Bandit Introduces Chipping Drum

Company says the new option can convert its Beast XP Series Recyclers into a whole tree chipper.

October 29, 2013
CDR Staff
Equipment & Products

Bandit Industries, Remus, Mich., has introduced a new chipping drum for its Beast XP Series Recyclers that will convert the Beast equipment into a whole tree chipper. The chipping drum option replaces the traditional Beast cutter mill. The company says a variety of screens can be paired with the drum, creating a screened end product that can be tailored to various specifications for biomass energy applications.

“Beast users can have the best of both worlds—high quality, screened dimensional wood chips from a traditional whole-tree chipping drum,” says Jason Morey, Bandit Industries sales manager. “Because of the large infeed opening in the Beast, it can better process large, bulky material that would be difficult for whole-tree chippers to handle.”

Chipping drums can be ordered on new Model 2680XP, 3680XP and 4680XP Beast Recyclers, or retrofitted to older units.

“Our XP-Series Beast Recyclers are already industry leaders for production and reliability,” says Christopher Smith, Bandit Industries marketing and communications director. “Now that a dedicated chipping drum is available, these machines are more capable than ever at meeting the strict sizing requirements for various fuel wood markets, and for the production of high-yield wood pellets. And with the versatility to function either as a waste reduction recycler or