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WM3500 Industrial Sawmill


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High Recovery from High Grade Logs

Used daily in wood processing operations all over the world, the WM3500 works great as a principal breakdown sawmill or as a supporting saw in a larger production environment, providing a high recovery rate from high grade logs.

Turn up to 40" diameter logs into boards or cants quickly with help from the bidirectional chain turner, hydraulic rollers, and heavy duty log clamp.

With a 10HP hydraulic log handling pump for fast log handling and advanced PLC setworks controls, this machine breaks down logs into cants and boards with accuracy and speed.


Standard Operation and Log Handling Features

WM3500 Headrig Joystick Controls

Setworks & Joystick Controls
Operator has full control and customized automation within easy reach.

WM3500 Headrig Wide Throat Capacity

Wide Throat Capacity
Makes short work of irregular shaped logs up to 40" in diameter.

WM3500 Headrig Dual Bidirectional Chain Turners

Dual Bidirectional Chain Turners
Quickly turn and position logs of all shapes with the dual turners.

WM3500 Headrig Dual Speed Hydraulics

Dual Speed Hydraulics
Hydraulic adjustable speed foot switch.

WM3500 Headrig Laser Sight

Laser Sight
With the built-in laser, the operator always knows where to make the first cut.

WM3500 Headrig Multifunction Log Clamp

Multifunction Log Clamp
The versatile clamp secures the log while sawing and quickly flips cants into position.

WM3500 Belted Wheels

Belted Wheels
Belted wheels come standard.

WM3500 Material Drag Back

Material Drag Back
Heavy duty metal bars help pull board back with head.

WM3500 Adjustable Bed Height

Adjustable Bed Height
Up to 8" bed height adjustment.

WM3500 3 Side Supports

3 Side Supports
Side supports stop logs when loading and support while sawing.

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30HP (22.4kW) Elec 460V/60Hz 3Ph
Length 196" (4.98m) 
Width 1.5" - 1.75" (38 - 44mm) 
Maximum Cutting Capacity
Cut Length 21' 6" (6.5m)
Cut Length (with Board Removal) 20' 3" (6.17m)
Log Diameter 40" (1m) 
Clamp Width (from stop block) 2" - 26" (50 - 660mm)
Cut Width (guide to guide)  34" (860mm) 
Cant Width (outer guide to stop block)  31" (785mm) 
Throat Height (blade to head)  13" (330mm) 
Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Output 9GPM (34LPM)
Motor 10HP (7.5kW)
Blade Wheel
Diameter 25" (635mm)
Type Belted Cast Steel (steel wheels optional)
Feed System
Head Speed (forward) 150 ft/min (46 m/min)
Head Speed (reverse) 300 ft/min (91 m/min)
Dimensions & Requirements
Length (bed only) 27' 6" (8.38m)
Length (with cab) 35' 7" (10.85mm)
Width (machine only)  9' 10" (3m) 
Width (with cable boom)  16' - 20' (4.87 - 6m) 
Height (head only)  9' 6" - 10' 3" (2.9 - 3.1m) 
Height (with cable boom)  11' 2" (3.4m) 
Bed Height  30" - 38" (760 - 965mm)
Shop Air Supply  110 psi @16.5 cfm 
Normal Power Usage  36kVa, 43kWh
Suggested Wire Size  50' (15.24m) Max
Dust Collection Port  6" (150mm)
 Weight 8,000 lbs (3,630 kg)

WM3500 Options

Air Conditioning/Heat
Bed Extensions (must be ordered with mill)
Log Deck
Log Loading Arms
Operator Cab
2 Powered Taper Rollers (up/down & forward/reverse)
Pressurized Lube Injection System
Right Side Log Loading
Incline Conveyor

Sample Sawmill System Layout