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.



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.


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.


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
Capacity 35 Litres
Noise Level Lwa 122dB
Machine Width 1500mm
Machine Length 3669mm
Machine Height (Chute On) 2370mm
Weight 1250kg
Brakes Fully Braked Chassis & Handbrake

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