Wood Shredder: Wood Is The Resource With A Future

Industrial Wood Shredder, Industrial Wood Chipper, Wood Grinder

Vecoplan is the leading manufacturer of wood waste grinders. Throughout the world, wood industries choose Vecoplan industrial wood chippers to better manage the wasted wood that is produced as a byproduct of their manufacturing processes. Sometimes used for simple volume reduction of scrap wood, in order to reduce the cost of hauling it to the landfill, Vecoplan grinders can also turn wood waste into something valuable.

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Vecoplan wood grinders are used to produce boiler fuel, animal bedding, mulch, and material for the production of particleboard or other composite materials such as wood/plastic decking. In today’s environmentally conscious world, a Vecoplan wood grinder can be used to expedite the composting process, or to prepare wood and other biomass for conversion to alternative fuels including pellets, cellulosic ethanol and other second-generation bio-fuels.

Green wood or dry wood, large scrap or small scrap, hardwoods or softwoods, solid or composites, Vecoplan grinders handle all types of waste wood. For general scrap, of mixed shapes and sizes, Vecoplan offers their VAZ grinder series. VAZ grinders are fed vertically via a large hopper positioned above the cutting chamber. Vecoplan also offers their VTH series of horizontally fed grinders for lineal wood scrap. Perfect for edge rippings, slabs, mouldings, profiles, flooring, or any long wood, VTH horizontal wood grinders are fed by a vibratory conveyor that comes standard with the machine.

industrial wood chipper, wood grinder

Vecoplan has established itself as the gold standard of industrial wood chippers, not just because of their universal applicability, but even more for their reliability, and ease of use. Vecoplan grinders are first and foremost built for reliability. This includes low speed/high torque design, high output “Torsion Point” cutting rotors, robotically welded, stress-free frames, oversized drive trains, heavy outboard spherical roller bearings, rugged hydraulics, built-in tramp metal protection, and overall heavy duty construction.

They’re also easy to operate and maintain. An industrial wood shredder from Vecoplan features true dump & run operation. You simply dump material into the hopper or onto the conveyor, push a button and walk away. And with user friendly PLC controls, easy accessibility to all wear items, 4-way indexable cutting inserts, quick and easily changed screens, guides & wipers – maintenance is fast and simple.

If you have wood scrap, Vecoplan has a wood grinder that is perfect for you.

Vecoplan - A Wood Grinding Solution For Any Application

  • Woodworking Scrap

    Vecoplan grinders for woodworking scrap are world-class – worldwide.

    Worldwide, because they can be found on all continents except Antarctica, and world-class because they are the used in more industrial applications that any other wood grinder – period! Vecoplan wood scrap grinders can be found in all industries that process wood or manufacture products made from wood.

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  • Sawmill Scrap

    VOC Emmissions, fire codes, and government standards have become much more stringent in the past few years, resulting in added expense in the form of spark detectors and fire suppression systems for pneumatic discharge systems typically associated with hammermills or other traditional wood waste size reduction equipment. Vecoplan VVZ and VNZ wood grinders offer the ideal solution for that.

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  • Pallet Scrap

    Secondary wood processing industries such as pallet, crate and container manufacturing, truss and structural building component manufacturing, or particleboard, chipboard and MDF manufacturing rely on Vecoplan wood grinders to process their waste wood. Whether it be for volume reduction of pallet scrap to reduce dumpster tipping fees, or to gain value from their pallet scrap by converting it into a valuable product such as animal bedding, boiler fuel, or pellets, Vecoplan wood grinders are a welcome addition to any existing industry.

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  • Biomass Energy

    Biomass systems from Vecoplan process and prepare all types of lignocellulosic biomass to be used as a feedstock for the production of fuel. Biomass refers to all organic matter, or in other words, the material that all plants and animals, living or dead, are made-up of. Lignocellulose, composed of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin, is the technical term for plant matter. Since plants live and grow they are, by nature, a renewable resource. Wood has been, and continues to be, the most common type of renewable biomass utilized as biomass waste and biomass pellets fuel, but virtually all biomass can be used to generate energy. Vecoplan's mechanical preparation systems maximize the effective and efficient reclamation of energy from any lignocellulosic biomass feedstock with the creation of biomass pellet, biomass biofuels and biomass pellets from a biomass pelletizer making machine.

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  • Pelletizing

    PowerPellet™ systems are the complete, turn-key solution from small pelletizing runs, turning your off-season wood scrap into profits. For more information, visit http://www.vecoplanmidwest.com/

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REQUEST A DEMO

In their continuing efforts to remain on the cutting edge of size reduction technology, Vecoplan, LLC offers comprehensive viability testing of your materials. Their complete in-house test lab and size reduction facility allows you and Vecoplan's engineers to perform feasibility studies on trial runs of your materials under production conditions. All data along with technical analysis remains confidential between Vecoplan, LLC and the customer.

For additional information or to schedule a test run, call (336) 861-6070.