The log splitters are very much useful in craft and wooden works mostly to construct the log floors. A manual work with axes will not be very productive because of the huge competition in the commercial market. So the work can be finished in the stipulated time. The log splitters are available in different varieties. They are different by the way they are powered. If it is a manual operated one means, it is a hydraulically operated. The components are very easy to operate and very few components will be available. So it is repaired, it can be made work easily. You don’t need a technical person to do it.
The hydraulic or manually operated log splitters are very simple in construction. They don’t have more components to confuse us. Assume a hydraulic jack of screw type and the ram or piston of the jack is fitted with an axe type of saw. When you push or rotate the screw of the jack, the wedge moves against the wood and split it nicely. Every splitter has its own pros and cons. This one is very cheap and can be easily carried to any remote place. The store required to keep is requirement of small space. But the work required to rotate the screw is very high. So the work output or number of woods sliced per hour is very small. This will be based on the cycle time. The best log splitters are specified by the size of the wood it can handle. These hydraulic jacks can conveniently cut ten inch size woods easily.
When you do commercial work with this hydraulic log splitter makes you go tired easily. These are very best when you are free to do this kind of stuff for entertainment. These are very cheap but if you can spend a few more dollars, you can purchase the electrically driven log splitter which is very much best log splitter for commercial work. This one has an electric motor capacity of little horse power which drives the hydraulic ram and split the logs very nicely. This can cut the woods up to twenty inch diameter logs. But the only problem is it requires the electric power. This you cannot expect in the remote areas. So you need to purchase a diesel generator along with it. These log splitters can be conveniently operated at the house electricity itself.
These electric log splitters are very best for the cold regions where electric current will not be available in the deep forest area. They will be operated by the diesel generator. These two are easily towed to the forest are to clear out the fallen trees on the road side. Within few hours, the trees would be sliced out. These splitters are very carefully handled like heavy machines. A slight mistake makes cause your life. Frequently maintaining it is very much important. The electric motor may not create enough rpm due to various reasons that is to be maintained in order to achieve the best performance.