No-Knife Re-Sizer

WSM No-Knife Re-Sizer rendering

No-Knife Re-Sizer

WSM No-Knife Re-Sizer rendering

Lower Your Fiber Costs with WSM’s
No-Knife Re-Sizer

Replace expensive shears, knife chippers, and chip crackers with WSM’s simple low-cost No-Knife Re-Sizer. Our innovative technology delivers substantial value by expanding your sources of wood fiber, reducing handling costs, and substituting high-cost fiber with low-cost fiber!

Improve your productivity and reduce maintenance costs by making the switch to WSM’s No-Knife Re-Sizer. Easily convert chip overs into a useable fiber while minimizing fines. Our adaptable machinery allows for easy integration into your existing mill.

Contact our office today for more information on how WSM’s complete line of in-feed and out-feed options can provide the custom solutions your business needs.

West Salem Custom Screens & Shredders



Heavy Duty Construction


From fabricated steel housings with extra thick interior wear liners to massive rotor assemblies with large diameter shafts and the highest quality spherical roller bearings, WSM machine construction provides reliable, long-term operation and proven customer satisfaction. Heavy-duty construction delivers machines that are built to grind and built to last.

Easy to Maintain


The optional pivot housing provides quick and safe access to the main wear components. Modular sizing screens are available in heavy-duty welded bar grates or perforated screen plate, making them easy to handle and interchange for increased wear life

Rugged Construction Means Low Maintenance Costs

  • WSM's Re-Sizers can be supplied with our Exclusive Pivot Case for easy and quick maintenance access
  • Re-Sizers are also available with replaceable hammer tips – eliminating the need to pull hammers and hammer pins and modular sizing screens for extended wear life
  • Field-proven in pulp mills and high volume fiber preparation applications
  • Interior wear liners plus pillow block housings and spherical roller bearings with removable support blocks
  • Rotor diameters of 24” to 48” with lengths from 36” to 88”
  • Materials processed include chip overs, chip over thick, shavings, hogged wood, in-woods chips, and urban wood
  • Proven performance at rates up to 75 TPH
  • Rates climb to 150+ TPH with a WSM pre-screen

Discover the WSM Difference

Let us help you find the right machine for your application. Submit this form to our applications experts for fast, no obligation answers to your questions.

West Salem Custom Vertical Grinders & Shredders

Wide mouth opening and chute for improved infeed

Heavy-duty fabricated steel housing with ⅜” thick frame and doors for superior strength and wear life

Constructed with a hinged breaker plate door to provide added machine protection against large uncrushables

Heavy-duty double row spherical roller bearing and cast steel pillow block bearing housings provide superior bearing life

Rotor shaft end is drilled and rifled on each end, permitting hydraulic bearing removal for reduced maintenance expense and increased production time

Removable bearing support block allow for bearing removal without lifting rotor assembly 

Abrasion-resistant steel screen bars or perforated plates produce a finished wood fiber in a single pass. Available in a full range of sizes.

Larger size grinders include hinged breaker plate door with shear pin and limit switch to help protect the machine from large uncrushables.

Rotor constructed with heavy-duty machined shaft, rotor discs, and hammer pins

Direct Couple or Belt Drive options

Reversible alloy steel anvil is heat-treated for superior wear life

Optional pivoting split front housing combined with hydraulic cylinders mounted to sides of the machine provide for easy routine inspections and maintenance

Heavy-duty drive base with motor mount for single or dual-drive motor(s)

WSM’s Exclusive Pivot Case

Larger machines are available with WSM’s Exclusive Pivot Case for easy and quick maintenance access with infeed components all remaining in place.
Re-sizers are also available with replaceable hammer tips – eliminating the need to pull hammers and hammer pins and modular sizing screens for extended wear life. 
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Discover the WSM Difference

If you’re tired of needing to replace expensive shears, chip crackers, and knife chippers, West Salem’s No-Knife Chip Re-Sizer offers the innovative technology needed to provide exceptional value, improved productivity, and reduced maintenance costs.

Find Your Solution

Discover firsthand the West Salem difference by completing our contact form to receive your Free Copy of a Chip Re-Sizer PDF. A member of our sales team will follow up to answer any questions you may have. 

WSM Chip Re-Sizer downloadable PDF