Weld-On Hydraulic Thumb

Excavator Thumb Picking up Tree Trunk

Weld-On Hydraulic Thumb

Specifically designed to aid in the handling or loading of irregularly shaped objects that cannot be handled with a bucket alone.

The easiest and fastest way to get more capability from your excavator is to install a hydraulic thumb. The Oriel Weld-On Hydraulic Thumb substantially increase an excavator’s versatility, creating ease of holding and moving awkward material, allowing the operator to grasp an object and move or place it precisely. The Hydraulic powered thumb gives full control overload size and adds crushing strength to grip.


  • Approx 140 degree range of motion
  • Serrated teeth for gripping action
  • Gives operators the ability to change between loading and digging without leaving the comfort of the excavator cab
  • Designed to match the performance capabilities of your excavator or backhoe
  • Available for excavator range 4,500lbs – 67000lbs (2 – 30 ton )


  • Manufactured to the relevant safety standards with high strength steels for superior quality and performance.
  • EN 474-1; 2007+A3; 2013 compliant.
  • EN ISO 4413; 2010
  • 2006/42/EC Machine Directive

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