Log Flare Butt Reducer

Model 70E - Log Flare Butt Reducer

Model 70E - Log Flare Butt Reducer

Mellott Model 70E Log Flare Butt Reducer is designed and built with the same rugged quality as the LMR Debarkers and across all the Mellott product lines. Adding a log flare butt reducer to your mill infeed system will vastly reduce log handling problems and improve productivity.

The Mellott log butt flare reducer standard unit will handle 12” to 48” diameter logs with a maximum flare diameter of 60” and log lengths of 8 ft. up to 17 ft.

The overhead hold down wheels can be operated with hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders.

The bullwheels are driven with a 10 HP Sumitomo helical bevel reducer.

Optional 60 HP hydraulic power source with 45 gpm pressure compensated pump, 200 gallon tank, fully assembled and tested.

The machine has an automatic control system with the option of a wireless remote control.

The log butt flare reducer can be a stand alone machine or can be supplied with infeed decks or log trough conveyors.

Mellott systems are custom designed as required.   Our customers benefit by having manufacturing along with our on-site engineering and design capabilities and our willingness to work together to provide the best options for each project.

Log Flare Butt Reducer Brochure
Features a Mellott cutterhead design is 14” diameter x 28” wide sectional steel with 48 reversible teeth and a 3-15/16” shaft
Cutterhead is driven by a 100 HP, 1200 RPM, electric motor direct coupled to the drive shaft
As featured on the Mellott LMR Debarkers, the log butt flare reducer also has solid cast steel alloy bullwheels with Browning HS1 hubs and bushings. The bullwheel shafts are 3-7/16” diameter with split urethane lined pillow block bearings.
We have an on-site engineering and design team capable of meeting your specific needs. We will consult and coordinate with you to customize our products and to design systems in order to provide the best options for your application. Email or call 717-369-3125 to speak with us.

Main Product Components

Log Capacity (Diameter):12” to 48” (60” Maximum Flare)
Log Capacity (Length):8 ft. up to 17 ft.
Length (Overall):25’-7”
Width (Frame):68”
Frame Construction:3/8” Wall Tubing & 1” Plate
Bull Wheels:3/8” Wall Tubing & 1” Plate
Bull Wheel Drive:10 HP Electric Variable Speed
Bull Wheel Shafts:3 7/16”
Bull Wheel Shaft Bearings:Split Flange With Urethane Sleeves
Log Kick Off:Electrically Operated Hydraulic Valve
Log Kick Off Cylinders:(2) 2 1/2” x 12” Cylinders
Log Kick Off Shaft:2 15/16”
Head.:14” Diameter, 28” wide steel sectional - 48 reversible bits
Head Control:3 1/4” x 10” Hydraulic Cylinder
Head Bearings:3 7/16” Spherical Roller Pillow Block
Head Drive:100 HP 1200 RPM Motor
Hydraulic Pump Motor:60 HP Motor
Hydraulic Tank Capacity:200 Gallon
Motor Controls:Included
Wiring:480 3 phase w/ 120 controls
Operaters Controls:Remote Control, Included
Overall Weight:Approximately 26,500 Lbs.
Log Flare Butt Reducer
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MELLOTT - Model 70E Log Flare Butt Reduce