Mulchers


FMX28 Bull Hog Mulcher Designed Specifically for Compact Excavators →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Designed for 3.5 to 8-ton compact excavators with hydraulic flows from 12 to 40 gpm, Fecon's FMX28 bull hog mulcher is optimized for those in the 3.5- to 5-ton range. This new mulcher model features 14 flippable knife tools on a bite-limiting split ring rotor to achieve a 28-in. cutting width. Aftermarket carbide tools are available for ground engaging applications. Ideal as an entry level vegetation management tool, the FMX28 can replace workers wielding chainsaws and hand crews, making the technology much safer and more productive, especially when working on slopes.  Click for more...


Versatile Skid-Steer Attachment Helps Forestry Technician Beautify Oklahoma State Parks Department →

From towering sand dunes and refreshing lakes to forested retreats and cool caverns, Oklahoma's state parks are ready to whisk adventurers away on great outdoor experiences. Whether lacing up a pair of hiking boots or looking for some relaxing fun in the sun, the scenic beauty of these varied ecoregions and impressive natural resources is sure to provide breathtaking moments. But how exactly do these environments remain so picturesque? Enter Josh Baker, a forestry technician with one of the Oklahoma State Parks Department's regional construction crews.  Click for more...


Fecon Appoints Linder Industrial Machinery as Distributor in Florida, Carolinas →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fecon announced the addition of Linder Industrial Machinery as a new stocking distributor of the full lineup of Fecon mulching tractors, forestry mulchers and attachments in the states of Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Linder has 16 locations: Jacksonville, Ocala, Orlando, Plant City, Ft. Myers, West Palm Beach and Pembroke Pines, Fla.; Greer, Columbia and North Charleston, S.C.; and High Point, Raleigh, Greenville, Asheville, Charlotte and Wilmington, N.C.  Click for more...


Cat D1 Mulcher Features Sloped Hood Styling, High-Performance Powertrain →

Complete with its high-performance powertrain, closed-loop hydraulics and upgraded screening, the new Cat D1 mulcher is specially designed to optimize performance when clearing a mix of small- to medium-diameter materials. Design-matched with the rugged Cat HM518 mulcher, the D1 mulcher clears a 72 in. wide strip on each pass, making it the right machine for right-of-way construction and maintenance, site development, tree management and firebreak clearing, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


New Mulcher Helps Contractor Stack Deck in His Favor →

Todd Hyatt is familiar with forestry mulchers, having used them on land clearing projects, pasture clearing and around his own property. They tackle brush as well as felled and standing trees, leaving a carpet of mulch in their wake. They are a good "go-to" tool for an aesthetically pleasing project. He also knows that not every job requires the fine grinding that mulchers provide. So, when Hyatt purchased 20 wooded acres in south Louisiana, he wanted an ace in the hole.  Click for more...


Fecon Adds Vermeer Southeast as Forestry Mulcher Dealer →

As part of the controlled roll out of the recent global distribution agreement, Fecon LLC announced the addition of Vermeer Southeast. With 11 dealership locations throughout Alabama, Florida and Georgia and affiliated companies in the Caribbean, Vermeer Southeast provides a robust line of mulching equipment that incorporates the best of Vermeer and Fecon mulching technology. It will begin stocking Fecon-made forestry mulching tractors and attachments in addition to its full lineup of Vermeer branded forestry equipment, making it simpler for customers to find the equipment best suited to their needs.  Click for more...


Cat Mulchers Bring Reliable Performance, Easy Maintenance →

Two new Cat mulchers for tracked and wheeled excavators and forest machines deliver reliable operation in tough forestry applications. With their easy-to-maintain design, these mulchers incorporate a number of safety features to protect both workers and equipment at the job site. With the addition of the new Cat HM3013 and HM5515 models, Caterpillar now offers a mulcher attachment for Cat front-reach machines from 11 to 36 tons (10 to 32.7 t and long-reach front machines from 40 to 52 tons (36.3 to 47.2 t).  Click for more...


Ussery Services Forestry Mulching Hosts Demo Event →

Traditionally, a manufacturer will work with a contractor for sourcing a location to hold a product demo and does the lion share of the work to coordinate all aspects and to bring in attendees. Such was not the case for a recent contractor mulching demo event in Sterling, Ga., just outside the city limits of Brunswick. Event host George Ussery of Ussery Services Forestry Mulching has been so impressed with his mulching products purchased from FAE, his carrier machines from his local John Deere dealer, and pretty much the industry as a whole, he decided to hold a demo event.  Click for more...


Prinoth Updates M450s Mulching Head →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Prinoth is well-known for its crawler carriers but also manufactures a wide range of mulching equipment. Through its vegetation management division, Prinoth continuously invests in developing new products, including the latest updates of the M450s mulching head. Various Working Widths for All Skid Steers After the successful introduction of the 74.8-in.-wide M450s-1900 in the North American market, the head is now available in a smaller working width of 63 in.  Click for more...


Mulcher with Depth Control Rotor Helps Ohio Contractor Put the Hammer Down →

Eric Adams puts the soul in sole proprietorship. Whether a project calls for clearing hundreds of trees or a hundred acres of brush, Adams brings the whole Hammer Down team (himself and his Bobcat 770) to tackle the job. Thankfully for Adams he's got the right equipment and support team around him to keep his business running and his customers happy. Nestled in Perry, Ohio, Hammer Down tackles both residential and commercial land clearing and beautification projects.  Click for more...


Paladin Launches FD60 High-Flow Forestry Disk Mulcher →

Stanley Infrastructure, a partner for industrial tools and attachments, announced that Paladin is offering a new high-flow forestry disk mulcher, the FD60. The skid steer attachment accomplishes felling, mulching and stump-grinding in a quick, one-step process. The FD60 maximizes up-time, minimizes service intervals and withstands aggressive use in various conditions. Its design reduces jamming risk and increases productivity at the job site, with a wide-angle intake and efficient drive system that rapidly recovers speed for maximum uptime, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


ASV Partners with Loftness to Optimize New Battle Ax Mulching Head for ASV Machines →

ASV Holdings Inc. , a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, partnered with Loftness Specialized Equipment to design a specialized Loftness S-Series Battle Ax mulching head for optimized performance with ASV machines. The skid steer and compact track loader attachment available through ASV's dealer network is designed to produce a finer mulch with fewer passes, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Fecon Introduces FTX200 Mulching Tractor →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fecon's Tier-IV Stage-5 compliant FTX200 mulching tractor includes the Fecon Power Management System for unrivaled power and performance in the 200 hp class. The newest addition to the family of forestry mulchers is designed from the ground up, with design influence from the very popular FTX600, giving it big tractor features in a more compact package. This low-ground pressure (4.2 psi) tractor features an oscillating undercarriage with 20 in.  Click for more...


Fecon Deck Mulcher Attachments Provide More Productivity Per Pass →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fecon has introduced a family of stout deck mulcher attachments that are wider than conventional deck mulchers, providing more productivity per pass, even in the most demanding environments, according to the manufacturer. Ruggedness and dependability are built in, with attention to detailed design to enhance performance, service life and safety. A robust bearing carrier houses a heavy-duty bearing with an oversized shaft.  Click for more...


Fecon Introduces Stage-5 Compliant FTX300 Mulching Tractor  →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fecon's Stage-5 compliant FTX300 mulching tractor is a low-ground pressure (3.9 psi) tractor featuring an oscillating undercarriage with 30 in. track shoes, providing balanced traction in hard or soft conditions. A spacious cab features air suspension and a heated seat, as well as a new larger touchscreen IQAN display, and keyless ignition with security, for operator comfort and control. A tilting cab and wide engine compartment doors on the side and rear, simplify access for maintenance and service.  Click for more...


Fecon Introduces the Newly Designed Bull Hog →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Fecon introduces the newly designed Bull Hog mulching attachment for CTL's and skid steers. "This new design has brought many great features our customers were asking for in a mulcher. With a severe duty body, bolt on skid shoes, stronger push bar and improved mulching chamber our customers are sure to be pleased. We also made the top of the body smooth to avoid the debris and water build up that occurred in the 'trough'", according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...