Hopper Fed


WSM’s Hopper Fed Grinder Offers a Complete Grinding System Perfect for a Wide Range of Operations

Specifically designed for industrial users, WSM’s rugged hopper-fed grinders deliver the performance that makes your job faster and easier. From “dump and go” batch feeding to automatic unmanned operation, WSM Hopper Fed Grinders deliver unmatched performance that quickly pays for itself.

Combined with automatic controls, WSM’s grinder delivers an unmatched combination of easy installation and operation. WSM has combined low maintenance with effective material processing. WSM’s Hopper Fed Grinders operate at a low noise level and at a lower horsepower and include a UL-listed electrical control unit with motor starters, pushbuttons, and PLC logic control.


Configure Your Hopper Fed Grinder to Maximize Production

Our modular sizing screens, with a full range of perforation sizes and optional baffles, help you customize your grinder to produce any desired finished product.

Index cutters provide multiple wear surfaces for extended life and improved performance. Let us know what you’re grinding and your desired finished product, and we’ll work together to configure your grinder to achieve maximum productivity.


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

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

Effective Design

Materials Processed

WSM’s Hopper Fed Grinder provide simple operation and easy installation.

  • Pallets/Pallet Scrap
  • Crating & Packaging Waste
  • Construction Wood Waste
  • Industrial Wood Waste
  • Plastic
  • Plywood & Panel Scrap
  • Product Destruction
  • Trim Ends & Edgings

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Hopper Fed

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