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BC1200XL Brush Chipper

When there’s tough brush-clearing work to do, you can count on a Vermeer BC1200XL to handle it. Available with a 110 hp (82 kW) Cummins Tier 3 diesel engine, the BC1200XL is rugged, powerful, and offers innovative features designed for safety and performance. Not only does the BC1200XL tear through material up to 12" (30.5 cm) in diameter, its patented productivity enhancements help make the job easy.

Features and Benefits

  • Get more done thanks do the aggressive feeding action of dual horizontal offset feed rollers.
  • Protect your engine with the SmartFeed system, which monitors engine speed and stops or reverses the feed rollers if needed.
  • Take on the heavy work with an optional winch for effortless handling of large logs.
  • Prevent premature wear to the belt-drive system using the clutchless PTO system, which prevents high-speed engagement of the cutter drum.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.
     

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BC1200XL Brush Chipper

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General Dimensions and Weights
Length - Feed Table Up, Tongue In
168"
426.7 cm
Length - Table Down, Tongue Extended
206"
523.2 cm
Width
79"
200.7 cm
Height
103"
261.6 cm
Weight - Engine Option One
5325 lbs
2415.4 kg
Weight - Engine Option Two
5300 lbs
2404 kg
Tongue Weight - Engine Option One
660 lbs
299.4 kg
Tongue Weight - Engine Option Two
660 lbs
299.4 kg
Length with Winch (Additional)
206"
523.2 cm
Weight With Winch (Additional)
5600 lbs
2540.1 kg
Sound Power
120 dB(a)
Sound Power - Engine Option Two
120 dB(a)
Horsepower Options
85 and 110 hp (63.38 and 82.03 hp)
Engine Option One
Make and Model
Cummins QSB3.3L Turbo
Number of Cylinders
4
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
110 hp
82 kw
Torque (Max)
304 ft-lb
412.2 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity
25 gal
94.6 L
Max Fuel Consumption
6.1 gph
23.1 lph
Fuel Type
Diesel
Air Cleaner
Two stage dry with safety element
Oil Filter
Spin on
Recommended Oil
API CH-4/SJ
Oil Volume with Filter
9 qt
8.5 L
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation
30 deg
Cooling Medium
Liquid
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
2.5 gal
9.5 L
Alternator
95 Amp
Fan
20 " (50.8 cm) suction
Clutch Type
Clutchless PTO
Clutch Drive Engagement
Belt tensioner
Feed System
Feed Roller Orientation
Horizontal
Number of Feed Rollers
2
Feed Roller Clamp Load
2650 lbs
1202 kg
Feed Roller Clamp Type
Manual cylinder
Feed Roller Minimum Distance to Drum
1"
2.5 cm
Feed Roller Dimension
15 " (38.1 cm)
Number of Knives
8
Weight of Feed Roller
150 lbs
68 kg
Feed Roller Dimension (Two)
11.14 " (28.3 cm)
Number of Knives (2)
12
Weight of Feed Roller (Option Two)
80 lbs
36.3 kg
Number of Feed Roller Motors
2
Motor Manufacturer
White Hydraulics
Feed Speed
110 ft/min
Infeed Table Width
52"
132.1 cm
Infeed Table Length
30.1"
76.5 cm
Infeed Hopper Height
32"
81.3 cm
Infeed Throat Capacity
13.25 " x 17 " (33.65 cm x 43.18 cm)
Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table
67.4"
171.2 cm
Distance from Feed Table to Ground
27.2"
69.1 cm
Infeed Table Material Thickness
.2"
.5 cm
Safety System
Bottom Feed Stop Bar
Standard
Bottom Feed Stop Bar Diameter
2"
5.1 cm
Bottom Feed Stop Bar Material Thickness
11 GA
Actuation Force (BFSB)
34 lbs
15.4 kg
Normal Sensitivity
22 deg
Reduced Sensitivity
12 deg
Reset Method
Dual green hold-to-run buttons
Four Position Feed Control Bar
Standard
Diameter
2"
5.1 cm
Material Thickness
.1"
0.3 cm
Positions
Four positions: Emergency Stop, Forward, Neutral, and Reverse
Actuation Force
34 lbs
15.4 kg
Green Hold to Run Button
Standard
Drum/Disc Cutting System
Material Capacity
13.3"
33.7 cm
Width
20"
50.8 cm
Thickness
.4"
1 cm
Diameter
20"
50.8 cm
Speed
2000 rpm
Weight With Shaft
480 lbs
217.7 kg
Safety Lock - Number of Positions
2
Number of Knives
2
Knife Thickness
.6"
1.6 cm
Material
A8 chipper steel
Useable Edges
2
Knife Size
0.625 " x 4.5 " x 9 " (1.59 cm x 11.43 cm x 22.86 cm)
Number of Bolts/Knife
4
Replaceable Threaded Knife Block
Yes
Number of Paddles
5
Fixture Method
Weld-on
Air Flow
2000 cfm
Bedknife Size
3.5 " x 17.25 " (8.89 cm x 43.82 cm)
Bedknife Thickness
1"
2.5 cm
Bedknife Material
1018
Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges
4
Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option One
Number of Bearings
2
Bore
2.4"
6.2 cm
Type
Spherical roller
Manufacturer
Linkbelt
Dynamic Capacity
31400 lbs
14242.8 kg
Static Capacity
53500 lbs
24267.2 kg
Belt Idler/Tensioner
Yes
Belt Type
5V
Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option Two
Number of Bearings
2
Bore
2.4"
6.2 cm
Type
Spherical roller
Manufacturer
Linkbelt
Dynamic Capacity
31400 lbs
14242.8 kg
Static Capacity
53500 lbs
24267.2 kg
Belt Idler/Tensioner
Yes
Belt Type
5V
Discharge System
Chute Height
104"
264.2 cm
Bottom Thickness
.1"
.2 cm
Top Thickness
.1"
0.3 cm
Side Wall Thickness
.1"
0.3 cm
Deflector Thickness
.1"
0.3 cm
Chute Rotation Angle
270 deg
Rotation Type
Manual pivot with handle
Rotational Lock
Yes
Hydraulic System
Tank capacity
12 gal
45.4 L
Recommended Oil Type
Vermeer VMF
System Type
Open center
Filtration Method
10 micron return, 100 micron suction
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM
4.1 gpm
15.7 L/min
System relief pressure
2500 psi
172.4 bar
Auto Reverse PSI
2500 psi
172.4 bar
Flow Control
No
Directional Control
Yes
Oil Cooler
No
Electrical System
System Voltage
12 volt
Battery
Group 31; 660 CCA
Standard Gauges
Fuel and hour gauges
Deluxe Gauges
Fuel, voltage, water temperature, oil pressure, and tachometer gauges
Switches
Lower feed stop bar sensitivity, toggle
Controller
Vermeer ACS
Display
LED
Shutdown System
High temperature, low pressure
Radio Remote Control
No
Chassis
Frame Description
7 " (17.78 cm) Z channel; .25 " (0.64 cm) thickness
Toolbox Description
No
Tongue Description
2.5 " x 4.5 " x 0.38 " (6.35 cm x 11.43 cm x 0.95 cm)
Tongue Extension
Extendable 18 " (45.7 cm)
Hitch Type
Pintle
Fender Description
Bolt on
Axle/Suspension
Torsion
Type - Option One
Rubber torsional
Manufacturer - Option One
Dexter
Capacity - Option One
7,000 lbs (3,175.15 kg)
Tires - Option One
ST235/80/R16 Load Range E
Wheels - Option One
16 " (40.64 cm)
Tires - Option Two
ST285/75/R16 Load Range E
Wheels - Option Two
16 " (40.64 cm)
Brake Type
Electric
Trailer Light Type
LED
Winch Option
Winch Relief System
2200 psi
151.7 bar
Winch Boom Structure
0.25 " (0.64 cm) Grade 50
Winch Input Speed
51 rpm
Winch Controls
Forward, reverse, and free spool
Winch Rope
7/16 " (1.11 cm)
Rope Length
150'
45.7 m
Rope Line Pull
2000 lbs
907.2 kg
Rope Choker
0.25 " (0.64 cm)
Other Options
Special Paint
Optional
Extended Warranty
Optional
Preventive Maintenance
Optional