LMR 48" Debarker "HEAVY DUTY"

The Mellott LMR 48" is designed to be the toughest and most reliable Debarker on the market that will debark up to a 48" diameter log.

  • A total of 14 Cast Alloy Bullwheels are standard
  • Bullwheel, Kickoff and Head Pivot Bearings are Split Flange with Replaceable Nylon Liners
  • Bullwheels Mount onto 1" Flame Cut Plates for an Open Frame Design with Less Bark Hang Up
  • Head support frame is 3/4" Flame Cut Plates in a Ladder Design for Exceptional Strength
  • Head Pivot Shaft Is Nickel Plated for Long LIfe
  • Two 2-14" Threaded Nickel Plated Nuts are used for Belt Tensioning, no slots or jack screws are used.
  • 7" V-Wheels are used on the Top and Bottom of the Carriage Track, the bottom wheels have an eccentric adjustment, no slots or jack screws
  • Head Motor is Enclosed in a Protective Frame to Help Prevent Damage
  • Head Support Design alllows more clearance between the log and frame allowing room for belts to be shielded and eliminates a choke point where bark comes off the log
  • Operators Cab is Mounted on Isolation Mounts to Reduce Shock and Vibration
  • Captains Type Operators Chair with JoyStick Controls is Standard

The Mellott LMR 48" Debarker is available in Hydro/Electric and Total Hydraulic Models.

LMR 48" Debarker Brochure
LMR 36" & 48" Options
All Mellott Debarkers are fully tested at our factory. (LMR 48" Total Hydraulic Debarker with Operator's Booth and Joystick Controls)
LMR 48" Debarker (belt detail)
Features Solid Cast Alloy Bullwheels
Includes Joystick Controls for smooth operation
Includes Operators Booth with heat and air conditioner
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.
Optional Remote Lubrication System for Mellott Debarker
Optional Remote Lubrication System - View 2
Optional Double Bullwheel Bearings (for added support to extend life of bearings)

Main Product Components

Log Capacity (Diameter):48"
Log Capacity (Length):20'
Length (Overall):40'
Width (Frame):68"
Frame Construction:3/8" Wall Tubing & 1" Plate
Bull Wheels:Cast Alloy Steel
Bull Wheel Drive Shafts:3-7/16" Diameter
Bull Wheel Drive:Eaton 10,000 Hydraulic Motor with Chain and Sprockets
Bull Wheel Bearings:Split Flange with Urethane Liners
Carriage Drive:Eaton 6,000 Series Hydraulic Motor with RC80 Chain
Log Kick Off:Electrically Operated Hydraulic Valve
Log Kick Off Cylinders:(2) 2-1/2" x 12" Steel Hydraulic Cylinder
Log Kick Off Shaft:2-15/16" Diameter
Head:Aluminum 8 Section Rosserhead 15" Dia. x 16" Wide
Head Control:(1) 3-1/4" x 10" Steel Hydraulic Cylinder with Military Grade Elastic Shock Cord (for counter balancing)
Head Bearings:2-7/16" Spherical Roller Pillow Block
Head Drive:75 HP Motor with (6) C Belts or Hydraulic Motor
Hydraulc Pump Motor:50 HP Electric Motor / Diesel Required if Hydraulic
Hydraulic Tank Capacity:160 Gallon or 500 Gallon if Hydraulic
Motor Controls:Included
Operators Controls:24Volt DC, Remote Joystick, included
Infeed Log Deck & Stop & Loader Controls:24Volt DC, Remote Joystick, included
Cab with Light, Heat, Air & Captains Chair:Standard
Overall Weight:Approximately 26,000 lbs.


For all Debarkers:Remote grease manifold mounted under operators platform with hoses run to all bullwheel and kicker bearings.
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