What Wood Waste Processing Equipment is right for my business?

Posted on: Jul 18, 2016 - 09:44 AM | General
Author: Darrin Martin

Researching and selecting the appropriate equipment is the first and most important step in establishing a successful and profitable wood waste business. ApolloEquipment.net streamlines that process with our powerful online search functions and vast database of Tub & Horizontal Grinders, Chippers, Screeners, Blowers and other material handling equipment from a variety of manufactures that are available on today's market. Consequently, time spent on planning and research will be a wise investment.


Begin by determining your goals and what type and volume of material you will be processing, whether you are interested in simple volume reduction or total recycling and the potential markets for your end products. Next, determine your budget and operating expenses; consider where you will be operating and the transportation of equipment to those locations, are you wanting a mobile or stationary operation? Outline all the factors in your operations to determine your operating expenses and considering them in the purchase of your equipment can help ensure that you do not over or under purchase machinery.


As you work through your plans and goals, questions will crop up but a few basic answers will steer you in the right direction. For example, to simply reduce whole trees and big limbs you might want to consider a whole tree chipper because it can quickly handle tree length material. However if you add stumps, root balls, brush, pallets and yard waste into your plans a grinder, not a chipper may be a better choice. If you want to manufacture popular shredded landscape mulch, a hammermill style Tub or Horizontal Grinder would better provide an end product that requires little or no further processing. To further enhance the value and marketability of the end product, you may want to consider a mulch coloring unit.


Ultimately, your equipment purchases will be determined by what you want to accomplish and knowing your goals up front will bring you closer to making a wise purchase decision.


Apollo Equipment can help you find the best machines to fit your goals at the best possible price. If you have access to the internet, our website, ApolloEquipment.net can save you a ton of time and hassle, by allowing you to search our vast database of material handling equipment across North America and through-out the world. Browse our listings of available machines, look at pictures, videos and review their vital information. Our friendly support staff is available to answer any additional questions you may have or to help you find the perfect match for your business goals. Call us toll free 1-800-982-2844 Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm eastern time.


Once your grinder, screener and/or chippers are operational, they will at some point in the future need the wear parts replaced. The teeth, hammers, knives and other wear parts which do the majority of the work on the raw wood material wear out over time and need replacement. GrinderWearParts.com specializes in fabrication of these wear parts and can offer you many options and savings on replacement parts for your machine, factory direct! Call our friendly staff toll free 1-800-827-0401 Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm to get the best replacement parts available for your machines.


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