Power Take Off

5 inch PTO Chipper/Shredder - Model SC5540B

Perfect for so many tough jobs!

Get the job done and into the truck quickly and easily with the SC5540B! Heavy-duty construction, the SC5540B PTO 3 point hitch chipper/shredder weighs 720 pounds, this means years of dependable service. The double-banded belt drive gives a more positive transfer of power.

A great machine to move from job to job, the SC5540B is the machine landscapers and golf courses trust to clean up, move debris and make mulch. A manual-feed chipper/shredder without a screen reduces plugging, especially with damp material. The 18 x .75 inch thick, 146-pound dynamically-balanced rotor is equipped with 4 reversible chipper blades and 36 shredder knives.

(*NOTE - For Use On Tractors with PTO Horsepower Ratings From 25 hp to 45 hp)

FAQFrequently Asked Questions

When do I buy a chipper powered by a tractor Power Take Off (PTO) vs. an engine-driven unit?

If you own a tractor, and you are bringing the material to a collection site, a PTO chipper is a smart economic choice.

When should I rent instead of buying a chipper?

Rent the machine if you have a very limited or unique job.

What are the tractor requirements for these chippers and chipper/shredders?

The ECHO Bear Cat 4" or 5" chippers and 5" chipper/shredders require a tractor with engine hp ranging from 25hp to 45hp. 
The ECHO Bear Cat 4.5" chippers requires a tractor with engine hp ranging from 15hp to 28hp. 
The ECHO Bear Cat 8" and 9" chippers require a tractor with engine hp ranging from 35hp to 60hp.

Will the chipper fit my tractor?

The ECHO Bear Cat chippers and chipper/shredders are designed to fit all category I three point hitches. Chipper weight and tractor hp should be taken into consideration.

When should I buy a manual feed machine?

If you have an infrequent need for a chipper and time is not a factor, a gravity feed machine will fit your needs well.

How can I get pricing information?

Your nearest dealer can provide you with product and price info. You can find your nearest dealer by accessing the dealer locator button at this link: Dealer Locator

Crary Industries, Inc. · West Fargo, ND · 800.247.7335