The hydraulic felling wedge is used as an alternative to heavy wedge work in the hardwood harvest. Advantages of using the hydraulic wedge compared to classic wedge work consist of:
In vibration-free wedges - thus the risk of falling dead wood is much lower.
In the ergonomically favorable work by high Hubkräfte.Bei 40 N (about 40 kg) lifting force, a lifting capacity of about 15 t is reached. The maximum lifting capacity of approx. 28 t is reached at approx. 72 N (approx. 72 kg) of leverage.