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Now with a 515-hp (384-kW) Tier 4 Final engine, the HG4000 has more power to meet your requirements. From green waste to pallets and scrap lumber, the HG4000 is built for tough processing with a wide infeed table, patented duplex drum or an optional chip drum. The optional onboard remote-controlled screen hoist allows operators to quickly change screens.

Proven performance and cost of operation can be top of mind.

Now with a 515-hp (384-kW) Tier 4 Final engine, the HG4000 has more power to meet your requirements. From green waste to pallets and scrap lumber, the HG4000 is built for tough processing with a wide infeed table, patented duplex drum or an optional chip drum. The optional onboard remote-controlled screen hoist allows operators to quickly change screens.

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Features & Benefits

SmartGrind system

Increases productivity thanks to the exclusive Vermeer SmartGrind system, which automatically controls grinding speed based on engine rpm levels.

Duplex drum system

Improve cutting performance using the patented duplex drum system with reversible hammers and cutter blocks that simplify maintenance and nearly double wear life.

Top-loading screens

Top-loading screens are designed to give operators easy access.

Thrown object deflector (TOD)

Enhance jobsite safety with a TOD that reduces the quantity and distance of thrown debris.

Mobility

The track-driven grinder offers onsite mobility with a remote control. The HG4000TX is designed with 16 in (40.6 cm) of ground clearance, enhancing the unit’s ability to traverse difficult terrain.

Sizing flexibility

The top-loading design provides easy access to change screens, and a variety of screen sizes are available to meet your needs.

Specifications

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  • General Dimensions and Lengths - Long Infeed

    • Maximum Length - Transport 37.2 ft 11.3 m
  • Engine - Option one

    • Make and Model Caterpillar C13
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 440 hp 328.1 kw
    • Torque (Max) 1483 ft-lb 2010.7 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 225 gal 851.7 L
    • Max Fuel Consumption 22.6 gph 85.6 lph
    • Fuel Type Diesel
    • Air Cleaner 2 stage
    • Oil Filter Spin on remote
    • Recommended Oil API CC/CD
    • Oil Volume with Filter 8 qt 7.6 L
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 18.3 gal 69.3 L
    • Air to Boil Temperature 133 deg
    • Fan Standard, reversible flex
    • Clutch Type PT-Tech electronically controlled dry
    • Clutch Engagement Engaged dry-clutch
    • Drive Belt Type V-belt
    • Sound Power 112.70 dB(a) relPW
  • Infeed Roller

    • Feed Table Width 50 in 127 cm
    • Feed Table Depth 28.2 in 71.6 cm
    • Feed Table Length - Option One 14 ft 4.3 m
    • Loading Height 7.8 ft 2.4 m
    • Feed Conveyor Type Chain and slat
    • Infeed Roller Length 47.5 in 120.7 cm
    • Infeed Roller Diameter 28 in 71.1 cm
    • Maximum Feed Height 25.8 in 65.4 cm
  • Safety System

    • Thrown Object Deflector Standard
    • Deflector Position Variable
  • Duplex Drum

    • Drum Diameter 22.5 in 57.2 cm
    • Tip Diameter 28.6 in 72.6 cm
    • Drum Cutting Width 51.2 in 130.1 cm
    • Drum Skin Thickness 1.5 in 3.8 cm
    • Drum Speed 1050 rpm
    • Tip Speed 7862 rpm
    • Bearing Type Double-row, spherical roller
    • Number of Hammers 8
    • Number of Tips 16
    • Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2
    • Number of Wipers 1 per side
  • Chipper Drum

    • Drum Diameter 22.5 in 57.2 cm
    • Tip Diameter 28.6 in 72.6 cm
    • Drum Cutting Width 51.2 in 130.1 cm
    • Drum Skin Thickness 1.5 in 3.8 cm
    • Drum Speed 1050 rpm
    • Tip Speed 7862 rpm
    • Bearing Type Double-row, spherical roller
    • Number of Hammers 8
    • Number of Tips 16
    • Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2
    • Number of Wipers 1 per side
  • Screens

    • Screen Weight 398 lbs 180.5 kg
    • Screen Dimensions 3/4" (1.9 cm) thick
    • Screen Type Fabricated out of abrasion-resistant steel
    • Number of Screens 2
    • Screen Area 1662 sq in 10722.6 sq cm
    • Number of Sides 1
    • Anvil Type Removable weldment
  • Discharge System - Single Belt Design

    • Length 52.5 ft 16 m
    • Width 48 in 121.9 cm
    • Belt Design 3-ply- 300# V-cleat
    • Splice FLEXCO R2
    • Return Roller Quantity 3
    • Idler Roller Diameter 5 in 12.7 cm
    • Standard Drive Roller Diameter 12.8 in 32.5 cm
    • Magnetic Drive Roller Diameter 12.8 in 32.5 cm
    • Belt Speed 500 ft/min 152.4 m/min
    • Load Height 9.9 ft 3 m
  • Hydraulic System

    • Tank capacity 100 gal 378.5 L
    • Recommended Oil HyPower 68
    • Number of Coolers 1
  • Implement Hydraulics

    • Components Open-loop
    • System Type Gear pump
  • Electrical System

    • System Voltage 24 Volt
    • System Protection Battery disconnect, circuit fuses
  • Control Station

    • Display Type LCD monochromatic 128/64 pixel multi function
    • Engine Information CAT SAE J1939 CAN parameters
    • Machine Information Operational, diagnostic, system parameters
    • Operational Faults SAE J1939 recommended diagnostic codes
    • Gauges Fuel, diagnostic ports
    • Switches Rocker, membrane
  • Radio Remote Control

    • Display Type LCD monochromatic multi-line
    • Engine Information CAT SAE J1939 CAN parameters
    • Machine Information Operational, diagnostic, system parameters
    • Operational Faults SAE J1939 recommended diagnostic codes
    • Switches Membrane, joystick
    • Operating Range Up to 300' (91.4 m)
    • Battery Type NiMh
    • Channel Setting Multi-frequency
  • Tracks

    • Track Frame Description Rigid frame
    • Track Type D4 Double grouser
    • Track Drive Pump Type Closed loop
    • Track Brake Type Spring applied hydraulically released
    • Track Length on Ground 136.7
    • Track Width - Option One 20
    • Track Width Option One - Ground Bearing Pressure - Soft Ground 9.5 psi 65.6 kPa
    • Type of Idler D4
    • Number of Idlers 20
    • Maximum Speed 3 mph 4.8 km/h
    • Maximum Creep Speed - (Low) 1.5 mph 2.5 km/h

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