Wood Processing

For nearly a century, Prater Industries has offered customers machinery, parts, and services to meet various grinding and pulverizing challenges. Our processing equipment also provides key components for wood processing systems that serve agricultural, commercial, consumer, and industrial markets. 

Wood processing applications include: 

  • Filler, plywood
  • Wood paneling for cabinetry or furniture
  • Biofuel
  • Animal bedding
  • Industrial wood flour
  • Compost
  • Fire starters
  • Barbecue briquettes 
  • Other wood-based products 

Prater proudly supplies customers like Northwest Hardwoods and Crestwood Shredding Machinery with hammermills to serve their wood reduction needs. We are also working with others to install classifying impact mills that will reduce wood down to 120 mesh (125 microns). 

Wood Processing Equipment

Prater offers customizable and versatile equipment for your wood processing requirements: 

With the cost of wood and the use of scrap wood increasing exponentially in a wide variety of industries, the time it takes to achieve a return on your investment in wood processing equipment is significantly decreasing. 

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