Forst TR8


The Först TR8 is perfect for multiple terrains in remote locations. It is the ultimate wood chipper for disposing high volumes of timber and brash. Its compact enough to be nimble and manoeuvrable, yet offering performance to rival machines much larger than itself.

This machine is built for a hard life as a genuinely jaw dropping machine for maximum performance in remote locations.

Först builds machines with premium quality fabricated components power coated to a high standard.  There is no compromise with thickness of steel and quality of component parts on a Först, these machines are built to stand up to the rigors of the job you do. Big greasable bearings throughout the robust components gives Först the edge for quality and reliability.


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 0191 236 7795 or complete an enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.



Manufacturer Först
Model TR8
Type Tracked
Infeed size 8" x 10" (200mm x 255mm)
Feed roller system ForstGrip
Flywheel system Open top flywheel
Engine 45hp Kubota diesel
No stress system Auto-intelligence no stress device
Feed system Auto-intelligence fully water and vibration proof touch pads
Fuel capacity 35litres
Noise Level Lwa 122dB
Width (hopper on) 1500mm
Width (hopper off) 1250mm
Length 3669mm
Height (chute on) 2370mm
Weight 1500kg
Tracks Fixed track with variable track option

Key features

  • Variable track width
  • Travel foot plate
  • Nimble and manoeuvrable
  • Maximum performance in remote locations