We have a great selection of log splitters available for hire nationwide. These efficient machines allow you to split large volumes of logs with minimal time and effort. Able to cut wooden trunks into measured and equal pieces, wood splitters have commercial and domestic applications. They are ideal for making garden clearing more manageable, and they are perfect for cutting firewood. They can also be used for resizing logs so that they can be used to make furniture and more.
We have 2 types of log splitters available. The electric log splitters are 240v machines with a 14 second cycle speed for dealing with large quantities quickly. They have an adjustable wedge for different log sizes and a 2 speed cylinder for increased rate depending on the type of wood you want to split. The petrol log splitters can cut wood of up to 450mm high, and they can accommodate logs of any width. Both machines use a powerful hydraulic cylinder to split wood effectively.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it worth getting a log splitter?
If you’re going to be reliant on firewood or simply have a lot of logs you’d like to split then a log splitter is a great choice, you’ll be much less fatigued compared to using an axe.
How many tons is a good log splitter?
A 10 ton unit will be perfect for 6 inch hardwood, you can get away with something smaller for softwood.
Are hydraulic log splitters any good?
Hydraulic log splitters tend to be a lot more powerful than kinetic ones and thus can split bigger logs.
Is it best to split logs wet or dry?
Dry would is generally easier to split than wet. Dry wood contains less moisture, so there is less resistance when splitting
What is a good cycle time for a log splitter?
Most hydraulic splitters will have cycle times between 10 and 20 seconds, this should be more than fast enough for most people.