Unique Products for the Gas
Distribution Engineer

Unique Products for the Gas
Distribution Engineer

4″-8″ Cast Iron Pipe Cracker

4 to 8 Mini Macaw Pipe Cracker (PDF)

The 4″-8″ MACAW Pipe Cracker is designed as a safe and efficient alternative to traditional methods of breaking out a cast iron main. It attaches to the excavator with a chain and powered by the excavator’s hydraulics. Once it is maneuvered around the pipe the jaws apply sufficient pressure to crack the cast iron.

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Benefits

  • Safer than using a sledgehammer. No need for the labor-intensive smashing out cast-iron mains by hand.

  • One machine cracks pipes from 3” to 8” in diameter, including the odd sizes in between.

  • Break out speed controlled using a flow control valve.

  • Use on empty or inserted cast-iron mains.

  • Easy to operate. Once positioned onto the main, the hydraulics do the work.

  • The excavator handles the weight, significantly reducing the manual labor.

  • Does not require full circumferential pipe access.

  • 22,000 lbs. crushing force.
  • Double-Acting Ram operates off the excavator’s hydraulics or hand pump.

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Part# 52-32165

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Video

4 to 8 Mini Macaw

Operates in small crowded excavations.

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Shown Using a Hydraulic Hand Pump

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856-722-1333
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PLCS, LLC | 102 Gaither Drive, Unit 1 | Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

856-722-1333
info@plcsusa.com

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©Copyright 2019 PLCS, LLC All Rights Reserved