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Old 29-10-07   #1 (permalink)
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Disc chipper or Drum Chipper ?

What is the advantages or disadvantages of each
or is it personal choice ?.
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Advantages of Disk chippers are few over Drums - Good volicity, and good chipping of fiberous material on right angle disks.
45 degree disks make for efficient chipping, and assist feeding, but make a chipper look awkward big and ugly.
Drums have a better rotational energy, can cut a much wider cut than a disk, are more compact, and can be made very very strong.
Drums are usually heavier, and can suffer from poor chip discharge.
What models are you looking at?
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