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MP324 Shear Jaw

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Overview

Cat® Multi-Processors accept multiple interchangeable jaws for a wide range of demolition tasks. Faster cycle times get your jobs done quicker. Greater power means taking on bigger jobs. Quick jaw change gives you the right tool for the task at hand, without slowing you down. All built on a durable, easy to maintain platform.

Dimensions - Housing + Jaw

  • Length 82.0 20.82
  • Width 793.0 in 31.0 mm
  • Height 56.0 14.19
  • Length 2082.0 in 82.0 mm
  • Width 31.0 7.93
  • Height 1419.0 in 56.0 mm

Recommended Carrier Weight

  • Excavator Minimum 24 tons 24 tons
  • Excavator Maximum 35 tons 35 tons

Dimensions - Jaw

  • Jaw Depth 24.0 6.1
  • Jaw Depth 610.0 in 24.0 mm
  • Cutter Length 20.0 4.96
  • Cutter Length 496.0 in 20.0 mm
  • Jaw Opening - Maximum 16.0 3.94
  • Jaw Opening - Maximum 394.0 in 16.0 mm
  • Jaw Width - Fixed 12.0 3.12
  • Jaw Width - Fixed 312.0 in 12.0 mm
  • Jaw Width - Moveable 4.0 0.93
  • Jaw Width - Moveable 93.0 in 4.0 mm
  • Jaw Opening 0.0 0.0

Hydraulic Requirements

  • Jaw Circuit - Max. Oil Pressure 225.0 50.76
  • Jaw Circuit - Max. Oil Pressure 35000.0 psi 5076.0 bar
  • Jaw Circuit - Max. Oil Flow 140.0 0.59
  • Jaw Circuit - Max. Oil Flow 225.0 gal/min 59.0 l/min
  • Rotation Circuit - Max. Oil Pressure 0.4 20.31
  • Rotation Circuit - Max. Oil Pressure 14000.0 psi 2031.0 bar
  • Rotation Circuit - Max. Oil Flow 40.0 gal/min 11.0 l/min
  • Cutting Circuit - Hyd. Maximum Op. Pressure 0.0 11.0
  • Rotation Circuit, hyd. Maximum Oil Flow 0.0 0.0
  • Rotation Circuit, hyd. Maximum Op. Pressure 0.0 0.0

Performance

  • Cycle Time - Open 0.018 0.018
  • Cycle Time - Open 1.8 s 1.8 s
  • Cycle Time - Close 0.012 0.012
  • Cycle Time - Close 1.2 s 1.2 s
  • Cutting Force - Blade Throat 1285.0 Sh Ton 144.0 kN
  • Cutting Force - Primary Cutter 6.06 5393.0
  • Cutting Force - Blade Center 2214.0 Sh Ton 249.0 kN
  • Cutting Force - Cutter Tip 2.49 2214.0
  • Cutting Force - Blade Tip 5393.0 Sh Ton 606.0 kN
  • Cutting Force - Piercing Tip 1.44 1285.0
  • Force Primary Blade Center 0.0 0.0
  • Force at Cutting Tip 0.0 0.0
  • Force at Throat 0.0 350.0

Weight

  • Weight - Housing, Jaw and Bracket 56.67 2576.0
  • Weight - Housing, Jaw and Bracket 2576.0 lb 5667.0 kg
  • Weight - Jaw Only 20.9 950.0
  • Weight - Jaw Only 950.0 lb 2090.0 kg
  • Weight - Jaw 0.0 0.0
  • Weight - With Housing 0.0 0.0

Cycle Times are 50 Percent Faster

  • New speed booster technology dynamically shifts hydraulic force from speed to boost mode, automatically as you operate.
  • You’ll spend less time waiting for the jaw to open or close to contact, as the speed valve automatically adjusts to fast flow when there’s no load.
  • Maximum crushing/cutting force is applied as soon as the jaw contacts material.

Up to 19 Percent More Force

  • Process more per hour, ship more per shift, make more every day. Speed booster magnifies hydraulic force when the jaw contacts material, quickly making the cut.
  • Mount more power even on smaller excavators. Compact design keeps the center of gravity as close as possible to the machine.
  • Get maximum performance and total support with a complete Cat demolition solution. Programs for the MP are built into the Next Gen Cat operator display. Single point of support your entire system by your local Cat dealer.

Change Jaws in 15 minutes

  • Innovative jaw locking enables a single operator to easily change jaws in 15 minutes or less. Requires only standard hand tools.
  • Simple and safe jaw changes are part of the design. Every jaw sits stable, even on the roughest work site, on the included jaw stand.
  • MP324 accepts these jaw types:
    • Concrete Cutter – outer jaw cracks concrete; inner shear jaw cuts steel
    • Demolition – opens wide to crack the largest concrete structures
    • Pulverizer – crushes concrete, separating the rebar
    • Secondary Pulverizer – crushes concrete into finer particles; total rebar separation
    • Shear – cuts structural steel, pipe, and cable
    • Tank Shear – cuts at right angle on three sides, cleanly cutting tanks or plate steel
    • Universal – innovative design cuts steel and crushes concrete

Durable and Maintainable

  • Protect your investment and maintain performance, quickly and economically. Jaws are protected with easily changed, individually replaceable wear parts.
  • Get more production time per cutter before replacement. Most cutting blades can be flipped in two ways, to use four different cutting edges.
  • Even when deep into debris, the cylinder rod is armored to prevent damage and the main cylinder body is protected inside the housing.

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