FX46 Defender Excavator Forestry Mulcher


When it comes to tackling rugged right-of-ways, conquering demanding logging cleanup, or fortifying your defensible space, the FX46 Defender Forestry Mulcher stands as your ultimate ally for forestry work. This isn’t just any machine; it’s a relentless force designed to excel in the most challenging environments.

Our FX46 Defender Forestry Mulcher offers a powerful solution for land clearing and vegetation management. Whether you’re operating in the densest of forests or the toughest terrains, this mulcher is engineered to deliver exceptional performance. With its robust construction and cutting-edge technology, it can efficiently handle materials up to 10 inches in diameter.

Whether you’re a professional in the forestry industry or a landowner looking to manage vegetation effectively, the FX46 Defender Forestry Mulcher is designed to meet your demands. It’s the ideal companion for those seeking top-tier performance and relentless cutting power.

Quadco QUAD TOOTH® Cutter Knives: Easy to change 2” knives. Rotatable steel alloy.
True Shaft Technology: An electronically balanced cutter drum with serviceable hubs to ensure straight shafts that run smooth for years.
16-inch Cutter Drum: Large cut diameter for high productivity
Hydraulic Direct Drive: No belt or tensioners.
Tool Station Options: Compatible with steel, carbide and planer teeth.
Cuts Material Up to 10”: Heavy brush, vines, trees.
Dual Re-Cutter Bars: Help prevent jams and cut material multiple times for fine mulching.
Engineered for Mid to Large sized Excavators: Only 35 GPM hydraulic flow required.
Inner and Outer Dual Wire Guard: Protect bearings from wire, rope or vines as well as dust from mulching.
Heavy Duty Bearing Housing: Spherical roller bearings precisely placed in a grease filled housing for long life Large volume grease bath for longer service intervals and cooler operation.
Extra-Strength Thumb Saddle: Serrated edge works with excavator thumb to grab and remove debris or obstacles.
Integrated Spin-Down Manifold: Provides crash and motor protection for severe operation.
Heavy Plate Access Panels: Easy maintenance and long service life.
Hoses and Couplers: 100” Hydraulic hoses and flat face couplers are complementary.
The FX46 Defender Forestry Mulcher is a robust fixed-tooth brush cutter that delivers exceptional performance. Weighing in at 2,300 pounds, this mulcher is designed to excel on the standard thumb circuit of mid to large sized excavators in the 25,000 to 68,000 lb range. Equipped with Quadco cutter knives featuring four positions, the FX46 effortlessly tackles a wide range of tasks. It can efficiently mulch trees up to 10 inches in diameter, making it ideal for heavy-duty forestry work. In addition to handling larger trees, it excels at processing vines, grasses, and other vegetation with ease. The FX46 Defender Forestry Mulcher is engineered to excel in dense, challenging environments, effortlessly clearing right-of-ways, handling logging cleanup, and creating defensible spaces. Its exceptional design and performance make it a powerful ally for your forestry work, delivering outstanding results with every use.
Power Unit Size 25,000 - 68,000 lbs.
Cutting Width 46"
Overall Width 79"
Weight 2,300 lbs.
Number of Knives 25 Quadco 2"
Knife Options Steel, Carbide, and Planer
Hydraulic Flow Req 35-70 GPM
Hydraulic Pressure Req 4,500 PSI
Cutter RPM 1,800 - 2,200
Brush Capacity 10"
Motor Type Variable Piston

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