DuraTech TC-15 Tree Chipper is available with a 129 horsepower (96 kw) CAT C4.4 diesel engine and PT-Tech clutch to chip trees and limbs up to 15 inches in diameter. It features 360 degree rotating discharge spoit, innovative hopper safety bars with instant feed wheel shut-off, spring-loaded feed wheel with adjustable down pressure, plus optional height sensor and hydraulic gathering winch.
Engine CAT C4.4 129 hp (96 kw)
Gross Weight 8,540 lbs. (3,874 kg)
Transport Width 91″ (231.1 cm)
Transport Length 208″ (528.3 cm)
Hitch 3″ Pintle or 2-5/16″ Ball
Tongue Weight 1,140 lbs. (517.1 kg)
Jack 10,000 lbs. (4,536 kg)
Axle 8,000 lb (3,629 kg) Torflex
Tires 10R 17.5 (16 ply)
Fuel Capacity 40 gal (152 L)
Hydraulic Oil Capacity 25 gal (95 L)
Lights Clearance and Directional
Transmission PT Tech HPTO
Chipping Capacity 15″ (38.1 cm)
Infeed Hopper Opening 40″ x 64″ (102 cm x 163 cm)
Throat Opening 15″ x 23″ (38 cm x 58 cm)
Disc Size 48″ (122 cm) dia. x 2″ (5.08 cm)
Disc Shaft Size 3-15/16″ (10cm) dia.
Feed System Hydraulic 2 Drum
Number of Knives 4, 2 slots
Size of Knives 4-1/2″ (11.5 cm) x 9- 1/4″ (23.5 cm) 3-bolt
Down pressure on feed wheel Adjustable Spring Load, Optional Auto Feed Height System
Discharge System 360°, Hydraulic Rotation w/ Adjustable Chip Spout
Safety Features Breakaway Brake Switch, 2 E-Stop Switches, 2 Infeed Hopper Light Bars, Disc Hood Closed Proximity Switch
Frame Size 3″ (7.6 cm) x 5″ (12.7 cm) x 1/4″ (0.64 cm)
TC-15 Tree Chipper Options
PINTLE OR 2-5/16″ BALL HITCH
The TC-12 can be equipped with either a Pintle or 2-5/16″ Ball hitch. Either hitch includes a safety chain and breakaway brake switch for added safety.
2 Function Remote Control
Optional radio remote control allows operator to increase down-pressure hydraulically or back a log out, all from a skid steer loader. The remote controls feed direction, raises or lowers the feed roller or control the optional gathering winch.
The gathering winch hydraulically helps pull larger logs up to the hopper. Free wheeling discharge allows for easier unrolling of winch.