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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Tenders are invited for Supply - Hydraulic Splitter Wood Orchard Forest Department of the Forestry Division Satu Mare
The Pro Model, Manual Start out-splits any conventional 28-ton hydraulic splitter and does it up to six times faster.
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.
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).
Some people claim they can split firewood faster with a maul than they can with a gas-powered hydraulic splitter.