Equipment

Biomass Harvesting Equipment/Conversion Technology Review

The overall goals of the project are to reduce the net cost of reducing fire danger in forested areas of the central Sierra Nevada, California, and improve the feasibility of utilizing removed biomass for useful energy.

This page contains audio-visual material collected for specific equipment, project report, presentations, and other resources relevant to the project.

 

Single function machines Felling

  • Continuous felling and processing (row-planted energy wood) – Video unavailable
  • Steep terrain chassis

Extraction (primary transport)

Processing

Densification

Comminuting

Transport


Felling/Processing/Comminuting/Extraction

Felling/Extraction

  • Feller-skidder (clambunk) – Video unavailable
  • Harwarder

Felling/Densification

Felling/Processing

Extraction/Transport

Comunuting/Extraction

  • Chipper Forwarder – Video unavailable