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.Read more
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.Read more
|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|
|Noise Level||Lwa 122dB|
|Machine Height (Chute On)||2400mm|
|Brakes||Fully Braked Chassis & Handbrake|
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
Phenomenal performance from a 55hp Doosan DPF diesel. A robust and proven engine offering exceptional performance and chipping speed.
Simplicity of Maintenance
Two catches and two bolts to access the service part for the machine. One bolt to remove the anvil
No compromise in quality and strength - all fabrications are flanged and finished to a high standard
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.