Cactus grab

Excellent filling factor in difficult to handle materials like Heavy Metal Scraps and Shredded Scraps, Stones and houshold waste.

Favourable volume in relation to its own weight

Extremely robust design

Application of wear-resistant and high-tensile steel

The cactus grab is your reliable partner with a cast iron reputation


The grabs are built in four-rope version. The volumes that the grabs can handle are up to 17 m3 for scrap and up to 50 m3 for wood chips. The Cactus grab is manufactured with the highest possible quality steel, such as Dillidur 400, Hardox 400, Dillimax 690 and Weldox 700 or equally renowned types of style. The Cactus grab’s closing rope guide can be equipped with low friction cable guides, which guarantee a long life span of the closing cable.

Characteristics and advantages

The Cactus grab is available for 25 to 63 ton Safe Working Load cranes or unloaders. The volume range reaches from 10 to 50 m3. Depending on the lifting power required, the Cactus grab is equipped with six or eight claws. The grab is available with an open, half-open or closed claws and is manufactured with a combination of high tensile materials like WELDOX 700 or similar and HARDOX 450 or similar. Excellent low friction cable guides for a long life span of the closing ropes.

In short, a very robust design. With its relative independently movable claws, the Cactus grab has excellent digging power.

The added value of the cactus grab

  • Favourable volume in relation to its own weight
  • Extremely robust design
  • Application of wear-resistant and high-tensile steel

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Riny Stoutjesdijk
Sales manager

+31 111 418 943

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Crane capacityIs the Safe Working Load of your crane in tons in grab duty, i.e. the total sum of grab dead weight and payload.

PayloadIs the nett load of cargo in the grab. Because it’s linked with the grab weight it will be filled in automatically.

Grab weightIs the Dead weight of your existing grab. Not sure? Check your grab manual, CE declaration, or on the ID plate on your grab.

Grab rope withdrawal lengthIs the length of the closing rope which needs to be pulled out in order to close the grab (not to confuse with the total reeved in grab rope length).

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Riny Stoutjesdijk
Sales manager

+31 (0)653109307