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How to Determine How Much Carbide you Need on Your Tips/Inserts and Swing Hammers

Posted on: Jun 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM | Wear Part Products
Author: Darrin Martin
Sonja Zehr is the Sales Manager for Grinder Wear Parts and has a lifetime’s worth of knowledge about the wood grinding/wear parts industry having grown up in the family business. For this post she offered some tips on application of carbide, an extremely hard material that is applied to the parts of the tip/insert that wear out fastest, to various wear parts to extend their usage. According to Sonja, the best way to determine how much carbide you need is to check your worn parts. Most of the time too much carbide is used. If that is the case you end up paying too much because of ... More



Custom screen/grate fabrication for your wood waste Tub or Horizontal grinder can make all the difference!

Posted on: Jun 03, 2016 - 01:00 PM | Wear Part Products
Author: Wayne Brown
With the growth of the wood waste processing industry serving such diverse markets as land clearing, landfill waste reduction, mulch, landscaping, composting and even asphalt shingle recycling, a lot of operations are paying close attention to screen/grate design in many ways to achieve a great finished product and increase their profits!  The photos below represent an example of this kind of custom design for a CBI 4000 fabricated on T-1 material with a 1.5” x 3” rectangular hole cut on a bias with ¼" backing. The result for this client is a more uniform finish... More



How to Get Fast Delivery of Factory Direct Tub & Horizontal Grinder Wear Parts to Reduce Downtime

Posted on: Feb 26, 2016 - 03:00 PM | Wear Part Products
Author: Wayne Brown
Downtime for Replacement Parts is Going to Cost You Time is money.   This doesn’t just apply when you’re paying a lawyer; time spent idle because you need wood chipper replacement parts means, at best, lost income.  At worst, it can mean a backlog or extra expenses associated with working through a backlog or leaving other parts of your business idle.  For anyone using a tub or horizontal grinder, waiting on wood chipper replacement parts cuts into your bottom line.  During stormy season, tub and horizontal grinders see a lot of use cleaning up fallen tr... More