A grab bucket, also known as a 4-in-1 bucket is an efficient and versatile excavator attachment used for a range of construction tasks. They come in different designs and shapes, depending on what job is being carrying out and what materials needs to be lifted and transported. Most grab buckets are now designed with standard teeth to enhance digging performance, which from a distance makes it look like the jaw of a giant.

The whole reason grab buckets were created was so that large amounts of debris and dirt could be moved safely, quickly, and easily with little to no issues. Some examples of its use include handling concrete, disposable waste, branches and logs, construction debris, stones, pipes, placing landscaping rocks, materials and more. If you were to try these tasks with a standard excavator bucket, your 1-hour job might end up being 3 hours. This would certainly decrease productivity and excavator efficiency.

Known as an energy saving bucket, the modern excavator grab reduces the running costs and does not pollute the environment. This is because they do not rely on gear pumps and therefore reduce CO2 emissions and the electric consumption. This in turn prevents engine deterioration and prolongs the life of the hydraulic system.

Whether you have a construction site and think a grab bucket could come in handy, Pronto Hire would be more than happy to find you the right attachment for your project. Enquire today!