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Chipping Swarthaak in the Kalahari

Chipping Soutbos for Animal Feed

Farming | Animal Feed | Bos-tot-Kos | Feed for Livestock | Feed from Encroaching Bush


  • Single Hydraulic Feed Roller
  • Reversing Auto-Feed System
  • Drum Style Chipper
  • Easy to Operate & Maintain
  • Replaceable Anvil
  • Double Sided Blades
  • Available in PTO
  • Hydraulic Lift Cylinder standard
  • Side Auger Discharge
  • Belt Driven
  • HONDA GX630 Petrol Engine or 35Hp PERKINS Diesel Engine
  • Easily removable screens
  • SABS 1600Kg Roadworthy Trailer

The perfect wood chipper when you want to clear your farm of invader bush species such as Swarthaak (Black Thorn – Acacia Mellifera), Suidwes doring (Prosopis Glandulosa), Sekelbos (Sicklebush – Dichrostachys Cinerea) and convert it to valuable feed (Bos-tot-Kos) for your sheep, cattle and game.

Our TOMCAT Screen chippers limits oversized material with the use of a screen which allows the blades to cut the bigger material finer. Chip size can be adjusted and different screen size are available on request. An auger is used to discharge the chips to the side of the chipper. Auger extensions are available at an additional cost.

The screen chipper is similar to a standard TOMCAT wood chipper with the same drum, blades, in-feed hopper and hydraulic-feed roller. The big difference with the screen chipper is that it does not have a discharge chute and belly-plate . A screen is placed in front of the drum. The material that’s too big to go through the screen stays inside and gets chipped finer until it can pass through. This creates a fine uniform chip. If the screen is taken down to the smallest size it creates an end product which can be used directly as animal feed without further processing required.

The Model 150 AFE screen chipper has a hydraulic lift cylinder to increase efficiency and output by allowing the operator to crush side branches with the push of a lever. The drum housing is easy to open and access the drum to do blade maintenance. The screen can easily be taken out and replaced with a smaller or larger screen to manipulate the chip size. A choice between a HONDA V-Twin petrol engine or the very fuel efficient PERKINS Diesel engine or PTO-driven.


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Chipper Capacity (mm): 150
Chipper Opening (mm): 240 X 160
In-feed Hopper (mm): 1000 x 600
Feed System: Hydraulic Feed with single feed roller
Chipper Cutting System: Drum with 2 x double sided blades
Hydraulic Lift Cylinder: Yes
Reversing Auto Feed System: Yes
Discharge: Side discharge with auger system
Screen: 22mm Standard (18mm & 28mm Screens Available)
Chipper Drum Shaft: 60mm
Fuel Tank: 40L
Weight:  950Kg
Length: 4200mm
Width: 1800mm
Height: 2100mm
Trailer: SABS Roadworthy Trailer
Axle: 1600Kg with mechanical brakes
Tyres: 14” Wheels
Engine: 20 HP HONDA GX630 Petrol Engine or 35 HP PERKINS 403D15 Diesel Engine
Cooling System: Air Cooled
Clutch: Centrifugal