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Morbark hosts 10th Demo Days event

Oct. 17, 2016 - Morbark welcomed about 250 customers, members of its authorized dealer network, and other guests from around the world for its 10th Demo Days event on October 13 and 14 in Winn, Mich.


October 17, 2016
By Andrew Snook

Morbark’s Demo Days offered attendees a tour of Morbark’s 1.1 million sq. ft. facility in Winn, Michigan, which included the company’s 800,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, 240,000 sq. ft. of parts manufacturing and warehousing, and 60,000 sq. ft. of office space. The event also offered networking opportunities, vendor booths, and a chance to see the equipment in action, as well as a chance to try out Morbark’s Boxer line of compact utility loaders.

The event featured live demonstrations of equipment for the forestry, biomass, recycling and tree care markets, including:

HT1042 Slow-Speed Shredder – shown at Morbark’s electric test panel

  • CAT C15, Tier 4F, 540-hp engine
  • 41” x 118” high-torque motor capable of 2.2 million inch pounds of torque
  • Adjustable anvil door, which allows for five different positions for various end product needs
  • Dual discharge conveyor with 15’ stacking height
  • Changeable counter knife modules and available grate system
  • Strickland undercarriage with triple grouser pads

Machine equipped with:

  • 30-hammer pattern
  • Cutter inserts
  • Magnetic pulley
  • Standard counter knives

3200 Electric Wood Hog Horizontal Grinder – shown at Morbark’s electric test panel

  • One 400-hp electric motor and one 100-hp electric motor
  • Externally adjustable breakaway torque limiter
  • Live floor with four strands of WDH-110 chain in staggered configuration
  • Variable speed infeed system consists of a 30” diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and replaceable scraper for feed wheel teeth
  • 36” wide stacking conveyor with hydraulic fold for transport

Machine equipped with:

  • 30-hammer pattern
  • 3” hex grates
  • Alpha inserts

3200 Track Wood Hog Horizontal Grinder

  • CAT C18, Tier II, 765-hp engine
  • Externally adjustable breakaway torque limiter
  • Live floor with four strands of WDH-110 chain in staggered configuration
  • Variable speed infeed system with 30” diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive/replaceable scraper for feed wheel teeth
  • Strickland undercarriage with double grouser pads

Machine equipped with:

  • 18-hammer/raker pattern
  • Wearwolf inserts
  • 3” hex screens

223 Flail

  • CAT C9.3, Tier4F, 350-hp engine
  • Morbark Integrated Control System
  • Closed-loop hydraulic flail drive with separate hydraulic systems to operate each flail drum
  • Three feed rolls: one top feed wheel mount in a pivoting yoke and two bottom feed wheels

Machine equipped with:

  • Two horizontal segmented flail drums with 8-link oblong flail chain

23NCL Chiparvestor

  • CAT C18, Tier II, 765-hp Flex engine
  • Twin Disc side-load bearing clutch and auto-reversing fan system
  • Morbark Integrated Control System
  • 75” chipper disc
  • Hydraulic swivel and telescoping chip discharge spout with transition constructed of wear form steel and discharge spout controlled from ground

Machine equipped with:

  • 3-knife chipper disc
  • 3/4” chip size
  • Remote control back-up system

30/36 NCL Whole Tree Drum Chipper

  • CAT C15, Tier 4i, 540-hp engine with Twin Disc 318 side-load spread bearing clutch
  • Morbark Integrated Control System
  • Remote control with tethered back-up system
  • External adjustable anvil
  • Sloped infeed system consisting of one 30” diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and a 30” wide x 11’6” live floor equipped with two strands of WDH-120 chain

Machine equipped with:

  • Advantage 3 Drum
  • 6-knife – 3/4” fuel chip

40/36 NCL  Whole Tree MicroChipper

  • CAT C18, Tier 4i, 755-hp engine with Twin Disc 318 side-load spread bearing clutch
  • Remote control with tethered back-up system
  • Slide in material sizing grate
  • Morbark Integrated Control System
  • Sloped infeed system consisting of one 30” diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and a 40” wide x 12’6” live floor equipped with three strands of WDH-120 chain in staggered configuration

Machine equipped with:

  • Advantage 3 Drum with 16-knife, 3/8” fuel chip
  • 3 x 3 forestry grate
  • Chip accelerator

Beever M12R Chipper

  • Mitsubishi 2.4L, 75-hp gas engine
  • 60” wide x 31” high chute opening and 15” wide x 12” high throat opening for easy feeding of branchy material and reduced labour
  • 21 3/8” diameter x 14 1/2” wide staggered-knife-pocket drum with two dual-edged chipper knives and dual-sided chambered air impeller system
  • Hydra-Lift dual feed wheel compression system with spring-assisted down pressure for more than 3,300 lb.-ft. of combined material pulling force

Beever M18R Chipper

  • Perkins 1204E, Tier 4F, 147-hp engine
  • 23 1/2” wide x 37 3/8” diameter, four-pocket drum with dual-sided, chambered air impeller system and controllable air flow vents
  • Reversing auto feed system 
  • The 65” wide x 38” high indeed chute with 31” wide x 20 1/2” high throat opening for easy feeding of a variety of materials
  • TorqMax dual feed wheel compression system with more than 7,500 lb.-ft of material pulling force
  • Winch package: heavy-duty, 5,000 lb. pulling capacity with rope and 10’ chafe guard

Beever M20R Chipper with loader

  • Cummins QSL9, Tier 4F, 380-hp engine
  • Mod-Lift Model 150M hydraulic knuckleboom loader with 14’ extended reach and 2,680 lb. capacity at 10’ reach
  • Model 649, 360-degree continuous rotation by-pass grapple with 6” closed tine diameter, 49” tine opening and 3” welded cylinder
  • Morbark’s exclusive operator’s seat and platform with 270-degree view
  • Winch package: heavy-duty, 5,000 lb. pull capacity with rope and 10’ chafe guard
  • 37 3/8” diameter x 29 1/8” wide, six-knife staggered pocket drum with patented removable knife holders

6600 Track Wood Hog Horizontal Grinder

  • CAT C32, Tier II, 1,125-hp Flex engine with HPTO15 clutch
  • 42” x 66 5/8” hammermill system
  • Externally adjustable break-away torque limiter
  • Variable speed infeed system with 36” diameter top compression feed roll and 64” x 18’ live floor with five strands of WDH-120 chain
  • Morbark Integrated Control System

Machine equipped with:

  • 18/18 Hammer/Raker pattern
  • 6” hex grates
  • Wearwolf Gen 2 inserts

1300B Tub Grinder

  • CAT C27, Tier II, 1,050-hp engine with PT Tech Wet Clutch
  • Morbark Integrated Control Systems
  • Tub has 10’ diameter inside base and 57” deep walls
  • Externally adjustable break-away torque limiter
  • Model 400 Knucklebone loader with 27’ extended boom reach, 36” Tarantula grapple
  • Stationary operator’s cab and console
  • Discharge system with dual hydraulically-powered 16” diameter augers

Machine equipped with:

  • 16 hammers
  • Magnetized end pulley
  • 6” hex grates
  • Reduction box
  • 11-hp compressor

For more information on Morbark equipment, visit www.morbark.com.


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