Sub 750kg ST6P and TT6 wood chippers: Forst said they wouldn’t build a sub 750kg wood chipper unless they were so confidant in its strength, performance and longevity they could place their 3-year warranty stamp on it.
They went ahead and did it with when they built the ST6P. It’s a genuine, hardy tool which builds on Forst’s reputation for no holds barred performance and features with robust, tough construction. The ST6P hosts a 37HP petrol engine which is much lighter than the diesel unit, and yet it puts out more horsepower to offer a staggering performance and chipping speed for a sub 750kg machine. It picks up quicker than a diesel when the no-stress cuts in, making it fast and, incredibly, as fuel-efficient as the diesel equivalent.
Featuring the Forst Open Flywheel system, chip is thrown, not blown, right to the front of the wagon, making blockages on wet material no longer a problem. Auto intelligence control takes care of the electrics with a completely water and vibration proof system for outstanding reliability. The illuminated touchpad IP 69 rated feed controls remove any possibility of water and vibration issues related to electrics. They are located conveniently either side of the hopper. The ForstGrip Feed Roller System features a twin hydraulic horizontal feed with exceptional grip on timber and the large top feed lifts on an arc, making climbing butt ends exceptional. Twin heavy-duty springs and large bearings either side of the roller ensure strength and durability. The feed roller aperture is 6” x 8” (150 x 200mm) and capacity is 30 litres. Machine width is 1,335mm, length 3,350mm and height with chute 2,280mm.
Having done it once, Forst has done it again by taking the ST6P attitude and producing the TT6 wood chipper, adding a whole new dimension with its 360° turntable making it far more versatile for street work and much safer to use. The punchy 37HP petrol engine offers exceptional performance and amazing fuel economy while complying with Stage 5 emission regulations. The TT6 is extremely compact too, way shorter than the average 6” standard chipper at 2,250mm when turned 90°. In transport position, it is just 2,800mm. For a sub 750kg petrol wood chipper, it still has a chunky chassis and its steel fabrications are manufactured and finished to a high standard to guarantee a strong, robust product.
Sharing the same chipping chamber and features of the STP6, there is a wide hopper right down to the ForstGrip feed system. The machine sits nice and low with a low centre of gravity making it a great tow. The TT6 is perfect for city contractors and arborists looking for outstanding performance, unrivalled manoeuvrability and convenience. And to further prove a point, every new Forst Wood Chipper comes with a guaranteed, no quibble 3-year warranty.
Först provides a service network of its own people and approved service partners across the UK, which means service support for a Först chipper is never far away. For more information visit www.forst-woodchippers.com or call +44 1264 721790.
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