New Mini Pipe Handler From Steve Vick Goes On Trial

Die einzigartige "J-Form" Design des Kiefers kann der Rohrseite-loaded zu sein, wodurch die Notwendigkeit für Arbeiter im Graben arbeiten. Pipe manoeuvring and insertion operations are controlled entirely from the safety of the cab.

The lightweight tool attaches to a typical 1.5 bis zur 3 tonne hydraulic excavator fitted with 25mm or 30mm bucket pins.The PE is side-loaded into the fixed J-shape lower jaw where it is cradled until the hydraulic upper jaw clamps the pipe. A one-stage set up is all that is required for the entire insertion process.

Mit Hilfe der hydraulischen Kraft des Baggers, the operative inserts the PE into the host pipe by alternatively gripping and pushing the pipe using controls in the cab. Typische Einfügungs Geschwindigkeiten von bis zu 10 Meter pro Minute sind möglich. The Mini Handler is suitable for both single or dual fed excavators.

A full range of shell inserts is available to accommodate pipe diameters down to 55mm. Shell inserts from Steve Vick International’s pushing machine range may also be used in the Mini Pipe Handler.

Avoids the need to enter the trench
“The side loading jaw means that the Mini Pipe Handler entirely avoids the need for operatives to work in the trench,” says Crock Harrison, Geschäftsführer von Steve Vick Internationalen, “which is always a safety issue. And being able to set up the entire insertion operation in one-stage means it’s fast too.”

Der J-förmige Kiefer ermöglicht eine konstante Rohrtiefe zu erhalten, um die Einführung zu unterstützen und benötigt nur 35 mm Bodenfreiheit, Minimieren der Tiefe des Grabens erforderlich. An optional 360° swivel head provides the operator with maximum manoeuvrability when positioning and inserting the pipe whilst the clamp design prevents damage to the surface of the PE and minimises slippage in wet weather.

At 31kg, the Mini Pipe Handler is lightweight to avoid lifting problems on site. Compared with inserting PE using a sling on the excavator, it offers an efficient, controlled pushing force which can be reversed if necessary.

Steve Vick International also produces Pipe Handlers for larger excavators designed to manoeuvre and insert pipes up to 630mm in diameter.

MINI PH Complete Unit_5501

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