Overview

When working in large-scale land clearing, wood processing or green-waste recycling, you can count on the newly redesigned HG6000 to give you the power and performance you deserve. The HG6000 features a CAT C-rated C18 Tier 4 Final engine specifically chosen to meet the demands of your operation as well as those set by governmental regulations. It also comes with two adjustable screens – allowing you to mix and match screens to meet your end product needs for a variety of applications. So what exactly does this mean for you? Simply put, this system allows for more versatility on the jobsite meeting your end product needs from mulch to biofuel markets all with one machine.

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HG6000 Shingle Grinder Option

Features and Benefits

  • Increase productivity thanks to the exclusive Vermeer SmartGrind system, which automatically controls grinding speed based on engine rpm levels.
  • Improve cutting performance using the patented series II duplex drum system with reversible hammers and cutter blocks that simplify maintenance and nearly double wear life.
  • Achieve better flow of material with our single-piece discharge conveyor belt.
  • Enhance jobsite safety with a Thrown Object Deflector that reduces the quantity and distance of thrown debris.
  • Diversify your end product by incorporating the Fuel Chip Attachment (FCA) allowing your grinder to be converted to a chipper.
  • An optional shingle grinder kit is designed to manage the unique challenges of grinding recyclable shingle material, with features such as the water application system and unique cooling package. See the “Attachments” section to learn more.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.
Specs
General Dimensions and Lengths - Long Infeed
Maximum Length - Transport 38.8' 11.8 m
Maximum Width (Transport) 8.2' 2.5 m
Maximum Height (Transport) 13.1' 4 m
Weight 65000 lbs 29483.5 kg
Tongue Weight 21000 lbs 9525.4 kg
Axle Weight 44000 lbs 19958.1 kg
Engine Option One
Make and Model Caterpillar C18 Tier 4F (Stage IVB)
Number of Cylinders 6
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 755 hp 563 kw
Torque (Max) 2582 ft-lb 3500.7 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 350 gal 1324.9 L
Max Fuel Consumption 38.3 gph 145 lph
Fuel Type Ultra-low sulfur diesel (<15 ppm)
Air Cleaner Dry-type with primary and secondary elements and restriction indicator
Oil Filter Full-flow, spin-on
Recommended Oil API CJ-4, 15W-40
Oil Volume with Filter 36 qt 34.1 L
Cooling Medium Liquid
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 22.6 gal 85.6 L
Alternator 24 Volt
Fan (Qty 2) Hydraulically driven, reversible
Clutch Type Hydraulic-operated wet clutch with PTO
Clutch Engagement Push-button
Drive Belt Type Synchronous, carbon fiber
Engine Option Two
Make and Model Caterpillar C18 Tier 4i (Stage IIIB)
Number of Cylinders 6
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 755 hp 563 kw
Torque (Max) 2582 ft-lb 3500.7 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 350 gal 1324.9 L
Max Fuel Consumption 39.5 gph 149.5 lph
Fuel Type Ultra-low sulfur diesel (<15 ppm)
Air Cleaner Dry-type with primary and secondary elements and restriction indicator
Oil Filter Full-flow, spin-on
Recommended Oil API CJ-4, 15W-40
Oil Volume with Filter 36 qt 34.1 L
Cooling Medium Liquid
Alternator 24 volt
Fan (Qty 2) Hydraulically driven, reversible
Clutch Type Hydraulic-operated wet clutch with PTO
Clutch Engagement Push-button
Drive Belt Type Synchronous, carbon fiber
Sound Power 119.8 dB(A) - deluxe exhaust system
Engine Option Three
Make and Model Caterpillar C18 Tier 3
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 630 hp 469.8 kw
Fuel Tank Capacity 300 gal 1135.6 L
Max Fuel Consumption 34.6 gph 131 lph
Fuel Type Diesel
Air Cleaner Dry type with primary & secondary elements and restriction indicator
Oil Filter Spin on
Cooling Medium Liquid
Clutch Type PT Tech
Clutch Engagement Hydraulic operated wet clutch with PTO
Sound Power 119.8 dB(A) - Deluxe exhaust system
Infeed Roller
Feed Table Width 60" 152.4 cm
Feed Table Length - Option One 20' 6.1 m
Flare Construction Integrated with infeed
Feed Conveyor Type Welded slat chain
Material Construction Steel
Drive Type Radial piston motor
Drive Roller Construction Welded steel
Front Idler Roller Construction Self-cleaning steel auger
Infeed Floor Construction Welded steel with replaceable UHMW wear plates
Infeed Roller Length 47.2" 119.9 cm
Infeed Roller Width 56.4" 143.2 cm
Infeed Roller Diameter 36.1" 91.8 cm
Maximum Feed Height 32" 81.3 cm
Material Type Fabricated steel
Tooth Design Serrated bars
Number of Teeth 13 bars
Drive Motor Fixed displacement, Geroler
Drive Planetary Two options (HD - 26.18:1) (STD - 34.2:1)
Feed Roller Down Pressure Adjustable
Safety System
Thrown Object Deflector Standard
Deflector Position Variable
Duplex Drum
Millbox Opening 60" W x 32" H (152.4 cm W x 81.3 cm H)
Drum Diameter 28" 71.1 cm
Tip Diameter 36.4" 92.5 cm
Drum Cutting Width 62.4" 158.5 cm
Drum Skin Thickness 1.5" 3.8 cm
Drum Speed 1086 rpm
Bearing Type Double row, spherical roller
Bearing - Inner Race Diameter 5.5" 14 cm
Number of Hammers 10
Number of Tips 20
Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2" diameter x 75.3" L (5.1 cm diameter x 191.3 cm L)
Chipper Drum
Millbox Opening 60" W x 32" H (152.4 cm W x 81.3 cm H)
Drum Diameter 28" 71.1 cm
Tip Diameter 36.4" 92.5 cm
Drum Cutting Width 62.4" 158.5 cm
Drum Skin Thickness 1.5" 3.8 cm
Drum Speed 1086 rpm
Bearing Type Double row, spherical roller
Bearing - Inner Race Diameter 5.5" 14 cm
Number of Hammers 10
Number of Tips 20
Center Retention Pin Dimensions 2" diameter x 75.3" L (5.1 cm diameter x 191.3 cm L)
Screens
Screen Dimensions 3/4" (1.9 cm) thick
Screen Type Fabricated out of abrasion-resistant steel
Number of Screens 2
Screen Area 3317 sq in 21400 sq cm
Number of Sides 1
Millbox Lid Liner Dimensions Abrasion resistant steel
Liner Dimensions 1" thick x 5.6" W x 65.4" L (2.5 cm thick x 14.2 cm W x 166.1 cm L)
Anvil Type Fabricated steel with replaceable wear surfaces
Discharge System - Single Belt Design
Length 81.3' 24.8 m
Width 48" 121.9 cm
Belt Design 3 ply - 330# or straight warp single ply 330# both with V cleat
Splice R2-stainless steel or Super splice
Return Roller Quantity 4
Idler Roller Diameter 12" 30.5 cm
Idler Roller Bearing 1-15/16, 4-bolt flange
Standard Drive Roller Diameter 12.8" 32.5 cm
Magnetic Drive Roller Diameter 12.8" 32.5 cm
Drive Motor Fixed displacement, Geroler
Drive Motor Bearings 1-15/16, 4-bolt flange
Belt Speed 780 ft/min 237.7 m/min
Load Height 14' 4.3 m
Hydraulic System
Tank capacity 100 gal 378.5 L
Recommended Oil Vermeer HyPower 68
Filtration Method Dual in-tank return filters (B5=200)
Number of Coolers 2
Implement Hydraulics
System Type Open-loop, pressure- and flow-compensated
Pump Type Variable displacement, axial piston
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 32.4
System Relief Pressure 4500
Discharge Conveyor Hydraulics
System Type Open-loop
Pump Type Fixed displacement, gear pump
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 25.7 gpm 97.3 L/min
System Relief Pressure 3000
Motor Series Char-Lyn 6000 Series, Geroler
Fan Drive Hydraulics
System Type Open-loop, pressure- and flow-compensated
Pump Type Variable displacement, axial piston
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 36.2 gpm 137 L/min
Fan Series - FWD/REV Reversible
Clutch
Tank capacity 18 gal 68.1 L
Recommended Oil VMF Gold
Filtration Method Spin-on, pressure filter, B6 = 1000
Number of Coolers 1
System Type Open-loop
Pump Type Fixed displacement, gear pump
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 12.4 gpm 46.9 L/min
System relief pressure 260 psi 17.9 bar
Electrical System
System Voltage 24 Volt
Battery Group 8-D, 1155 CCA (Qty 2)
System Protection Fused
Control Station
Display Type LCD
Engine Information Yes
Machine Information yes
Operational Faults yes
Gauges Two, fuel level and hydraulic pressure
Switches Moisture-proof, toggle style
Radio Remote Control
Display Type LCD
Engine Information Yes
Machine Information Yes
Operational Faults Yes
Switches Sealed membrane
Operating Range Up to 300' (91.4 m)
Battery Type AA (qty 6)
Channel Setting 50 channels
Chassis
Frame Description Unit body construction
Tongue Description Integrated into infeed structure
Hitch Type Fifth wheel
Fender Description Formed steel, replaceable
Brake Type Air-actuated with spring-applied parking brake
Trailer Light Type 12-24V LED
Axle/Suspension
Suspension Type Leaf spring suspension
Manufacturer - Option One Hendrickson
Capacity per Axle 25000 lbs 11339.8 kg
Tires - Option One Aluminum
Optional Air Compressor
Air Compressor Brand Mi-T-M
Engine Honda, 11.7 hp (8.7 kW)
Maximum Pressure 175 psi 12.1 bar
Maximum Air Flow 29 cfm .8 cmm
Tank capacity 30 gal 113.6 L
Other Options
Screens yes
Special Tools Group yes
Extended Warranty yes
Preventative Maintenance Optional
Special Paint yes
Air Compressor Optional