industry.
Traditionally, waste management companies have operated using a simple "management of waste" approach to operating a MRF. Throughput targets and continuous operation (minimal downtime) were the main driving forces. The industry has changed however, and the focus moving forward is now on optimizing system performance and reliability, in conjunction with increasing recycling rates and a drive for a "greener" and more sustainable tomorrow.
When considering the addition of, or upgrade to, an "intelligent" MRF, for municipalities or private operators, the main factors should always be the client's (operator) current requirements, and evolving market needs, which include throughput, reliability, output quality, and adaptability. Equally important is a full understanding of what is really expected from any proposed system. Having an engaged and focused mindset for the project with the client from the beginning, will impact and drive the entire design process. This then impacts the overall project result, through to the productive, efficient, ongoing operation of the facility itself.