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ST8D 558" capacity / DIESEL
AutoIntelligence Feed Control AutoIntelligence Feed Control Zoom

AutoIntelligence Feed Control

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.

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Open Top Flywheel System Open Top Flywheel System Zoom

Open Top Flywheel System

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.

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Over run Brakes & Lockable hitch Over run Brakes & Lockable hitch Zoom

Over run Brakes & Lockable hitch

Overrun brakes and handbrake, complete with cast lockable hitch.

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ForstGrip Feed Roller System ForstGrip Feed Roller System Zoom

ForstGrip Feed Roller System

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

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Folding Hopper

Fold down hopper with level feed tray and open top for easy feeding of bushy material. Top bar hopper available as an option

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Touch Button Feed Control

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.

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LED Lights LED Lights Zoom

LED Lights

LED lights as standard – will operate on either 12 or 24 Volt systems. Eliminates the problem of bulb failure.

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Central Greasing Bank Central Greasing Bank Zoom

Central Greasing Bank

Any bearings which need to be greased on Forst are all easily maintained by a central greasing bank, leaving no excuse for poor maintenance.

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ST8D 558" capacity / DIESEL

Fast, powerful and aggressive 8” x 10” capacity machine delivering 55hp form a stage 5 compliant Doosan diesel engine. A true performance tool combining quality and compact usability. 

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3 Year Warranty as standard

Exactly what it says on the tin. Every New Forst Wood Chipper comes with an absolutely guaranteed, no quibble 3 Year Warranty. It’s all about making your life and job easy and that’s just what the 3 Year Warranty is designed to do. We’ll give you an excellent product and an outstanding warranty to make your purchase decision as straight forward as possible.

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Specification
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 55hp Doosan DPF Diesel
No Stress System AutoIntelligence No Stress Device
Feed System AutoIntelligence Fully Water & Vibration Proof Touch Pads
Capacity 35 Litres
Noise Level Lwa 122dB
Machine Width 1535mm
Machine Length 3685mm
Machine Height (Chute On) 2400mm
Weight 1375kg
Brakes Fully Braked Chassis & Handbrake
Features
Clear easy fill fuel tank

Clear easy fill fuel tank

Clear easy fill 30/35 litre fuel tank with large neck for all types of filling method.

Stage 5 Compliant 55HP Diesel

Stage 5 Compliant 55HP Diesel

Phenomenal performance from a 55hp Doosan DPF diesel. A robust and proven engine offering exceptional performance and chipping speed.  

Simplicity of Maintenance

Simplicity of Maintenance

Two catches and two bolts to access the service part for the machine. One bolt to remove the anvil

Strength

Strength

No compromise in quality and strength - all fabrications are flanged and finished to a high standard

Open Top Flywheel System

Open Top Flywheel System

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.

ForstGrip Feed Roller System

ForstGrip Feed Roller System

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

Autointelligence

Autointelligence

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.

Touch Button Feed Control

Touch Button Feed Control

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.

More Details

Boasting 55 horse power with a huge amount of torque and phenomenal power, the ST8D 55 makes light work of any type of timber and brash up to 8” in diameter. 

This is the diesel 8” chipper for the future with it’s stage 5 compliant, Doosan DOC engine delivering more chipping speed and efficiency than ever before. This engine coupled with the large Forst ‘open top’ flywheel and ForstGrip feed roller system make it the 8” chipper of choice for the contractor.
Warranty Information

3 Year warranty as standard

Exactly what it says on the tin. Every New Forst Wood Chipper comes with an absolutely guaranteed, no quibble 3 Year Warranty. It’s all about making your life and job easy and that’s just what the 3 Year Warranty is designed to do. We’ll give you an excellent product and an outstanding warranty to make your purchase decision as straight forward as possible.

We won’t run away from the fact that we do have issues every now and then, and who doesn’t? The difference is that we’ll make sure you are supported when misfortune does occur and that you are kept on schedule and working at your best.

Any machine is only as good as the backup and support given by the manufacturer. With Forst you can be assured of a genuine Warranty to back you as well as a rock solid and high performance machine. Forst is the perfect work partner for any arboricultural contractor, tree surgeon, council or hire company. Make no mistake, Forst Wood Chippers are built to stand up to a hard life, and we’ll stand beside you all the way.

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