2710D Horizontal Grinder

Powerful, Compact, and Productive

2710D Horizontal Grinder


The Peterson 2710D horizontal grinder is designed for operations requiring high production and frequent moves between jobs.

The 2710D is powerful, with your choice of engines: Caterpillar Tier IV C15 580 hp (433 kW), C18 755 hp (563 kW), or optional Tier II C18 765 hp (570 kW) for export. Heavy duty and mobile, the 2710D has outstanding production throughput for a machine of this size.

The 2710D’s large feed opening can reduce a wide range of materials. Measuring 60¾ x 32 inches (153 x 81 cm), when boosted by Peterson’s high lift feed roll, the feed opening’s maximum lift of 44 inches (112 cm), is amongst the largest in its class.

The 2710D Horizontal Grinder features a large grate area that enables it to produce materials to exact specifications. Our quick-change multiple grate system makes it easy to customize grate configurations to produce a wide variety of finished materials. Grates are removed through an easy-access door on the side wall.

Triple grouser, 19¾” (50 cm) wide tracks enables better handling on hilly or rocky terrain, maximizing your productivity.

Since 1981, Peterson has specialized in the developing of delivery and processing equipment that turns low-grade organic materials into high value products.

2710D Horizontal Grinder


3-Stage Grinding Process Provides Faster Reduction

Peterson’s powerful up-turn 3-stage grinding process provides better fracturing of material and a more consistent product, giving you just the product your buyers are looking for.

The Impact Release System Protects Your Investment

Peterson’s patented Impact Release System’s air bags provides uniform grinding and protection from contaminated feedstock, a feature unique to Peterson grinders.

The Second Line of Defense: The Impact Cushion System

Urethane cushions and shear pins help protect the mill from catastrophic damage in the event of a severe impact from contaminants in the feedstock.

Use Peterson Bits and Grates for The Best Quality Product

Peterson offers a wide variety of durable, long-lasting bits and grates to enable you to produce exactly the products your customers demand.

2710D Horizontal Grinder



Operating Length
52' 11" (1612 cm)
Operating Width
9' 3" (282 cm)
Operating Height
15' 9" (480 cm)
Travel Length
40' 8" (1241 cm)
Travel Width
8' 2" (250 cm)
Travel Height
11' 1" (338 cm)
Hopper Length
12' 7" (383 cm)
Hopper Height
7' 10" (239 cm)
Front to Track Length
13' 7" (414cm)
Ground Clearance
1' 7" (48 cm)
Hopper Width
4' 10" (147 cm)


Machine Weight
Approx. 68,100 lbs (30 900 kg)
Varies depending on configuration


Caterpillar C15 Tier IV, 580 hp (433 kW)
C18 Tier IV, 755 hp (563 kW)
C15 Tier III, 580 hp (433 kW) export only
C18 Tier II, 765 hp (570 kW) export only
Fuel Tank Capacity
285 US gal (1079 L)
Main Hydraulic Tank Capacity
90 US gal (341 L)

System Controls

Peterson+ Analytics


Track Type
Triple Grouser, 18" (50 cm) wide
Travel Speed
1.0 / 2.0 mph (1.6 / 3.2 kph)
Ground Pressure
13.2 lbs/in² (91 kPa)

Feed System

5.6 yd³ (4.28 m³)
4 sections, full hopper width
Feed Conveyor Width
4' 10" (147 cm)
Feed Opening (width x height)
60" x 32" (153 x 81 cm)
60" x 44" (153 x 112 cm)
Compression Roll Diameter (tip to tip)
28” (71 cm)


Rotor Shaft Size
5" (130 mm) @ bearing, 5¾" (146 mm) @ center
10,000 fpm (3048 mpm) @ 2100 rpm (engine)
Rotor Width
59¾" (152 cm)
Rotor Diameter
32" (81 cm)
Bit Size (width x height)
2¾ x 5" (70 x 127 mm)
Number of Bits
20 Drum Rotor, 18 Pinned Rotor, 30 ASG rotor


Number of Grate Sections
Total Grate Area
21 ft² (1.95 m²)
Grate Coverage
Grate Thickness
1" (25 mm)

Discharge System

Discharge Conveyor Width
48" (122 cm)
Discharge Conveyor Height
14' 9" (451 cm)
500, 600, or 700 fpm (152, 183, or 213 mpm)

Production – C15 580 hp (per hour)

264 yd³ (201 m³)
77 tons (70 tonnes) per hour
323 yd³ (247 m³)
55 tons (50 tonnes) per hour
Actual output may vary due to moisture content, material density, material size, support equipment, and grate size. Production rates are based on grinding 50 minutes per hour.

Production – C18 755 hp (per hour)

300 yd³ (229 m³)
87.5 tons (79 tonnes)
368 yd³ (281 m³)
62.6 tons (57 tonnes)
Actual output may vary due to moisture content, material density, material size, support equipment, and grate size. Production rates are based on grinding 50 minutes per hour.

Optional Equipment

requires cross belt magnet
Magnetic Head Pulley
Cold Weather Kit
LED Work Lights
CE Certification

Specifications vary based on optional equipment and machine configuration and are subject to change without notice. Measurements are rounded to the nearest whole increment.

2710D Horizontal Grinder


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