Ready to work in a large-scale land-clearing, wood-processing or green-waste recycling jobsite.

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The HG6000 features a Cat C-rated C18 Tier 4 Final engine specifically chosen to meet the demands of your operation as well as those set by governmental regulations. It also comes with two adjustable screens – allowing you to mix and match screens to meet your end product needs for a variety of applications. So what exactly does this mean for you? Simply put, this system allows for more versatility on the jobsite meeting your end-product needs from mulch to biofuel markets all with one machine.

Ready to work in a large-scale land-clearing, wood-processing or green-waste recycling jobsite.

The HG6000 features a Cat C-rated C18 Tier 4 Final engine specifically chosen to meet the demands of your operation as well as those set by governmental regulations. It also comes with two adjustable screens – allowing you to mix and match screens to meet your end product needs for a variety of applications. So what exactly does this mean for you? Simply put, this system allows for more versatility on the jobsite meeting your end-product needs from mulch to biofuel markets all with one machine.

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Features & Benefits

SmartGrind system

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

Series II duplex drum system

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

Single-piece discharge conveyor belt

Achieve better flow of material with our single-piece discharge conveyor belt.

Thrown object deflector (TOD)

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

Drum feature

Diversify your end product by incorporating the fuel chip attachment (FCA), allowing your grinder to be converted to a chipper.

Optional shingle grinder

An optional shingle grinder kit is designed to manage the unique challenges of grinding recyclable shingle material, with features such as the water application system and unique cooling package.

Specifications

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  • General Dimensions and Lengths - Long Infeed

    • Maximum Length - Transport 38.8 ft 11.8 m
    • Maximum Width (Transport) 8.2 ft 2.5 m
    • Maximum Height (Transport) 13.1 ft 4 m
    • Weight 65000 lbs 29483.5 kg
    • Tongue Weight 21000 lbs 9525.4 kg
    • Axle Weight 44000 lbs 19958.1 kg
  • Engine Option One

    • Make and Model Caterpillar C18 Tier 4F (Stage IVB)
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 755 hp 563 kw
    • Torque (Max) 2582 ft-lb 3500.7 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 350 gal 1324.9 L
    • Max Fuel Consumption 38.3 gph 145 lph
    • Fuel Type Ultra-low sulfur diesel (<15 ppm)
    • Air Cleaner Dry-type with primary and secondary elements and restriction indicator
    • Oil Filter Full-flow, spin-on
    • Recommended Oil API CJ-4, 15W-40
    • Oil Volume with Filter 36 qt 34.1 L
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 22.6 gal 85.6 L
    • Alternator 24 Volt
    • Fan (Qty 2) Hydraulically driven, reversible
    • Clutch Type Hydraulic-operated wet clutch with PTO
    • Clutch Engagement Push-button
    • Drive Belt Type Synchronous, carbon fiber
  • Engine Option Two

    • Make and Model Caterpillar C18 Tier 4i (Stage IIIB)
    • Number of Cylinders 6
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 755 hp 563 kw
    • Torque (Max) 2582 ft-lb 3500.7 Nm
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 350 gal 1324.9 L
    • Max Fuel Consumption 39.5 gph 149.5 lph
    • Fuel Type Ultra-low sulfur diesel (<15 ppm)
    • Air Cleaner Dry-type with primary and secondary elements and restriction indicator
    • Oil Filter Full-flow, spin-on
    • Recommended Oil API CJ-4, 15W-40
    • Oil Volume with Filter 36 qt 34.1 L
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Alternator 24 volt
    • Fan (Qty 2) Hydraulically driven, reversible
    • Clutch Type Hydraulic-operated wet clutch with PTO
    • Clutch Engagement Push-button
    • Drive Belt Type Synchronous, carbon fiber
    • Sound Power 119.8 dB(A) - deluxe exhaust system
  • Engine Option Three

    • Make and Model Caterpillar C18 Tier 3
    • Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 630 hp 469.8 kw
    • Fuel Tank Capacity 300 gal 1135.6 L
    • Max Fuel Consumption 34.6 gph 131 lph
    • Fuel Type Diesel
    • Air Cleaner Dry type with primary & secondary elements and restriction indicator
    • Oil Filter Spin on
    • Cooling Medium Liquid
    • Clutch Type PT Tech
    • Clutch Engagement Hydraulic operated wet clutch with PTO
    • Sound Power 119.8 dB(A) - Deluxe exhaust system
  • Infeed Roller

    • Feed Table Width 60 in 152.4 cm
    • Feed Table Length - Option One 20 ft 6.1 m
    • Flare Construction Integrated with infeed
    • 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 Length 47.2 in 119.9 cm
    • Infeed Roller Width 56.4 in 143.2 cm
    • Infeed Roller Diameter 36.1 in 91.8 cm
    • Maximum Feed Height 32 in 81.3 cm
    • Material Type Fabricated steel
    • Tooth Design Serrated bars
    • Number of Teeth 13 bars
    • Drive Motor Fixed displacement, Geroler
    • Drive Planetary Two options (HD - 26.18:1) (STD - 34.2:1)
    • Feed Roller Down Pressure Adjustable
  • Safety System

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

    • Millbox Opening 60" W x 32" H (152.4 cm W x 81.3 cm H)
    • Drum Diameter 28 in 71.1 cm
    • Tip Diameter 36.4 in 92.5 cm
    • Drum Cutting Width 62.4 in 158.5 cm
    • Drum Skin Thickness 1.5 in 3.8 cm
    • Drum Speed 1086 rpm
    • Bearing Type Double row, spherical roller
    • Bearing - Inner Race Diameter 5.5 in 14 cm
    • Number of Hammers 10
    • Number of Tips 20
    • Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2" diameter x 75.3" L (5.1 cm diameter x 191.3 cm L)
  • Chipper Drum

    • Millbox Opening 60" W x 32" H (152.4 cm W x 81.3 cm H)
    • Drum Diameter 28 in 71.1 cm
    • Tip Diameter 36.4 in 92.5 cm
    • Drum Cutting Width 62.4 in 158.5 cm
    • Drum Skin Thickness 1.5 in 3.8 cm
    • Drum Speed 1086 rpm
    • Bearing Type Double row, spherical roller
    • Bearing - Inner Race Diameter 5.5 in 14 cm
    • Number of Hammers 10
    • Number of Tips 20
    • Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2" diameter x 75.3" L (5.1 cm diameter x 191.3 cm L)
  • Screens

    • Screen Dimensions 3/4" (1.9 cm) thick
    • Screen Type Fabricated out of abrasion-resistant steel
    • Number of Screens 2
    • Screen Area 3317 sq in 21400 sq cm
    • Number of Sides 1
    • Millbox Lid Liner Dimensions Abrasion resistant steel
    • Liner Dimensions 1" thick x 5.6" W x 65.4" L (2.5 cm thick x 14.2 cm W x 166.1 cm L)
    • Anvil Type Fabricated steel with replaceable wear surfaces
  • Discharge System - Single Belt Design

    • Length 81.3 ft 24.8 m
    • Width 48 in 121.9 cm
    • Belt Design 3 ply - 330# or straight warp single ply 330# both with V cleat
    • Splice R2-stainless steel or Super splice
    • Return Roller Quantity 4
    • 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
    • Drive Motor Bearings 1-15/16, 4-bolt flange
    • Belt Speed 780 ft/min 237.7 m/min
    • Load Height 14 ft 4.3 m
  • Hydraulic System

    • Tank capacity 100 gal 378.5 L
    • Recommended Oil Vermeer HyPower 68
    • Filtration Method Dual in-tank return filters (B5=200)
    • Number of Coolers 2
  • Implement Hydraulics

    • System Type Open-loop, pressure- and flow-compensated
    • Pump Type Variable displacement, axial piston
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 32.4
    • System Relief Pressure 4500
  • Discharge Conveyor Hydraulics

    • System Type Open-loop
    • Pump Type Fixed displacement, gear pump
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 25.7 gpm 97.3 L/min
    • System Relief Pressure 3000
    • Motor Series Char-Lyn 6000 Series, Geroler
  • Fan Drive Hydraulics

    • System Type Open-loop, pressure- and flow-compensated
    • Pump Type Variable displacement, axial piston
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 36.2 gpm 137 L/min
    • Fan Series - FWD/REV Reversible
  • Clutch

    • Tank capacity 18 gal 68.1 L
    • Recommended Oil VMF Gold
    • Filtration Method Spin-on, pressure filter, B6 = 1000
    • Number of Coolers 1
    • System Type Open-loop
    • Pump Type Fixed displacement, gear pump
    • Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 12.4 gpm 46.9 L/min
    • System relief pressure 260 psi 17.9 bar
  • Electrical System

    • System Voltage 24 Volt
    • Battery Group 8-D, 1155 CCA (Qty 2)
    • System Protection Fused
  • Control Station

    • Display Type LCD
    • Engine Information Yes
    • Machine Information yes
    • Operational Faults yes
    • Gauges Two, fuel level and hydraulic pressure
    • Switches Moisture-proof, toggle style
  • Radio Remote Control

    • 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
  • Chassis

    • Frame Description Unit body construction
    • Tongue Description Integrated into infeed structure
    • Hitch Type Fifth wheel
    • Fender Description Formed steel, replaceable
    • Brake Type Air-actuated with spring-applied parking brake
    • Trailer Light Type 12-24V LED
  • Axle/Suspension

    • Suspension Type Leaf spring suspension
    • Manufacturer - Option One Hendrickson
    • Capacity per Axle 25000 lbs 11339.8 kg
    • Tires - Option One Aluminum
  • Optional Air Compressor

    • Air Compressor Brand Mi-T-M
    • Engine Honda, 11.7 hp (8.7 kW)
    • Maximum Pressure 175 psi 12.1 bar
    • Maximum Air Flow 29 cfm .8 cmm
    • Tank capacity 30 gal 113.6 L
  • Other Options

    • Screens yes
    • Special Tools Group yes
    • Extended Warranty yes
    • Preventative Maintenance Optional
    • Special Paint yes
    • Air Compressor Optional

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