chipper Articles

  • Wood Chipper-Drum Type

    A wood chipper is a machine used for crushing wood, generally tree logs or branches, into smaller woodchips. They are often portable, being mounted on wheels on frame suitable for various working environment. There are two kinds of wood chipper according to structure design: disc-type wood chipper and drum-type wood chipper. Disc wood chipper is usually used in papermaking industries for ...


  • Largest Chipper Helps Indiana Firm

    In light of how razor-thin profit margins are today, contractors are (or should be) continually looking for ways to reduce expenditures, streamline efforts, improve efficiencies. 'Business as usual' ended what seems like an eternity ago, replaced by efforts to rein in continually-rising costs to remain profitable. And Brett Kramer understands that as well as anyone. But for the owner of ...


  • 5 Essential Wood Chipper Safety Tips

    If you use a wood chipper around your property, then you know what powerful machines they are. For cleaning up brush piles and making valuable wood chip mulch, using a wood chipper is often the easiest and most effective method. But with great power comes great responsibility. In this case, it is your responsibility to stay safe when using your wood chipper. Here are some easy ways to prevent ...


    By DR Power Equipment

  • HEM 582 R-Truck - one chipper for all customers

    Lorenz Waldinger relies on the JENZ Chippertruck Forester Lorenz Waldinger is relying on JENZ technology for the second time. His new chipper truck has enabled him to acquire new customers and to improve the economic efficiency of his machine deployment. In 1999 Lorenz Waldinger, from Buchbach in the rural district of Mühldorf, founded a small forestry company. In ...

  • Old Chipper Breathes New Life Into New York Contractor’s Business

        There are days when, no matter how hard you try, how much effort you put into a task, nothing seems to go right. And then there are those in which the planets seem to align, everything falls into place and life is good. A couple years back, Mark Congden, owner of a ...


  • How to select a chipper or grinder for your land-clearing projects

    Tips to find the right machine for your business Land clearing is a big business and requires the right equipment to process wood waste in an efficient manner. In most cases, contractors have a short window of opportunity to clear the trees, brush and undergrowth from a site in order to make way for the sitework to begin. Selecting the right equipment is important to help ...


    By Vermeer

  • Things to Consider Before Purchasing a New Shredder, Grinder or Chipper

    When it comes to equipment for mulch producers, there’s good news and bad news. The good: There are numerous companies offering a wide range of horizontal grinders, tub grinders, shredders and other equipment and accessories to serve the ndustry.The bad: There are numerous companies offering a wide range of horizontal grinders, tub grinders, shredders and other equipment and accessories to ...

  • Evergreen gets even greener

    Almost every facet of the logging and lumber mill business today is fiercely competitive - a reflection, it would seem, of the times in which we live. To maintain whatever edge they have, companies are almost forced to find ways to keep costs down - even if that means deviating from the 'normal' way of doing things. For Evergreen Fibre, that meant replacing one of its diesel-powered chippers with ...


  • Diesel Wood Hammer Mill

    Introduction to Diesel-driven Wood Hammer Mill In bio pellets production, there are many important pre-treatment and after-treatment steps for best quality wood pellets. There are many sorts of wood grinding machines, one is wood hammer mill, others are ...


  • A second generation of clear-cut success

    Massachusetts clearing and grubbing contractor builds on a 43-year legacy with great people and great equipment. Some of the most desirable land in the Northeast lies within the rolling, wooded New England countryside. Among the clearing and grubbing contractors performing the important first step of commercial and residential development in the area, one of the better known is Letourneau ...


  • Equipment changes help company redefine itself, cope with economic realities

    For years now, loggers have had to cope with the same daunting economic conditions currently plaguing the rest of the country today: tougher markets in which to sell, operations and contracts headed overseas, and pressure to do more with less. To survive, many in the logging and lumber industry have been forced to get extremely creative. So creative, in fact, that some bear little resemblance to ...


  • R.E. Martin tree services…Morbark grinders keep up with busy contractor in Loudoun County, VA

    Think, for a moment, about the fastest growing areas of the country and Loudoun County, VA, probably does not come to mind. Yet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the northern Virginia county has led the nation in growth over the last four years, and other Virginia studies show the county responsible for 27 percent of all newly permitted residential units in that state. Such growth obviously ...


  • A pannell of chipping experts perseverance, service and dependability are hallmarks for Oklahoma-based Pannell Chipping, Inc.

    While logging and landclearing professionals as a whole have often been broadly - and inaccurately - portrayed as anti-conservators of the land, one segment of that profession, chipping companies, have suffered disproportionately. Presented as insensitive to the benefits of good forestry, they have had to literally fight to prove that they are indeed good stewards of the land, providing a ...


  • Connecticut company rounds out operation with track-mounted grinder: Saugatuck tree & logging increases productivity and versatility with the latest addition to its growing equipment list

    When it recently undertook a project to clear and excavate for a driveway up a fairly steep hillside, Saugatuck Tree & Logging found the grinding facet of the job one of the most challenging. The lot, owned by the CEO of a major internet travel site, featured sizeable trees — many in excess of 60 inches in diameter — which had to first be downsized, then painstakingly hauled down the hillside ...


  • Anderson aggregates excels at a new kind of land clearing in North Carolina

    The first thing that Chris Anderson describes when talking about his land-clearing business, Anderson Aggregates, is its great location in Mocksville, N.C., north of Charlotte and south of Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Development is booming in and around these cities, in addition to Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh to the east, and Rockhill, S.C. Regulations to control soil erosion are being ...


  • Fire prevention strategies, storm cleanup

    WHEN IT comes to the importance of clearing dead and diseased trees as a fire prevention step, Wayne Williams of San Diego County, California is living (and breathing) it. “I was walking around the fire zone, and where residents had cleared spaces around their homes, the house was usually saved,” says Williams. “Houses without a firebreak, or on a ridge (where fire can leap out of a canyon), were ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Renewable energy marketplace

    ALLU Group markets two types of equipment for use in biomass energy operations. The ALLU Screener Crusher bucket attaches to a front-end loader. The bucket is designed to aerate, crush, screen and mix at one time. The Screener Crusher has a rigid steel frame, onto which horizontally rotating screening and crushing drums are mounted. All the drums rotate in the same direction. There are several ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • MacMachinery Secure Partnership with Sennebogen

    Despite the current economic climate Irish Company, Mac Machinery Limited, secures a partnership with German Enterprise Sennebogen (specialist in material handling solutions). The deal had been agreed in late 2009 and all parties are looking forward to working together to provide clients with a cost effective solution. Mac Machinery Marketing Manager, Annemarie Doohan, says that “you cannot stand ...


    By Mac Machinery Limited

  • Cold Weather Maintenance

    Brrrrr! It’s cold out there! In severely cold weather, it is important to remember that your equipment maintenance regime should be even more vigilant. Some special attention is needed for machines that are actually used during these cold months. Your lawn mower, brush cutter, and wood chipper will likely be fine sitting in the shed all winter, but machines such as snow blowers will ...


    By DR Power Equipment

  • Woody Biomass as renewable energy source

    In-depth analysis in Minnesota assesses the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of regional biomass generated electricity projects that tap into local feedstocks. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) in Minneapolis, Minnesota undertook a multiphase research project to create a framework that communities and legislators can use to determine the feasibility of biomass-generated electricity in ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

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