The FM5 5-ton Forest Master electric log splitter is a compact, lightweight log splitter and the ideal product for beginners or when using small to medium wood burners. It is best suited to splitting soft or green wood, if you are splitting hard or knotty wood, you should consider the FM10 series of DuocutTM log splitters.
The FM5 has a quick cycle time of 9 seconds making it the fastest small log splitter. It can split logs up to 300mm / 12 inches in length.
The FM5 has a 2200W motor and produces a genuine 5 ton of force, unlike other small log splitters which only have a 1500 watt motor and produce 4 ton of force.
With its compact size and weighing approximately 32kg, 47kg including the workbench and safety guard it is easy to move around and store. It also comes filled with hydraulic oil, ready for use out of the box.
The log splitter comes with a workbench and guard to comply with all new safety regulations. Unlike safety cages fitted by other manufacturers, our guard has sides with no openings so that split logs cannot catch in an opening and cause damage. Our guard accommodates logs up to 300mm in diameter, whereas other manufacturers can only handle up to 250mm.
To comply with the latest safety regulations it has button and lever operation.
The FM5 can also be mounted on either our stand or our trolley;
Model FM5T comes with our stand which uses the rear wheels from the log splitter and has a simple foot at the front.
Model FM5TW comes with our trolley which has lockable castors on the front as well as using the rear wheels from the log splitter.
The FM5 can also fitted with our DUOCUTTM Blade (sold separately), fitting the DuocutTM blade will reduce the max log length to 230mm