A Felling Head is a Respected Tool in the Forestry Industry

A felling head is an attachment that can be mounted to the chassis of a base carrier, or mounted to a boom. Felling heads also include bunching heads and processing heads.

Bunching Heads
These machines are capable of holding more than one stem while cutting. Based on their method of cutting, they come in a variety of styles. Their cutting methods include disc saw, shear, and bar saw. Stems are held by the machine’s grabbing, hinged, accumulator arms. Disc saws, of course, are large steel dicks with sharp cutting teeth. One has to be careful of flying teeth that may break off the blade. When working in woodland areas, caution is advised because of sparks when hitting rocks or hard objects. A popular modification of the disc saw is the intermittent saw, which retracts its blade when not cutting.

Processing Heads
Processing heads can feel trees and also process stems. Common processing heads are capable of delimbing. They are also built to process only one tree stem at a time. The processing head’s components include a bar saw, knives for delimbing, and feed rollers

The world’s forests are critical to life because they help prevent erosion, and help maintain the ecosystem. They also provide food and habit for millions of animal species. Home to some of the world’s most diverse array of animals and plants, forests are disappearing at the rate of 48 football fields each minute. Causes can include illegal logging activities, poor conservation practices, and increasing demand for land development. Forests are very important to sustenance of many plants and animals. As it presently stands, nearly half of the world’s forests have disappeared.

Reliable Equipment Manufacturers of the Felling Head and More
There are equipment manufactures of forestry equipment that care about preserving the environment, and it is obvious in the forestry felling machinery they build. These companies design such things as the felling head, cutting tools, discs, saws, holders and attachments. Businesses looking for supplier partnerships should consider their supplier’s experience and reputation in the industry. How is the equipment priced? What does the company offer by way of equipment warranties etc? Is the company committed to making the world a cleaner and safer place to live?

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