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Ritlee Wood Pecker Wood Shaver for bedding

Wood Shaver made by Ritlee

  • Built for the production of bedding for chickens, horses, pigs etc.
  • Production is a average of 8 cu meter per hour.
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Product Description

The Ritlee “Wood Pecker” Wood Shaver

Can shave logs with a diameter from 5cm to 40cm and a length of 90cm to 120cm. At full production, fully loaded, the Shaver will produce up to 8cu meters of shavings per hour.

A sturdy floating frame houses both shaving blocks allowing for adjustable shaving thickness. Wood off-cuts can also be used.

Ritlee “Wood Pecker” Technical Specifications

Ritlee Wood Pecker Wood Shaver for bedding

Ritlee “Wood Pecker” – ideal for creating bedding for chickens, horses, pigs etc

Ritlee Wood Pecker Wood Shaver Rear View

Shaving block bearings

Shaving block bearings

Shaving Block takes 4 blades

Shaving Block– takes 4 blades

Another Ritlee built wood shaver being delivered


  • Built for: Shavings for chicken, pig & equestrian industry
  • Operation: Cut logs are dragged across 2x shaving blocks working in opposite directions – can be adjusted for shaving thickness
  • Main Chassis: 1035mm (W) x 3600mm (L) x 1570mm (H0 and powder coated
  • Steel Type & Weight: Chassis: 7.6mm x 38.0mm x 5mm channel steel. Total weight: 750kg
  • Log Containing Bin: Hopper size: 470mm x 1220mm x 550mm
  • Made from: 6mm pressed steel, running on 4x double bearing steel pulleys on tracks
  • Shaving Blocks: 2x High speed – precision balanced 450mm (W) x 110mm diameter x 80mm carrier shaft with 4x shaving blades on each.
    • 4 blades used for finer chicken shavings,
    • 2 blades used for equestrian shavings
  • Shaving Thickness Setting: A sturdy floating frame houses the blocks.  This is adjustable and fixable.
  • Shaving Discharge: 1,200mm conveyer with side and back skirting for a clean operation
  • Drive: Block: Each shaving block has an 11kw Electric motor (Total 2)
  • Drive: Bin & Belt: 1x 11kw Electric motor which is also geared for correct speed to drive both
  • Cable Feed: Customer need 4 core (4mm per core) cabling ready for join up
  • Electricity Use: Each motor starts individually and uses 25 Amps at start up, then runs at average 12 Amps while doing work.
  • General: Please note unit delivered without transport wheels
  • Production: A fully loaded bin will produce 6 to 8cu meter shavings per hour
  • Electric Wiring:  All wiring is done at Ritlee’s factory. Additional 2x emergency stops fitted.
    Client needs to provide 16mm 4 core shielded 3 phase wiring to where unit will operate as this should be coupled to control box containing starters.
  • Types of Log: Shaves Wattle, Pine, Eucalyptus pre-cut between 900mm to 1200mm lengths, have a diameter of no less than 50mm and be no thicker than 400mm

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