Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Notmegov

Brash grab

Recommended Posts

Fork and Grapples | Albutt attachments materials handling

 

These people took over from my previous supplier, they're to Peter's hawkfork design and I did buy one for the JCB telehandler and it seems fine, it's a pig to connect up the hydraulics even with quick connectors if there is a temperature change from when last used.

 

if residual pressure is from thermal change connect the 2 push fits together after removal if fixed use another flexi hose with push fits to connect them or add a3 way tap into 1 pipe to dump a small amount of oil before reataching service pipes

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Link?

 

 

 

I've only used the Dowty, quick fits with a teat like protrusion and the flat faced drip proof ones, these latter are the hardest to fit IMO.

 

 

Similar to this. http://m.hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FittingsCouplin/Article/False/86392/TechZone-FittingsCouplin

 

Some newer tractors have them as standard.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We have an Albutt log grab on our telehandler and it's done us ok. Only problem is the chrome on the rams is not wonderful. Best keep the rams retracted when not in use for any length of time.

Seems better to unplug the pipes when cold if you can, to avoid the temperature change pressure issue. Bleed the system with engine off ignition on and push buttons or levers first of course.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Can you not release the pressure in the fittings before plugging in? I've got a hex head combi-spanner for a bit of proddy proddy jammy jammy when the quick releases want a fight.

 

 

Proddy proddy jammy jammy.

 

Love it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Featured Adverts

  • Tip site reviews

About

Arbtalk.co.uk is a hub for the arboriculture industry in the UK.  
If you're just starting out and you need business, equipment, tech or training support you're in the right place.  If you've done it, made it, got a van load of oily t-shirts and have decided to give something back by sharing your knowledge or wisdom,  then you're welcome too.
If you would like to contribute to making this industry more effective and safe then welcome.
Just like a living tree, it'll always be a work in progress.
Please have a look around, sign up, share and contribute the best you have.

See you inside.

The Arbtalk Team

Follow us

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.