EC-256 electric horizontal grinder with plastic balesEC-256 electric horizontal grinder with plastic bales


  • UP TO 400HP
  • 28,000lbs
  • 56" x 18" Throat Opening
  • Electric Motor

Slightly more compact than the EC-366, the EC-256 brings the same precision grinding and consistent uptime for facilities that need "Perfect In One Pass" grinding efficiency for lower volumes of raw material.

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EC-256 Electric Horizontal GrinderEC-256 Electric Horizontal Grinder

Compact and Precise

The infeed conveyor and grinding rotor on an EC-256 are 10” narrower than the EC-366, allowing it to run smoothly with less horsepower. This slight difference in size between the EC-366 and EC-256 allow us to suit the grinder to the volume and consistency of your raw materials for optimal horsepower efficiency and the same "Perfect In One Pass" precision.


Precision Grinding

The EC-256 brings the uptime and “Perfect In One Pass” precision necessary to convert steady streams of raw materials to premium products.

Simple Maintenance

The EC-256 maximizes uptime productivity with time-saving features like our hydraulic screen changer and StopWatch monitoring system.

Unmatched Adaptability

The EC grinder series is designed to seamlessly integrate with material handling equipment to provide complete processing solutions.

Rotochopper EC Series Hydraulic Start Assist

This video demonstrates how the patent-pending hydraulic start assist for Rotochopper electric grinders reduces start-up amp surges.

Quick Specs


  • Length: 25' 3"
  • Width: 7' 8"
  • Height: 8' 6"
  • Weight: approx. 24,000 lbs.

Power Supply

  • 150-400 HP electric motor
  • Solid State Soft Start
  • Dedicated hydraulic pump motor

*Dimensions for electric models do not include discharge conveyors

EC-256 grinding into truckEC-256 grinding into truck

“Our wood waste has gone from an unnecessary expense to a large part of our business. We used to pay someone to haul it off, now ground product has become 20% of our income.”

—Henk Vrugteveen, Oxford Pallet and Recyclers

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