hydraulic splitter

hydraulic splitter

A device for cracking rock or concrete by means of an expanding wedge inserted in a hole or holes drilled in the material; hydraulic power provides the force needed to expand the wedge.
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If that is important to you, then an electric driven hydraulic splitter is an excellent choice.
You can also choose a hand- or foot-powered hydraulic splitter, for which you supply the pumping power--the hydraulic ram does the rest.
Tenders are invited for Supply - Hydraulic Splitter Wood Orchard Forest Department of the Forestry Division Satu Mare
On April 10th, while splitting wood, he managed to set his right hand where it shouldn't have been and the hydraulic splitter obligingly lopped off his trigger finger.
The maul and wedge routine is draining, and renting the gas-powered hydraulic splitter is expensive.
We are able to cut our own wood and use a small hydraulic splitter, but others may have to buy theirs from a firewood vendor at $100-$150 a cord for split green wood (128 cubic feet, which translates to a stack 4 feet-by-4 feet-by-8 feet).
This electric log splitter is nothing more than a standard 20-ton hydraulic splitter powered by electricity instead of gasoline.
When your firewood needs expand to several cords each season, it might be time to graduate to a larger, higher capacity hydraulic splitter.
Some people claim they can split firewood faster with a maul than they can with a gas-powered hydraulic splitter.
Recently, when I compared the 6-horsepower DR RapidFire Log Splitter with my 12-horsepower, 34-ton hydraulic splitter, I found that the RapidFire could split about four times more wood per session.
After 40 years of woodwork, my two favorite splitters are the Monster maul and a hand hydraulic splitter.
Hydraulic splitters have been used for secondary breakage and demolition work for a quarter century.