Engineered for high volume processing, the BC2100XL bullies through wood waste up to 21”/53.3 cm in diameter. The combination of the exclusive Vermeer SmartCrush feature and two patent-pending horizontal feed rollers produce a theoretical 10,000 lbs/4,536 kg of combined pulling force. Choose from one of three Cummins diesel engine options. Add on the optional winch to lift up to 4,000 lb/1,814 kg logs directly onto the feed table.


BC2100XL Brush Chipper Video

Brush Chipper Operation and Safety Video

Features and Benefits

  • Improve productivity with the SmartFeed system, which monitors engine rpm and senses jams, automatically stopping or reversing the rollers as needed.
  • Provides operator safety with a 60.5”/153.7 cm feed table for extra distance and exclusive bottom feed stop bar system.
  • Protect your investment with a 3-year/3000-hour extended limited warranty on drum housings, cutter drums, shaft and ring-feeder hubs in addition to the 1-year/1000-hour Vermeer equipment limited warranty.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.


General Dimensions and Weights
Length - Feed Table Up, Tongue In 235 in 596.9 cm
Length - Table Down, Tongue Extended 259 in 657.9 cm
Width 95.8 in 243.2 cm
Height 116.5 in 295.9 cm
Weight - Engine Option One 14700 lbs 6667.8 kg
Tongue Weight - Engine Option One 2410 lbs 1093.2 kg
Sound Power 86 dB(A)
Engine Option One
Make and Model Tier 3 Cummins QSB 6.7 L
Number of Cylinders 6
Gross Horsepower (Maximum) 275 hp 205.1 kw
Torque (Max) 730 ft-lb 989.8 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 gal 246.1 L
Max Fuel Consumption 15.6 gph 59.1 lph
Fuel Type Low sulfur diesel
Air Cleaner Two stage dry-fleet guard opti air 1300 series
Oil Filter Spin-on
Recommended Oil API CH-4/SJ
Oil Volume with Filter 16 qt 15.1 L
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation 30 deg
Cooling Medium Liquid
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator) 7.3 gal 27.6 L
Alternator 95 amp Delco-Remy
Fan 26" (66 cm) suction
Clutch Drive Engagement Clutchless PTO
Feed System
Feed Roller Orientation Horizontal
Number of Feed Rollers 2
Feed Roller Clamp Load 3500 lbs 1587.6 kg
Feed Roller Clamp Type Hydraulic
Feed Roller Minimum Distance to Drum 10 in 25.4 cm
Feed Roller Dimension 19" (48.3 cm)
Weight of Feed Roller 972 lbs 440.9 kg
Feed Roller Dimension (Two) 11" (27.9 cm)
Number of Knives (2) 2
Motor Displacement 4.9 CID
Motor Manufacturer Eaton
Feed Speed 100 ft/min
Infeed Table Width 72 in 182.9 cm
Infeed Table Length 60.5 in 153.7 cm
Infeed Hopper Height 38.5 in 97.8 cm
Infeed Throat Capacity 40" x 24" (102 cm x 61 cm)
Pinch Point - Distance to End of Feed Table 60.5 in 153.7 cm
Distance from Feed Table to Ground 30.8 in 78.2 cm
Infeed Table Material Thickness .4 in 1 cm
Safety System
Bottom Feed Stop Bar Standard
Reset Method Green hold to run button
Four Position Feed Control Bar Standard
Positions Four positions: emergency stop, forward, neutral, and reverse
Green Hold to Run Button Standard
Drum/Disc Cutting System
Material Capacity 21 in 53.3 cm
Width 28 in 71.1 cm
Thickness .5 in 1.3 cm
Diameter 36 in 91.4 cm
Speed 1084 rpm
Weight With Shaft 1500 lbs 680.4 kg
Safety Lock - Number of Positions 4
Number of Knives 4
Knife Thickness .6 in 1.6 cm
Material A8 chipper steel
Useable Edges 2
Knife Size 5" x 14" (12.7 cm x 35.6 cm)
Number of Bolts/Knife 6
Replaceable Threaded Knife Block Yes
Number of Paddles 4
Fixture Method Weld-on
Air Flow 3600 cfm
Bedknife Size 3" x 27.5" (7.6 cm x 69.9 cm)
Bedknife - Number of Useable Edges 4
Discharge System
Chute Height 116 in 294.6 cm
Bottom Thickness .1 in 0.3 cm
Top Thickness .2 in .5 cm
Side Wall Thickness .1 in 0.3 cm
Deflector Thickness .1 in 0.2 cm
Chute Rotation Angle 270 deg
Rotation Type Hydraulic
Hydraulic System
Tank capacity 24 gal 90.9 L
Recommended Oil Type Vermeer Hy-Power 68
System Type Open center
Filtration Method 10 micron return, 100 mesh suction
Pump Flow at Maximum RPM 13 gpm 49.2 L/min
System relief pressure 2750 psi 189.6 bar
Auto Reverse PSI 2550 psi 175.8 bar
Directional Control Yes
Oil Cooler Yes
Electrical System
System Voltage 12 volts
Battery 2 - 950 CCA
Standard Gauges Tachometer, hour meter, trip meter, coolant temperature, engine oil pressure, battery voltage, engine fault code, engine shutdown light and engine fault warning light
Switches Engine speed, SmartFeed droop (non-remote only)
Controller C148
Shutdown System Coolant temperature, intake manifold temperature, oil pressure
Radio Remote Control Engine speed, discharge chute, forward, stop, reverse feed, SmartCrush down pressure level, SmartFeed droop setting and engine stop
Frame Description 2.5" x 8.75" (6.4 cm x 22.2 cm) C-channel
Toolbox Description Lockable
Tongue Description 2.5" x 4.5" x .38" (6.4 cm x 11.4 cm x 1 cm)
Tongue Extension 1" - 12" extension (2.5 cm - 30.5 cm)
Hitch Type 3 " (7.6 cm) pintle
Fender Description Bolt-on
Axle/Suspension Tandem torsion 8000 lb (3628.7 kg) capacity
Type - Option One Tandem torsion
Manufacturer - Option One Dexter
Capacity - Option One 8,000
Tires - Option One 235/75R17.5 load range J
Wheels - Option One 17.5" x 6.75" (44.5 cm x 17.1 cm) BC of 8 on 6.5" (16.5 cm)
Brake Type Electric
Trailer Light Type LED
Winch Option
Winch Relief System 1900 psi 131 bar
Winch Boom Structure Welded structure
Winch Controls Rope in and out; winch boom up and down
Winch Rope 9/16" (1.4 cm) double-braided DNEEMA Core
Rope Length 150 ft 45.7 m
Rope Line Pull 4000 lbs 1814.4 kg
Rope Choker Standard Vermeer choker design
Other Options
Special Paint Optional
Extended Warranty Optional
Preventive Maintenance Optional
Adjustable Height Discharge Chute Optional
Remote Control Optional
Hydraulic Outriggers Optional