portable debarking + chipping
Midwest Forest Products Company operates two portable debarkers, both of which are capable of operating with chippers to offer transportable chipmills which produce pulpmill quality chips.
Each portable debarker has two knuckle boom loaders, a Manitowoc 1800 ring debarker, and is powered by a 330 horse power diesel engine. These portables operate regularly throughout Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, and have also operated in New Hampshire, Maine, Alabama, and Ontario, Canada. This division of the company has operated since 1977 and is capable of producing up to 50,000 cords of machine peeled wood or chips annually.
Primarily used for shortwood operations, these machines can be configured for tree-length operations as well.
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