A new woodchipper set to combine portability with power has been unveiled by Global Recycling Solutions. 

The long-awaited Pronar MR-15 is the latest product to join the machinery distributor’s line-up and boasts a maximum weight capacity not exceeding 750 kg. 

Bosses at the England-based firm say its standard 50 mm trailer coupling allows the MR-15 to be towed with ease, comfort and safety. The machine also comes equipped with overrun brakes, a 12-volt trailer lighting system and reflective markings that ensure its visibility to other road users. 

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The use of a heavy-duty jockey wheel attached to the frame, along with a handbrake, allows the chipper to be safely and reliably installed in both working and storage environments.

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The powerful MR-15 can handle material with a maximum diameter of 150 mm. Limbs and branches are hand-fed into a foldable infeed hopper where they are met with twin hydraulically driven feed rollers. The speed of the feed rollers is fully adjustable and can be adapted to the diameter of the material being processed, increasing productivity.

The automatic stress control system is built into the onboard control system which also monitors further safety systems on the machine. Featuring a simple to use display, all functions of the chipper can be monitored from the display including fault diagnostics.

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The MR-15 is equipped with a Briggs and Stratton Vanguard EFI 37 Hp 993 cc V-Twin petrol engine, which through a belt transmission drives the chip disc which features a pair of hardened steel knives. The chipper features a folding discharge spout, which allows for storage in height-restricted areas, along with being fully adjustable when in use to direct the flow of woodchip.

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The latest style infeed hopper safety system features water and shockproof mechanical buttons, ensuring safety in all environments. The mounted six-position greasing block simplifies maintenance work on the rotating parts of the chipper.