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WSM's Horizontal and Vertical Grinders for Wood BioEnergy

Posted by West Salem Machinery on Sep 13, 2018 11:42:00 AM

Mill Managers rely on tough, severe-duty equipment for their facility. That’s what WSM delivers - the most rugged, reliable wood fiber and waste processing machinery available. When you’re in the market for Grinders, Crushers, Mills, and Screens, count on WSM’s 70+ years of experience to deliver the best solution.

Responding to industry need for heavy-duty stationary electric grinders, WSM manufactures the Titan Series 6000 Horizontal Grinder. This massive machine features a 60” diameter by 70” wide rotor assembly for high volume processing. The Titan can be operated in upstroke or downstroke configuration with dual electric motors (800-1500 HP) with belt drive. Multi-strand chain infeed and aggressive feedroll provide a large infeed area for efficient material loading and utilize load-sensing controls. Extra-large throat opening and variable speed infeed are important when processing large, bulky materials. Designed for high volume processors looking for lower cost per ton and demand dependable, long life machine operation.

WSM Vertical Grinders offer simple yet highly effective design to process a wide range of feedstock at rates up to 150 TPH. These rugged grinders feature a heavy duty rotor with innovative disc and tooling configurations making WSM grinders the most efficient on the market. Optional pivot housing provides easy access to main wear components with all infeed components remaining in place. Whatever your requirements, WSM has the Vertical Grinder to get the job done. From fine grinding of wood chips for pellet fuel to coarse grinding of bark or wood waste for biomass, WSM vertical grinders have the flexibility to provide the best solution for your application. Special tooling packages available for processing of tough, stringy barks.

WSM Grinders and complete Processing Systems are Tough. Reliable. Built to Last.


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Topics: Press Release, Mills, Grinders