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General Dimensions and Weights
BC900XL
Length - Feed Table Up, Tongue In
140.4" (356.6 cm)
Length - Table Down, Tongue Extended
154.8" (393.2 cm)
Width
79.5" (201.9 cm)
Height
101.5" (257.8 cm)
Weight - Engine Option One
2980 lbs (1351.7 kg)
Weight - Engine Option Two
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Weight - Engine Option Three
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Weight - Engine Option Four
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Tongue Weight - Engine Option One
300 lbs (136.1 kg)
Tongue Weight - Engine Option Two
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Tongue Weight - Engine Option Three
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Length with Winch (Additional)
Not applicable" ( cm)
Weight With Winch (Additional)
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Weight With Loader (Additional)
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Weight With Steel Tracks (Additional)
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Sound Power
Not applicable
Sound Power - Engine Option Two
Not applicable
Sound Power - Engine Option Three
Not applicable
Horsepower Options
Not applicable
Engine Option One
BC900XL
Make and Model
Kohler Command CH1000
Number of Cylinders
2
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
37 hp (27.6 kw)
Torque (Max)
61.5 ft-lb (83.4 Nm)
Fuel Tank Capacity
15 gal (56.8 L)
Max Fuel Consumption
Not applicable gph ( lph)
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Air Cleaner
2-Stage dry
Oil Filter
Spin-On
Recommended Oil
Kohler oil or API CH4/SJ
Oil Volume with Filter
2.9 qt (2.7 L)
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation
Not applicable deg
Cooling Medium
Oil/Air
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
Not applicable gal ( L)
Alternator
Not applicable
Fan
Not applicable
Clutch Type
Clutchless PTO
Clutch Drive Engagement
Belt tensioner
Engine Option Two
BC900XL
Make and Model
Not applicable
Number of Cylinders
Not applicable
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
Not applicable hp ( kw)
Torque (Max)
Not applicable ft-lb ( Nm)
Fuel Tank Capacity
Not applicable gal ( L)
Max Fuel Consumption
Not applicable gph ( lph)
Fuel Type
Not applicable
Air Cleaner
Not applicable
Oil Filter
Not applicable
Recommended Oil
Not applicable
Oil Volume with Filter
Not applicable qt ( L)
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation
Not applicable deg
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
Not applicable gal ( L)
Cooling Medium
Not applicable
Alternator
Not applicable
Fan
Not applicable
Clutch Type
Not applicable
Clutch Drive Engagement
Not applicable
Engine Option Three
BC900XL
Make and Model
Not applicable
Number of Cylinders
Not applicable
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
Not applicable hp ( kw)
Torque (Max)
Not applicable ft-lb ( Nm)
Fuel Tank Capacity
Not applicable gal ( L)
Max Fuel Consumption
Not applicable gph ( lph)
Fuel Type
Not applicable
Air Cleaner
Not applicable
Oil Filter
Not applicable
Recommended Oil
Not applicable
Oil Volume with Filter
Not applicable qt ( L)
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation
Not applicable deg
Cooling Medium
Not applicable
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
Not applicable gal ( L)
Alternator
Not applicable
Fan
Not applicable
Clutch Type
Not applicable
Clutch Drive Engagement
Not applicable
Engine Option Four
BC900XL
Make and Model
Not applicable
Number of Cylinders
Not applicable
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
Not applicable hp ( kw)
Torque (Max)
Not applicable ft-lb ( Nm)
Fuel Type
Not applicable
Air Cleaner
Not applicable
Fuel Tank Capacity
Not applicable gal ( L)
Oil Filter
Not applicable
Recommended Oil
Not applicable
Oil Volume with Filter
Not applicable qt ( L)
Cooling Medium
Not applicable
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
Not applicable gal ( L)
Alternator
Not applicable
Fan
Not applicable
Feed System
BC900XL
Feed Roller Orientation
Horizontal
Number of Feed Rollers
1
Feed Roller Clamp Load
484 lbs (219.5 kg)
Feed Roller Clamp Type
Feed roller weight only
Feed Roller Minimum Distance to Drum
Not applicable" ( cm)
Feed Roller Dimension
15.75" dia x 13.5" long (40 cm x 34.3 cm)
Number of Knives
12
Weight of Feed Roller
210 lbs (95.3 kg)
Feed Roller Dimension (Two)
Not applicable
Number of Knives (2)
Not applicable
Weight of Feed Roller (Option Two)
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Number of Feed Roller Motors
1
Motor Displacement
33.1 CID
Motor Manufacturer
White
Feed Speed
140 ft/min
Infeed Table Width
48" (121.9 cm)
Infeed Table Length
25" (63.5 cm)
Infeed Hopper Height
32" (81.3 cm)
Infeed Throat Capacity
9" (23 cm)
Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table
66" (167.6 cm)
Distance from Feed Table to Ground
29" (73.7 cm)
Infeed Table Material Thickness
.2" (.5 cm)
Safety System
BC900XL
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" (.3 cm)
Positions
Four positions: Emergency stop, forward, stop and reverse
Actuation Force
34 lbs (15.4 kg)
Green Hold to Run Button
Standard
Drum/Disc Cutting System
BC900XL
Material Capacity
9" (22.9 cm)
Width
Not applicable" ( cm)
Thickness
1" (2.5 cm)
Diameter
33" (83.8 cm)
Speed
1400 rpm
Weight With Shaft
330 lbs (149.7 kg)
Safety Lock - Number of Positions
6
Number of Knives
2
Knife Thickness
.6" (1.6 cm)
Material
A8 chipper steel
Useable Edges
2
Knife Size
5" x 11.75" (12.7 cm x 29.8 cm)
Number of Bolts/Knife
5
Replaceable Threaded Knife Block
Yes
Number of Paddles
2
Fixture Method
Bolt-on
Air Flow
933 cfm
Bedknife Size
5" x 12.1" (12.7 cm x 30.7 cm) horizontal and 5" x 8.8" (12.7 cm x 22.4 cm) vertical
Bedknife Thickness
.8" (1.9 cm)
Bedknife Material
Grade 50
Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges
2
Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option One
BC900XL
Number of Bearings
2
Bore
2.2" (5.6 cm)
Type
Dual spherical roller
Manufacturer
Linkbelt
Dynamic Capacity
31400 lbs (14242.8 kg)
Static Capacity
53500 lbs (24267.2 kg)
Belt Idler/Tensioner
Yes
Belt Type
Chipper - Polyester Cord with wrap
Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option Two
BC900XL
Number of Bearings
Not applicable
Bore
Not applicable" ( cm)
Type
Not applicable
Manufacturer
Not applicable
Dynamic Capacity
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Static Capacity
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Belt Idler/Tensioner
Not applicable
Belt Type
Not applicable
Cutter Drive Components - Engine Option Three
BC900XL
Number of Bearings
Not applicable
Bore
Not applicable" ( cm)
Type
Not applicable
Manufacturer
Not applicable
Dynamic Capacity
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Static Capacity
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Belt Idler/Tensioner
Not applicable
Belt Type
Not applicable
Discharge System
BC900XL
Chute Height
96.7" (245.6 cm)
Bottom Thickness
.1" (.2 cm)
Top Thickness
.1" (.3 cm)
Side Wall Thickness
.1" (.3 cm)
Deflector Thickness
.1" (.3 cm)
Chute Rotation Angle
270 deg
Rotation Type
Manual dual handles with pin lock
Rotational Lock
Yes
Hydraulic System
BC900XL
Tank capacity
6.8 gal (25.7 L)
Recommended Oil Type
Vermeer VMF Gold
System Type
Tandem Center
Filtration Method
10 micron return
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM
4.7 gpm (17.8 L/min)
System relief pressure
2500 psi (172.4 bar)
Auto Reverse PSI
Not applicable psi ( bar)
Flow Control
Not applicable
Directional Control
Not applicable
Oil Cooler
Not applicable
Electrical System
BC900XL
System Voltage
12 V
Battery
Group 24 - 580 CCA
Standard Gauges
Hour meter
Deluxe Gauges
Not applicable
Switches
Not applicable
Controller
Vermeer ACS
Display
Not applicable
Shutdown System
Engine
Radio Remote Control
Not applicable
Chassis
BC900XL
Frame Description
3/16" x 5/6" (.5 cm x 14.2 cm) Z-channel
Toolbox Description
Not applicable
Tongue Description
3" x 5" 3/16" (7.6 cm x 12.7 cm x .5 cm) Tube
Tongue Extension
Not applicable
Hitch Type
Pintle or ball
Fender Description
Bolt-on
Axle/Suspension
3500 lb (1587.6 kg)
Type - Option One
Rubber torsional
Manufacturer - Option One
Dexter
Capacity - Option One
3500 (1587.6 kg)
Tires - Option One
ST215/75R14
Wheels - Option One
14" (35.6 cm)
Axle/Suspension - Option Two
3500 lb (1587.6 kg) with electric brakes
Type - Option Two
Rubber torsional
Manufacturer - Option Two
Dexter
Capacity - Option Two
Not applicable
Tires - Option Two
Not applicable
Wheels - Option Two
Not applicable
Axle/Suspension - Option Three
Not applicable
Type - Option Three
Not applicable
Manufacturer - Option Three
Not applicable
Capacity - Option Three
Not applicable
Tires - Option Three
Not applicable
Wheels - Option Three
Not applicable
Brake Type
Not applicable
Trailer Light Type
Not applicable
Track Drive System
BC900XL
Track Frame Description
Not applicable
Track Type
Not applicable
Track Width
Not applicable
Track Length on Ground
Not applicable
Type of Idler
Not applicable
Number of Idlers
Not applicable
Track Drive Pump Type
Not applicable
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM
Not applicable
System Relief Pressure
Not applicable
Track Drive Motor Type
Not applicable
Track Brake Type
Not applicable
High Speed Travel
Not applicable mph ( km/h)
Low Speed Travel
Not applicable mph ( km/h)
Ground Bearing Pressure - Soft Ground
Not applicable psi ( kPa)
Ground Bearing Pressure - Hard Ground
Not applicable psi ( kPa)
Winch Option
BC900XL
Winch Relief System
Not applicable psi ( bar)
Winch Boom Structure
Not applicable
Winch Input Speed
Not applicable rpm
Winch Controls
Not applicable
Winch Rope
Not applicable
Rope Length
Not applicable' ( m)
Rope Line Pull
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Rope Choker
Not applicable
Other Options
BC900XL
Special Paint
Yes
Extended Warranty
Yes
Preventive Maintenance
Yes
Adjustable Height Discharge Chute
Not applicable
Hydraulically Engaged Clutch
Not applicable
Remote Control
Not applicable
Hydraulic Outriggers
Not applicable
Hydraulic Chute Controls
Not applicable
Loader Option
BC900XL
Loader Relief Pressure
Not applicable psi ( bar)
Loader Boom Structure
Not applicable
Loader Reach
Not applicable' ( m)
Loader Lift Capacity at Full Reach
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Loader Maximum Lift Capacity
Not applicable lbs ( kg)
Loader Controls
Not applicable
Loader Rotation
Not applicable
Loader Grapple Rotation
Not applicable