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Vermeer BC2100XL wood chipper

BC2100XL Wood Chipper

BC2100XL Wood Chipper


The Vermeer BC2100XL is a wood chipper engineered for high volume waste timber processing, able to process timber up to 21 inches (53.3 cm) in diameter.

Fuel TypeDiesel

Power275 hp (205.1 kW)

Capacity40" x 24" infeed

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Key features

  • The combination of the exclusive Vermeer SmartCrush feature and two patent-pending horizontal feed rollers produce a theoretical 10,000 lbs (4,536 kg) of combined pulling force.
  • Add on the optional winch to lift up to 4,000 lb (1,814 kg) logs directly onto the feed table.
  • Improve productivity with the SmartFeed system, which monitors engine rpm and senses jams, automatically stopping or reversing the rollers as needed.
  • Provides operator safety with a 60.5 inches (153.7 cm) feed table for extra distance and exclusive bottom feed stop bar system


General Dimensions and Weights

Length (Feed Table Up, Tongue In) 235 inches 596.9 cm
Length (Table Down, Tongue Extended) 259 inches 657.9 cm
Width 95.8 inches 243.2 cm
Height 116.5 inches 295.9 cm
Sound Power 86 dB(A)
Aggregate Trailer Mass 8000 kg
TARE Weight 7500 kg


Make and Model Tier 3 Cummins QSB 6.7 L
Number of Cylinders 6
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 275 hp 205.1 kw
Torque (Max) 730 ft-lb 989.8 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 gal 246.1 L
Max Fuel Consumption 15.6 gph 59.1 lph
Fuel Type Low sulfur diesel
Air Cleaner Two stage dry-fleet guard opti air 1300 series
Oil Filter Spin-on
Recommended Oil API CH-4/SJ
Oil Volume with Filter 16 qt 15.1 L
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation 30 deg
Cooling Medium Liquid
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 7.3 gal 27.6 L
Alternator 95 amp Delco-Remy
Fan 26 inches (66 cm) suction
Clutch Drive Engagement Clutchless PTO

Feed System

Feed Roller Orientation Horizontal
Number of Feed Rollers 2
Feed Roller Clamp Load 3500 lbs 1587.6 kg
Feed Roller Clamp Type Hydraulic
Feed Roller Minimum Distance to Drum 10 inches 25.4 cm
Feed Roller Dimension 19 inches 48.3 cm
Weight of Feed Roller 972 lbs 440.9 kg
Feed Roller Dimension (Two) 11 inches 27.9 cm
Number of Knives (2) 2
Motor Displacement 4.9 CID
Motor Manufacturer Eaton
Feed Speed 100 ft/min
Infeed Table Width 72 inches 182.9 cm
Infeed Table Length 60.5 inches 153.7 cm
Infeed Hopper Height 38.5 inches 97.8 cm
Infeed Throat Capacity 40 inches x 24 inches 102 cm x 61 cm
Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table 60.5 inches 153.7 cm
Distance from Feed Table to Ground 30.8 inches 78.2 cm
Infeed Table Material Thickness 0.4 inch 1 cm

Safety System

Bottom Feed Stop Bar Standard
Reset Method Green hold to run button
Four Position Feed Control Bar Standard
Positions Four positions: emergency stop, forward, neutral, and reverse
Green Hold to Run Button Standard

Drum/Disc Cutting System

Material Capacity 21 inches 53.3 cm
Width 28 inches 71.1 cm
Thickness 0.5 inch 1.3 cm
Diameter 36 inches 91.4 cm
Speed 1084 rpm
Weight With Shaft 1500 lbs 680.4 kg
Safety Lock - Number of Positions 4
Number of Knives 4
Knife Thickness 0.6 inch 1.6 cm
Material A8 chipper steel
Useable Edges 2
Knife Size 5 inches x 14 inches 12.7 cm x 35.6 cm
Number of Bolts/Knife 6
Replaceable Threaded Knife Block Yes
Number of Paddles 4
Fixture Method Weld-on
Air Flow 3600 cfm
Bedknife Size 3 inches x 27.5 inches 7.6 cm x 69.9 cm
Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges 4

Discharge System

Chute Height 116 inches 294.6 cm
Bottom Thickness 0.1 inch 0.3 cm
Top Thickness 0.2 inch 0.5 cm
Side Wall Thickness 0.1 inch 0.3 cm
Deflector Thickness 0.1 inch 0.2 cm
Chute Rotation Angle 270 deg
Rotation Type Hydraulic

Hydraulic System

Tank capacity 24 gal 90.9 L
Recommended Oil Type Vermeer Hy-Power 68
System Type Open center
Filtration Method 10 micron return, 100 mesh suction
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 13 gpm 49.2 L/min
System relief pressure 2750 psi 189.6 bar
Auto Reverse PSI 2550 psi 175.8 bar
Directional Control Yes
Oil Cooler Yes

Electrical System

System Voltage 12 volts
Battery 2 - 950 CCA
Standard Gauges Tachometer, hour meter, trip meter, coolant temperature, engine oil pressure, battery voltage, engine fault code, engine shutdown light and engine fault warning light
Switches Engine speed, SmartFeed droop (non-remote only)
Controller C148
Shutdown System Coolant temperature, intake manifold temperature, oil pressure
Radio Remote Control Engine speed, discharge chute, forward, stop, reverse feed, SmartCrush down pressure level, SmartFeed droop setting and engine stop


Frame Description 2.5 inches x 8.75 inches C-channel 6.4 cm x 22.2 cm
Toolbox Description Lockable
Tongue Description 2.5 inches x 4.5 inches x .38 inch 6.4 cm x 11.4 cm x 1 cm
Tongue Extension 1 inches - 12 inches extension 2.5 cm - 30.5 cm
Hitch Type 3 inches (7.6 cm) pintle
Fender Description Bolt-on
Axle/Suspension Roger Willex leaf sprung tandem axles
Type Tandem torsion
Manufacturer Dexter
Capacity 8,000
Tires 235/75R17.5 load range J
Wheels 17.5 inches x 6.75 inches (44.5 cm x 17.1 cm) BC of 8 on 6.5 inches (16.5 cm)
Brake Type Electric
Trailer Light Type LED

Winch Option

Winch Relief System 1900 psi 131 bar
Winch Boom Structure Welded structure
Winch Controls Rope in and out; winch boom up and down
Winch Rope 9/16 inch (1.4 cm) double-braided DNEEMA Core
Rope Length 150 ft 45.7 m
Rope Line Pull 4000 lbs 1814.4 kg
Rope Choker Standard Vermeer choker design

Other Options

Special Paint Optional
Extended Warranty Optional
Preventive Maintenance Optional
Adjustable Height Discharge Chute Optional
Remote Control Optional
Hydraulic Outriggers Optional

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