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Jo Beau M400 Highway

The M400 Highway™ pro-chipper has a powerful 20Hp 2 cylinder Honda GX engine equipped with an electrical start. Its distinctive (EU homologated) trailer-chassis allows you to pull the M400 Highway™ behind any vehicle anywhere. With this, a simple car licence is sufficient to transport the wood chipper anywhere in public traffic. The separate metal jerrycan avoids fire danger upon filling petrol, focussing again on the safety standard of Jo Beau.

✓ Strong trailer-wheel chassis
✓ Electrical start
✓ Low infeed hopper with wide inlet opening
✓ Very easy handling
✓ Hinged infeed hopper for an easy maintenance
✓ Unique Jo Beau drum technology™
✓ Drum ball bearings in heavy industrial version
✓ Hardened rotating knives
✓ Several practical options available


The Jo Beau® drum technology™ guarantees that branches with a diameter of 10 to 12cm - depending on the wood type - can be perfectly converted into high quality wood chips. The surprisingly wide inlet opening of 67cm was designed for an ever bigger volume side branches. The different options such as: detachable piece and high rotating discharge pipe make the M400 very appropriate for gardeners, arborists and rental companies.

All Jo Beau machines are built according to the valid European guidelines and have a CE-certificate. All machines are supplied with manuals and parts list.

Technical Specification

  • Max. recommended diameter : 100 mm (3.94 In)
  • Capacity chips (average) : 8,33 m³/h (294,17 ft³/h)
  • Processing speed (average) : 25 m/min (82 ft/min)

  • Brand & type : Honda GX630 - 2 cyl. 4-stroke
  • Power : 15,5 kW (20 Hp)
  • Drive : Petrol engine
  • Consumption : 6 L/h - 3600 RPM
  • Noise level Lw (A) : 116 dB(A)

  • Dimensions (LxWxH) : 3170 x 1400 x 1410 mm (124.80 x 55.12 x 55.51 In) (incl trailer)
  • Feed height : 1020 mm (40.16 In) (spirit level trailer)
  • Feed intake opening (LxW) : 690 x 520 mm (27.16 x 20.47 In)
  • Weight : 311 kg (685.64 Lbs) (incl trailer / gross carrying capacity 750kg (1653.46 Lbs))
  • Chipper Technology : Jo Beau Drumtechnologie™
  • Chassis / Infeed hopper / Ejector chute : Powder-coated steel
  • Knives : 2 hardened, reversable blades
  • Counter blade : 1 (4x reversable)
  • Drum transmission : Double industrial v-belt
  • Drive traction : Trailer - EU homologated
  • Fuel supply : Removable metal jerrycan 10L
  • Brakes : Trailer

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