Heavy Equipment Guide Logo

This ad will close in 15 seconds

Tigercat introduces eco-friendly carbonator for wood debris

New technology means no pre-processing of organics is required for the carbon sequestration process

Tigercat introduces eco-friendly carbonator for wood debris

Designed to be cost-effective and eco-friendly, Tigercat's new 6050 carbonator reduces wood debris volume on any site through an environmentally friendly carbon sequestration process with no material pre-processing required.

Logs, limbs, brush, stumps, yard waste, pallets, clean lumber and other clean wood-based debris can be reduced by 90-95 percent using the Tigercat 6050. The remaining carbon-based output - often referred to as biochar - sequesters the captured carbon. 

According to the Ontario-based manufacturer, because there is no resulting organic decay, along with the associated release of greenhouse gasses, this carbonization process represents the lowest carbon footprint of any competing material reduction method.

"It is a single step sequestration process done onsite," stated Tigercat's vice president, material processing products, Anders Ragnarsson. "A cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution that reduces debris transportation and disposal costs."

The 6050 efficiently processes wood debris at high throughput rates, using under air and over-air fans to create optimal conditions to maximize carbon content in the output. The 6050 is also equipped with replaceable thermo-ceramic panels rated to 1 650°C (3,000°F). In addition, a quenching system cools the end product to near ambient temperatures for handling, while further improving the quality of the carbon-based output, and an optional conveyor system is available for output collection.

The 6050 carbonator is also extremely operator friendly with full remote control for all functions including machine travel. A live stream video monitoring system provides full visibility for easy feeding.

The Tigercat 6050 carbonator can be used for a variety of different applications including forestry and land clearing, construction and demolition, agriculture, and primary and secondary mill residue.

Company info

PO Box 637
Brantford, ON
CA, N3T 5P9

Website:
tigercat.com

Read more

More from C&D Recycling

Sponsored Brought to you by: Volvo Construction Equipment Logo

RUNNING A VOLVO EXCAVATOR IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. LET’S MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Now through the end of August is the best time to buy a powerful, fuel-efficient Volvo excavator. Take advantage of rates as low as 0% for 24 months on 2018 or newer crawler excavators — from our fuel-efficient EC140 to our award-winning EC480. Plus, get no payments for 90 days, annual payment pick-a-skip (based on eligibility), $1,000 in Smart Commercial Account credit and more.

 With our best financing of the year, you'll save on your initial purchase — and every day it's out there breaking new ground. See the offer and save big on your next purchase.

Learn more

Get our newsletter

Sponsored Brought to you by: Volvo Construction Equipment Logo

RUNNING A VOLVO EXCAVATOR IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. LET’S MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Now through the end of August is the best time to buy a powerful, fuel-efficient Volvo excavator. Take advantage of rates as low as 0% for 24 months on 2018 or newer crawler excavators — from our fuel-efficient EC140 to our award-winning EC480. Plus, get no payments for 90 days, annual payment pick-a-skip (based on eligibility), $1,000 in Smart Commercial Account credit and more.

 With our best financing of the year, you'll save on your initial purchase — and every day it's out there breaking new ground. See the offer and save big on your next purchase.

Learn more
Subscribe to our free magazine

Get Our Magazine

Paper or Digital delivered monthly to you

Subscribe or Renew Learn more
Sponsored Brought to you by: Volvo Construction Equipment Logo

RUNNING A VOLVO EXCAVATOR IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. LET’S MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Now through the end of August is the best time to buy a powerful, fuel-efficient Volvo excavator. Take advantage of rates as low as 0% for 24 months on 2018 or newer crawler excavators — from our fuel-efficient EC140 to our award-winning EC480. Plus, get no payments for 90 days, annual payment pick-a-skip (based on eligibility), $1,000 in Smart Commercial Account credit and more.

 With our best financing of the year, you'll save on your initial purchase — and every day it's out there breaking new ground. See the offer and save big on your next purchase.

Learn more

Get our newsletter

Sponsored Brought to you by: Volvo Construction Equipment Logo

RUNNING A VOLVO EXCAVATOR IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. LET’S MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Now through the end of August is the best time to buy a powerful, fuel-efficient Volvo excavator. Take advantage of rates as low as 0% for 24 months on 2018 or newer crawler excavators — from our fuel-efficient EC140 to our award-winning EC480. Plus, get no payments for 90 days, annual payment pick-a-skip (based on eligibility), $1,000 in Smart Commercial Account credit and more.

 With our best financing of the year, you'll save on your initial purchase — and every day it's out there breaking new ground. See the offer and save big on your next purchase.

Learn more