Our FM8VE is a sturdy vertical log splitter capable of splitting logs up to 1050mm in length. The FM8VE has been specially designed for the UK market and comes fitted with a 3000 watt motor which is the largest that can be used with a standard UK 3 pin plug, anything larger requires 3 phase.
The FM8VE can handle logs from 120mm up to 300mm in diameter and has 3 set heights for the base, 1050mm, 815mm and 560mm so you can adjust the splitter for various size logs, simply unhook the platform and move to the required height. In addition to this, you do not have to let the ram travel the full distance back to the top, the motor can be turned off at any stage to hold the position while the next log is loaded, reducing operation time.
To start the motor you simply push the green button, to operate the ram the splitter has a two levers so that it cannot be operated one handed, making it compliant with the latest safety regulations, after you have finished push the red button to stop the motor.