VERTICAL FEED GRINDERS / HOGS

Wood Waste Custom Grinder

VERTICAL FEED GRINDERS / HOGS

Wood Waste Custom Grinder

WSM vertical feed grinders provide simple, energy-efficient size reduction

Rugged, productive, and easy to maintain vertical feed grinders help turn waste into profit

Specifically designed for industrial use, from small woodworking plants to the largest biomass power facilities

Decades of experience in worldwide installations and the most knowledgeable team in the business make WSM grinders the best choice for converting waste into marketable product

Our wide range of sizes and rotor configurations ensure the right machine for your application

Superior performance and maximum thru-put while processing a wide range of feedstock at rates up to 150 tons per hour

Simple, Effective Design – Combining effective gravity feed with the proper infeed/discharge system and chute design to deliver optimal performance

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THE WSM DIFFERENCE

High Quality Contruction

HIGH QUALITY MATERIALS AND HEAVY-DUTY CONSTRUCTION DELIVER MACHINES THAT ARE BUILT TO GRIND AND BUILT TO LAST

- From heavy fabricated steel housings with extra thick interior wear liners, to massive rotor assemblies with large diameter shafts, to the highest quality rotor bearings

- WSM machine construction provides reliable, long-term operation and proven customer satisfaction

Consistent Product Sizing

WSM VERTICAL GRINDERS DELIVER THE FLEXIBILITY NEEDED TO MEET WIDE RANGING DEMANDS IN PRODUCT SIZING

From grinding of wood chips for pellet fuel or chipboard furnish, to coarse grinding of bark or wood waste for mulch or biomass power, WSM offers various rotor configurations, sizing screens, and hammer styles to produce different finished product sizes. WSM vertical grinders deliver the flexibility needed to meet wide ranging demands in product sizing.

Specifications

MODEL FEED OPENING L W H ROTOR DIA TIP-TIP ROTOR W TYPICAL HP RNG
2420B21 1/4 - 21 1/448 5/849 1/240242050-75
2432B32 1/2 - 21 1/462 5/849 1/224243275-150
2838B38 1/2 - 24 1/470 13/1653 5/8442838100-200
3232B32 1/2 - 27 1/269 3/463 1/2563232100-200
3240B39 3/4 - 27 1/278 3/463 1/2563240150-250
4032B32 1/2 - 3580 1/281654032200-300
4040B43 1/2 - 3590 1/1681654040250-300
4048B52 - 3599 3/881654048300-400
4064B62 1/2 - 35116 1/48165 1/24064350-500
4848B51 3/4 - 42 1/2105 3/887734848500-600
4864B68 3/4 - 42 1/2119 7/887734864600-900
5472B71 3/4 - 48 3/4125 9/1697 1/1696 1/165472600-1200

Optional Features

Infeed Chute with Ballistics Attachment – Allows large pieces of tramp metal and other uncrushables to be captured and removed from material flow, helping to protect the grinder rotor and reducing maintenance expenses

Pivot Housing – Optional pivoting front case allows the machine to be opened and infeed chute to remain in place, providing a working surface for improved safety and ultimate maintainability

Modular Sizing Screens – Available in heavy-duty welded grate bars or perforated screen plate, making them easy to handle and interchange for increased wear life

Rotor Options – WSM Vertical Grinders can be fitted with different rotor styles including open disc, high inertia, and shredder style for the most efficient grind for a given application

Hammer Options – Available swing style, limited swing, and rigid hammers – most available with replaceable and reversible hammer tips

Materials Processed

WSM vertical feed grinders provide simple, energy-efficient size reduction

  • Bark
  • Biomass Feedstock
  • C&D Debris
  • Chip Overs
  • Food Waste
  • Green Waste
  • Lily Pads
  • Log Ends & Log Yard Debris
  • Pre-shredded Wood
  • RDF
  • Sawdust & Shavings
  • Trim Ends
  • Urban Wood
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)

The Most Rugged Vertical Grinder Available

WSM offers various rotor configurations, screen sizes and types, hammer styles, and discharge options to configure your grinder.

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With the development of the world’s best vertical grinder, West Salem Machinery offers your business the best choice for converting marketable materials into marketable products. 

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