Simply no comparison or compromise. An industry first, true 8” performance tool combining compact usability with outstanding performance and quality.
Boasting the 8”x10” ForstGrip feedroller system, Autointelligence no stress system and a flywheel big enough and with enough inertia to move a mountain this machine will ravage timber.
The ST8 really does set a benchmark for all round excellence. If you’ve been impressed with the ST6 then the ST8 will blow you away. It’s through and through Först. Tough, fast and relentless.
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Clear easy fill 35 litre fuel tank with large neck for all types of filling method.
Two catches and two bolts to access the service part for the machine. One bolt to remove the anvil
All models run four cylinder Kubota diesel power units, producing the perfect power for the chipping application
No compromise in quality and strength - all fabrications are flanged and finished to a high standard
A simple yet advanced electrical control system taking care of all the electrics on the machine. Historically electrics on plant and machinery are a troublesome – AutoIntelligence overcomes this with a completely water and vibration proof system designed and tested in the toughest environments. This system gives excellent usability and outstanding reliability, it will also make you aware when servicing is due and will recommend routine maintenance.
Simply phenomenal velocity when chipping. Forst will throw the chip right to the front of your wagon due to the open top flywheel system with large gusseted draught fins at the rear. Chip is thrown, not blown meaning blockages on wet material are simply not a problem.
The Forst Unique feedroller system with emphasis on exceptional crushing power. The ForstGrip top feed roller climbs on an arc toward the timber, pulling the material toward the flywheel and naturally climbing butt ends to make infeed grip exceptional. Twin high tension springs either side of the roller as well as the sheer weight and gravitational pull mean even the toughest forks and limbs are broken
Illuminated touch pad, IP 69 rated feed controls to remove any possibility of water and vibration issues related to electrics. Easily located at either side of the hopper mean that you don’t have to lean over the hopper to use them.
Premium quality, robust, fabrications and panel work. powder coated and finished to a high standard.
|Feed Roller Aperture||8” x 10” (200 x 255mm)|
|Feed Roller System||ForstGrip Feed Roller System|
|Flywheel System||Open Top Flywheel (728 x 30mm) Twin 10” Blades|
|Engine||Kubota Diesel (V1505T) 45hp Turbo|
|No Stress System||AutoIntelligence No Stress Device|
|Feed System||AutoIntelligence Fully Water & Vibration Proof Touch Pads|
|Fuel Capacity (L)||35.0000|
|Noise Level||Lwa 122dB|
|Machine Width (mm)||1500.00|
|Machine Length (mm)||3669.00|
|Machine Height (Chute On) (mm)||2370.00|
|Brakes||Fully Braked Chassis & Handbrake|
Premium materials and build quality
Built to last. Först machines are built to a high standard with premium quality fabricated components power coated to a high standard. There is no compromise with thickness of steel and quality of component parts on a Först machine, these machines are built to stand up to the rigors of the job you do.
Big greasable bearings throughout the robust components gives Först the edge for quality and reliability.
Just two catches give you access to the engine bay for all servicing and engine maitenance. The 'one piece' bonnet hinges up on a heavy duty gas damper allowing unhindered and free access.
The unfastening of two bolts allows the chipping chamber cover to hinge over exposing the flywheel and feed roller mechanism for easy blade changes and routine checks and maintenance.
One bolt gives access to the horizontal anvil which can be turned or replaced in just a few minutes to ensure the blade is cutting against a true and square edge.
A single bank of grease nipples allow you to grease bearings without lifting any covers or removing guards.
A warranty to see you right
Exactly what it says on the tin. Every New Forst Woodchipper comes with an absolutely guaranteed, no quibble 3 year warranty to take any concerns related to owning machinery away and make your purchase decision as straight forward as possible. Any machine is only as good as the backup and support given by the manufacturer. With Forst you can be assured of the best of both worlds. Warranty to see you right through and outstanding machine performance make Forst the perfect work partner for any arboricultural contractor, tree surgeon, council or hire company.
Make no mistake, Först Woodchippers are built to stand up to the hard life you give them and we’ll stand beside you all the way.
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