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XR8 Traxion

We’ve listened again. The new XR8 Traxion is the ultimate utility arb contractor’s machine.

Never before has such a high performance chipper been able to access places the XR8 will go. 


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Technical Specification

Feed Roller SystemForstGrip Feed Roller System
Flywheel SystemOpen Top Flywheel (728 x 30mm) Twin 10” Blades
EngineKubota Diesel (V2203) 50hp Turbo
No Stress SystemAutoIntelligence No Stress Device
Feed SystemAutoIntelligence Fully Water & Vibration Proof Touch Pads
Fuel Capacity (L)35.0000
Noise LevelLwa 122dB
Machine Width (mm)Closed Position: 1510mm, Fully Open: 2020mm
Machine Length (mm)2730mm
Machine Height Closed (Chute On)2521mm
Weight (Kg)1500Kg

tick_icon 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.

spanner_icon Simplicity of

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 Först 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, Forst Woodchippers are built to stand up to the hard life you give them and we’ll stand beside you all the way.

Enquire about the Först XR8 Traxion

Get in touch to request further information or to book a absolutely free, no obligation demonstration. There is nothing like getting a machine working on the job, get in touch to experience Först for yourself!

Call Us: 01264 721790