The range of Masterhitch Rippers are ideal for breaking tarmac, concrete and earth before excavation. They can also be used to remove stubborn tree roots from the ground. 


  • Masterhitch Rippers are made as standard to fit machines from 7-45 tonnes.
  • Manufactured from the best quality British standard steel.
  • Can be made as bespoke to fit other sized machines.

Advantages of using rippers?

The amount of stress put on excavator buckets  will be reduced.

The longevity of excavator buckets will increase, as breaking up hard ground will be a lot simpler. When using rippers, the wear and tear of construction machinery and excavator buckets is minimal, as you aren’t putting strain on them trying to dig a solid ground or surface.

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Alternatively, hire the attachment from our sister company, H.E. SERVICES (Plant Hire) Ltd.



A ripper attachment is a specialized tool designed to be used with construction equipment such as excavators, bulldozers, and backhoes. It typically consists of a long, pointed shank that is attached to the machine’s bucket or blade.

The primary purpose of a ripper attachment is to break up hard or compacted materials, such as rock, concrete, or frozen soil. The pointed shank is used to penetrate the material, while the machine’s hydraulic power is used to apply force and break it apart.

Ripper attachments are often used in construction and mining applications where excavation is required. For example, they may be used to prepare a site for a building foundation, break up large rocks for easier removal, or loosen soil for excavation. They can also be used to remove pavement or concrete during demolition projects.

In summary, a ripper attachment is a useful tool for construction machinery as it allows for efficient excavation and demolition by breaking up hard or compacted materials that may otherwise be difficult to remove.

If you need a ripper attachment to assist with your construction needs, get in touch with Masterhitch today.

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