Forst ST6


The first and famous Först is the ST6 which sets new standards in the 6” Wood Chipper market. The ST6 gives tree surgeons and contractors the opportunity to discover performance and true value in one machine.

You might call this the ultimate 6” wood chipper with levels of quality and durability to stand the test of time. There’s nothing holding this machine back as it delivers a performance to astound you.


Orange Plant is an official sales and service partner for Först machines and you can purchase this machine from any one of our three Northern depots. You can also try before you buy with our FREE demonstrations on ALL new Forst machines.

You can purchase any of our new or used machines outright or through finance. We have a dedicated brokerage service that offer you a tailored finance option to suit your situation. They specialise in funding all machinery and vehicles for the arboricultural industry.

Our Sales team are also available to answer any of your questions or provide you with any further information. Call us on 0191 236 7795 or complete the enquiry form on the right and we will get back to you as soon as possible.



Manufacturer Först
Model ST6
Type Road tow
Infeed size 6” x 8” (150 x 200mm)
Feed roller system ForstGrip
Flywheel system Open top flywheel
Engine 35hp Kubota diesel
No stress system Auto-intelligence no stress device
Feed system Auto-intelligence fully water and vibration proof touch pads
Fuel capacity 30litres
Noise level Lwa 122dB
Width 1300mm
Length 3577mm
Height (chute on) 2297mm
Weight 955kg
Brakes Fully braked chassis and handbrake

Key features

  • The first and famous Först Wood Chipper
  • Performance, quality and durability
  • LED lights as standard
  • Cast lockable hitch