Rail Cropper


The ARC Rail Cropper  has been specially developed to cut Scrap Rail. This is a dedicated attachment and has full Network Rail Product Approval. The Rail Cropper has been trialled extensively through the UK and built to meet the highest industry standards.

Key Features of the Rail Cropper:

360 degree rotation.

Will crop rail in any position (upright/canted over), the cropper can average over 1000 cuts in a 6 hour shift.

Easily crops rail in the 6ft, 4ft and CESS.

Flow valve & pressure relief valve fitted for added safety.

SAE6000 hydraulic connections, for optimum resistance at high pressure.

Replaceable high spec blades are cut from hardened steel and are build to perform under pressure exceeding 500 tons to reduce crack probability.

Main frame cut from Hardox 400, and Hardox Hi-Tuf.

Lifting eyes come as standard and the lock pin system offers advanced unscrewing resistance.

Lock swing – prevents unnecessary movement in transit.

Stillage frames available for safe storage and transportation.

Full stock of replacement parts held in the UK.

Units available for sale or hire.

To Fit ExcavatorWeight Ex BracketMax Jaw OpeningRotationJaw Opening PressureJaw Oil FlowRotational PressureCrushing Force at Blade CentreUnit Dimensions
17-30 ton2495kg

(Add 250kg for std bracket)

240mm360320-350 Bar200-300 l/min140 bar435 ton1.8m x 1.4m