Treeshear Woodcracker® CL190: constructed for agricultural purposes

Josef Wiesinger is farmer and forester with heart and soul and was looking for a solution to simplify working in the woods after hitting 80 years. He chose a Woodcracker® CL190 which he mounts on his farm loader.

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Working safely and versatilely with Woodcracker® CS610 compact

Felling trees in difficult situations demand the best safety arrangements and powerful machines to rely on. The forestry equipment producer Westtech from Upper Austria developed a versatile grip saw for the intelligent attachment to an excavator with very low net weight, to remove trees fast and unscathed: the Woodcracker® CS610 compact.

The whole Woodcracker® CS series includes grip saws for roto telescopic handler or excavators, which got developed especially for safety tree fellings. The CS610 compact out of this series features low net weight of approximately 900kg, which leads to completely new application areas.


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Experiencing Woodcracker® first-hand!

Westtech Maschinenbau made a day full of practical experience in an energy forest possible together with Hargassner Heiztechnik. It took place on the 22nd of September 2020 and was held for the HTL Ried’s pupils due to the “forest week” of the 4th grade.

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Clearing Rake Woodcracker® G combs the ground

The clearing rake Woodcracker® G slides through the soil like a comb through fine hair and serves additionally as a log grapple due to its strong gripper fingers.

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Clearing technology from WESTTECH: the stump removal shear Woodcracker® R and the clearing rake Woodcracker® G work efficiently – solely or in combination

The stump removal shear Woodcracker® R was designed to harvest and generate biomass from big root stocks. The clearing rake Woodcracker® G extracts smaller rootstocks and root material.

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Powerful combination of machines: Woodcracker®-attachments and the mobile rehandling excavator Liebherr LH22

The various attachments from Woodcracker® on a mobile excavator LH22 Industry offer numerous possible applications and a maximum of flexibility whilst working. Tasks in any situation and condition are challenged in no time.

Cracks it up – Woodcracker in an on-road test

Both a hydraulically actuated cutting head (Woodcracker CL260) and a wood splitter (L700) of the brand Woodcracker(R) were put to the proof in a multi-week on-road test. Mounted to an excavator, the machines showed off their pros and cons.

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Bayernlift relies on grapple saw WOODCRACKER® CS smart for the removal of storm damages

In autumn of 2019, the German company Bayernlift decided to get a WOODCRACKER ® CS580 smart to attach it to one of their telescopic handlers. The company owns a Merlo telescopic handler, which they want to use for forestry services as well. Bayernlift primarily has its focus on lift trucks and lifting ramps for hire.

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A sophisticated and likewise convenient solution: Woodcracker® CS580 smart on a roto-telehandler

The company Notis Crane in Athen welcomed their long-awaited Woodcracker CS580 smart (the previous model of the CS750 smart) in November 2019.

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