2015 (15 in.) Apache

140 HP John Deere

Drum Style Wood Chipper

J.P. Carlton 2015 Apache Wood Chipper

15″ Capacity Drum Style Chipper

The J.P. Carlton 2015 Apache chipper shares many of the quality design features of its bigger brother – the 2518 – while coming in a smaller, lighter, more compact size.

Aggressive feeding is handled by the exclusive long arm pivot top feed roller. This long arm pivot design keeps the top feed roller close to the drum with a lift path that closely matches the contour of the drum – minimizing the dead space and “hang ups.” The dual feed wheels are powered by three hydraulic drive motors working on two independent circuits to further maximize pulling power.

The 2015 Apache utilizes J.P. Carlton’s exclusive Air Vortex Control to channel and accelerate discharge air, giving the 2015 high discharge velocities and great chip throwing power.

Innovative Features

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SpecificationsFeaturesManuals & Literature
General
Weight 6820 Pounds
Length 211 inches
Height 100 inches
Tires 235/75R17.5 Ld Rng H 4805 # @125 PSI
Axle Dexter Torflex 10,000 Pound Cap
Brakes Electric with Breakaway Switch
Hitch Five Inch Height Adjustable Pintle
Fuel Capacity 25 Gallons
Battery 29 HVD 950 CCA
Jack Stand 10000 # Cap Screw Type Swing Up
Engine Options
Manufacturer John Deere
Number of Cylinders Four
Bore 4.19 Inches (106 mm)
Stroke 5.0 Inches (127 mm)
Displacement 276 Cubic Inches (4.5L)
Maximum RPM 2400 RPM
Horsepower 140HP
Torque 367 Ft Lbs (498 NM)
Cooling Medium Liquid Water/Antifreeze Mixture
Air Cleaner Two Stage Dry Type
Oil Filter Full Flow Spin On
Oil Capacity 13 Quarts
Oil Type John Deere
Electrical 12 Volt
Gauges Powerview
Clutch Twin Disk 11 ½” Over Center
Bearings
Drum Bearings 2 15/16 inches Tapered Roller
Feed Roller Bearings 2 7/16 inches Tapered Roller
Drum Shaft 3 ½ inches
Feed Roller Shaft 2 inches
Chipper Drum
Drum Diameter 24 inches
Drum Width w/Fans 27 inches
Disk Balance Precision High Speed Balanced
Drum Speed 2000 RPM Nominal
Number of Knives 2
Knife Dimensions 10 ½” x 5 ½” x 5/8″
Anvil 2″ x 20 1/8″ x ½” AR400
Drum Fans 12 ¼” x 2 ½” x 6 ¾”
Cutting Dimensions
Throat Opening 15″ x 20″
Hydraulic System
Hyd Pump Displacement 1.5 in cu/rev total from 2 pumps
Hyd Pump Drive System Direct Drive off Engine Mount
Flow 16 GPM Total Tandem Systems
System Relief 2500 PSI
Oil Tank Capacity 18 Gallons
Oil Type AW32
Valve DO5 Electric Solonoid
Hose 16,000 PSI Burst – Exceeds SAE 100R2
Oil Filter 10 Micron Return with Suction Strainer
Drive System
Engine Sheave 4/5V9.25
Jackshaft Sheave 4/5V11.80
Drive Belt 4/5V1120
Cutter Head Shaft 3 ½ inches
Feed System
Feed Motors 46 In Cu Top Two 32 In Cu Bottom
Flow Separate Systems for Top/Btm Feed
Hydraulic Drive Live – Driven off engine
Autofeed Reversing, Digital, Fully Adjustable
Feed Rate 110 Feet Per Minute
Feed Rollers Top: 15 ¾” Dia Bottom: 10 ½” Dia
Springs Two 30″ Tight Wound Powder Coated
Feed Pivot Bearings Two 2″ Tapered Roller
Lift Cylinders Two 2″ x 16″ with 1″ attachments
Discharge Crank Adjustable Swivel and Height
Frame
Main Trailer Tongue 3″ x 6″ with 3/8″ wall
Main Trailer Frame 2″ x 6″ with ¼” wall
Telescoping Tongue N/A
Engine Channel Mnts 4″ Channel with 5/16″ web
Infeed Chute 3/16″ with 2″ x 2″ x ¼” tube frame
Infeed Tray 3/16″ Plate w/2″ x 2″ and 2″ x 4″ Tube
Folding Tray Lock N/A
Discharge Chute 12 gauge
Discharge Lock ¾” Spring Loaded Pin
Fuel Tank High Density Polyethylene
Hydraulic Tank 3/16″ Steel w/baffles, spring and rubber mounted
Battery Box 10 gauge – lockable
Fenders 3/16″ checker plate
Feeder Bar 1 ½” OD x 1/8″ wall – removable
Radiator Guards N/A
Light Brackets 3/16″ with hidden wiring
Hitch Plate ¾” Plate adjustable 5″ Up/Down
DUE TO CONTINUOUS DESIGN IMPROVEMENTS
CONSULT FACTORY PRIOR TO ORDERING 1-800-243-9335.
  • Massive 15 ¾” Top Feed Wheel pulls in the logs and brush with ease.
  • Three Hydraulic Feed Motors provide the most pulling power available.
  • LED Taillights mounted high on the infeed out of harm’s way. The 2015’s taillights have heavy-duty covers for extra protection. Wiring is loomed and soldered for added protection and weather resistance.
  • Massive 20″ x 15″ Throat Opening is the largest in its class and easily handles the largest tops.
  • Rigid 3/8″ Feed Table resists bending under the day-to-day stresses of chipping.
  • Dual Lift and Crush Cylinders provide crushing power when necessary and allow easy access to the anvil. Mounting these dual lift cylinders low on the sides allows for a full 360-degree chute rotation.
  • Tandem Hydraulic System provides hydraulic fluid independently to each feed wheel. This system ensures the most power at all times to the feed system. By running this system directly off the engine, all hydraulic functions are available without engaging the drum.
  • Optional Hydraulic Winch gets the big material to the chipper.
  • Heavy-Duty 1½” Feeder Bar
  • Hand Crank Swivel Discharge quickly and easily allows the operator to fill the largest capacity chip trucks corner to corner, or direct the chips to a precise place on the lot.
  • Hand Crank Height Adjustable Discharge Chute allows the operator to quickly adjust the discharge perfectly for any truck.
  • 14 Ply Rated Heavy-Duty Tires
  • Long Arm Pivot Design allows the feed wheel to easily and smoothly open over the largest butt ends.

Product Manuals

Model Version Date PDF Description
2015 Series (15-inch) Wood Chipper October 2010 100610 – pdf – 8.9 MB

Previous Manuals

Model Version Date PDF Description
2015 Series (15-inch) Wood Chipper January 2010 010410 – pdf – 8.8 MB

Product Literature

Model PDF Description
2015 Series (15-inch) Wood Chipper pdf – 1.5 MB

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