Woodcracker R

The root stock clearing device for harvest and preparation of biomass from root stocks.

Application Areas

  • Removal of the entire root stock from the ground
  • Chipping the root stock for further processing by using a shredder
  • Reduction of the transport volume through pre-chipping
  • Large-scale recultivation measures
  • Cleaning the ground to let the plant inventory regrow
Key Facts


  • Mountable to all conventional carrier vehicles
  • Removal and chipping of the root stock in one step
  • Rough separation into root material and soil residue directly during the harvest
  • Chipping possible directly after the harvest in the shredder
  • Gentle removal of the root stock from the soil without any damage
  • Sturdy cutting mechanism, low-service and low-wear
  • Through additional biomass mobilisation, another source of revenue is generated for the forestry business

Alternative: Woodcracker R ripper tooth

  • The fast and cost-efficient ripper tooth
  • For temporary use
  • Available in two sizes



Technical Data

High-strength, low-wear shears

R 900R 1300
Opening width (in)37,651,2
Cutting force (depending on operating pressure) (lb)up to 99.200up to 143.300
Weight (lb)2.6454.630
Recommended litre capacity (gpm)26,5 – 5031,5 – 66
Recommended operating pressure (psi)3.480 – 4.0603.625 – 4.500
Service weight carrier vehicle (t)max. 25max. 30

Technical modifications and figures are not binding. Subject to changes for reasons of further development.

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