HG4000 Horizontal Grinder

Municipal waste facilities, pallet and sawmill operations, and compost contractors alike will appreciate the cost of operation-minded qualities of the all new HG4000 horizontal grinder. Among them is the 445 hp (332 kW) Tier 4i (Stage IIIB) Iveco diesel power plant that has shown considerable fuel savings over similarly powered engines in this application.

Features and benefits

  • Meets owner towing preferences with a European-specific pintle hitch and center axle trailer that complies with European Union road regulations
  • Enhances fuel efficiency and helps extend component wear life with adjust-on-the-fly feed roller downforce which can set as optimal for the incoming material.
  • Improves infeed traction for productive material entry into the mill with a crush boost feature that momentarily enables increased feed roller downforce.
  • Maximizes engine power diverted to material processing functions and reduces sound level with an electrically powered cooling fan array.
  • Increases processing efficiency with hinged, dual screens designed to maximize screen area surrounding the drum. Screens are interchangeable and reversible for flexibility in desired end-product and exceptional wear life.
Maximum Length - Transport 37.4 ft 11.4 m
Maximum Length (Operation) 52 ft 15.8 m
Maximum Width (Transport) 8.2 ft 2.5 m
Maximum Height (Transport) 13 ft 4 m
Weight 48501.7 lbs 22000 kg
Axle Weight 46297.1 lbs 21000 kg
Make and Model Fiat Powertrain Technology C13 T4F
Number of Cylinders 6
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 515 hp 384 kw
Torque (Max) 1665 ft-lb 2257.4 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 195 gal 738.2 L
Max Fuel Consumption 25.4 gph 96.1 lph
Fuel Type Ultra-low sulfur diesel (<15 ppm)
Air Cleaner Dry-type with primary & secondary elements and restriction indicator
Oil Filter Full-flow, spin-on
Recommended Oil API CJ-4, 15W-40
Oil Volume with Filter 37 qt 35 L
Cooling Medium Liquid
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 12.6 gal 47.7 L
Alternator 275 amp
Fan (Qty 14) 24 volt, variable, reversible
Clutch Type Hydraulic-operated dry clutch
Clutch Engagement Push-button
Drive Belt Type V-belt
Feed Table Width 60 in 152.4 cm
Feed Table Depth 21 in 53.3 cm
Feed Table Length - Option One 15 ft 4.6 m
Feed Table Capacity 4.8 cu yd 3.7 cu m
Loading Height 7.6 ft 2.3 m
Flare Construction Integrated with frame
Feed Conveyor Type Welded slat chain
Material Construction Steel
Drive Type Radial piston motor
Drive Roller Construction Welded steel
Front Idler Roller Construction Self-cleaning steel auger
Infeed Floor Construction Welded steel with replaceable UHMW wear plates
Infeed Roller Width 58 in 147.3 cm
Infeed Roller Weight 1000 lbs 453.6 kg
Infeed Roller Diameter 28 in 71.1 cm
Maximum Feed Height 26 in 66 cm
Material Type Fabricated steel
Tooth Design Serrated bars
Number of Teeth 10 bars
Drive Motor Fixed displacement, Geroler
Drive Planetary 34 2:1
Feed Roller Down Pressure Adjustable
Thrown Object Deflector Standard
Deflector Position Variable
Millbox Opening 60" (152 cm) wide x 26" (66 cm) high
Drum Diameter 22.5 in 57.2 cm
Tip Diameter 31.3 in 79.5 cm
Drum Cutting Width 60.6 in 153.9 cm
Drum Skin Thickness 1.5 in 3.8 cm
Drum Speed 1141 rpm
Bearing Type Double-row, spherical roller
Bearing - Inner Race Diameter 4.3 in 10.9 cm
Number of Hammers 9
Number of Tips 18
Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2" (5 cm) dia. x 75.25" (191 cm) long
Screen Dimensions 2" (5 cm) dia. x 75.25" (191 cm) long
Screen Type Fabricated out of abrasion-resistant steel
Number of Screens 2
Screen Area 3131 sq in 20200 sq cm
Number of Sides 1
Millbox Lid Liner Dimensions Abrasion-resistant steel
Liner Dimensions 1/2" (1.3 cm) thick x 5" (12.7 cm) wide x 61.6" (156.5 cm) long
Anvil Type Fabricated steel with replaceable wear surfaces
Length 71.3 ft 21.7 m
Width 38 in 96.5 cm
Belt Design 3-ply - 330# with V-cleat
Splice R2-stainless steel
Return Roller Quantity 3
Idler Roller Diameter 12 in 30.5 cm
Idler Roller Bearing 1-15/16, 4-bolt flange
Standard Drive Roller Diameter 12.8 in 32.5 cm
Magnetic Drive Roller Diameter 12.8 in 32.5 cm
Drive Motor Fixed displacement, Geroler
Belt Speed 461 ft/min 140.5 m/min
Load Height 14 ft 4.3 m
Tank capacity 60 gal 227.1 L
Recommended Oil Vermeer HyPower 68
Filtration Method Dual in-tank return filters (B5=200)
Number of Coolers 1
System Type Open-loop and flow-compensated
Pump Type Variable displacement, axial piston
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 25.9
System Relief Pressure 3000
System Type Open-loop
Pump Type Fixed displacement, gear pump
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 15.2 gpm 57.5 L/min
System Relief Pressure 3000
Motor Series Char-Lyn 6000 Series, Geroler
System Voltage 24 Volt
Battery 8-D, 1155 CCA (Qty 2)
System Protection Fused
Display Type LCD
Engine Information Yes
Machine Information Yes
Operational Faults Yes
Gauges Two, fuel level and hyd pressure
Switches Moisture-proof, toggle style
Display Type LCD
Engine Information yes
Machine Information yes
Operational Faults yes
Switches Sealed membrane
Operating Range Up to 300' (91.4 m)
Battery Type AA (qty 6)
Channel Setting 50 channels
Frame Description Unit body construction
Tongue Description Fabricated
Hitch Type Pintle
Fender Description Formed steel, replaceable
Brake Type Air-actuated with spring-applied parking brake
Trailer Light Type 12-24V LED
Suspension Type Spring
Manufacturer - Option One Hendrickson
Capacity per Axle 20000 lbs 9071.8 kg
Number of Axles 3

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HG4000 Horizontal Grinder

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July 18, 2017
To help reduce the likelihood of major machine damage caused by certain metal contaminants entering the hammermill, Vermeer has introduced Damage Defense system – an option now available for tub and horizontal grinders.

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