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Development of new saw bars

Saw bars are an essential part of working with Mecanil grapple saws. The saw chain needs to be replaced frequently and this means it has to be easy to replace it.

Mecanil has launched it’s own saw bars especially designed for the Mecanil SG grapple saw line. These bars will make it significantly easier to replace the guide bar and saw chain due to the customized length and increased tensioning movement.
The bars come in four lengths 16”, 18”, 22” and 25”.

The bars are produced by Iggesund Forest AB which is a renowned high quality harvester bar manufacturer.

Mecanil SG160 G2

Lightweight and compact grapple saw with tilt

– Suitable for urban tree removal and felling of energy wood.
 

This compact and lightweight grapple saw, with a weight from only 200 kg, works the same way as the popular bigger grapple saws SG220 and SG280. Suitable for installation on various base machines.

 




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  SG160 RC-T G2 on a knuckleboom crane
       ** Video by Climb High Tree Service LLC, USA

  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Stable both in felling and loading position
  • Full control over all functions – e.g. make the saw movement many times without opening the grapple.
  • Works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple
  • Easy to install
  • No additional hydraulic lines are needed – only grapple open and grapple close
  • Completely stepless control – for example, stop the tilt half way if necessary
  • Control everything safely from the ground via remote control

 

Control system alternatives

  • Standard: 2 hydraulic lines (grapple open/close) + Radio-control (incl. 2 batteries and a battery charger)
  • Option: 2 hydraulic lines (grapple open/close) + Cable control

 

Suitable base machines

  • Smaller knuckleboom cranes
  • Forest trailers with cranes
  • Tractors
  • Small forwarders
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Standard: Energy grapple claws (open ended)
  • Option: Traditional log grapple claws (closed ends)

 

Models

Model Features
SG160 G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG160 RC-T G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with remote control you hold in your hand.
– Without collecting unit.
SG160 RC-M G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG160 A G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.
SG160 A RC G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.

 

Technical information

Model SG160 G2 SG160 RC G2 SG160 A G2 SG160 A RC G2
Tilt function Yes Yes Yes Yes
Collecting unit No No Yes Yes
Grapple size 0,16 m2 0,16 m2 0,16 m2 0,16 m2
Weight 200 kg 220 kg 245 kg 270 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min.
Opening of grapple 925 mm 925 mm 925 mm 925 mm
Attachment rotator 69/30 69/30 69/30 69/30
Control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control
Cutting diameter, saw (16″) –> 350 mm –> 350 mm –> 350 mm –> 350 mm

Mecanil SG220 G2

A gamechanger for the tree removal industry

– Suitable for urban tree removal and felling of energy wood.
 

Easy-to-use and lightweight grapplesaw with tilt. The grapple saw is a combination of a high-powered chainsaw that can cut through wood within seconds, and a strong grapple that locks onto the tree allowing the operator to lower the limb to the ground in a controlled manner preventing property damage or injury to people below. Suitable for installation on various base machines.

 




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  Image gallery
  SG220 RC-T G2 on a knuckleboom crane
       ** Video by Gerasimek Tree & Stump Removal, Inc., USA

  SG220 on a telehandler
       ** Video by Hiawatha Tree Services Inc., USA

  SG220 RC-T on a knuckleboom crane
       ** Video by Jes Iversen, Denmark

  SG220 RC on a forest trailer
       ** Video by Picken`s Farm Equipment, Canada

  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Stable both in felling and loading position
  • Full control over all functions – e.g. make the saw movement many times without opening the grapple.
  • Works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple
  • Easy to install
  • No additional hydraulic lines are needed – only grapple open and grapple close
  • Completely stepless control – for example, stop the tilt half way if necessary
  • Control everything safely from the ground via remote control

 

Control system alternatives

  • Standard: 2 hydraulic lines (grapple open/close) + Radio-control (incl. 2 batteries and a battery charger)
  • Option: 2 hydraulic lines (grapple open/close) + Cable control

 

Suitable base machines

  • Knuckleboom cranes
  • Telehandlers
  • Forest trailers with cranes
  • Tractors
  • Forwarders
  • Excavators (free hanging)
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Standard: Energy grapple claws (open ended)
  • Option: Traditional log grapple claws (closed ends)
  • Option: A-model claws (claws with diagonal plates)

 

Models

Model Features
SG220 G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG220 RC-T G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with remote control you hold in your hand.
– Without collecting unit.
SG220 RC-M G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG220 A G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.
SG220 A RC G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.

 

Technical information

Model SG220 G2 SG220 RC G2 SG220 A G2 SG220 A RC G2
Tilt function Yes Yes Yes Yes
Collecting unit No No Yes Yes
Grapple size 0,22 m2 0,22 m2 0,22 m2 0,22 m2
Weight 310 kg 330 kg 370 kg 390 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min.
Opening of grapple 1200 mm 1200 mm 1200 mm 1200 mm
Attachment rotator 173/6 173/6 173/6 173/6
Control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control
Cutting diameter, saw (18″) –> 450 mm –> 450 mm –> 450 mm –> 450 mm

Mecanil SG280 G2

A gamechanger for the tree removal industry

– Suitable for urban tree removal and felling of energy wood.
 

Easy-to-use and lightweight grapplesaw with tilt. The grapple saw is a combination of a high-powered chainsaw that can cut through wood within seconds, and a strong grapple that locks onto the tree allowing the operator to lower the limb to the ground in a controlled manner preventing property damage or injury to people below. Suitable for installation on various base machines.

 




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  Image gallery
  SG280 RC-M on a forwarder
  SG280 RC-T G2 on a telehandler
       ** Video by ArborEst OÜ, Heiki Hanso, Estonia

  SG280 RC-T G2 on a telehandler
       ** Video by ArborEst OÜ, Heiki Hanso, Estonia

  SG280 RC-T G2 on a knuckleboom crane
       ** Video by Limbwalkers Tree Service, USA

  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Stable both in felling and loading position
  • Full control over all functions – e.g. make the saw movement many times without opening the grapple.
  • Works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple
  • Easy to install
  • No additional hydraulic lines are needed – only grapple open and grapple close
  • Completely stepless control – for example, stop the tilt half way if necessary
  • Control everything safely from the ground via remote control

 

Control system alternatives

  • Standard: 2 hydraulic lines (grapple open/close) + Radio-control (incl. 2 batteries and a battery charger)
  • Option: 2 hydraulic lines (grapple open/close) + Cable control

 

Suitable base machines

  • Knuckleboom cranes
  • Telehandlers
  • Forest trailers with cranes
  • Tractors
  • Forwarders
  • Excavators (free hanging)
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Standard: Energy grapple claws (open ended)
  • Option: Traditional log grapple claws (closed ends)
  • Option: A-model claws (claws with diagonal plates)

 

Models

Model Features
SG280 G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG280 RC-T G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with remote control you hold in your hand.
– Without collecting unit.
SG280 RC-M G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG280 A G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.
SG280 A RC G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.

 

Technical information

Model SG280 G2 SG280 RC G2 SG280 A G2 SG280 A RC G2
Tilt function Yes Yes Yes Yes
Collecting unit No No Yes Yes
Grapple size 0,30 m2 0,30 m2 0,30 m2 0,30 m2
Weight 345 kg 390 kg 420 kg 450 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min.
Opening of grapple 1490 mm 1490 mm 1490 mm 1490 mm
Attachment rotator 173/6 173/6 173/6 173/6
Control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control
Cutting diameter, saw (22″) –> 550 mm –> 550 mm –> 550 mm –> 550 mm
Option: Cutting diameter, saw (25″) –> 630 mm –> 630 mm –> 630 mm –> 630 mm

Mecanil SG280 F G2

Grapple saw developed for felling whole trees in one felling

– Suitable for felling of energy wood or trees in forest areas.
 

The SG280 F is based on the standard SG280, but the saw unit is modified to better suit felling of whole trees.

 




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  SG280 F G2 on a excavator
       ** Video by Forest Limited Company, Japan




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Models

Model Features
SG280 F G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG280 F RC-T G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with remote control you hold in your hand.
– Without collecting unit.
SG280 F RC-M G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Without collecting unit.
SG280 F A G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.
SG280 F A RC G2 – 2 hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Radio-control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.

 

Technical information

Model SG280 F G2 SG280 F RC G2 SG280 F A G2 SG280 F A RC G2
Tilt function Yes Yes Yes Yes
Collecting unit No No Yes Yes
Grapple size 0,30 m2 0,30 m2 0,30 m2 0,30 m2
Weight 345 kg 390 kg 420 kg 450 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min.
Opening of grapple 1490 mm 1490 mm 1490 mm 1490 mm
Attachment rotator 173/6 173/6 173/6 173/6
Control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Radio control
Cutting diameter, saw (22″) –> 550 mm –> 550 mm –> 550 mm –> 550 mm
Option: Cutting diameter, saw (25″) –> 630 mm –> 630 mm –> 630 mm –> 630 mm

Mecanil SG210 G2

Compact and lightweight grapplesaw without tilt

– Developed to be used on small excavators etc.
 

This grapplesaw has the same features as the SG220, but without the tilt function and the valve set for the control system. SG210 works with 2 double-acting hydraulic lines (grapple open/close and saw out/in). Suitable to intall on, for example, excavators.

 




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  SG210 ** Video by Nyvang Anlæg Aps, Denmark
  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple
  • Easy to install

 

Control system alternatives

  • Standard: 2 double-acting hydraulic lines, grapple open/close + saw out/in
  • Option: 1 double-acting hydraulic line (grapple open/close) + Cable with button to switch between grapple and saw function
  • Option: 1 double-acting hydraulic line (grapple open/close) + Remote control to switch between grapple and saw function

 

Suitable base machines

  • Smaller excavators
  • Forest trailers with cranes
  • Tractors
  • Small forwarders
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Standard: Energy grapple claws (open ended)
  • Option: Traditional log grapple claws (closed ends)
  • Option: A-model claws (with diagonal plates)

 

Models

Model Features
SG210 G2 – 2 double-acting hydr. lines (grapple open/close, saw out/in).
– Without collecting unit.
SG210 C G2 – 1 double-acting hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable with button to switch between grapple and saw function.
– Without collecting unit.
SG210 RC G2 – 1 double-acting hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Remote control to switch between grapple and saw function.
– Without collecting unit.

 

Technical information

Model SG210 G2 SG210 C G2 SG210 RC G2
Tilt function No No No
Collecting unit No No No
Grapple size 0,22 m2 0,22 m2 0,22 m2
Weight 235 kg 250 kg 265 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min. 40 – 80 l/min.
Opening of grapple 1200 mm 1200 mm 1200 mm
Attachment standard 173/6 + 270/8 173/6 + 270/8 173/6 + 270/8
Attachment option Excavator attach. Excavator attach. Excavator attach.
Control 4 hydr. lines 2 hydr. lines + electrical cable 2 hydr. lines + radio control
Cutting diameter, saw (18″) –> 450 mm –> 450 mm –> 450 mm

Mecanil SG270 G2

Heavy duty grapplesaw without tilt

– Developed to be used on excavators etc.
 

The standard SG270 has the same features as the SG280, but without the tilt function and the valve set for the control system. The SG270 HD (Heavy Duty) has the same size saw system as the SG280, but this grapple is reinforced and very robust, designed to be used with fixed mounting. Suitable to intall on, for example, excavators.

 




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  Image gallery
  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple
  • Easy to install

 

Control system alternatives

  • Standard: 2 double-acting hydraulic lines, grapple open/close + saw out/in
  • Option: 1 double-acting hydraulic line (grapple open/close) + Cable with button to switch between grapple and saw function
  • Option: 1 double-acting hydraulic line (grapple open/close) + Remote control to switch between grapple and saw function

 

Suitable base machines

  • Excavators
  • Forest trailers with cranes
  • Tractors
  • Forwarders
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Standard: Energy grapple claws (open ended)
  • Option: Traditional log grapple claws (closed ends)

 

Models

Model Features
SG270 & SG270 HD G2 – 2 double-acting hydr. lines (grapple open/close, saw out/in).
– Without collecting unit.
SG270 C & SG270 C HD G2 – 1 double-acting hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Cable with button to switch between grapple and saw function.
– Without collecting unit.
SG270 RC & SG270 RC HD G2 – 1 double-acting hydr. lines (grapple open/close).
– Remote control to switch between grapple and saw function.
– Without collecting unit.

 

Technical information

Model SG270 G2 SG270 HD G2
Tilt function No No
Collecting unit No No
Grapple size 0,30 m2 0,30 m2
Weight from 280 kg from 380 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min.
Opening of grapple 1490 mm 1490 mm
Attachment standard 173/6 + 270/8 173/6 + 270/8
Attachment option Excavator attach. Excavator attach.
Control 4 hydr. lines or 2 hydr. lines + electrical cable or radio control 4 hydr. lines or 2 hydr. lines + electrical cable or radio control
Cutting diameter, saw (22″) –> 550 mm –> 550 mm
Cutting diameter, saw (25″) –> 630 mm –> 630 mm

Mecanil SG350 XD

XTRA Heavy duty grapplesaw without tilt

– Developed to be used on excavators.
 

The newest member in the Mecanil products family. This model is developed especially to be used on excavators. It is big and robust with a reinforced body and a patented new strong saw system.

 




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  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Extra reinforced body for rigid mounting – excavator design
  • High pressure cylinder with double piston rod seals
  • High tensile wear resistant steel (400 HB)
  • Fitted with rotator attachment or excavator attachment (S50, S60, NTP-10 etc.)

 

Control system alternatives

  • 2 double-acting hydraulic lines, grapple open/close + saw out/in

 

Suitable base machines

  • Excavators
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Universal grapple claws (with 7 claws)

 

Technical information

Model SG350 XD
Tilt function No
Collecting unit No
Grapple size 0,36 m2
Weight 1150 kg
Rec. working pressure 200-280 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 150-> l/min.
Opening of grapple 1700 mm
Control 4 hydr. lines
Cutting diameter, saw (36″) –> 820 mm

Mecanil XG220 G2

Versatile and efficient energy wood felling head with both saw and cutting unit

– This is a giant leap forward in professional energy- and small wood harvesting.
 

With this unique head you cut small bushes, twigs and thinner trees with a snap and fell bigger trees using the saw. The head also works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple. The XG220 is a combination of two of the most successful and tried out Mecanil products; Mecanil EG250 energy wood felling head and SG220 grapple saw. The head is very easy to install because of no need for any additional hydraulics. Mecanil XG220 A RC is equipped with the patented self-powered wireless control. Does not require any change of battery. The battery is charged when the grapple is in use.

 




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  XG220 A on a harvester
  XG220 A on a harvester
  XG220 A on a excavator
       ** Video by Claus Jensen, Denmark

  Brochure of all Mecanil products




FEATURES

  • Fast and easy to use – increases productivity
  • Stable both in felling and loading position
  • Full control over all functions – for example, make the cutting movement many times without opening the grapple.
  • Works perfectly as a traditional loading grapple
  • Easy to install
  • No additional hydraulic lines are needed – only pressure and tank
  • Completely stepless control – for example, stop the tilt half way if necessary
  • Can easily cut trees without harming trees nearby
  • Can cut a bigger bundle of smaller trees and bushes with one cut
  • Option: Self-powered wireless control (no change of battery required)

 

Control system alternatives

  • 2 hydraulic lines (pressure – tank) and electrical wire
  • 2 hydraulic lines (pressure – tank) and self-powered wireless control

 

Suitable base machines

  • Forwarders
  • Harvesters
  • Tractors
  • Excavators (free hanging)
  • If you are considering installing this grapple saw on another base machine, please consult the Mecanil dealer.

 

Grapple claw alternatives

  • Standard: Energy grapple claws (open ended)
  • Option: Traditional log grapple claws (closed ends)
  • Option: A-model claws (claws with diagonal plates)

 

Models

Model Features
XG220 A G2 – 2 hydr. lines (pressure – tank).
– Cable along the crane.
– Separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.
XG220 A RC G2 – 2 hydr. lines (pressure – tank).
– Self-powered wireless control with separate control buttons that can be installed in joystick.
– Incl. collecting unit.
XG220 G2 – Ask for more information about XG220 without accumulation.

 

Technical information

Model XG220 A G2 XG220 A RC G2
Tilt function Yes Yes
Collecting unit Yes Yes
Grapple size 0,22 m2 0,22 m2
Weight 390 kg 460 kg
Rec. working pressure 180-230 bar 180-230 bar
Rec. oil flow rate 60 – 100 l/min. 60 – 100 l/min.
Opening of grapple 1200 mm 1200 mm
Attachment rotator 173/6 173/6
Hydraulics 2 lines (pressure/tank) 2 lines (pressure/tank)
Control Cable control,
12V or 24V
Wireless control, self-powered
Cutting diameter, cutting-unit max. 200 mm max. 200 mm
Cutting diameter, saw (18″) –> 450 mm –> 450 mm