Morbark 2400X, 3000X Horizontal Grinders

April 1, 2020

Morbark 2400X and 3000X Wood Hog horizontal grinders are available as fifth-wheel or dual-axle units, or equipped with tracks (2400XT and 3000XT). The grinders are modular for multiple configurations.

With standard width of 7 feet 6 inches and 8 feet 2 inches, respectively, the grinders are within legal transport length.

The 2400X ranges from 188 to 203 horsepower, and the 3000X has engine options from 350 to 577 horsepower. Each is also available with electric power.

The infeed system on the 2400X consists of one 20-inch diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and a 53-inch wide infeed conveyor that is 8 feet 2 inches long, either smooth rubber belt or optional steel chain. The infeed floor measures 9 feet by 52 inches. It has infeed flares and cleated belly belt and maintenance access doors. The manual folding infeed tray is adjustable to various positions and adds 3 feet to the infeed length when open or closes to contain small material.

The 22x49.25-inch downturn hammermill system, plate and pin style, with 22 single-bolt inserts set in a V pattern, enhances feeding characteristics, ease of maintenance, and durability.

Routine maintenance and grate changes are conducted by a single operator due to the 93-gallon fuel tank, which pivots away from the machine to allow easy access, and the single, side-load grate system.

The 36-inch wide chevron discharge conveyor belt is available in a single section stationary 9-foot-6-inch height conveyor or folding 14-foot-6-inch height conveyor and can be equipped with optional magnetic head drum for ferrous metal removal.

The 3000X Wood Hog has a variable speed infeed system consisting of one 34-inch diameter top compression feed roll with internal drive and a 12-foot-4-inch by 57.5-inch live floor designed to accept both WD120 and slat chain. The plate and pin style, up-turn hammermill system measures 32x58.5 inches and has 18 double-edged replaceable inserts and 18 rakers.

The discharge system consists of a hydraulically driven, horizontal 42-inch by 14-foot-2-inch aggregate belt conveyor discharging onto a 36-inch wide stacking conveyor with hydraulic fold for transport.

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