This document identifies and defines terms used, illustrates configurations, and gives a nomenclature of components for machine-fed woody biomass reduction chippers, grinders, and shredders used in forestry. It aims to establish a uniform description of the various configurations of these types of forestry machines.
Machines covered by this document include:
— drum chippers;
— disc chippers;
— screw chippers;
— horizontal grinders;
— tub grinders;
Chippers, grinders, and shredders that are manually fed are not covered by this document.