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HG6000 Horizontal Grinder

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.

Features and benefits

Suspension TypeLeaf spring suspension
Manufacturer - Option OneHendrickson
Tires - Option OneAluminum
Fender DescriptionFormed steel, replaceable
Frame DescriptionUnit body construction
Tongue DescriptionIntegrated into infeed structure
Hitch TypeFifth wheel
Brake TypeAir-actuated with spring-applied parking brake
Trailer Light Type12-24V LED
Millbox Opening60" W x 32" H (152.4 cm W x 81.3 cm H)
Bearing TypeDouble row, spherical roller
Number of Hammers10
Number of Tips20
Center Retention Pin Dimensions2" diameter x 75.3" L (5.1 cm diameter x 191.3 cm L)
Depth of CutAdjustable: .125 in (.31 cm) to 1 in (2.5 cm)
Number of Knives28
Knife Thickness.625 in (1.6 cm)
Useable Edges1
MaterialA8 mod chipper steel
Number of Bolts/Knife2
Replaceable Threaded Knife BlockYes
Number of Pockets14
Shaft Retention TypeKeyless bushing
Number of Coolers1
Recommended OilVMF Gold
Filtration MethodSpin-on, pressure filter, B6 = 1000
System TypeOpen-loop
Pump TypeFixed displacement, gear pump
Operational Faultsyes
Display TypeLCD
Engine InformationYes
Machine Informationyes
GaugesTwo, fuel level and hydraulic pressure
SwitchesMoisture-proof, toggle style
System Relief Pressure3000
System TypeOpen-loop
Pump TypeFixed displacement, gear pump
Motor SeriesChar-Lyn 6000 Series, Geroler
SpliceR2-stainless steel or Super splice
Belt Design3 ply - 330# or straight warp single ply 330# both with V cleat
Return Roller Quantity4
Idler Roller Bearing1-15/16, 4-bolt flange
Drive MotorFixed displacement, Geroler
Drive Motor Bearings1-15/16, 4-bolt flange
Millbox Opening60" W x 32" H (152.4 cm W x 81.3 cm H)
Bearing TypeDouble row, spherical roller
Number of Hammers10
Number of Tips20
Center Retention Pin Dimensions2" diameter x 75.3" L (5.1 cm diameter x 191.3 cm L)
Tip typesPremium wide
System Voltage24 Volt
BatteryGroup 8-D, 1155 CCA (Qty 2)
System ProtectionFused
Make and ModelCaterpillar C18 Tier 4F (Stage V)
Fuel TypeUltra-low sulfur diesel (<15 ppm)
Air CleanerDry-type with primary and secondary elements and restriction indicator
Oil FilterFull-flow, spin-on
Recommended OilAPI CJ-4, 15W-40
Cooling MediumLiquid
Alternator24 Volt
Fan(Qty 2) Hydraulically driven, reversible
Clutch TypeHydraulic-operated wet clutch with PTO
Clutch EngagementPush-button
Drive Belt TypeSynchronous, carbon fiber
Fan - CACHydraulic (variable speed)
Make and ModelCaterpillar C18 Tier 3
Fuel TypeDiesel
Air Cleaner Dry type with primary & secondary elements and restriction indicator
Oil FilterSpin-on
Cooling MediumLiquid
Clutch TypePT Tech
Clutch EngagementHydraulic-operated wet clutch with PTO
Sound Power119.8 dB(A) - deluxe exhaust system
System TypeOpen-loop, pressure- and flow-compensated
Pump TypeVariable displacement, axial piston
Fan Series - FWD/REVReversible
Feed opening32-in (81.3-cm) high x 56.4-in (143.3-cm) wide
Number of Coolers2
Recommended OilVermeer HyPower 68
Filtration MethodDual in-tank return filters (B5=200)
System TypeOpen-loop, pressure- and flow-compensated
Pump TypeVariable displacement, axial piston
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM32.4
System Relief Pressure4500
Air Compressor BrandMi-T-M
EngineHonda, 11.7 hp (8.7 kW)
Preventative MaintenanceOptional
ScreensYes
Special Tools GroupYes
Extended WarrantyYes
Special PaintYes
Air CompressorOptional
TipsYes
Magnetic discharge conveyor pulleyYes
Vermeer Confidence Plus Asset Protection ProgramOptional
Display TypeLCD
Engine InformationYes
Machine InformationYes
Operational FaultsYes
SwitchesSealed membrane
Operating RangeUp to 300' (91.4 m)
Battery TypeAA (qty 6)
Channel Setting50 channels
Radio remote typeR424
Thrown Object DeflectorStandard
Deflector PositionVariable
Number of Screens2
Screen Dimensions3/4" (1.9 cm) thick
Screen TypeFabricated out of abrasion-resistant steel
Number of Sides1
Millbox Lid Liner DimensionsAbrasion resistant steel
Liner Dimensions1" thick x 5.6" W x 65.4" L (2.5 cm thick x 14.2 cm W x 166.1 cm L)
Anvil TypeFabricated steel with replaceable wear surfaces
Millbox lid linerAbrasion-resistant steel
Flare ConstructionIntegrated with infeed
Feed Conveyor TypeWelded slat chain
Material ConstructionSteel
Drive TypeRadial piston motor
Drive Roller ConstructionWelded steel
Front Idler Roller ConstructionSelf-cleaning steel auger
Infeed Floor ConstructionWelded steel with replaceable UHMW wear plates
Material TypeFabricated steel
Tooth DesignSerrated bars
Number of Teeth13 bars
Drive MotorFixed displacement, Geroler
Drive PlanetaryTwo options (HD - 26.18:1) (STD - 34.2:1)
Feed Roller Down PressureAdjustable
Feed opening32-in (81.3-cm) high x 56.4-in (143.3-cm) wide
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