ST8P8" capacity / Petrol
Our famous 8” x 10” capacity machine now with a 57hp petrol engine to beat the 2019 emissions regulations and still give phenomenal chipping performance. It’s excellent on fuel consumption too – contrary to what you might think.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||57HP Kubota Petrol|
|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|
57HP Kubota Petrol Engine
Hosting a 57HP Kubota Petrol engine, this ST8P offers amazing torque and chipping speed. The EFI engine uses fuel on demand and is amazingly fuel efficient considering the power it produces. As petrol engines recover quicker, this machine gets back to chipping quicker when the no stress cuts in making it a truly rapid machine.
2019 / Tier 5 Emissions compliant
The Big one! All diesel plant and machinery over 24HP is effected by the regulation which will make larger diesel engines very pricy. Petrol engines comply without any additional treatment which is why they are becoming an obvious and cost effective option across the industry.
No compromise in quality and strength - all fabrications are flanged and finished to a high standard
Simplicity of Maintenance
Two catches and two bolts to access the service part for the machine. One bolt to remove the anvil
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.
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
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.
The ST8P has a spare wheel conveniently located on a bracket mounted to the chassis.
Our famous 8” x 10” capacity machine now with a 57hp petrol engine to beat the 2019 emissions regulations and still give phenomenal chipping performance. It’s excellent on fuel consumption too – contrary to what you might think.
The Först ST8 has to be one of the best selling 8” Woodchippers in Europe. Known for it’s phenomenal chipping performance and it’s ability to crush limbs and snap forks the ST8 is a fast and aggressive performance machine.
The ST8P brings all of the performance features of the standard ST8 Diesel but with more power under the bonnet and fully compliant with the 2019 emissions regulations.
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.