Log Turners

Model 8 Log Turner

The Mellott Model 8 log turner is capable of turning both up and down. The mast of the turner is constructed of 1/2” flame cut plates and has two heavy rubber down stops to extend the life of the cylinders. Heavy construction and a simple design are used throughout the Model 8 in order to keep maintenance and down time to a minimum.

  • Frame constructed of C10 X 15.3 Lb. channel
  • Pivot shaft is 2 7/16” diameter
  • Pivot bearings are spherical roller bearings
  • Pivot bearings have cast steel housings
  • The Log turning chain is Rc140
  • The Log turning chain is direct driven by a Eaton 6000 series hydraulic motor
  • The side and bottom chain wear plates are replaceable
  • The turner has dual cylinders to reduce twisting strain of the mast
Print / View Model 8 Log Turner - Extended Mast (replacement for Mellott Model 5) Brochure
Print / View Model 8 Log Turner - Short Mast Brochure
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.
Model 8 Log Turner Extended Mast Dimensions (designed to replace the Mellott Model 5)
Opitonal Hand Control Valve on Stand

Main Product Components

Frame:C10 X15.3 channel
Mast:(2) 1/2" flame cut plates
Pivot Shaft:2-7/16" diameter
Cylinders:(2) 2" bore x 14" stroke, 2500 psi rated hydraulic cylinders
Turning Chain:RC140 Riveted Chain Assemblies with Attachements
Drive:Easton 6,000 Series hydraulic motor
Drive sprocket:H140R18 with R1 2-7/16" bushing
Turning Lug:1" flame cut bar with A.R. 235 wear surface
Hydraulic Requirements:18 fpm@1250 psi minimum, 22 gpm@1500 psi recommended
Control Option:Manually operated control stick
Control Option:Electric joystick controller
Control Option:Hydraulic pilot joystick controller
Weight:900 lbs.
Model 8 Log Turner (Short Mast) Dimensions
Model 8 Log Turner