DECKHAND® L

Safe and versatile for main line pipe handling, outperforming all existing pipe handling methods.

                                   
  • Patented Pipe Arm design ensures that adjacent pipes are never disturbed when picking up roped pipe from a pile or stack.
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  • Pipe Arm linings insure that coated pipe is NEVER damaged.
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  • Upper head mounts to ANY BRAND of excavator in 40 to 49 metric ton range. (Common examples: Caterpillar 345 and 349.)
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  • In-Cab Display allows operator to safely monitor and adjust all functions, pressures and volumes from within.
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  • Grab arm function picks up pipe and holds it firmly to attachment.
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  • Tilts 0 to 15 degrees along main beam.
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  • Shifts pipe side to side up to 8.5"
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Additional Features

                                   
  • Integrated Safety: Load control valve system ensures pipe is never dropped, regardless of hydraulic pressure.
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  • Proximity Sensors inform operator of correct positioning and clearance to initiate safe contact.
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  • Optional stick-mounted camera allows operator to see in even the most difficult spaces.
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  • Requires auxiliary one way flow hydraulic circuit on excavator and dedicated case drain line.
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Easy Installation

                                   
  1. Install correct diameter pins into head unit based on brand and model of excavator.
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  3. Quick couple the three auxiliary hydraulic hoses (pressure, return and dedicated case drain hoses) to the excavator's auxiliary circuit.
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  5. Replace the excavator's control handles with the provided control handles. This is done by simply unscrewing the manufacturer's control handles and screwing on the DECKHAND's control handles. Add electrical power to the unit by simply connecting to the excavator's 24 volt system and you're ready to work.
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The DECKHAND® L can comfortably serve the following industries...

                                   
  • Pipeline Construction Contractors
  • Pipe Transport Companies
  • Pipe Manufacturers
  • Pipe Holding Yards
  • Utility Construction Contractors
  • Road Building and Maintenance Contractors

Arms at the ready.

20" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 20 Inch PAL

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.
24" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 24 Inch PAL

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.
26" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 26 Inch PAL

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.
28" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 28 Inch PAL

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.
30" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 30 Inch PAL

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.
36" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 36 Inch PAL

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.
42" L Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® L Pipe Arm - 42 Inch PAL

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.
L Mat Arm

DECKHAND® Mat Arm Large (MAL)

Quickly load, unload, and move road mats. Position mats with precision, no free swinging. The total controllability of the DECKHAND allows road mats to be used as a grading blade in addition to the built-in blade.

Specifications

DECKHAND® L Head Unit

Excavator Weight Class: 108,000 LB / 48,987 KG
Supply Pressure: 3,200 PSI / 221 BAR
Max Flow: 25 GPM / 95 LPM
Min Flow: 15 GPM / 57 LPM
Model Number: DHL
Main Beam Size (inches): 8 X 8
Capacity: 40,000 LB / 18,144 KG
Weight: 3,650 LB / 1,658 KG
Shipping Stand P/N: 3458
Shipping Dimension (inches): 78L X 112W X 48H
Shipping Weight w/ Stand: 4,030 LB / 1,828 KG

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Accessories

DECKHAND® Arms Shipping/Storage Crate

Part Number: 2578
Capacity: 1,400 LB / 635 KG
Crate Approved For: Up to 24 Inch Arms L
Weight: 760 LB / 345 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 52L X 42W X 52H

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DECKHAND® Arms Shipping/Storage Crate

Part Number: 2628
Capacity: 2,200 LB / 998 KG
Crate Approved For: Up to 36 Inch Arms
Weight: 1,125 LB / 510 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 66L X 46W X 70H

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DECKHAND® L Arms Shipping/Storage Crate

Part Number: 2579
Capacity: 3,000 LB /1,361 KG
Crate Approved For: Up to 42 Inch Pipe Arms
Weight: 1,370 LB / 621 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 72L X 48W X 84H

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DECKHAND® L Horizontal Shipping/Storage Crate

Part Number: 3458
Crate Approved For: DHL & DHXL
Weight: 380 LB / 172 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 57L X 48W X 38H

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DECKHAND® L Vertical Shipping/Storage Stand

Part Number: 2605
Capacity: 4,500 LB / 2,041 KG
Stand Approved For: DHL & DHXL
Weight: 1,165 LB / 528 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 112L X 46W X 24H

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