DECKHAND® XL

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 60 to 75 metric ton range. (Common examples: Caterpillar 360 and 374.)
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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:

                                   
  • Load control 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® 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.

30" XL Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® XL Pipe Arm - 30 Inch PAXL

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" XL Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® XL Pipe Arm - 36 Inch PAXL

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" XL Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® XL Pipe Arm - 42 Inch PAXL

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.
48" XL Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® XL Pipe Arm - 48 Inch PAXL

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.
56" XL Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® XL Pipe Arm - 56 Inch PAXL

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.
Weld Positioning Arm

DECKHAND® XL Weld Positioning Arm - WPAXL 20-42

Move and Clamp Pipe For Tie-In operations! With the Weld Positioning Arms from CRC-Evans, Tie In operations can be performed quickly and accurately.

Specifications

DECKHAND® XL Head Unit

Excavator Weight Class: 165,000 LB / 74,483 KG
Supply Pressure: 3,200 PSI / 221 BAR
Max Flow: 25 GPM / 95 LPM
Min Flow: 15 GPM / 57 LPM
Model Number: DHXL
Main Beam Size (inches): 10 X 10
Capacity: 50,000 LB / 22,680 KG
Weight: 4,000 LB / 1,814 KG
Shipping Stand P/N: 2605
Shipping Dimensions (inches): 112L X 46W X 80H
Shipping Weight w/ Stand: 4,565 LB / 2,070 KG

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Accessories

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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DECKHAND® XL Start Up/ Maintenance Kit

Part Number: 4234

*Kit is not required for installation.

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DECKHAND® XL WP Arm Remote Kit

Part Number: 3456

*WP Remote Kit is not required for operating, but is  needed for full functionality.

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DECKHAND® XL WP Arm Shipping/ Storage Stand

Part Number: 3436
Shipping Stand Approved For: WPAXL
Weight: 869 LB / 394 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 73L X 50W X 34.125H

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