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Roller/Rotary Debarkers from BE&E

Manufacturers often turn to drum debarkers for high-volume demands. These machines come with some major drawbacks, however, which have been addressed by roller (or rotary) debarkers. In short, drum debarkers: Require time-intensive maintenance (replacing rifters takes a crew of welders weeks to accomplish) Commonly form cracks from corrosion Require large, expensive components (e.g. 500-hp drives, […]

Roller Debarkers vs. Drum Debarkers

When roller debarkers were introduced in the ’90s, they quickly passed drum debarkers as the on-mass debarker of choice for debarking large volumes of pulpwood. But people cling to what they know, and some companies still maintain and buy new drum debarkers. There’s a number of reasons why roller debarkers surpassed drums. They save on […]