Looking for a new way to tidy up a site after you and your crew have finished a job? Or maybe you just took on a project that needs a lot of land clearing.
Get the details on these chippers, shredders and mulchers that will help you be more productive.
Case Skid-Steer Chipper Attachment
The pitch: Case offers tree trimming and land clearing clean-up with a skid-steer chipper attachment.
- The Case chipper has two mounts, so it can be set to feed in front or to the curb side.
- A four-position manual valve controls the hydraulic feed roller with variable feed roll speed.
- A built-in hydraulic jack makes feed roller maintenance quick and easy.
For more information: www.casece.com
ECHO Bear Cat Wood Chipper
The pitch: The ECHO Bear Cat 4-in. CH4400 Wood Chipper is replacing two 4.5-in. chippers, the CH45342 and CH45390.
- The new model provides improved productivity with a double-banded belt drive to guarantee an equal transfer of power from engine to chipping blade
- This machine has a 404cc Overhead Cam Subaru Engine.
- This chipper is equipped with two reversible, heat treated ½-in. threaded chipping blades.
For more information: www.bearcatproducts.com
The pitch: CE Attachments’ new standard-flow EDGE Mulcher attachment is designed for efficient mulching of brush and small trees.
- Equipped with a safety pusher bar to force brush or small trees down and allow the mulcher teeth to contact the lower part of the brush.
- The rest of the plant is mulched as the machine moves through the working area up to 1 in. below grade.
- Features include 104 carbide-tipped teeth for long tooth life, smooth operation and fine mulch.
For more information: www.ceattachments.com
Loftness TimberAx Skid-Steer Attachment
The pitch: Loftness TimberAx uses an exclusive knife system to cut grass, vines, brush or trees up to 6 in. in diameter, or intermittently cut material up to a foot in diameter.
- The 17-inch rotor of the TimberAx features a reverse-rotation design to lift material off the ground.
- The knives are constructed of durable, low-maintenance alloy and can be sharpened directly on the machine.
- The TimberAx is available in 53-, 63-, 73- and 83-in. cutting widths and comes with a universal mount for attaching to all major makes and models of skid-steers.
For more information: www.vm-logix.com
Patriot Products Wood Chippers
The pitch: Patriot Products has manufactured two wood chipper models, one gas and one electric.
- The CSV-2515 features a 14-amp motor and a chipping capacity of 2-1/2 in. (diam.).
- Weighs 96 lbs.
- The CSV-2540B features two 12-in. wheels and a built-in handle for easier maneuvering, the ability to shred leaves and chip branches up to 2-½ in. (diam.) into coin-size chips.
For more information: www.patriot-products-inc.com
Vermeer Brush Chipper
The pitch: The Vermeer BC900XL has the ability to chip heavily branched material up to 9 in. (23 cm) in diameter.
- The BC900XL features a large 9-in. x 14-in. (23 cm x 35.6 cm) feed opening.
- A 33-in.-diameter (83.8 cm) disc rotates at 1,400 rpm and features two steel chipper knives with two usable cutting edges.
- Two shear bars also have two usable edges to help extend wear life.
For more information: www.vermeer.com