The new RUSSELL All-Reach Grapple manages heavy and deep liners effortlessly and tackles difficult mill conditions.

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The new RUSSELL All-Reach GrappleTM once again raises the standard in safety and productivity when it comes to heavy-duty mill relining. Robust, reliable and RME’s best performing powered grapple yet, its superior centre of gravity (CoG) offset delivers maximum lifting power and exacting precision control of liner orientation for even the largest of loads. 


  • Tough, durable and built-to-last quality
  • Industry-best safety systems
  • Powerful performance with precise control
  • High payload capacity – up to 9000 kg
  • Works with all liner designs including feed, shell, discharge grates and pulp lifters from leading OEMs
  • Improves RUSSELL MRM utilisation, efficiency and return on asset usage
  • Increase throughput by the ability to optimise liners resulting in a longer campaign


  • A RUSSELL 7 Mill Relining Machine features a three-axis grapple fixed to the end of the telescoping boom
  • Grapple Slew, Grapple Rotation and Grapple Raise
  • Liner Slew, Liner Roll, Liner Raise
  • Combined with the other four MRM axes, the RUSSELL 7 MRM can precisely place liners in every mill zone
  • The RUSSELL All-Reach Grapple™ offers superior centre of gravity (CoG) for deeper offset liners and higher flexibility and versatility
  • Easy to operate for faster relines and increased mill availability
  • Enhanced design with durable components with easier removal and fitment of guarding during servicing
  • Greater flexibility when choosing MRM capacity – available in 2-pin and 4-pin grapple tools
  • Improved construction design increasing reliability
  • Engineered for ±70° liner roll motion (140° total) for accurate 
    liner handling
  • Increased CoG offset helps future-proof MRM investment – offset improvement of up to 650 mm for higher capacity grapples
  • Optimises full performance potential of RME Mill Relining System
  • Hydraulic mechanism enables fast and safe liner pick-up, 
    placement and release
  • Can feature encoders for future AutoMotion™ upgradeability
  • Compact design with hydraulic hoses hidden to minimise crushing impact risk
  • The RUSSELL All-Reach GrappleTM is purpose-built for RUSSELL Mill Relining Machine
  • With an engineering assessment the RUSSELL All-Reach GrappleTM can be retrofitted onto many existing RUSSELL 7 & 8 MRMs
  • Ready for use on all RUSSELL 7 MRMs from 2024 onwards
  • Retrofits required for RUSSELL 7 and 8-axis MRMs pre-2023

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"The new and improved RUSSELL All-Reach GrappleTM is designed to manage heavy and deep liners effortlessly and tackle difficult mill conditions. With five models available, it’s the perfect complement to any RUSSELL Mill Relining Machine. Plus, it provides future-proofed compatibility with RME AutoMotionTM, RME INSIDEOUTTM Technology, and RUSSELL ClawTM compatibility, guaranteeing maximum productivity and safety by relocating operators outside the mill during relining procedures."

Tarnya McBurney
Product Manager – RUSSELL Mill Relining Placement Machines & RUSSELL Feed Chute Transporters, RUSSELL MINERAL EQUIPMENT

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