DECKHAND® XS

BIG FEATURES, NIMBLE SIZE

No Job Too Small for the Newest Member of the DECKHAND® Family

PRECISE

360° rotation, tilt and shift functions allow for total control and precise load placement.

SAFE

Load holding valves, proximity sensors and auto-clamp design ensure a safe lift every time.

VERSATILE

Interchangeable arms allow operator to easily switch between handling drill rod, pipe, poles and other material.

KEY BENEFITS

  • 360° continuous rotation, tilt, and shift functions deliver unmatched control and load placement.
  • Convenient in-cab display and joystick controls allow the operator to safely operate, monitor and adjust all XS functions from inside the excavator cab.
  • Uses DECKHAND® family of interchangeable arms to easily switch between different types and sizes of pipe, drill rod, poles and casing.
  • Load locking valves ensure that the load is never dropped regardless of hydraulic pressure.
  • Load can be securely positioned and held in a vertical orientation.
  • Excavator’s auxiliary hydraulic circuit powers the DECKHAND® even in the most adverse weather conditions.
  • Load can be safely lifted from an off-center position.
  • Optional stick mounted camera allows the operator to see in even the most difficult spaces.
  • Head Unit mounts to ANY BRAND of excavator in 10-16 metric ton range.
  • Tilts 0 to 25 degrees along main beam.
  • Shifts pipe side to side up to 5.5"

Easy Installation

  1. Adjust DECKHAND® XS's adjustable pin distance and diameter to brand and class of excavator.
  2. Quick couple the DECKHAND® XS's two auxiliary hydraulic hoses (pressure and case drain hoses) to the excavator's auxiliary circuit.
  3. Replace the excavator's control handles with provided DECKHAND® XS's 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 clipping the positive and negative lead to the excavator's batteries and you're ready to work!

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APPLICATIONS

  • Pipe Handling
  • Drill Rod Handling
  • Vertical Handling of Pilings and Poles
  • I-Beam Placement

Arms at the ready.

14"-18" Inter-changeable Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® Interchangeable Pipe Arm Medium - 14-18 Inch (IPAM)

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.
20" Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® Pipe Arm - 20 Inch PA

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" Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® Pipe Arm - 24 Inch PA

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.
4"-12" Inter-changeable Pipe Arm

DECKHAND® Interchangeable Pipe Arm - 4-12 Inch (IPA)

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.
Adjustable Utility Arm

DECKHAND® Adjustable Utility Arm

Directional Drilling Arm

DECKHAND® Directional Drill Arm - DD Arm

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.
Inter-changeable Material Handling Arm

DECKHAND® Interchangeable Material Handling Arm - (IMHA)

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.
Mat Arm

DECKHAND® Mat Arm (MA)

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.
Utility Arm

DECKHAND® Utility Arm

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.

Specifications

DECKHAND® XS Head Unit

Excavator Weight Class: 44,092.5 LB / 20,000 KG
Supply Pressure: 5,000 PSI / 344 BAR
Max Flow: 40 GPM / 151.4 LPM
Min Flow: 30 GPM / 113.5 LPM
Model Number: DHXS
Main Beam Size (inches): 6 X 6
Capacity: 10,000 LB / 4,536 KG
Weight: 1,700 LB / 771 KG
Shipping Stand P/N:
Shipping Dimension (inches):
Shipping Weight w/ Stand:

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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: 2577
Capacity: 1700 LB / 771 KG
Shipping Crate Approved For: 4-12 IPA, 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® Horizontal Shipping/Storage Crate

Part Number: 3640
Shipping Crate Approved For: DECKHAND®
Weight: 367 LB / 167 KG
Stand Dimension (inches): 53L X 44W X 38H

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DECKHAND® Vertical Shipping/Storage Stand

Part Number: 1270
Capacity: 4,292 LB / 1,947 KG
Shipping Stand Approved For: DECKHAND®
Weight: 822 LB / 373 KG
Shipping Dimension (inches): 93L X 76W X 24H

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