17VS-E – Vertical Log Splitter with Electric Motor


Take your firewood splitting operation inside the building with the 17VS-E electric vertical log splitter from Wolfe Ridge!  The 17VS-E is heavy built, highway towable, and easy to use!  Powered by a 10HP single phase electric motor, the 17VS-E is quieter than its gas engine powered counterpart, and there are no emissions!  Built to last, made in the USA, all Wolfe Ridge machines are produced with top-quality materials to ensure reliable performance, day in and day out.

The 17VS-E frame is designed, cut, and welded in house.  It features a large 14 inch multi-taper wedge made from AR400 material.  With a 17 ton cylinder and 28 gallon per minute 2 stage hydraulic pump, the 17VS-E has a lightning fast cycle time of 3.4 seconds!  This means less time and effort spent on work, and more time for everything else. The Wolfe Ridge 17VS-E is loaded with features that make it the best choice in the vertical firewood splitter segment.

  • 17-ton splitting force
  • SUPER FAST 3.4 second cycle time
  • 180 degree Hydraulic log lift – lift up to 36” diameter rounds
  • Powerful 10HP single phase electric motor 
  • Easy-to-use controls – Made in USA Prince hydraulic valves
  • Sandblasted and powder coated for a tough, long lasting appearance
    • Red, Orange, Gray, or Blue as standard color options
    • Custom colors with any RAL color code for added fee
  • 1 year warranty

Whether you’re looking to split large rounds into manageable sizes, or make the perfect size firewood consistently for your most demanding clients, Wolfe Ridge has you covered.  The 17VS-E is the ultimate log splitter choice for making bundle wood or resplits in your building.  Invest in a high-quality, made in USA log splitter that delivers exceptional results every time.

Tech Specs

  • 10HP 208-230 volt single phase electric motor
  • On / off switch at operator’s position
  • Thermal overload protection for electric motor
  • 38.8 amp draw at 230 volt single phase
  • 43 amp draw at 208 volt single phase
  • 50 foot long power cord included
  • NEMA 14-50R 4 prong male plug
  • ** 3 phase motor available as an option – please contact for more info **
  • 28 GPM two-stage hydraulic pump
  • Aluminum 28 gallon hydraulic tank with cartridge return filter
  • Foot pedal controlled split action with auto return and manual override
  • Hydraulic log lift included – 180 degrees of movement
  • Hydraulic oil cooler with fan and thermostat
  • Bronze self lube slides on splitter wedge
  • In-house welded & fabricated splitter beam
  • 37 inch tall table height
  • 20 inch stroke length (optional 24 inch)
  • Easy adjustable stroke length limiter
  • OPTIONAL hydraulic powered conveyor package
    • Hydraulic height adjustment
    • Hydraulic forward and reverse
    • Mechanical 60 degree conveyor swing – fill multiple IBC totes easily!
  • Swing-away drawbar with 2 inch hitch ball coupler
  • 80 MPH recommended max towing speed
  • 13 inch rims, 24 inch radial tires, spring suspension axle
  • Dimensions:
    • Height without wheels = 94 inch
    • Height with wheels = 100 inch
    • Outside total width = 79 inch
    • Outside fender to fender width = 66 inch
    • Length with tongue folded in = 70 inch
    • Length with tongue folded out = 100 inch
  • Weight: 2400 LB


Our vertical splitters ship via partial flatbed / hotshot trucking.  If you have a freight terminal near you we can arrange freight to that location.  Or, if a semi truck / hotshot can get to your address, we can arrange delivery to your location.  You could also pick up your new machine from the closest Wolfe Ridge dealer. Check out our dealer locator.
Please note: 

  • If you have a machine shipped via partial flatbed or hotshot, you will need a piece of equipment for unloading.  Such as a forklift, tractor or skid steer with pallet forks and sufficient lifting capacity.




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