Different Types of Wood Chipping Methods
1. Hand-Operated Chippers
One of the most common ways to chip wood is by using a hand-operated chipper. This type of chipper usually consists of a large, rotating blade that is powered by a gasoline or electric engine. The operator feeds small pieces of wood into the chipper, which then chips them into smaller pieces.
2. Stationary Chippers
Another common type of wood chipper is the stationary chipper. These types of chippers are often used by tree service companies and other professionals who need to chip large amounts of wood. Stationary chippers are usually much larger than hand-operated chippers, and they are mounted to a trailer or truck bed. The operator feeds the wood into the chipper using a feed table or conveyor belt.
3. Drum Chippers
Drum chippers are a type of stationary chipper that use a rotating drum to chop up the wood. The drum is fitted with blades that chop the wood as it is fed into the chipper. Drum chippers are often used to chip large pieces of wood, such as tree limbs and trunks.
4. Whole Tree Chippers
Whole tree chippers are a type of stationary chipper that is designed to chip entire trees. These chippers are usually very large and powerful, and they can chip trees up to 36 inches in diameter. Whole tree chippers are often used by logging companies to chip logs into smaller pieces.
5. Chipper Shredders
Chipper shredders are a type of handheld chipper that can be used to chip both wood and leaves. These chippers usually have a two-stage design, with a chipper blade for wood and a shredder blade for leaves. Chipper shredders are often used by homeowners to chip small branches and leaves.
6. Tractor-Mounted Chippers
Tractor-mounted chippers are a type of stationary chipper that is mounted to the front of a tractor. These chippers are used to chip large pieces of wood, such as tree limbs and trunks. Tractor-mounted chippers are often used by farmers and landscapers.
7. Mulching Mowers
Mulching mowers are not actually chippers, but they can be used to chop up leaves and other debris into small pieces. Mulching mowers have a rotating blade that chops up the debris as it is cut. Mulching mowers are often used by homeowners to mulch leaves in the fall.
Why choose Tree Services Stafford for your wood chipping needs?
There are a number of reasons why you should choose Tree Services Stafford for your wood chipping needs. First, we have the experience and expertise to handle any job, large or small. We also have the latest and most advanced equipment available, which allows us to chip wood quickly and efficiently. And finally, we offer competitive prices and outstanding customer service. Contact us today to learn more about our wood chipping services.