Bandit’s largest hand-fed disc-style chipper is designed for tree service professionals regularly involved in large tree takedowns. This 18-inch capacity chipper features a large 18.5-inch by 20-inch throat opening to easily accept multiple branches and whole trees. Using Bandit’s proven Slide Box Feed System, the Model 280XP has no problem pulling in big trees, crushing limby, forked branches, or processing multiple stems at once.


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Key Features and Options

  • 345-degree rotating height-adjustable discharge chute w/ adjustable chip deflector
  • Gas or Diesel engines available
  • Hydraulic lift cylinder for top feed wheel
  • Reversing auto feed
  • Slide box feed system w/ dual horizontal feed wheels
  • Optional hydraulic bottom bump bar
  • Optional 270-degree hydraulic swivel discharge
  • Optional grapple loader
  • Optional welded HD infeed tray
  • Optional hydraulic winch
  • Optional heavy-duty "HD" version with upgraded components

Product Details

Machine weights, feed rates, and other specifications are approximate and will vary depending on options selected.
All Specifications are subject to change.

Standard Metric
Capacity 18 in 45.72 cm
Opening 20.50 in  x  18 in 52.07 cm  x  52.07 cm
Width 88 in 223.52 cm
Height 114 in 289.56 cm
Length (Open) 224 in 568.96 cm
Length (Closed) 194 in 492.76 cm
Weight 10500 lbs 4762.72 kg
Feed Rate 100 ft/min 30.48 m/min
Fuel Tank 30 gl 113.56 l
Hydraulic Tank 32 gl 121.13 l

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