Making The jump from a splitter to a processor. When is the right time?
When you need to increase your volume of firewood or you long for faster, easier and more ergonomic way to make firewood, it might be the right time for you to make the jump from a log splitter to a modern and efficient firewood processor.
Increasing the volume of firewood
Growing your business is of course good news and it means increased customer base and demand. When your business is growing and you are ready to take the next step to increase your volume of firewood, it is definitely a time to consider making the jump from a log splitter to a modern and efficient firewood processor.
Many of the happy Hakki Pilke customers have upgraded a log splitter to an efficient firewood processor. For example our customer Splinta's Firewood, from New Zealand made 150 m3 of wood (40 cord) in a year with small splitter. When they decided to purchase Hakki Pilke 43 Pro, it helped them to increase their volume to 450 m3 of wood (125 cord). Now they new annual target is 1000 m3 and they are planning to grow their business even more with new investments. With Hakki Pilke 43 Pro, year around efficient production can easily be more than 5 000 m3 (1 400 cord). Read more about Splinta’s Firewood story and future plans.
If you are about to grow your firewood sales or even start a new firewood business, check out our blog post How to start a firewood business. It gives some valuable insight on how to organize a firewood business and create a firewood business plan. Also our blog How to promote your firewood businesss? may help you to gain new customers, increase customer satisfaction and keep the demand steady through the year.
Fast, easy and ergonomic way to make firewood
Need to increase the volume of firewood is not the only reason to make the jump from a log splitter to a modern firewood processor. One of the main purposes to own a firewood processor is to avoid excess manual labor and increase productivity of your operation. The firewood processor helps you to make the process easier, faster and more ergonomic.
So, wouldn't it be great if you could make firewood for the fireplace and oven quickly and effortlessly and you wouldn't need to swing a heavy axe? The modern firewood processors are not only for big businesses and can also be a huge help for home and part time users. Many models available are suitable for shared use and therefore affordable option also for home and part time users.
For example the Hakki Pilke Raven 33 is a reliable and easy-to-use firewood processor with minimal need for maintenance that makes the use of machine cost-efficient. The features of the Raven 33 firewood processor make it a perfect fit for shared use.
Modern saw machines are incredibly efficient compared to a chainsaw. This means that the work of cutting the logs separately is completely eliminated and the machine does the job at the same time as splitting.
Our Hakki Pilke Pro series machines have the patented AC 10 automatic chain tensioning which responses to distinct customer needs. AC 10 automatic chain tensioner keeps the chain in optimal tension at all times which increases the life of a chain and guide bar significantly and improves the cutting speed.
Are you interested in upgrading to firewood processor? Read our guide How to choose the right firewood processor for your needs?
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