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Basic Model Information

  • Manufacturer:
    Vermeer
  • Model:
    BC1500 Tier 4

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Additional Info

GENERAL
Length: 179" (454.7 cm)
Height: 104" (264.2 cm)
Width: 86" (218.4 cm)

CAPACITIES/ELECTRICAL
Fuel tank: 45 gal (170.3 L)
Max hydraulic flow: 5.5 gpm (20.8 L/min)
DEF tank: 5 gal (18.9 L)
Lights: LED front, rear, side, brake and taillights

CHASSIS/BRAKES
Frame: .25" (6.4 mm) Z channel, 7" (17.8 cm)
Tires: LT 285/75R16 LR E
Axle/Suspension: Torsion

CUTTING SYSTEM
Drum speed: 2050 rpm
Drum cutting diameter: 23.8" (60.5 cm)
Drum thickness: .4" (10.2 mm)
Knives: 2 knives - .625" x 5" x 8" (1.6 cm x 12.7 cm x 20.3 cm)
Engagement system: Automotive-style clutch

FEED SYSTEM
Chipping capacity: 15" (38.1 cm)
Infeed opening height: 18.25" (46 cm)
Infeed opening width: 15.75" (40 cm)
Feed roller orientation: Vertical
Feed table height: 32" (81.3 cm)
Max feed speed: 125 fpm (38.1 m/min)
Feed roller diameter: 20.9" (53.1 cm)

DISCHARGE SYSTEM
Discharge height: 104" (264.2 cm)
Degree of rotation: 270°

ENGINE OPTION ONE
Make/Model: Cummins QSF3.8L Tier 4 Final
Gross horsepower: 130 hp (97 kW)
Max torque: 360 ft-lb (488.1 Nm)
Fuel type: Diesel
Number of cylinders: 4
Weight without winch: 7320 lb (3320.3 kg)
Tongue weight without winch: 1100 lb (498.9 kg)
Weight (with winch): 7800 lb (3538 kg)

ENGINE OPTION TWO
Make/Model: PSI 5.7L gasoline - 165 hp (123 kW)
Number of cylinders: 8
Gross horsepower: 165 hp (123 kW)
Torque: 300 ft-lb (406.8 Nm) @ 1600 rpm
Fuel tank capacity: 45 gal (107.3 L) steel fuel tank
Fuel type: Gasoline
Recommended oil: API "for gasoline engines"
Oil volume with flter: 5 qt (4.7 L)
Coolant capacity (engine and radiator): 5 gal (18.9 L)
Alternator: 70 amp
Fan: 18.75” (47.6 cm) suction
Weight without winch: 6960 lb (3157 kg)
Tongue weight with winch: 1020 lb (462.7 kg)
Weight (with winch): 7360 lb (3338 kg)

OPTIONS
Tree Commander remote control
Extended warranty
Special paint
Planned maintenance
Vermeer Confdence Plus asset protection program
Winch
Hydraulic chute rotate
06/18.1.5k

ENGINE OPTION THREE
(LESSER REGULATED EMISSION COUNTRIES)
Make/Model: John Deere 4045H Tier 3
Gross horsepower: 125 hp (93 kW)
Max torque: 355 ft-lb (481.3 Nm)
Fuel type: Diesel
Number of cylinders: 4
Contact your local Vermeer dealer for engine availability in your region.

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