VARIOUS TYPES OF LOG SPLITTERS. In the current market you will find three types of hydraulic log splitter. The three types log splitters are manually powered, electrically powered, and gas powered. The three have different features and benefit. In this article we are going to look at the features of the three and you will choose the best among them. First of all, we are going to look at the manual log splitter. This type of a log splitter is a hydraulic jack that is laid on the inside. The log splitter has a pumping jack that causes a rod to ram or a log against the splitting edge. This happens to be a slow and an effective process on the other hand it is safe, easy to use and it is quiet. This type of log splitter does not require gasoline or electricity to operate. It is one of the most environment friendly splitter, it is compact and it can be stored easily and it can be used anywhere. This is the best option for homeowners who burn less than a cord of firewood in a year. The second type of log splitter that we can have a look at is the electric log splitter. This is also among the best log splitters to use. This type of log splitter will be appreciated by the homeowners who use two to ten pieces of wood. This type of splitter can be moved from one place to the other easily and it is easier to store. In most cases the log splitter operate using standard household currents. It is so unfortunate that this type of splitter cannot be used in remote areas not unless there is a power generator backup. They are safe to use and they are quite. In addition they don’t produce harmful toxins in the environment because they don’t burn gasoline. They are user friendly so they can be used indoors. Their productivity is dependent on several factors such as diameter of the log and the hardness of the wood. Another type of a log splitter that we are going to look at is the gas powered log splitter. It is the best to use on commercial or remote application. The log splitter is large, heavy and it requires more storage space. The log splitter can process logs that are of a large diameter quickly. The machine cannot be used indoors because it produces toxic fumes and it has a noisy generator. This type of a log splitter has a high-end price range products offer the productivity and reliability by professional and commercial operations. It is good you consider looking for a vertical or a horizontal splitter. The most preferred splitter is the vertical splitter because the user will not be required to lift heavy logs.