The Brunette Drum Chipper 4840 is designed with a horizontal feed (including feedworks), and either a bottom or rear discharge. Available in two models: the 4840H4V Veneer and the 4840HT Sawmill.
The 4840 Drum Chipper is equipped with a rear access door to give an ergonomically friendly working area for knife change. The knife clamps are designed with a self-opening feature that eliminates the need to remove the clamps or nuts during knife changes. The knife pockets have counter knives for easy replacement. more uniform chipping. Knife clamps are designed with a self-opening feature eliminating the need to remove the clamps or nuts during knife changes. The knife pocket is equipped with counter knives for easy replacement.
This Chipper is manufactured with a heavy duty uni-body lower frame for rigidity. The upper frame consists of a large access door for maintenance, and a bolt-on removable section for total access to the rotor. The upper feedworks are contained in pivoting modular housing which can be pinned in the maintenance position, or removed completely.