LOG CHIPPER ADAPTED AS TIE-DISPOSAL UNIT

Log chipper manufactured by the Vermeer Manufacturing Co., Pella, Iowa, was adapted for railroad use by equipping it with a railroad/highway attachment and adding a self-propelling feature. The wood members to be reduced to chips are deposited in a hopper which moves back and forth over a cutter rotor or cylinder. This is 8 in. in diam and is provided with 45 carbide-tipped cutting teeth. The cylinder rotates at 1800 rpm and the hopper moves back and forth at the rate of 20 cpm.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 25
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050374
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1974 12:00AM