Westcon are the UK agents for the Lasco range of heaters and dryers. Lasco are an innovative family company based in Austria whose expertise grew out of the hay drying field during the last 20 years.
Wood heating and drying may seem novel in the UK but it is normal in Austria. Lasco produce a unique range of mobile biomass wood chip heaters from 150 kW up to 750 kW. The self contained heaters can be offloaded, hooked up to a 3 phase electric supply and working within 15 minutes.
With a wood fuel supply costing less than 50% of oil or gas they offer a great alternative to conventional gas or diesel heaters for short to medium term heating or drying applications. In deed if you have your own wood supply you could cut fuel costs by 90%.
Typical applications include: grain drying, hay drying , hop drying, wood chip drying, workshop heating, chicken sheds, any sort of space heating.
Lasco also manufacture a very clever patented cone log splitter. This provides an economical solution for splitting oversized timber and wood stumps. With 7 models in the range and no need for a rotator, the splitters can be fitted on 360 excavators from 1.5 tonnes to 30 tonnes and also tractors, trailors or telehandlers.
Lasco have been constructing and selling high quality machines since 1987. Lasco headquarters are based in Lochen, near Salzburg, Austria where they have more than 50 employees manufacturing their machines.