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Wednesday, 05 April 2017 10:58

BOMA 30D and 30S Diesel Fired Stoves

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Independent diesel burners
Highly fuel efficient
Available with 1, 2 or 4 burners
Built-in diesel and air tanks
Ergonomic design – stable and safe
Built-in wind screen for high winds
Diesel refill and drain interface
Convenient storage in PVC bag
Stucture, tank and pot stands:  Stainless Steel
Burner type: Dispersed flame with no hotspots. Atomised open diesel flame with long burning time.
Plate size:30cm, use pot directly on flame or with heat distribution plate
Energy output: 0.8 to  2.6kW per burner
Typical boiling time for two litres of water from 20 Degrees Celcius is less than 5 minutes
Stove tank can be filled directly from a jerry can. This is required after 8 hours of burning at full capacity.



The Desert Wolf BOMA 250+ man diesel-fired field kitchen uses state of the art technology to prepare a variety of meals for 250 to 400 people. Some features:

  • Independent burners for stove/oven
  • Multi-grade diesel fuel with dual filters
  • Fuel efficient, clean burning technology
  • Accurate digital temperature control
  • Modern programmable controller
  • Chefs work opposite each other
  • Duel access to large oven
  • Large frying pan surface with fat drain
  • Hot water tank / Bain-marie
  • Built-in diesel tank for 10 cycles
  • Tent for weatherproof cooking
  • Open ergonomic design
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Rapid deployment – ready in 10 minutes

The BOMA 250+ Mobile Field Kitchen is a truly state of the art product, enabling your chefs to prepare food on the large mutli-purpose griddle and oven, both with independent temperature control, in the most rugged, remote locations.

The BOMA consist of the following components:

  • The BOMA Diesel Stove which can be used independently, as a stove in any location. The Diesel Stove can be removed from the trailer with ease
  • The BOMA all-terrain trailer, based on the legendary Desert Wolf off-road chassis with stabiliser arms
  •  The BOMA tent, designed to enable use of the BOMA in even adverse weather conditions.  

BOMA Diesel Stove

The BOMA is designed so that two chefs can use the system together with interfering with each other and competing for space in front of the GRIDDLE or OVEN. The BOMA is actually two stoves in one!

The dual diesel heat sources are tuned to burn optimally with no black sooth and is pulsed on and off for accurate temperature control.

Control System Features

  • Simplistic control system with graphical user interface, incorporating:
    • Independent temperature adjustment for oven and griddle top
    • Temperature display for stove top and oven
    • Programmable modes
    • Recipe database
    • How-to  guides
    • User manuals
    • Troubleshooting guides
    • Maintenance manuals
  • The control systems runs from the tablet that is permanently mounted

Heat source

  • Dual diesel burners with clean burning technology
    • Single stage operation (on/off).
    • Compatible with any type of combustion chamber.
    • High pressure mechanical atomisation of fuel using nozzle.
    • Ability to obtain optimal combustion values by regulating combustion air and blast-pipe.
    • Maintenance facilitated by the fact that the atomisation unit can be removed without having to remove the burner from the boiler. Manual air flow adjustment.
    • Dual diesel filter system accommodating multi-grade diesel
  • Combined heat output is 85kW
  • Burners controlled electronically and independently

Fuel tank

  • 35 liter diesel tank with
    • Filled by jerry can with spill-proof lip
    • Drain valve
    • Dual glass level-windows
    • Dual diesel filters in-line to diesel burners
    • One tank feeds both burners

Electrical supply

  • The system requires a 220V AC supply for burners fans and diesel pump
    • < 0.8 kW required when both burners are running
    • < 3.0 kW required when optional geyser is installed and switched on
    • 220V AC can be supplied from camp power system or with a separate generator (not supplied)
    • System can be supplied with an optional solar power system, consisting of solar panels, regulator, battery and inverter
  • System equipped with emergency power On/Off switch, db-board with earth leakage and trip switches, burner active switch, 12V military trip switch and 12V switch for optional LED lights and optional water pressure pump


  • The large oven with accurate temperature control has a door on each side
  • Digital temperature control
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 700mm
    • Depth: 1200mm
    • Heights: 500mm
    • Volume: 420 litre

Multi-purpose Griddle Plate

  • This large plate is used as cooking surface for pot or directly as frying surface
  • Digital temperature control
  • Equipped with fat trap for easy cleaning
  • Accessible from both ends
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 1320mm
    • Width: 800mm
    • Depth: 45mm
    • Volume: 47.5 litre
    • Height from floor: 900mm

Hot water tank / Bain Marie

  • Situated next to griddle plate and heated by griddle heat source
  • Water can be used for cooking and washing up
  • Manual temperature control
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 1200mm
    • Width: 350mm
    • Depth: 300mm
    • Volume: 126 litre
  • Optional inserts: 2 x Stainless Steel Gastronorm 1/1 150mm with lids

 The BOMA chassis is based on the legendary Desert Wolf Leo chassis that is used by off-road enthusiast and defence forces across the globe.

Rugged All-terrain Chassis

  • Manufactured from custom 3CR12 stainless steel profiles
  • Epoxy coated - black
  • Axle width: Customer specified
  • Axle PCD: Customer specified
  • Axle load capacity: 2500kg
  • Leaf springs: Yes – standard
  • Air-assist suspension: Yes – standard
  • Shock Absorbers: Yes - standard
  • Brakes - auto reverse: Yes - standard
  • Hand Brake: Yes – standard
  • Stabilisation arms: Yes – standard
  • Heavy duty jockey wheel and horizontal holder for storage during transport

Stabilisation system


  • Spirit level
  • Four height adjustable stabilization jacks (one on each corner) to ensure that the stove can be leveled 100% on any terrain


Spare wheel

  • Bottom-mounted spare wheel

Stove walkway and steps


  • Wide aluminium thread plate walkway around the stove
  • Wide self-leveling steps to safely get up on the walkway




  • LED rear / brake lights (red)
  • LED flashing indicator lights (amber)
  • Number plate lights


Desert Wolf is an SABS-approved licensed vehicle manufacturer and the trailer meets all required standards. All BOMA mobile stoves and kitchens are issues with a certificate of manufacture and are ready for on-road registration