Drum Mulcher
Compact Excavator Attachment

Drum Mulcher
Compact Excavator Attachment

Bobcat drum mulchers for compact excavators are the ideal attachment for clearing trees and heavy brush along roadsides, riverbanks and other hard-to-reach areas.  

  • Mulch heavy brush, overgrowth and trees up to 5 inches thick 
  • Three models available: 28-inch 28DMX, 36-inch 36DMX and 50-inch 50DMX 
  • Available for excavators ranging from 4 tons to 8 tons, with performance carefully tuned to match the flow and pressure of your excavator  
  • Axial piston hydraulic motors help optimize rotor speed and torque for maximum productivity 

Features & Benefits

Top Tasks

Clear trees and brush for:  

  • Utility line and right-of-way maintenance  
  • Site preparation  

How It Works

  • The excavator must have a fully enclosed cab and a case drain kit installed to operate this attachment.    
  • Teeth on a horizontal rotating drum rip through standing trees and thick brush, turning the material into a bed of mulch.  

Required Components

  • Case Drain Kit  

Options & Accessories

MX Poly Window Kit  

The polycarbonate window kit is recommended for use with the new drum mulcher attachments. The polycarbonate window guard mounts to the front of the cab structure to restrict debris from contacting the cab’s front glass window. The poly window kit allows the front window to be rolled up or closed during operation. Once installed, the window kit can be easily removed and reinstalled using four mounting pins.     

The poly window kit is compatible with the following excavator models:  



Compatible Models


MX Drum Mulcher - 28"
MX Drum Mulcher - 36"
MX Drum Mulcher - 50"
Operating Weight
770 lb
850 lb
1050 lb
23.2 in
23.2 in
23.2 in
39 in
44 in
58 in
26 in
26 in
26 in
Cutting Width
28 in
36 in
50 in
Tree Diameter: Occasional Removal
5 in 
5 in 
5 in 
Drum Speed
2,700 rpm
2,700 rpm
2,700 rpm


WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust (including diesel engine exhaust when equipped), lead and lead compounds, mineral oils, soots, phthalates, and carbon monoxide which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Certain specification(s) are based on engineering calculations and are not actual measurements. Specification(s) are provided for comparison purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Specification(s) for your individual equipment will vary based on normal variations in design, manufacturing, operating conditions, and other factors.