Volkan 400 IV

The Volkan 400 IV mobile system is a medium capacity incinerator offering the complete solution for the disposal of invasive vegetation. All models in the Volkan Range are supplied with integral secondary chambers and fully conform to EU Regulations and in accordance to the Environment Agency’s requirement guidelines for the safe disposal of non-native plants.

Designed, engineered and manufactured at our Worcester production facility in the UK the Volkan 400 IV mobile system is used nationwide by professionals providing customers with an effective and proven management solution of non-native plants such as Japanese Knotweed. Classed as ‘controlled waste’ under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 many non-native plants cannot be disposed of by composting or burial. Practical to manage, the Volkan 400 IV mobile system is both biosecure and environmentally friendly. The Volkan 400 IV can also be supplied as a static model.

Ideally suited for:

  • Invasive vegetation

Machine Construction

Integral to each model in the Volkan Range is the unique Waste Spectrum monolithic casting system:

  • Ensures maximum strength and reliability in comparison to bricked linings
  • Materials expand and contract at the same rate as opposed to bricks and mortar
  • Insulating board is used to reduce heat loss
  • Maintains an even working temperature for the refractory
  • Our Stainless Anchor System maintains the integrity of the lining


  • Easy to operate – Full training provided
  • Top loading design provides easy access via a counterbalance lid
  • Additional access available via a side loading chute for continual feeding, maximising the inherent thermal efficiency of our monolithic lining
  • Temperature controlled pulse fired burners for optimal efficiency
  • Low thermal mass linings for minimal heat loss
  • PLC timer controls with automatic burner shut off function and rapid ignition pulse fired burners for low running costs
  • Burns up to 50kgs an hour
  • Can be supplied as a complete mobile system or incinerator only
  • Electrical Supply – works on a single phase 16 Amp 230-volt supply, fitted with a 3 pin round Euro plug
  • A stainless steel, single skin exhaust stack is supplied as standard

Optional Extras

  • Trailer
  • Ramps + Generator
  • Fuel tank
  • Ash Door
  • Side chute specifically designed for the ease of loading vegetation applications
  • Additional chimney sections (static model only)
  • USB Data Logger

Fuel Options

Diesel*, Kerosene*, LPG, Natural Gas and Bio Gas (*mobile only)


With its low capacity status, the Volkan 400 IV generally requires no planning permission for farm or light industrial usage however it is advised that due to the nature of this waste you should consult with your local environmental agency for guidance on their specific requirements.

Our commitment

With more than two decades of design, engineering and manufacturing at Waste Spectrum our technical and sales teams have a reputation for working hard to support each and every customer. From choosing the right model through to assisting with technical advice and ongoing day to day engineering support, we are proud to share our expertise.

Our knowledge and experience of a wide range of industries enables us to work closely at every stage of the planning and installation process.

For more information please call 01905 362100 to speak with one of our specialist teams.


All Waste Spectrum incinerators come with a *2 year warranty as standard.
*2 years or 2080 hours

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