Wood chipping, Hastings
Wood chipping is a process in which wood chips are made from cutting larger wood pieces. These larger pieces range from felled trees to branches and stumps.
Wood chips can be used for a number of applications and are commonly seen throughout or daily environments. These uses range from being used as a source of fuel for engines and generation of power, to being used as alternative material for children's playground surfaces.
A wood chipper is a machine used to create these smaller pieces of wood from larger pieces. These typically can last between 5 and 7 years as these are made from the inner, softer parts of the tree. In comparison, chips created from the bark of the tree can last up to 10 years.
Wood chipping has some great uses and this process have been know to have many positive and negative environmental effects.
Tree Surgeons in Hastings and afar use this process with felled trees and within the grounds maintenance services.