Tackle wood waste measuring up to 19 in (48.3 cm) with the powerful BC1800XL.

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Three engine options ranging from 110 hp to 170 hp (82 kW to127 kW) allows you to select your ideal level of power. Patented SmartFeed control system monitors engine performance, and then either reverses or stops the vertical feed rollers as needed. Add on an optional winch with a 150-ft (45.7-m) line to move logs up to 2000 lb (907.2 kg) onto the feed table.

Tackle wood waste measuring up to 19 in (48.3 cm) with the powerful BC1800XL.

Three engine options ranging from 110 hp to 170 hp (82 kW to127 kW) allows you to select your ideal level of power. Patented SmartFeed control system monitors engine performance, and then either reverses or stops the vertical feed rollers as needed. Add on an optional winch with a 150-ft (45.7-m) line to move logs up to 2000 lb (907.2 kg) onto the feed table.

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Features & Benefits

SmartFeed system

Improve productivity with the SmartFeed system, which monitors engine rpm and senses jams, automatically stopping or reversing the rollers as needed.

Vertical feed rollers

Reduce vibration and structural loading to the rear of the machine with vertical feed rollers designed with helical cleats that hold material more firmly.

Improved operator safety

Provides operator safety with a 62.5-in (158.8-cm) long feed table for extra distance and exclusive bottom feed stop bar system.

3-year/3000-hour extended limited warranty

Protect your investment with a 3-year/3000-hour extended limited warranty on drum housings, cutter drums, shaft and ring fetter hubs in addition to the 1-year/1000-hour Vermeer equipment limited warranty.

Specifications

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  • General Dimensions and Weights

    • Length - Feed Table Up, Tongue In 177 in 449.6 cm
    • Length - Table Down, Tongue Extended 231 in 586.7 cm
    • Width 78.5 in 199.4 cm
    • Height 107 in 271.8 cm
    • Weight - Engine Option One 8740 lbs 3964.4 kg
    • Weight - Engine Option Two 8740 lbs 3964.4 kg
    • Weight - Engine Option Three 8740 lbs 3964.4 kg
    • Tongue Weight - Engine Option One 900 lbs 408.2 kg
    • Sound Power 127 dB(a)
    • Sound Power - Engine Option Two 124 dB(a)
    • Horsepower Options 110, 130, and 170 hp
  • Engine - Option one

    • Make and Model Cummins QSB4.5 Tier 3
    • Number of Cylinders 4
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 110 hp 82 kw
    • Torque (Max) 360 ft-lb 488.1 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 35 gal 132.5 L
    • Fuel Type Diesel
    • Air Cleaner Two stage dry
    • Oil Filter Spin-on
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Alternator 65 amp
    • Fan 26 " (66.04 cm) suction
    • Clutch Type 13 " (33.02 cm) spring loaded auto clutch
    • Clutch Drive Engagement Auto Clutch
  • Engine - Option two

    • Make and Model Cummins QSB4.5 Tier 3
    • Number of Cylinders 4
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 130 hp 96.9 kw
    • Torque (Max) 459 ft-lb 622.3 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 35 gal 132.5 L
    • Fuel Type Diesel
    • Air Cleaner Two stage dry
    • Oil Filter Spin-on
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Alternator 65 amp
    • Fan 26 " (66.04 cm) suction
    • Clutch Type 13 " (33.02 cm) spring loaded auto clutch
    • Clutch Drive Engagement Auto Clutch
  • Engine - Option three

    • Make and Model Cummins CSB4.5 Tier 3
    • Number of Cylinders 4
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 170 hp 126.8 kw
    • Torque (Max) 460 ft-lb 623.7 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 35 gal 132.5 L
    • Fuel Type Diesel
    • Air Cleaner Fleet Guard Two Stage Dry
    • Oil Filter Spin-on
    • Recommended Oil API CH-4/ST
    • Oil Volume with Filter 17 qt 16.1 L
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 8 gal 30.3 L
    • Alternator Delco 11si
    • Fan 26 " (66.04 cm) suction
    • Clutch Type Clutchless PTO
    • Clutch Drive Engagement Auto Clutch
  • Feed System

    • Feed Roller Orientation Vertical
    • Number of Feed Rollers 2
    • Feed Roller Clamp Load 380 lbs 172.4 kg
    • Feed Roller Clamp Type Spring
    • Feed Roller Dimension 23.5 " x 18 " (59.69 cm x 45.72 cm)
    • Number of Knives 9
    • Weight of Feed Roller 116 lbs 52.6 kg
    • Feed Roller Dimension (Two) 23.5 " x 18 " (59.69 cm x 45.72 cm)
    • Number of Knives (2) 9
    • Weight of Feed Roller (Option Two) 116 lbs 52.6 kg
    • Number of Feed Roller Motors 2
    • Motor Displacement 32.7
    • Motor Manufacturer White Hydraulics
    • Feed Speed 118 ft/min
    • Infeed Table Width 20 in 50.8 cm
    • Infeed Table Length 32 in 81.3 cm
    • Infeed Hopper Height 24 in 61 cm
    • Infeed Throat Capacity 20 " x 24 " (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm)
    • Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table 62.5 in 158.8 cm
    • Distance from Feed Table to Ground 30.5 in 77.5 cm
    • Infeed Table Material Thickness .2 in .5 cm
  • Safety System

    • Bottom Feed Stop Bar Standard
    • Bottom Feed Stop Bar Diameter 2 in 5.1 cm
    • Bottom Feed Stop Bar Material Thickness 11 GA
    • Actuation Force (BFSB) 34 lbs 15.4 kg
    • Normal Sensitivity 22 deg
    • Reduced Sensitivity 12 deg
    • Reset Method Green hold to run button
    • Four Position Feed Control Bar Standard
    • Diameter 2 in 5.1 cm
    • Material Thickness 11 in 27.9 cm
    • Positions Four position: Emergency stop, Forward, Neutral, and Reverse
    • Actuation Force 34 lbs 15.4 kg
    • Green Hold to Run Button Standard
  • Drum/Disc Cutting System

    • Material Capacity 19 in 48.3 cm
    • Width 26.5 in 67.3 cm
    • Thickness .4 in 1 cm
    • Diameter 36 in 91.4 cm
    • Speed 1100 RPM
    • Weight With Shaft 850 lbs 385.6 kg
    • Safety Lock - Number of Positions 4
    • Number of Knives 4
    • Knife Thickness .6 in 1.6 cm
    • Material A8 chipper steel
    • Useable Edges 2
    • Knife Size .625 " x 5 " x 10 " (1.59 cm x 12.7 cm x 25.4 cm)
    • Number of Bolts/Knife 5
    • Replaceable Threaded Knife Block Yes
    • Number of Paddles 4
    • Fixture Method Weld on
    • Air Flow 3200 cfm
    • Bedknife Size 3 " x 30.25 " (7.62 cm x 76.84 cm)
    • Bedknife Thickness 1.5 in 3.8 cm
    • Bedknife Material 1018
    • Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges 4
  • Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option One

    • Number of Bearings 2
    • Bore 2.4 in 6.2 cm
    • Type Spherical roller
    • Manufacturer Linkbelt
    • Dynamic Capacity 31400 lbs 14242.8 kg
    • Static Capacity 53500 lbs 24267.2 kg
    • Belt Idler/Tensioner Spring loaded
    • Belt Type 5V
  • Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option Two

    • Number of Bearings 2
    • Bore 2.9 in 7.5 cm
    • Type Spherical roller
    • Manufacturer Linkbelt
    • Dynamic Capacity 41800 lbs 18960.2 kg
    • Static Capacity 71500 lbs 32431.9 kg
    • Belt Idler/Tensioner Spring tensioned
    • Belt Type 5V
  • Discharge System

    • Chute Height 110 in 279.4 cm
    • Bottom Thickness 270 in 685.8 cm
    • Top Thickness .1 in .2 cm
    • Side Wall Thickness .1 in 0.3 cm
    • Deflector Thickness .1 in 0.3 cm
    • Chute Rotation Angle 270 deg
    • Rotation Type Worm gear with rotational lock
    • Rotational Lock Self lock
  • Hydraulic System

    • Tank capacity 12 gal 45.4 L
    • Recommended Oil Type Vermeer VMF
    • System Type Open center
    • Filtration Method 3 micron return, 100 micron suction
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 7.8 gpm 29.6 L/min
    • System relief pressure 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Auto Reverse PSI 2400 psi 165.5 bar
    • Flow Control Yes
    • Directional Control Yes
    • Oil Cooler No
  • Electrical System

    • System Voltage 12 volt
    • Battery 950 CCA
    • Standard Gauges Tach/hourmeter (includes toggle to obtain oil pressure, water temp, engine error codes) fuel gauge
    • Switches Throttle, ignition, lower feed bar sensitivity, chute rotate, chute deflector
    • Controller Vermeer ACS
    • Display LED
    • Shutdown System High temp, low pressure
    • Radio Remote Control No
  • Chassis

    • Frame Description C Channel
    • Toolbox Description Standard
    • Tongue Description 4 " x 4 " x .375 " (10.16 cm x 10.16 cm x 0.95 cm)
    • Tongue Extension Same as 1000
    • Hitch Type Pintle
    • Fender Description Integrated
    • Axle/Suspension Torflex
    • Type - Option One Rubber torsional
    • Manufacturer - Option One Dexter
    • Capacity - Option One 10,000
    • Tires - Option One 235/75R17.5 load range J
    • Wheels - Option One 17.5 " x 6.75 " BC of 8 on 6.5 " (44.45 cm x 17.15 cm BC of 8 on 16.51 cm)
    • Axle/Suspension - Option Two Torflex
    • Type - Option Two Rubber Torsional
    • Manufacturer - Option Two Dexter
    • Capacity - Option Two 8,000 lb (3628.7 kg)
    • Tires - Option Two 235/75R 17.5
    • Wheels - Option Two Eight hole 17.5 x 6.75
    • Brake Type Electric
    • Trailer Light Type Incandesent
  • Winch Option

    • Winch Relief System 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Winch Boom Structure .25 GR50
    • Winch Controls Forward, Reverse, Free Spool
    • Winch Rope 7/16 " (1.11 cm)
    • Rope Length 150 ft 45.7 m
    • Rope Line Pull 2000 lbs 907.2 kg
    • Rope Choker 0.25 " (0.64 cm)
  • Other Options

    • Special Paint Optional
    • Extended Warranty Optional
    • Preventive Maintenance Optional
    • Adjustable Height Discharge Chute Optional
    • Hydraulic Chute Controls Optional

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