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Product Profiles - April 2007

New products/services and supplier announcements from J&J Machinery, Eagle Machinery, Fecon, Blount, H&A Swing Saw and L&M Equipment.

By IRI Staff
Date Posted: 4/1/2007

Neutzel Offers New Utility Dump Trailer

Neutzel Services, home of Silva Hill log trailers, has developed a mid-range, self-loading utility dump trailer.

Manufactured in the U.S., the new Silva Hill utility dump trailer has a capacity of 12,000 to 14,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The dump bed dimensions are 80 inches by 14 feet by 20 inches high, and it features a combination spreader and barn door tailgate. Stake pockets are provided for sideboards.

Other standard features include LED lights, sealed modular wiring, spare tire and wheel, integrated loader mounted on the 2x8 tube frame, 12 hp electric start Kohler motor, 15 gallon hydraulic tank for loader and dump functions, torsion axles, and 5-foot slide-out ramps.

The Nokka loader, available in several sizes, has a reach of 17-20 feet with 400 degrees of boom rotation for easy loading of logs, brush, pallets, rocks, debris and other materials.

For more information, call Neutzel Services at (888) 580-5325 or visit

DuraTech Introduces New Horizontal Grinder

DuraTech Industries has introduced the new 9564 horizontal grinder. It is designed and built for grinding whole trees, large stumps, branches, pallets and green waste and features a 40x60 feed opening.

The DuraTech model 9564 horizontal grinder is powered by a CAT Tier II 950 hp diesel engine. The 64-inch hammermill weighs 12,100 pounds and is equipped with 24 hammers and eight hammer rods.

Features include a PT Tech HPTO 15 wet clutch, 30-foot outfeed conveyor that stacks material 22 feet high, and more. The hopper has a capacity of 315 cubic feet, and the grinder has a 4,340-square-inch screen area.

Equipped with an enclosed engine compartment, it produces the lowest decibels in its class and has the only self-cleaning air intake system available on the market, according to DuraTech.

For more information, call DuraTech at (701) 252-4601 or visit

Oklahoma Conference, Expo Planned May 9-11

The Forest Utilization Conference and Equipment Exposition will be held May 9-11 in Wagoner, Oklahoma.

The annual conference and expo is organized and planned by Ouachita Mountains RC&D Inc. and a group of forestry and economics specialists. This will be the 12th annual event.

The conference will include presentations by experts in various fields who will discuss the latest concepts and technologies in all phases of the forest industry. Topics will include marketing red cedar products, principles of marketing wood products, federal land policy changes, buying logs, prescribed burning, timber market projections, hardwood lumber manufacturing, and more.

More than 20 woods products industry suppliers will exhibit at the expo.

The conference is the largest of its kind in the region, according to organizers.

Pre-registration cost for the conference and expo is $100 before April 30. The registration fee includes four meals and hospitality as well as admission to the conference and expo.

For more information, call (918) 423-2479 or visit

New Built-Rite Conveyor Fits Firewood Processors

Built-Rite Mfg. is offering a new hydraulic conveyor that can be mounted directly to any Built-Rite firewood processor or used with a firewood splitter.

The new model BR12 conveyor is 12 feet long. When mounted on a Built-Rite firewood processor, a hand winch raises and lowers the conveyor. Options include high or low speed axle and a 5 hp power pack.

Built-Rite Manufacturing offers a complete line of equipment for firewood businesses and other operations, including commercial wood splitters, firewood processors, log loaders, portable band sawmills, outdoor furnaces, and more. Built-Rite currently offers 10 different models of processors with multiple options available on each.

For more information, contact Built-Rite Mfg. at (800) 757-2520, e-mail, or visit


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