THE TOMCAT DIFFERENCE

A TOMCAT representative will be in or near your area to
ensure the ultimate after sales service and support

TOMCAT is currently the only manufacturer with 10” and 15” trailers that are built standard on SABS approved trailers

TOMCAT chipper drums, shafts, chipper housing and all the hard working components on the machine have been designed bigger and stronger to ensure durability and reduce downtime

We offer a fully stocked parts store to ensure that we minimize downtime for our clients. All our parts are locally sourced so the spares are easy to come by. Should you not be able to get the part from us you can get it at the supplier and vice versa. We will ALWAYS have spares of all our current units in the field

Free delivery to your premises anywhere in South Africa

We will supply training to your entire crew covering the safety, operational and maintenance aspects of our wood chippers upon delivery

THE TOMCAT DIFFERENCE

A couple of reasons that should give you peace of mind as you consider becoming part of the TOMCAT family:

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    A TOMCAT representative will be in or near your area to ensure the ultimate after sales service and support

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    TOMCAT is currently the only manufacturer with 10” and 15” trailers that are built standard on SABS approved trailers

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    TOMCAT chipper drums, shafts, chipper housing and all the hard working components on the machine have been designed bigger and stronger to ensure durability and reduce downtime

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    We offer a fully stocked parts store to ensure that we minimize downtime for our clients. All our parts are locally sourced so the spares are easy to come by. Should you not be able to get the part from us you can get it at the supplier and vice versa. We will ALWAYS have spares of all our current units in the field

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    Free delivery to your premises anywhere in South Africa

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    We will supply training to your entire crew covering the safety, operational and maintenance aspects of our wood chippers upon delivery

TOMCAT CHIPPERS are proudly manufactured in South Africa since 2009 and are tailor-made for African conditions. We specialize in the manufacturing of gravity-feed & hydraulic-feed wood chippers in the 100mm to 375mm capacity range.

We pride ourselves in the reliability, simplicity and durability of TOMCAT CHIPPERS and after sales service and support is the cornerstone of our brand.

All drive components fitted to TOMCAT CHIPPERS are sourced from local suppliers with established and reliable dealer networks throughout South Africa such as BMG, BARLOWORLD, BURQUIP and YAMAHA. This assures that all spare parts are available from TOMCAT CHIPPERS or from these local dealers.

TOMCAT CHIPPERS ……the leader in the pack!

Chipping fibrous palm fronds, reeds & grapevines with ease!

Download article as PDF Palms are one of the most popular trees in Southern Africa especially along the coastal towns of our country. Worldwide there are more than 2600 different palm species and most of them only occur in tropical climates. They are relatively easy growing, don’t require too much water, can withstand gale force…

Happy Easter from all of us

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. – Desmond Tutu – During this difficult and uncertain time we would like to wish all our clients and our TOMCAT family a blessed and joyful Easter! We hope you will feel encouraged and hopeful, stay connected to your loved…

Understanding and controlling alien vegetation in South Africa

Download PDF version What is alien vegetation? Alien vegetation is plants and trees that are native in another country and came over to our country where they settled between our indigenous vegetation. Some alien vegetation was brought to South Africa centuries ago intentionally as these plants possess many beneficial properties: they make great timber, are…

The Basics About Compost

Download article as PDF Defining compost Compost in its simplest form is a recycling process where organic matter such as wood, vegetable scraps and leaves which is regarded as waste, is decomposed and turned into a product rich in nutrients that feeds the soil. Compost is the product created through a natural process where organic…

Great demand for effective Stone Crushers in agricultural sector

At Tomcat Chippers we are always looking for ways to improve our clients’ productivity. During 2019 we invested a lot of time in doing market research and meeting with grain farmers, which convinced us that there’s a need for a tractor-driven stone crusher to assist farmers in their fields. First stone crusher for Tomcat So…

Our first 3m Compost Turner

We experienced another first at the TOMCAT factory when successfully completed our very first TOMCAT Model WN3000CT and delivered it to its new owner in KZN! It was in the middle of 2019 when we reached an agreement with Wikkelnick to start with the manufacturing of his compost turners. The compost turner is Wikkelnick’s own…

FAE Stone Crusher impresses

We visited a client several weeks ago who uses a FAE Stone Crusher Model STC/DT200. This is an absolute monster of a stone crusher and what it does is simply amazing. It is impressive to see this unit breaking rocks of 300mm in diameter and as deep as 200mm in the ground down to pieces…

How to make “Boskos”!

Download article as PDF – English / Afrikaans Using encroaching bush/ alien vegetation for livestock feed Every year when a drought approaches an area or as the drought gets worse, terms such as “Bos-tot-Kos”, “Boskos” and Bushfeed get thrown around regularly. We have been hearing them every day in places like Namibia, Botswana and parts…

Biomass Day at Otjiwa Safari Lodge

TOMCAT Chippers attended the Biomass Technology Expo 2019 in Namibia with our dealer JDE Agri. The event was held at Otjiwa Safari Lodge just outside Otjiwarongo on the 9th of August. The biomass day was extremely well organised by the Namibia Biomass Industry Group. There were more than 120 exhibitors and over 1500 visitors. Due to the…

Our First Tracked Wood Chipper!

It was another first for TOMCAT Chippers last week: we successfully built our first ever mobile track wood chipper! A few days ago the Model 250 AFE tracked wood chipper was delivered to an extremely happy client in Limpopo, who is particularly pleased with the efficiency and performance of the unit. But why would one…

FAE Stone Crusher impresses

We visited a client several weeks ago who uses a FAE Stone Crusher Model STC/DT200. This is an absolute monster ...
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How to make “Boskos”!

Download article as PDF - English / Afrikaans Using encroaching bush/ alien vegetation for livestock feed Every year when a ...
Continue Reading

Biomass Day at Otjiwa Safari Lodge

TOMCAT Chippers attended the Biomass Technology Expo 2019 in Namibia with our dealer JDE Agri. The event was held at ...
Continue Reading

Our First Tracked Wood Chipper!

It was another first for TOMCAT Chippers last week: we successfully built our first ever mobile track wood chipper! A ...
Continue Reading

Chipping fibrous palm fronds, reeds & grapevines with ease!

April 22, 2020

Download article as PDF Palms are one of the most popular trees in Southern Africa especially along the coastal towns of our country. Worldwide there are more than 2600 different palm species and most of them only occur in tropical climates. They are relatively easy growing, don’t require too much water, can withstand gale force…

Continue Reading

Happy Easter from all of us

April 10, 2020

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. – Desmond Tutu – During this difficult and uncertain time we would like to wish all our clients and our TOMCAT family a blessed and joyful Easter! We hope you will feel encouraged and hopeful, stay connected to your loved…

Continue Reading

Understanding and controlling alien vegetation in South Africa

March 18, 2020

Download PDF version What is alien vegetation? Alien vegetation is plants and trees that are native in another country and came over to our country where they settled between our indigenous vegetation. Some alien vegetation was brought to South Africa centuries ago intentionally as these plants possess many beneficial properties: they make great timber, are…

Continue Reading

The Basics About Compost

March 16, 2020

Download article as PDF Defining compost Compost in its simplest form is a recycling process where organic matter such as wood, vegetable scraps and leaves which is regarded as waste, is decomposed and turned into a product rich in nutrients that feeds the soil. Compost is the product created through a natural process where organic…

Continue Reading

Great demand for effective Stone Crushers in agricultural sector

March 9, 2020

At Tomcat Chippers we are always looking for ways to improve our clients’ productivity. During 2019 we invested a lot of time in doing market research and meeting with grain farmers, which convinced us that there’s a need for a tractor-driven stone crusher to assist farmers in their fields. First stone crusher for Tomcat So…

Continue Reading

Our first 3m Compost Turner

October 14, 2019

We experienced another first at the TOMCAT factory when successfully completed our very first TOMCAT Model WN3000CT and delivered it to its new owner in KZN! It was in the middle of 2019 when we reached an agreement with Wikkelnick to start with the manufacturing of his compost turners. The compost turner is Wikkelnick’s own…

Continue Reading

FAE Stone Crusher impresses

October 9, 2019

We visited a client several weeks ago who uses a FAE Stone Crusher Model STC/DT200. This is an absolute monster of a stone crusher and what it does is simply amazing. It is impressive to see this unit breaking rocks of 300mm in diameter and as deep as 200mm in the ground down to pieces…

Continue Reading

How to make “Boskos”!

August 30, 2019

Download article as PDF – English / Afrikaans Using encroaching bush/ alien vegetation for livestock feed Every year when a drought approaches an area or as the drought gets worse, terms such as “Bos-tot-Kos”, “Boskos” and Bushfeed get thrown around regularly. We have been hearing them every day in places like Namibia, Botswana and parts…

Continue Reading