Grinding with Peterson

November 19, 2019

The Peterson 2710D high production, heavy duty, mobile grinder.

The Peterson grinder is a highly efficient and productive machine, a game changer in the industry. Peterson has an unmatched commitment to the grinding industry. Since 2013, Nelspruit-based Forestry Plant & Equipment has been the authorised dealer for Peterson in South African.

The Peterson 2710D horizontal grinder is designed for operations requiring high production and is one of the most sought after grinders in South Africa. It was the smallest grinder in the Peterson range at the time it was introduced into the South African market, with the new 1700 model now being smallest. The 2710D is available with a choice of engines: Caterpillar Tier III C15 580 hp or the Caterpillar Tier II C18 765 hp. Heavy duty and mobile, the 2710D has outstanding production throughput for a machine of this size.

What sets Peterson Grinders apart and makes them best in their class is the 3-stage grinding process that provides faster reduction of material. Peterson’s powerful up- turn 3-stage grinding process provides better fracturing of material and a more consistent product. With a variation of grid sizes available, the grinder will produce just the product you are looking for.

• Patented Grinding Chamber: Quick grate changes
• Up Turn Rotor
• Three stage grinding

The impact release system protects your investment, Peterson’s patented Impact Release System’s air bag provides uniform grinding and protection from contaminated feedstock, a feature unique to Peterson grinders. With the Peterson’s unique upswing grinding system and various operating modes including an eco- mode, you benefit from reduced maintenance costs and improved fuel efficiency.

Air spring impact release system
Low-Grade in, High Profit out. With green-waste, biomass and land clearing in mind, Forestry Plant and Equipment can offer you a Peterson grinder that can do it all. Our Peterson products are in operation throughout South Africa and neighbouring countries. Applications range from Macadamia farmers in Mpumalanga creating mulch from land clearing waste, to fruit farmers in the Cape grinding fruit trees for mulch and Municipalities grinding green waste. We have also conducted trials in converting forestry slash into biomass for the commission of biomass power plant.

In upcoming news we are excited to announce the 4710D Horizontal Tracked Grinder with an R+ package especially designed for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and other materials. Grinding MSW can be a dirty business but is often part of a long term plan for many landfills and municipalities to reduce MSW volume.

Grind it with a Peterson! Contact us today to order your powerful versatile grinding Machine - Forestry Plant and Equipment.


*First published in SA Forestry magazine, September 2019

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