WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter – Product Review
There are many varieties of electric log splitters in the market, but for this review we will be looking specifically at the WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter.
The WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter runs off regular house power and is lightweight and easy to operate by most family members with proper instruction.
Being electric and not gas, the WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter is mobile, safe and quiet enough to operate indoors should weather be a deterrent to splitting wood outdoors.
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WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter
The WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter is built sturdy and forceful. This electric wood splitter has heavy gauge welded steel handles and a powerful 2 hp 15 amp motor which can apply up to 12,000 lbs of force for the tougher wood splitting jobs.
The WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter can cut wood logs up to 20.5 Inch in length and 10 Inches in diameter, with an automatic push plate and a separate valve and pump. If you have wood logs that are larger than the required maximum of the WEN splitter, you would first need to manually split it down to the allowed size – To do this, you may consider looking at our review of the Fiskars 7884 X27 36 Inch Super Splitting Axe.
Being electric, the WEN 56206 6-Ton Log Splitter has no requirement for oil, gas or batteries. Just plug in this convenient splitter and away you go. The logs are pushed into a 4.5 Inch wedge by a 4″ x 4″ push plate and 15-1/2 Inch ram, splitting the wood swiftly and without harmful exhaust fumes.
While offering power and mobility, the WEN electric splitter has not compromised safety. The WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter is designed to be operated with the two hands. The removal of a hand moves the ram to it’s starting position making operation safer to use by keeping the hands away from the wedges and the ram.
This splitter is not all brute force. The WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter comes with comfort-grip handles and 6″ tires to easily transport to your work area when necessary.
The WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter is CSA approved, and comes with a two years WEN warranty and AW32 hydraulic oil to fill it with.
WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter has the product dimensions of about 95.2×29.2×45.7 cm. The weight of this 6 ton electric log splitter is 45.4 kilograms with the length of about 95.2 cm. The width of this electric splitter is 29.2 cm and the height is approximately 45.7 cm.
WEN 56206 6-Ton Electric Log Splitter from Amazon, has free shipping with delivery within a week after the order confirmation. The price of this splitter is about CDN$ 289.99.