December 2021 WSM Newsletter

Biomass feedstock preparation systems

WSM’s Mid-Speed Shredder – Best of Both Worlds For those applications where a high-speed shredder is too much and a low speed shredder isn’t enough, WSM has developed the Mid-Speed Shredder. This mill-duty shredder provides the shredding power of a larger high-speed unit with greatly reduced fines, noise, vibration, and power consumption. The Bark, Mulch &…

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November 2021 WSM Newsletter

Biomass feedstock preparation systems

A Better Way to Process OrganicsWSM Screening, Cleaning, & Sizing Equipment WSM Organics Processing Equipment & Systems provide a better way to process green waste, food waste, and mixed waste with organics and eliminate costly and maintenance prone portable machines. Need Gear Now? Check This Out! We’ve got new and used gear in stock and…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments November 2021

west salem machinery

One of multiple loads going to a large furniture manufacturing plant in Vietnam to process plywood, OSB panel scrap/trim, skeletons, cut-outs, and scrap wood. The customized system includes a 3466 Horizontal Grinder with pivoting top case for easy maintenance access, powered feed roll, severe duty coil spring counterbalanced Infeed Conveyor/Vibrating Feeder with hopper extension, belt…

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What is Green Waste Recycling?

compost grinder

Even in the usually evergreen Pacific Northwest, fall brings about plenty of leaves that need collecting. For most homeowners without a compost grinder, the most effective solution for disposing of leaves and other yard debris is green waste recycling. Every week, by rolling your compost bin to the curb for collection, you start the process…

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Sept 2021 WSM Newsletter

Biomass feedstock preparation systems

See WSM’s New Mid-Speed Shredder In Action! See WSM’s New Mid-Speed Shredder, delivering more shredding power with its solid steel, high inertia rotor and energy efficient electric drive, which produces a finished product in just one pass!  WSM’s Massive Titan Grinders! WSM’s Titan Grinders are engineered and built to handle high volumes and difficult sizes of…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments September 2021

hammer mill machine

This Disc Screen is 72” wide and has 18 shaft assemblies to classify softwood sawdust or softwood chips at a packaging manufacturer in the West. A 4864 Vertical Grinder, with 115 lb. hammers, will operate with a 600 HP motor (customer supplied) to process approx. 17 green TPH of pre-hogged and pre-screened softwood bark and…

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August 2021 WSM Newsletter

Biomass feedstock preparation systems

Introducing WSM’s New Mid-Speed Shredder! It’s a Pallet Eating Machine! Energy Efficient Electric Drive – No troublesome diesel or hydraulic engines with this all electric shredder Higher Throughput – Mid-Speed operation provides higher throughput than slow speed units More Shredding Power – Lower energy consumption with the massive 34″ diameter x 56″ wide solid steel rotor Long Operating Life – Durable construction and componentry provide for…

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Engineering Department Leadership Change

hammer mill machine

After 10 years leading WSM’s engineering team, Brian Downs retired at the end of July. As Engineering Manager, Brian’s decades of experience in the wood products industry contributed to numerous product developments and improvements. We want to thank Brian for his dedication to advancing our engineering department while enhancing and expanding our product lines.  We…

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July 2021 WSM Newsletter

Biomass feedstock preparation systems

Recycle Urban Wood Waste Into Marketable Fiber See WSM’s Urban Wood Waste Processing System In Action! Reliably convert urban wood waste into marketable fiber Produce finished fuel for biomass power, boiler fuel, and pellet feedstock Value added end products can include animal bedding, compost, compost bulking agent, landscape mulch, particleboard/MDF furnish, pulp wood fiber, and…

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WSM’s Recent Shipments July 2021

west salem custom machinery

Vertical Grinder with 40” dia. x 64” wide rotor and our unique pivoting top case for easy maintenance access.  The Grinder will process pre-shredded material to an approx. 1.5” minus with a 500 HP motor at a large mulch supplier in the Midwest.  We supplied the support structure, maintenance access platform, and belt conveyor with…

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