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DECKHAND® DH5-HP

Revolutionizing the way contractors handle utility poles, pipe and casings.

  • DH5-HP mounts to ANY BRAND of excavator in 20 to 36 metric ton range. (Common examples: Caterpillar models 320 and 330.)
  • In-cab display allows operator to safely monitor and adjust all functions, working parameters, and hydraulic settings from inside the excavator.
  • Designed with load holding valves so that poles and pipe are held securely regardless of hydraulic pressure.
  • Utilizes the auxiliary hydraulic circuit on excavator.
  • Tilts 0 to 19 degrees along main beam.
  • Shifts pipe side to side up to 5.5"
 

HP Means High Performance

  • Engineered and built to acomplish the toughest jobs including vertical applications.
  • High performance rotary drive package allows for maximum control of the toughest loads.
  • Rotary drive can be customized to your specific needs.
  • Modular design allows for use with all DECKHAND® Arm types.
DH5-HP Model

DH5-HP® Applications

  • Utility Pole Installation and Removal of up to 95 Foot Poles
  • Pipeline Construction in Mountainous Terrain
  • Pipe Repair and Integrity Digs
  • Road Building and Maintenance
  • Steel Manufacturering and Scrap Processing


DECKHAND® DH5-HP

Specifications



DH5-HP® Head Unit

  • Excavator Weight Class: 20-36 METRIC TON
  • Supply Pressure: 5,000 PSI / 345 BAR
  • Max Flow: 20 GPM / 76 LPM
  • Min Flow: 15 GPM / 57 LPM
  • Model Number: DH5-HP
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 30,000 LB / 13,608 KG
  • Weight: 3,246 LB / 1,472 KG
  • Shipping Stand P/N: 1270
  • Shipping Dimension (inches): 93L X 76W X 70H
  • Shipping Weight w/ Stand: 4,068 LB / 1,845 KG
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DECKHAND® Pipe Arm - 20 Inch PA

  • Description: 20 Inch Pipe Arm
  • Model Number: PA 20
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 13,000 LB / 5,897 KG
  • Weight: 680 LB / 308 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2578
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 54L X 43W X 54H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate): 1,920 LB / 871 KG
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DECKHAND® Pipe Arm - 24 Inch PA

  • Description: 24 Inch Pipe Arm
  • Model Number: PA 24
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 16,000 LB / 7,257 KG
  • Weight: 700 LB / 318 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2578
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 54L X 43W X 54H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate): 1,960 LB / 889 KG
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DECKHAND® Utility Arm 

  • Description: Utility Arm
  • Model Number: UA
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 17,000 LB / 7,711 KG
  • Weight: 725 LB / 329 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2578
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 54L X 43W X 54H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate): 2,010 LB / 912 KG
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DECKHAND® Directional Drill Arm - 

DD Arm

  • Description: DD Arm
  • Model Number: DD
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 11,000 LB / 4,990 KG
  • Weight: 400 LB / 181 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2577
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 40L X 34W X 44H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate): 1,130 LB / 513 KG
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DECKHAND® Interchangeable Pipe Arm - 4-12 Inch (IPA)

  • Description: 4-12 Inch Interchangeable Pipe Arm
  • Model Number: IPA
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 11,000 LB / 4,990 KG
  • Weight (WITHOUT TIPS): 320 LB / 145 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2577
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 40L X 34W X 44H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate)(NO TIPS): 970 LB / 440 KG
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DECKHAND® Interchangeable Pipe Arm Medium - 14-18 Inch (IPAM) 

  • Description: 14-18 Inch Interchangeable Pipe Arm
  • Model Number: IPAM
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 13,000 LB / 5,897 KG
  • Weight (WITHOUT TIPS): 620 LB / 281 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2578
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 54L X 43W X 54H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate)(NO TIPS): 1,800 LB / 816 KG
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Interchangeable Pipe Arm Medium


DECKHAND® Interchangeable Material Handling Arm - (IMHA) 

  • Description: Interchangeable Material Handling Arm
  • Model Number: IMHA
  • Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 11,000 LB / 4,990 KG
  • Weight (WITHOUT TIPS): 550 LB / 250 KG
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 2577
  • Shipping Dimension (arm set in crate)(inches): 40L X 34W X 44H
  • Shipping Weight (Arm Set w/ Crate)(NO TIPS): 1,430 LB / 649 KG
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Interchangeable Pipe Arm Medium


DECKHAND® Mat Arm (MA) 

  • Description: Mat Arm
  • Part Number: 4067
  • Model Number: MA
  • Main Beam Size (Inches): 6 X 6
  • Capacity: 16,000 LB / 7,258 KG
  • Weight (WITHOUT TIPS): 1,000 LB / 454 KG
  • Mat Width Range (Feet): 3', 4', and 5'
  • Shipping Crate P/N: 4228
  • Shipping Dimension (inches): 64L X 64W X 51H
  • Shipping Weight: 3,215 LB / 1,458 KG
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DECKHAND® DH5-HP

Accessory Specifications



DECKHAND® Arms Shipping/Storage Crate

  • Part Number: 2577
  • Capacity: 1700 LB / 771 KG
  • Shipping Crate Approved For: 4-12 IPA, 14-18 IPAM, 4-8 Flexible Tips(IMHA), and DD Arms
  • Weight: 500 LB / 227 KG
  • Shipping Dimension (inches): 40L X 32W X 44H
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DECKHAND® Arms Shipping/Storage Crate

  • Part Number: 2578
  • Capacity: 1,400 LB / 635 KG
  • Shipping Crate Approved For: 14-18 IPAM, 20-24 Inch Pipe Arms and Utility Arms
  • Weight: 760 LB / 345 KG
  • Shipping Dimension (inches): 52L X 42W X 52H
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DECKHAND® Enclosed Shipping/Storage Container

  • Part Number: 4224
  • Capacity: 6,500 LB / 2,949 KG
  • Shipping Crate Approved For: DH5-HP®, DHS, DECKHAND®
  • Weight: 2,450 LB / 1,111 KG
  • Shipping Dimension (inches): 95L X 58W X 75H
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DECKHAND® Vertical Shipping/Storage Stand

  • Part Number: 1270
  • Capacity: 4,292 LB / 1,947 KG
  • Shipping Stand Approved For: DH5-HP® With DD or UA
  • Weight: 822 LB / 373 KG
  • Shipping Dimension (inches): 93L X 76W X 24H
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DH5-HP® Start Up/ Maintenance Kit

  • Part Number: 4757 (Call for S/N specific part number)
  • Kit Is Not Required For Installation.
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DH5-HP®  Replacement Electrical Kit

  • Part Number: 5790 (Call for S/N specific part number)
  • This Kit Is Required For Installation.
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Pipe Arm

Features

  • Designed to handle 20" & 24" diameter pipe.
  • Handles pipe on and off trailers, rail cars or pipe rack without disturbing adjacent pipe.
  • Very fast and efficient at stringing pipe during pipeline construction.
  • Can handle pipe even if covered with snow, ice or dirt.
  • Arms utilize long lasting wear pads to protect coated pipe from being damaged. Wear pads are easy to replace. 
  • Arm pressure sensors allow operator to monitor arm grip status while handling pipe.
  • Integrated Safety: Load control valve system ensures pipe is never dropped, regardless of hydraulic supply pressure.
  • Proximity Sensors inform operator that arm is seated correctly on pipe ensuring a safe lift everytime.
  • Pipe can be lifted from an off-center position. 

Application

Pipeline Construction Contractors and Pipe Yards

  • Very efficient at stringing coated pipe on pipeline job site right-of-way.
  • Great for stock piling coated pipe.
  • Handles pipe on and off trailers, rail cars or pipe rack without disturbing adjacent pipe.

Interchangeable Pipe Arm 

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Interchangeable Pipe Arm MediumInterchangeable Pipe Arm Medium (IPAM)

  • Designed to use interchangeable pipe tips available to handle 4" to 18" pipe.
  • Handles pipe on and off trailers, rail cars or pipe rack without disturbing adjacent pipe.
  • Very fast and efficient at stringing pipe during pipeline construction.
  • Can handle pipe even if covered with snow, ice or dirt.
  • Arm tips utilize long lasting wear pads to protect coated pipe from being damaged.
  • Arm pressure sensors allow operator to monitor arm grip status while handling pipe.
  • Integrated Safety: Load control valve system ensures pipe is never dropped,
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  • Proximity Sensors inform operator that arm is seated correctly on pipe ensuring a safe
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  • Pipe can be lifted from an off-center position. 

Features IPA (4"-12")

Features IPAM (14"-18")

Application

Pipeline Construction Contractors and Pipe Yards

  • Very efficient at stringing coated pipe on pipeline job site right-of-way.
  • Great for stock piling coated pipe.
  • Handles pipe on and off trailers, rail cars or pipe rack without disturbing adjacent pipe.

Interchangeable Material Handling Arm 

Interchangeable Material Handling Arm (IMHA)

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Features

  • Uses interchangeable material handling tips designed to handle your custom application.
  • Fast and efficient at handling your material.
  • Can handle pipe or other materials even if covered with snow, ice or dirt.
  • Arm tips can can be equipped with long lasting wear pads to protect coated pipe from being damaged.
  • Arm pressure sensors allow operator to monitor arm grip status while handling pipe.
  • Integrated Safety: Load control valve system ensures pipe is never dropped, regardless of hydraulic supply pressure.
  • Proximity Sensors inform operator that arm is seated correctly on pipe ensuring a safe lift everytime.
  • Material can be lifted from an off-center position.

Applications

Flexible Pipe Application

Custom Applications

  • Tips can be designed to handle your specific application. Please call us if you need a material handling solution (218) 444-3030. Custom Solutions
  • Visit our Flexible Pipe Handling Page for more information about the development of the Flexible Pipe Tips.

Directional Drilling Arm

Features

  • Handles 3.5″ to 9″ inch diameter pipe and can lift pipe off trailer, pipe rack or drill rig,
  • Arm tip design allows for pipe to be picked from center of pipe rack.
  • Can handle pipe even if covered with snow, ice or dirt.
  • Integrated Safety: Load control valve system ensures pipe is never dropped, regardless of hydraulic supply pressure.
  • Stop pads on inner housing creates and maintains a positive grip.
  • Pipe can be lifted from an off-center position.

Application

Directional Drilling Contractors

  • DD Arms can lift pipe off pipe rack or trailer and set into position to load directional drilling rig. This frees up manpower to work on more productive tasks around job site and keeps personnel off trailers and slippery drill rigs.

Utility Arm

Features

  • Handles 7″ to 26″ material diameter.
  • Works great for main line welding, lowering in and tie-in's during pipeline installation.
  • Can handle material even when covered with snow, ice or dirt.
  • Arms utilize long lasting wear pads to protect coated pipe from being damaged. Wear pads are easy to replace.
  • Integrated Safety: Load control valve system ensures pipe is never dropped, regardless of hydraulic supply pressure.
  • Material can be lifted from an off-center position. 
  • Able to handle bent pipe.

Applications

Pipeline Contractors and Pipe Fitting

  • Lowering pipe into trench
    • When multiple DH5-HP®s are used in successions at one time. DH5-HP® functions are designed to float allowing excavators to work in unison.
    • DH5-HP® allows contractors to grab pipe and lower it into trench without having to use straps. This reduces manpower and keeps personnel out of trenches.
  • Tie-In
    • Maintains six points of contact all the way around the circumference of the pipe. This allows for a solid grip in tight areas.
    • Can be used as a line up clamp. When Using DH5-HP® with dual shift capabilities contractors can center and pull two joints of pipe together for welding.
  • Welding pipe
    • Can be used to set pipe for welding. Side shift function allows operator to shift pipe into position for weld.
  • Line Replacement
    • Can be used to lift pipe during line removal and replacement.

Utility Construction

  • Can handle utility poles effectively.

Mat Arm

Mat Arm

Features

Mat Arm