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Sean McGaughran
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Grab Style Trash Rake

Complete and Efficient Debris Removal

 key features and benefits

Grab Style Trash Rakes from Evoqua completely and efficiently remove all types of debris from raw water intakes. 

  • Easy and reliable operation is controlled by an interactive touch screen that controls all operations of the Grab Rake. 
  • Evoqua is an expert in designing control systems, including simple relay logic to PLC's, SCADA and remote diagnostics. Your system will perform efficiently and cost-effectively.
  • The Grab Style Trash Rake is manufactured in the USA at an Evoqua ISO 9001:2008 certified facility.


 Typical Applications

  • Municipal water intake
  • Power plant cooling systems
  • Water treatment plant raw water intake
  • Nuclear Power Plans (safety related
  • Cooling tower makeup water systems


 Product Features

  • High speed operation with smooth transitions as a result of VFD controlled acceleration and deceleration in traverse and hoist operations resulting in more efficient debris removal and safer operation due to minimal dropped debris
  • Automatic positioning and PLC awareness via RFID flags
  • Heavy duty machined grab tooth design for handling large heavy debris, such as logs, without damage
  • Standard control logic as well as customized logic for specific site applications, such as dual grabs working simultaneously
  • Automatic operation, and/or manual via wireless remote control
  • Supports designed to match existing civil structures (L or U style)
  • Alternate widths available upon request

 specifications on standard designs

Heavy DutyStandard Duty
Rake Width9'-4" (2.85 M)4'-8" (1.42 M)
Grab Opening  3'-0" (0.92 M)1'-8"  (0.51 M)
Debris Lift Capacity   1500 lbs (681 kg)600 lbs (272 kg)
Volume Capacity  45 ft3/trip (1.27 M3/trip)7.6 ft3/trip (0.21 M3/trip)
Hoist Motor Size (min.)10 HP (7.5 KW)5 HP (3.7 KW)
Traversing Motor Size (min.) 2 x 0.5 HP (0.37 KW)0.5 HP* (0.37 KW)
Hydraulic Motor Size (min.)2 HP (1.5 KW)1 HP (0.75 KW)
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