Biomass Feedstock
& Fiber Preparation systems

West Salem Custom Grinders & Hogs

Biomass Feedstock & Fiber Preparation Systems

West Salem Custom Grinders & Hogs

Reduce Fiber & Operating Costs While Maximizing Uptime & Production

The Biomass Processing Specialists

  • Simple and energy efficient processing with WSM’s Grinding, Screening, Cleaning, and Milling equipment

  • Produce high quality biomass fuel and other valuable finished fiber products from varied feedstock

  • Mill-duty equipment with innovative design features deliver high volume production and reliable operation with reduced labor, maintenance, and operating costs

  • Proven reliability with hundreds of long-term installations in the most rugged applications around the world

Convert Stumps into Biomass Feedstock

  • Process Difficult Material – Convert challenging wood residuals like stumps and root balls into biomass feedstock with WSM’s exceptionally heavy-duty Titan Horizontal Grinding System.
  • Maximize Capacity Results – The Titan Grinder features nearly 210 degrees of open screen area for more efficient processing and higher volume production.
  • A Typical System – The core components of WSM’s Titan Horizontal Grinding System are our heavy-duty Chain Infeed Conveyor, extra-large Pivoting Feedroll, and massive Titan Grinder.
  • Exceptional Results – Features include our unique feedroll with superior climbing ability for large or bulky pieces, extra-large feedroll opening, and the ability to operate the massive rotor in up-stroke or down-stroke rotation combine to deliver exceptional results.

Complete Processing Systems Available

-If you’re looking for a turn-key system, WSM’s complete Processing Systems are designed for capacities up to 100 tons per hour.

-Our fully integrated systems can include grinding, pre and post-screening, conveyors, access platforms, structures, and controls to deliver superior performance.

-With a solution-oriented approach, we work to create long term partnerships with our customers.

Process Varied Wood Residuals

  • Transform large diameter stumps, round wood, branches, storm debris, land clearing, woody biomass, sawmill residuals, sawdust, wood shavings, wood chips, forest residuals, used wood, and other wood residuals into biomass feedstock.
  • Over 75 years of proudly supplying grinders and screens to wood and biomass processing facilities with the most demanding applications around the world.
  • WSM innovative, solutions-based designs allow for custom systems for your biomass feedstock preparation needs.
West Salem Machinery's biomass feedstock preparation system
West Salem Machinery's biomass feedstock preparation system on a customer's site

What Sets WSM Apart

  • Superior Componentry – Mill-duty design and construction provide reliable, long term 24/7 production 
  • Individual Components and Complete Integrated Systems – WSM can help with integration into existing facilities or greenfield projects
  • Customized to Your Facility – Full line of equipment ensures you get the right machine for the job
  • Decades of Industry Experience – Experienced application experts and engineers make sure you get the right solution for your application
  • Superior Service & Support – before, during, and after the installation


Discover the WSM Difference

To find a solution to reliably convert wood materials into finished fiber for your biomass power requirements, contact West Salem Machinery to discover what our line of innovative machinery can do for your biomass feedstock preparation process.

Find Your Solution

Please take a moment to complete the form to receive a copy of our WSM PDF. A member of our Biomass Power team will contact you shortly to answer any questions and provide further details about the WSM difference.



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