HC7 & HC8 Hydraulic Clamshell Bucket


Anvils HC7 & HC8 Hydraulic Clamshell Buckets are designed for general purpose rehandling and digging operations.  They are commonly used in construction, material handling and dredging applications.  

  • HC7 Clamshell Buckets features 7 inch bore cylinders, an HC8 Clamshell Bucket features 8 inch bore cylinders.  These cylinders are over-sized and pressure tested and are designed for under water applications.
  • Rotations options include 360, 270, knock around and direct mount.
  • The motor and swivel feature crossover relief to prevent damage from pressure spikes.
  • Under water rotation is available on all models.
  • Pins are machined from 4140 heat treated steel and bushings are extra heavy, thick walled and made of chromium molybdenum 4140/42.



HC7 & HC8  Clamshell Buckets are designed to handle materials up to 270 pounds per square foot.  Common materials include:

  • Grains
  • Coal
  • Coke
  • Salt
  • Sand
  • Aggregates
  • Limestone
  • Sediments
  • Dredge
  • Clay
  • Ash
  • Gravel
  • Ores 
  • Cement 
  • Pig Iron
  • Stone
  • Ferroalloys


HC7 & HC8  Clamshell Buckets are versatile buckets, they are most often used with a Material Handler such as a Sennebogen or Liebherr but are also used on excavators.  They are often found in industries such as:

  • Pipeline
  • Construction
  • Ports & Stevedoring
  • Dredging
  • Pet Coke
  • Steel
  • Marine Construction


HC7 & HC8  Clamshell Buckets have a wide variety of options available, these include:

  • Bolt on Edges
  • Bolt on Sealed lip
  • Teeth
  • Round Nose
  • Radius Corners