FS500 Dual Action 42-Ton Commercial Log Splitter
High-production, commercial log splitter with bi-directional wood splitting, 630cc Honda gas engine, 4.5 second cycle time, 42 tons of force, 3-way wedge, log lift, and firewood production up to 3 cords/hr.
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The FS500 log splitter is a powerful, high-production wood splitter ideal for commercial wood splitting operations without the high cost investment of a firewood processor.
Powered by a Honda 630cc gas engine, the FS500 makes splitting wood simple with the ability to produce firewood up to 3 cords per hour from logs up to 24” long. With the standard bi-directional push block, 4.5 second cycle time, 42 tons of splitting force, and 2-stage hydraulic pump at 28 GPM, the FS500 can split wood at double the rate of one-directional log splitters.
Built to last, the FS500 features a heavy-duty, tube-in-tube steel frame which makes it three-times the weight of comparable wood splitters. The standard trailer makes the FS500 completely portable and road ready with a 2,200 lb torsion axle, stabilizing hitch, and LED lights for towing. The ergonomically designed deck level is 12” (305mm) higher than comparable splitters to provide a comfortable working height for the operator and the convenient operator panel allows simple, intuitive left/right controls for the log splitter and up/down controls for the log lift. The log lift is conveniently positioned on the operator’s side for fast and simple loading of logs by a single operator.
To prepare for splitting, logs are loaded manually or with the log lift. Once a log is loaded, the bi-directional push block is engaged by pushing the hydraulic lever to the right or left to push the log through one of two standard 3-way wedges (4-way, 5-way, and 5-way bundle wedges optional). With the first pass, the lower portion of the log is split into rectangular firewood for easy stacking, while the upper portion of the log is moved on the opposite side of the push block to finish splitting. Split material is automatically moved and sorted through one of two slotted extra-wide wing trays on either side of the operator.
Built in the USA, the FS500 log splitter ships on a single pallet and can be assembled in minutes with only seven bolts to secure before operation. With a 1-year warranty, the FS500 is backed by the same legendary service, quality and safety features shared by the rest of the family of Wood-Mizer wood processing equipment.
- Bi-directional splitting
- Honda gas 630cc engine
- 42 ton splitting force
- 28 GPM, 2-stage hydraulic pump
- Up to 3 cords/hour production
Double Your Production
Bi-directional push block increases production up to two times more than one directional splitters.
Unique design of 3,4, & 5-way splitting wedges produce accurate and consistent pieces with no need for re-splitting.
Comfortable and Convenient
Extra wide wing trays collect split pieces while keeping them at working height for stacking or bundling.
Ready to Work
Heavy duty, tube -in-tube steel frame, and three-times the weight of standard log splitters.
Log lift conveniently positioned on the operator's side for fast and simple loading by a single operator.
Save Your Back
Ergonomically-designed deck level 12" higher than comparable splitters.
Shipped on a single (88" x 60") pallet and assembled in minutes with only 7 bolts to secure before operation.
4" Tall Wedge Options
The veteran-owned and operated MB Tree and Landscape in Sturgis, South Dakota was established in 2010 by Matt King. As the business expanded, Matt found that he could receive up to five times more profit by producing firewood and lumber instead of selling raw timber from the trees he removed. By adding these wood products to his business, the tree service has grown from one man with a pickup truck into a full scale operation with half a dozen employees providing tree removal, firewood, lumber, and seasonal services to clients throughout western South Dakota.
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|Operational Footprint||139" (front to back) x 177" (wide) x 47" (high)|
|Maximum Log Length||24"|
|Optimum Log Diameter||24"- 26"|
|Production Rate** (cords/hr)||2-3|
|Cycle Time (sec)||4.5|
|Splitting (tons/psi)||42 Ton / 3,000psi|
|Engine Type/Size||Honda Gas/630 cc|
|Pump (gpm)||2 Stage - 28GPM|
|Hydraulic Tank Capacity (gal)||20 (System Capacity 25)|
|Cylinder Size||5" (6" Optional)|
|Frame Construction||Tube-in-tube steel|
|3-Way Wedge (4" h)||Standard|
|4-Way Wedge (4" h)||Optional|
|5-Way Wedge (4" h)||Optional|
|5-Way Bundle Wedge (3.5" h)||Optional|
|Shipping Pallet||88" x 60"|
Load the wood to be split.
Position wood for first pass.
Engage hydraulic lever to push wood through the wedge.
Second pass removes additional pieces off of the bottom.
Additional pass splits remaining pieces.
Rectangular firewood for easy stacking.