Intermat tines for Genesis
By Lindsay Gale23 April 2009
On show on the Genesis Europe stand at Intermat was the new five-tine Polyp Grap GPG-H grapple that has been designed for carriers in the 20-35 tonne range. Three models are available, the GPG-H-400-5 with a capacity of 400 litres, the 600 litre GPG-H-600-5 and the 800 litre GPG-H-800-5.
According to the company, the new grapples feature fully protected hydraulic connections and hoses, an HD rotator with integrated oil distributor and a large oil supply, tines fabricated from fine grain steel and an easy to mount hose protection shroud in series.
Maximum lift capacity of the rotator is 18 tonnes, with a grab lift capacity of 8 tonnes. The maximum grab operating pressure is 350 bar, while that of the rotator is 250 bar.