VERTICAL FEED GRINDERS / HOGS

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VERTICAL FEED GRINDERS / HOGS

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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 products. Our wide range of sizes and rotor configurations ensure the right machine for your application, offering 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. Less complexity equals fewer problems – simpler is better in the world of grinding.

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THE WSM DIFFERENCE

Energy-Efficient Processing

WSM'S ABILITY TO SELECT ROTOR STYLES AND CUTTING TOOLS ALLOWS US TO OPTIMIZE EACH MACHINE FOR IT'S UNIQUE APPLICATION.

Using WSM pre-screening equipment prior to grinding saves on wear and energy costs. Our commitment to innovation and improvement makes WSM's grinder the most energy-efficient on the market.

Consistent Product Sizing

WSM OFFERS VARIOUS ROTOR CONFIGURATIONS, SIZING SCREENS, AND HAMMER STYLES TO HELP PRODUCE DIFFERENT FINISHED PRODUCT.

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 vertical grinders deliver the flexibility needed to meet wide ranging demands in product sizing.

Specifications

MODELFEED OPENINGLWHROTOR DIA TIP-TIPROTOR WTYPICAL 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

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

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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 profitable products. 

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