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Your excavator grapple can either be mechanical or hydraulic, but what’s the difference between the two? And which one should you buy? Check out our infographic below to find out.

eiengineering difference between mechanical and hydraulic grab grapple

The choice between a hydraulic or mechanical grapple should be fairly straight forward in most cases. The more expensive hydraulic machine is worth the money; it just depends if you’ll actually use it enough to warrant one. The cheaper mechanical option can definitely get the job done with a lower entry cost – especially if you have a skilled operator – but it does lack precision and ease of use.

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