Farming Magazine - July, 2013

FOREST PRODUCTS EQUIPMENT

Product Focus

Wood Waste Recycling Equipment

DR Power Equipment

The DR Chipper/Shredder is a three-point hitch PTO unit that handles branches up to 4.5 inches in diameter with 48 free-swinging hammers. Other features include 4 1/8-inch tool-grade steel chipping knife; solid, welded steel construction; and low-profile, 20-by-20-inch shredding hopper. Other models available.

www.drpower.com, 800-687-6575

Echo Bear Cat

The SC5540 PTO chipper has a 5-inch chipping capacity, 0.75-inch shredding capacity, three-point hitch hookup and input power range of 25 to 45 hp. It also features a 125-pound balanced rotor, four reversible chipper blades, 20-by-30-inch hopper and optional one-speed blower attachment. The optional blower discharge chute rotates a full 360 degrees.

www.bearcatproducts.com, 888-625-4520

FarmTek

ClearSpan Fabric Structures provides design-build solutions for your wood waste recycling structure needs. Hercules Truss Arch Buildings feature abundant natural light and spacious interiors without support posts to hamper operations. They can be built to any length and up to 300 feet wide, and are designed to meet local wind and snow load requirements.

www.farmtek.com/ADFRMNG, 800-327-6835

Fecon

The FCM22 is a 22-inch-capacity chipping module with load-sensing hydraulics and an IQAN control system. With 365 and 500 hp options, the six-knife unit produces 40 to 50 tons per hour. The standard hydraulic infeed table with Power Feed Management easily handles small branches and slash and occasional whole trees up to 22 inches in diameter.

www.fecon.com, 800-528-3113

J.S. Woodhouse

The Sundown C Series hydraulic-feed chipper accepts material up to 5.5 inches in diameter and has four reversible knives mounted with recessed bolts. The 775-pound unit features a high-speed rotor design, standard chip anvil, top discharge chute, 15-inch feed roller, 360-degree chip chute rotation and industrial two-part urethane finish.

www.jswoodhouse.com, 413-736-5462

Northeast Implement

The Farmi Forest CH260 dual-disc chipper allows you to turn any clean wood product up to 10.25 inches in diameter into clean chips ranging from 3/8 to 7/8 inch. The chips have to pass through two sets of blades and an optional crusher screen before they are blown out from the chipper. This chip mechanism produces uniform chips.

www.northeastimplement.com, 888-589-6160

Wallenstein

BXMT Series chippers feature a centrifugal clutch system, highway-rated tires, 2-inch ball hitch, Torflex suspension and oversized chipper rotor for more reliable chipping force. All models except the BXMT 3209 come standard with electric start. Engine options include 9, 13 and 24 hp Honda, 14 and 28 hp Subaru, and 38 hp Kohler.

www.embmfg.com, 877-695-9283