Atlas Manufacturing Company designs and builds high performance industrial clamshell buckets and grapples that meet and exceed strict industry standards. We also offer quality rebuilds for all buckets regardless of make, model or manufacturer, that often exceed their original performance.
An Atlas 2-rope Clamshell Bucket is for use with cranes with one hold line and one close line.
An Atlas 2-rope grapple bucket is for use with cranes with one hold line and one close line. Some common applications are: Scrap, Iron ore (pig iron), rip-rap, and stone placement.
An Atlas 3-rope clamshell bucket is for use with cranes with two hold lines and one close line.
An Atlas 4-rope clamshell bucket is for use with 4-rope operated cranes.
Atlas 4-rope grapples normally consist of two hold lines dead ended on the head, and two close lines dead ended inside the grapple (direct reeved).
Atlas has developed an environmental bucket for use in maintenance dredging. this new design is excellent for environmental material handling operations.
Typically used on hydraulic material handlers and excavators, other applications may be available, please contact us to discuss options.
An Atlas Hydraulic Grapple can handle even the most severe duty scrap applications. They are custom built to fit your boom tip.
Atlas uses the same expertise for rebuilding buckets as we do for building new buckets. No matter what make or model, Atlas has the manufacturing and design knowledge to rebuild all styles of buckets and grapples.
Atlas dredging buckets can be designed for 2-rope or 4-rope operation, and are built to withstand the severe duty applications.
Single-Line Clamshell Buckets are used with cranes with one cable. They are mostly used with ship’s cranes for unloading bulk commodities.