Multi Purpose Buckets

Multi-Purpose buckets have four different functions, these include; bucket, blade, grab and grader.

For the ultimate in versatility, the multi-purpose 4-in-1 bucket gives you a bucket, a blade, a grab and a grader. This attachment requires a third hydraulic control circuit.

  • Bucket – With the multi-purpose bucket in the closed position you have a standard earthmoving bucket to pick up and move loose materials, with the option to open the bucket to empty material instead of dumping (ideal for unloading material over a high side-board of a truck or trailer).
  • Blade – With the multi-purpose bucket in the open position and the fixed half of the bucket in the vertical position you have an earthmoving blade.
  • Grab – As you approach the material to be handled you can open the multi-purpose bucket and position it over or around the material then, closing the bucket jaws in a biting action, pick up the material.
  • Grader – With the multi-purpose bucket in the open position and dumped forward so the front internal cutting edge is in contact with the ground, you can drag the bucket backwards to scrape material into a heap or to backfill trenches. With the multi-purpose bucket in a similar orientation but with both internal cutting edges in contact with the ground, the bucket can be used as a leveller on firmer surfaces.

All multi-purpose buckets have been designed to exceed the requirements of the agricultural industry and, when used with the standard level-lift Challenge front end loader, have safety features to eliminate rollback, this feature prevents material from falling over the rear of the bucket when it is filled. The multi-purpose buckets enable maximum fill with minimum effort, ensuring an efficient loading cycle. Buckets are available in a number of sizes to enable a more compatible loader/tractor combination, ensuring you get the most from your loader.

  • The lower back portion of the bucket has a double plate arrangement constructed from high tensile steel (570mpa) that forms an enclosed 'box' section running the full width of the bucket, giving the bucket exceptional torsional strength.
  • Buckets have high-quality roll-formed cutting edges for excellent durability.
  • Heavy section pipe give a clean smooth face to the top of the bucket.
  • The laser cut ends and hinges of the bucket have been cut from heavy high-grade plate to give maximum strength to the sides of the bucket.
  • The bottom of the bucket has additional formed plate with internal rib section for maximum strength in the moving half of the bucket.
  • Some multi-purpose buckets can be fitted with ground-engaging teeth if required.

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Multi Purpose Bucket Specifications

Description Compact Compact Compact Midsize Low Capacity Low Capacity Low Capacity High Capacity
Horse power range 21hp-60hp 21hp-60hp 21hp-60hp 55hp-70hp 55hp-360hp 55hp-360hp 55hp-360hp 55hp-360hp
Width 1340mm 1500mm 1700mm 1860mm 1860mm 2160mm 2460mm 2160mm
Weight 113kg 144kg 165kg 235kg 326kg 362kg 391kg 441kg
Depth (D¹) 393mm 380mm 494mm 545mm 560mm 560mm 560mm 750mm
Overall depth (D²) 502mm 514mm 535mm 702mm 767mm 767mm 767mm 950mm
Height (H¹) 394mm 440mm 491mm 553mm 613mm 613mm 613mm 755mm
Overall height (H²) 520mm 514mm 560mm 625mm 776mm 776mm 776mm 845mm
Maximum opening (O¹) 433mm 443mm 625mm 680mm 824mm 824mm 824mm 965mm
Struck capacity 0.10m³ 0.12m³ 0.20m³ 0.25m³ 0.32m³ 0.37m³ 0.42m³ 0.56m³
Rated capacity 0.13m³ 0.15m³ 0.26m³ 0.32m³ 0.40m³ 0.46m³ 0.52m³ 0.70m³
Optional ground engaging teeth N/A N/A N/A N/A 7 8 9 8

Attachment Measurements

  • Width: Measurement of the overall outside width of the bucket in millimetres.
  • Depth (D¹): Horizontal distance in millimetres from the tip of the cutting edge to rearmost inner face of the bucket when closed.
  • Overall Depth (D²): Horizontal distance in millimetres from the tip of the cutting edge to the furthermost edge of the outer bucket when closed.
  • Height (H¹): Overall vertical height in millimetres from the top of the crossbar to the bottom of the bucket when closed.
  • Overall Height (H²): Overall vertical height in millimetres from the highest point of the bucket to the bottom of the bucket when closed.
  • Maximum Opening (O¹): Maximum distance in millimetres between the inner cutting edges of the bucket when open.


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