Multiple major manufacturers of horizontal grinders have released new models in 2018. HOGS, as they are sometimes called (HOrizontal GrinderS), are unquestionably the workhorse of the wood recycling industry and are a key piece of equipment for composters, land clearing contractors and biomass-for-energy producers, as well as C&D and MSW processors, where in both cases, wood and other organics are part of a mixed stream of materials. The latest model horizontal grinders feature lighter weights with higher production, increased transportability and site mobility, diesel, hybrid and fully electric power options, along with sophisticated controls systems, and ease of use and maintenance for operators and owners. This article looks at the latest horizontal grinder models and updates from Morbark, CW Mill, Rotochopper, CBI, Diamond Z, Bandit, Vermeer, Precision Husky, and Peterson Pacific.
Rotochopper, Inc217 West St
PO Box 295
St. Martin, MN
Rotochopper, Inc. manufacturers an extensive line-up of diesel and electric grinding equipment for transforming wood waste, asphalt shingles, and other resources into premium fiber products like colored landscape mulch, animal bedding, biomass fuel, hot-mix asphalt supplement (from shingles), and compost. The Rotochopper Go-Bagger 250 offers on-site bagging convenience for mulch, topsoil, and many other commodities.