Vermeer continues its dedication to delivering highly innovative, fuel-efficient equipment with the BC1000XL brush chipper.

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Complete with an 89-hp (66-kW) GM 3.0L gas engine, the chipper is powered by a dependable electronic fuel injection (EFI) system. The BC1000XL also features a direct electronic pressure regulator that allows for greater control of fuel delivery, fuel economy and optimum combustion. This chipper comes standard with the Vermeer patented EcoIdle™ engine control system and patented SmartFeed technology and has a 12-in (30.5-cm) cutting capacity.

Vermeer continues its dedication to delivering highly innovative, fuel-efficient equipment with the BC1000XL brush chipper.

Complete with an 89-hp (66-kW) GM 3.0L gas engine, the chipper is powered by a dependable electronic fuel injection (EFI) system. The BC1000XL also features a direct electronic pressure regulator that allows for greater control of fuel delivery, fuel economy and optimum combustion. This chipper comes standard with the Vermeer patented EcoIdle™ engine control system and patented SmartFeed technology and has a 12-in (30.5-cm) cutting capacity.

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Features & Benefits

Electronic fuel injection (EFI) engine

An electronic fuel injection (EFI) engine performs well during cold-weather starts and provides improved fuel economy over comparable carbureted gas engines.

SmartFeed system

Increase operator productivity while reducing strain on vital engine parts with the help of the patented SmartFeed system. This feed-sensing control system monitors engine rpm and automatically stops and reverses the feed roller when feeding larger, hardwood material.

3-year/3000-hour extended limited warranty

Protect your investment with a 3-year/3000-hour extended limited warranty on drum housings, cutter drum, 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 150 in 381 cm
    • Length - Table Down, Tongue Extended 198 in 502.9 cm
    • Width 66.5 in 168.9 cm
    • Height 101 in 256.5 cm
    • Weight - Engine Option One 4680 lbs 2122.8 kg
    • Tongue Weight - Engine Option One 520 lbs 235.9 kg
    • Sound Power 119 dB
  • Engine Option One

    • Make and Model PSI 3.0L EFI
    • Number of Cylinders 4
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 89 hp 66.4 kw
    • Torque (Max) 142 ft-lb 192.5 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 20 gal 75.7 L
    • Max Fuel Consumption 7.8 gph 29.5 lph
    • Fuel Type Unleaded and E10 gasoline
    • Air Cleaner 2-stage dry with safety element
    • Oil Filter Spin-on
    • Recommended Oil SAE 10W30
    • Oil Volume with Filter 4.5 qt 4.3 L
    • Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation 20 deg
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 3.6 gal 13.6 L
    • Alternator 70
    • Fan 16.5" (41.9 cm) pusher
    • Clutch Type Clutchless PTO
    • Clutch Drive Engagement Belt tensioner
  • Feed System

    • Feed Roller Orientation Horizontal
    • Number of Feed Rollers 1
    • Feed Roller Clamp Load 350 lbs 158.8 kg
    • Feed Roller Minimum Distance to Drum 1 in 2.5 cm
    • Feed Roller Dimension 20 " x 17 " (50.8 cm x 43.2 cm)
    • Number of Knives 2
    • Weight of Feed Roller 400 lbs 181.4 kg
    • Number of Feed Roller Motors 1
    • Motor Displacement 28.3
    • Motor Manufacturer White
    • Feed Speed 118 ft/min
    • Infeed Table Width 52 in 132.1 cm
    • Infeed Table Length 32 in 81.3 cm
    • Infeed Hopper Height 12 in 30.5 cm
    • Infeed Throat Capacity 12 " x 17.5 " (30.5 cm x 43.2 cm)
    • Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table 66.5 in 168.9 cm
    • Distance from Feed Table to Ground 26 in 66 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
    • Positions 4: E-stop, forward, neutral, and reverse
    • Actuation Force 34 lbs 15.4 kg
    • Green Hold to Run Button Standard
  • Drum/Disc Cutting System

    • Material Capacity 12 in 30.5 cm
    • Thickness 20 in 50.8 cm
    • Diameter 20 in 50.8 cm
    • Speed 2220 rpm
    • Weight With Shaft 460 lbs 208.7 kg
    • Safety Lock - Number of Positions 2
    • Number of Knives 2
    • Knife Thickness .6 in 1.6 cm
    • Material A8 chipper steel
    • Useable Edges 2
    • Knife Size 0.63 " x 4.5 " x 9 " (1.6 cm x 11.4 cm x 22.9 cm)
    • Number of Bolts/Knife 4
    • Replaceable Threaded Knife Block Yes
    • Number of Paddles 5
    • Fixture Method Weld-on
    • Air Flow 580 cfm
    • Bedknife Size 3.5 " x 17.3 " (8.9 cm x 43.8 cm)
    • Bedknife Thickness 1 in 2.5 cm
    • Bedknife Material 1018
    • Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges 4
  • Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option One

    • Number of Bearings 2
    • Bore 2.4 in 6.1 cm
    • Type Spherical rollers
    • Manufacturer Linkbelt
    • Dynamic Capacity 31400 lbs 14242.8 kg
    • Static Capacity 53500 lbs 24267.2 kg
    • Belt Idler/Tensioner Yes
    • Belt Type 5V
  • Discharge System

    • Chute Height 101 in 256.5 cm
    • Chute Rotation Angle 270 deg
    • Rotation Type Manual rotate with pin lock
    • Rotational Lock Yes
  • Hydraulic System

    • Tank capacity 7 gal 26.5 L
    • Recommended Oil Type Vermeer VMF
    • System Type Open center
    • Filtration Method 10 micron return; 100 micron suction
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 3 gpm 11.4 L/min
    • System relief pressure 2500 psi 172.4 bar
    • Flow Control No
    • Directional Control Yes
    • Oil Cooler No
  • Electrical System

    • System Voltage 12 volt
    • Battery Group 24; 580 CCA
    • Standard Gauges Fuel and MFD
    • Deluxe Gauges Standard
    • Switches Droop, EcoIdle, and Sensitivity
    • Controller Vermeer ACS
    • Display In countries that drive on the left side of the road versus the right side of the road, moving these controls over to the left side moves the operator off of the traffic side of the road.
    • Shutdown System High temp, low pressure
    • Radio Remote Control No
  • Chassis

    • Frame Description 7" (17.8 cm) Z channel; .25" (0.6 cm) thickness
    • Tongue Description 2.5" x 4.5" x .25" (6.4 cm x 11.4 cm x .6 cm)
    • Tongue Extension Extendable 24" (61 cm) at 12" (30.5 cm) increments
    • Hitch Type Pintle
    • Fender Description Bolt-on steel
    • Axle/Suspension Torsion
    • Type - Option One Rubber torsional
    • Manufacturer - Option One Dexter
    • Capacity - Option One 5200 lb (2358.7 kg)
    • Tires - Option One ST235/80/R16 Load Range E
    • Wheels - Option One 16 " x 6 " (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm)
    • Axle/Suspension - Option Two Torsion
    • Type - Option Two Rubber torsional
    • Manufacturer - Option Two Dexter
    • Capacity - Option Two 7000 lb (3175.2 kg)
    • Tires - Option Two ST235/80R16 Load Range E
    • Wheels - Option Two 16 " x 6 " (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm)
    • Brake Type Standard electric or optional hydraulic
    • Trailer Light Type LED
  • Other Options

    • Special Paint Optional
    • Extended Warranty Optional
    • Preventive Maintenance Optional

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