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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Splitting wood with Woodcracker® for a natural drying process

Dried wood chips have a higher heating value than fresh wood and improve the efficiency and life span of the wood chip heating system. By splitting the wood trunks, the processing gets easier and the wood can dry naturally before getting chipped.

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Independent and safe with the splitting tongs Woodcracker® W820

Christoph Haider supervises a wood chip-system in the city where he is living and used for wood chips production more than one machine and needed two other helper. Thanks to his new splitting tongs Woodcracker® W820 on a telescopic handler he is faster, safer and can work independently!

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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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