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Specialty Rail Buckets

For Excavators, Wheel & Backhoe Loaders


360° Ballast Tie Clam Buckets

Dymax Rail's Ballast Tie Clam Buckets...The name says it all. Easily load ballast, insert or remove ties, and remove mud and old rock between ties. These buckets feature 360° continous rotation and give operators full control. Narrow width of 11 inches efficiently cleans and loads. Dymax Rail Tie Clam Buckets are equipped with replaceable bolt-on cutting edges and come with bolt-on replaceable tie claws for bridge applications and removal of wood ties. Serrated side cutters feature AR400 and RokGäard™ armor. Heavy duty cylinders with built-in stop locations provide long service life and are designed for harsh work environments. Available for backhoe loaders and up to 8T excavators.

360° Grip-n-Ditch Buckets

Dymax Rail's Grip-n-Ditch Buckets for excavators feature 360° continuous rotation powered through a heavy duty worm gear. The base cutting edge features RokGäard™ carbide overlay armor protection, giving operators longer service life. Easily clean around culverts, drain pipes and other obstacles. Dymax Rail Grip-n-Ditch Buckets feature a powerful clamp that allows operators to grab debris. Available for 12-30T excavators. Available with optional 90° tilting interface on select models.

Spilled Materials - RAIL CLEANUP BUCKETS

Dymax Rail Pocket Clean-up Buckets are ideal for cleaning spilled materials from the track bed. The custom built rail pocket easily fits snug over the rails while operators drive forward picking up coal, cement, commodities, and aggregates. Models are available to meet your specific loader requirements and rail gauge spacing.

Cribbing Buckets

Dymax Rail Cribbing Buckets are built to last. These specialty railway application buckets easily clean in and around ties and under rails. Dymax Rail Cribbing Buckets feature a super efficient long lip design, giving operators the upper hand. Available for backhoe loaders and excavators, and are supplied with repaceable cutting teeth.

Model & Specs
Model Description Weight (lbs) Weight (kg)
Cribbing Buckets - 8 Inches Wide for Backhoe Loaders and Excavators
DX-BK-CR-8in-BL-10/20 Bucket - Cribbing - 8 inches wide - Backhoe Loader - Class 10 or Class 20 320 145
DX-BK-CR-8in-HX-5T Bucket - Cribbing - 8 inches wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 5 Ton 320 145
DX-BK-CR-8in-HX-7-8T Bucket - Cribbing - 8 inches wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 7 Ton 320 145
DX-BK-CR-8in-HX-11T Bucket - Cribbing - 8 inches wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 11-16 Ton 600 272
DX-BK-CR-8in-HX-20T Bucket - Cribbing - 8 inches wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 20 Ton 600 272
360° Clam Buckets - 10 Inches Wide for Backhoe Loaders and Excavators
DX-BK-CLAM-360-BL-10/20 Bucket - Clam - 360 degree rotation - Backhoe Loader - Class 10 or Class 20 1,068 484
DX-BK-CLAM-360-HX-8T Bucket - Clam - 360 degree rotation - Hydraulic Excavator - 8 Ton 1,068 484
360° Grip N Ditch Buckets with Clamp - Features Worm Gear Drive Systems - For Excavators
DX-BK-GND-360x42in-HX-12-16T Bucket - Grip N Ditch - 360 degree rotation x 42in wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 12-16 Ton 2,200 998
DX-BK-GND-360x48in-HX-20T Bucket - Grip N Ditch - 360 degree rotation x 48in wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 20 Ton 3,000 1,361
DX-BK-GND-360X54in-HX-25T Bucket - Grip N Ditch - 360 degree rotation x 54in wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 25 Ton 3,000 1,361
DX-BK-GND-360x60in-HX-30T Bucket - Grip N Ditch - 360 degree rotation x 60in wide - Hydraulic Excavator - 30 Ton 3,600 1,633
Rail Pocket Cleanup Buckets for Wheel Loaders
DX-BK-LM-RC-3.50cyd-WL-40 Bucket - Light Material - Rail Cleaning - 3.50 cyd capacity - Wheel Loader - Class 40 2,650 1,202
DX-BK-LM-RC-4.00cyd-WL-50 Bucket - Light Material - Rail Cleaning - 4.00 cyd capacity - Wheel Loader - Class 50 2,800 1,270
DX-BK-LM-RC-4.75cyd-WL-60 Bucket - Light Material - Rail Cleaning - 4.75 cyd capacity - Wheel Loader - Class 60 3,400 1,542
DX-BK-LM-RC-5.00cyd-WL-70 Bucket - Light Material - Rail Cleaning - 5.00 cyd capacity - Wheel Loader - Class 70 3,850 1,746
DX-BK-LM-RC-6.00cyd-WL-80 Bucket - Light Material - Rail Cleaning - 6.00 cyd capacity - Wheel Loader - Class 80 4,250 1,928


Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Dymax Specialty Rail Buckets and railway application buckets are made for most hydraulic excavators / trackhoes, loader backhoes, skid steers, telehandlers, toolcarriers, track loaders and wheel loaders Adams, Agco, Alitec, Allatt, Allis-Chalmers, Allmand Bros, ASV, Athey, Atlas, Austin-Western, Badger, Belarus, Blademor, Bobcat, Boxer, Bruder, Bucyrus-Erie, Case, Caterpillar (Catepillar, Cat), Champion, Clark, Clark Michigan, Compact, Coyote, Daewoo, Demag, Dingo, Ditch Witch, Doosan, Dresser, Dressta, Drott, Earthforce, Elphinstone, Euclid, FAI, Faresin Haulotte, Fermec, Fiat, Fiat Hitachi, Fiatallis, Ford, Fuchs, Furukawa, Galion (Gallion), Gallmac, Garlock, Gehl, Genie, Gradall, Halla, Hanomag, Hitachi, Holland, Hydra-Mac, Hydrema, Hyster, Hyundai, IHI, Ingersoll-Rand, International, Iowa, Italmachine, JCB, JLG, John Deere, Kalmar, Kanga, Kawasaki, Kettler, Kobelco, Koehring, Komatsu, Kubota, Letourneau, Liebherr, Link-Belt, Lull, Manitou, Massey Ferguson, Matbro, Melroe, Merlo, Michigan, Mitsubishi, Multione, Multitrack, Mustang, New Holland, Nissan, Orenstein & Koppel (O&K), Owatonna, P & H, Patriot, Pettibone, Polaris, Posi-Track, Powertrack, Rayco, Roadmax, Rockstar, Roto, Samsung, Scattrak, Schaeff, SDLG, Sky Trak, Sumitomo, Swinger, Takeuchi, TCM, Terex, Terramite, Thomas, Toyota, Traverse Lift, Trojan, Up-Right, Venieri, VME, Volvo, Wabco, Waldon, Weimar, Yale, Yanmar, Zeppelin, Zettelmeyer and machines made by Harsco, Kershaw, Colmar, RailMax, Nordco and Plasser.

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360° Ballast Tie Clam Bucket for Caterpillar, Case, John Deere, JCB, Komatsu backhoe loaders360° Ballast Tie Clam Bucket digging between rail tiesDymax 360° continous rotation GRIP N Ditch Bucket for Excavators.  Complete rotation in 7.5 seconds.  Fits Caterpillar, Komatsu, Deere, Hitachi, JCB, Kobelco, Case, Hyundai excavatorsGrip N Ditch Bucket with Clamp Opened.  Features RokGäard™ covered edge system for longer service life.  Available for machines up to 30T360° Ballast Tie Clam Bucket closed position for Cat, Komatsu, Deere, Case excavatorsCustom 360° 42 inch Clam BucketClamshell Bucket for excavatorClamshell Bucket for loading aggregates on excavatorsHydraulic Tilting Ditch Cleaning Bucket for Case ExcavatorHydraulic Tilt Ditch Cleaning Bucket for Volvo ExcavatorHydraulic Tilt Ditch Cleaning Bucket for JCB ExcavatorRail Pocket Bucket for Volvo Wheel Loader L90, L110, L120FCribbing Bucket for backhoe loaderCribbing Bucket for Caterpillar 320 ExcavatorDeere 120D Cribbing Bucket



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John joined Dymax in 2016. A Kansas native, John grew up working on the family farm near Lecompton, KS. He became a certified Diesel Mechanic in 1998. He spent time as a welder before joining Sauer-Danfoss in Lawrence, KS. At Danfoss John learned all about hydraulic motors, pumps and troubleshooting complex hydraulic systems. He eventually became one of the leading Engineering Technicians for Danfoss. John most recently worked on robotic automation systems and served as maintenance coordinator for Big Heart Pet Brands in Topeka, Kansas.Troubleshooting is his middle name!

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