There are so many different types of chippers that are available for wood chipping and shredding. Each of these has its own advantages and can be put to use for different reasons and in different settings. Let us take a look at some of the attachments that are available for wood chipping and shredding purposes.
One of the best wood chipper attachments available is Vermeer HG6000 and HG6000TX; this is basically a horizontal grinder cutting drum which can be converted into a chipper or shredder by using the fuel chip attachment that is also available with the same company. The only downside is that you need at least four hours to install the attachment for chipping purposes. But the advantage is that single equipment is enough as it doubles the role of both grinder and chipper. There are specialized screen available and the user can also regulate the intake speed thereby controlling the size, shape and quality of the material being chipped or shredded. This is especially advantageous for those who want to use it for biomass facilities.
The second one is the Fecon RTC-22 biomass chipper which has the capacity to chip as well as collect up to 30 tons of biomass in just one hour. This high-performance equipment is fitted with a 22-inch capacity chipper attachment which makes this task possible. Apart from the highly efficient chippers, the equipment is also fitted with a 365-hp diesel engine for superior performance. This attachment can be fitted easily on the chassis of any type of forestry forwarder.
The third in the list is ProGrind’s Pro 50 series wood chipper attachments that can be mounted easily on excavators. The chipper head is powered by a 440 horsepower Cat C13; this chipper attachment is highly beneficial and also versatile for a number of activities. It has the capacity to chip all kinds of trees and can also be used for mulching purposes in areas scattered with the wood chips.
The next in line is the John Deere chippers belonging to the WC11 series. The Frontier wood chipper model is ideal for a variety of purposes be it cleaning a piece of land or for tough commercial tasks. Two knife sets are installed on this chipper which is fitted in using hardened and recessed bolts. The shear bar is adjustable and has a hardened anvil. The rpm of the rotor is 1920 and the equipment comes with a one year warranty period.