Clamshell Buckets

With a full 360 degree rotation, Clamshell Buckets are the ideal accessory for 12 to 22 ton excavators. The Clamshell Buckets can be extended by up to 2m for deeper digging.

The 1600×800 clamshells boast a load capacity of 330 litres and have excellent digging and loading capabilities.

The 800x800mm clamshells are commonly used on the rail or road construction for deeper, more precise digging, and have a load capacity of 110 litres.


Hire Clamshell Buckets for a Range of Applications

Loading/ unloading materials.

Earth moving, road and rail construction, and excavation.

Shaft digging.

Available to fit 12 to 22 ton excavators.

Available with large or small digging shells.


Technical Information

Rotate 360 degrees and are available with large or small digging shells.

Extend by up to 2m for deeper digging.

Also known as Digging Buckets.

Safety information

Safety Information

Do not push the equipment beyond its limits.

You must not exceed the unit’s SWL (Safe Working Load).

All appropriate safety wear must be worn at all times.

Always make sure load is appropriately stable and well-balanced.

Things to consider

Delivery & Removal

Please be aware of access for delivery.

Please make sure there is someone on-site to sign for this item.

Things to consider

There are different models and sizes of the buckets, please ask our team for more information to suit your requirements.

Make sure people in your work space/area are aware of what you are doing.

Why don’t we display prices?

We don’t show prices on the website as we prefer to quote on an individual basis to make sure your quote is fully tailored to your complete hire needs.

For tools and equipment secured from third parties prices change often so just call us on 0844 288 7265 for availability and to get the best rates on the day!

Whether you are looking for a single skip or a complete site hire, we can find the right deal for you and the best prices for your area.