Astra Croppers

Astra Croppers is the dedicated piling division of Astra Site Services, with a wide range of pile croppers available for hire nationwide.

As well as a full range of excavator attachments, we offer the UK’s largest range of piling attachments to crop round and square concrete piles.

  • Our piling experts have over 20 years’ experience in the piling industry;
  • They offer advice over the phone or on site visits, to find the best solution to onsite piling problems.
  • To-scale schematic drawings can be provided at no extra charge (to assist when deciding how much you need to dig out around piles).
  • Astra are the UK dealers for Taets, world leading manufacturers of linked and square pile croppers, a wide range of links and square croppers are available for hire nationwide.

In addition to linked and square cropper, we also offer the 4 jaw concrete crusher and 2 Jaw power cropper.

The 4 Jaw cropper will cut various sized round piles on site – without the need for any alterations.

The 2 jaw Power Cropper is a 2 function cropper, designed to efficiently crop square piles.

The two functions allow the user to cut a pile down to a desired height, giving a clean cut to both concrete and re-bar, the second function then allows the user to cut the pile, leaving the re-bar intact and exposed.

All piling equipment is maintained by industry trained engineers and all units are supplied with certified chains and certificates.