Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
The decompression valve reduces the compression in the combustion chamber during cranking and helps reduce the effort needed to pull the starter rope.
Electronic Water Control (EWC)
Electronic Water Control allows the operator to easily adjust the flow of water while cutting and stops the water flow when the machine is at idle.
X2 Air Filtration System
The X2 Air Filtration System revolutionizes the cut-off machine industry by allowing air filters to last up to a year, based on cutting conditions. Outside air enters the system in a swirling motion, removing 80% of dust particles. This pre-cleaned air is then routed through the primary and secondary air filters before being sent into the engine. The X2 Air Filtration System is virtually maintenance free and maintains an incredible 99.96% cleaning efficiency.
Semi-Automatic Belt Tensioning
With consistent semi-automatic re-tensioning, this feature increases the service life of the belts and shaft bearings.
Electronically Controlled Fuel Injection System
The fuel injection system makes starting easier and more reliable by eliminating the choke. Just set the switch to on, prime and pull.
STIHL has developed a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
The ElastoStart™ starter handle is a feature of STIHL. It is a starting grip with a built-in shock absorber that helps reduce the effort when pulling on the starter cord. The ElastoStart™ starter grip noticeably reduces the sudden peak forces (compression) normally felt during cranking. The forces which occur at the grip after the first compression stroke are smoothed out.
The ergonomic top-handle bar design provides an optimal comfortable grip in any working position.
Common Features for Gasoline-Powered STIHL Cutquik® Cut-off Machines
View the features common to many gasoline-powered STIHL Cutquik® Cut-off Machines.
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HP Ultra 2-Cycle Engine OilHP Ultra is a fully synthetic 2-cycle engine oil specially suited for high performance chainsaws and power tools. This oil has outstanding engine cleaning characteristics, plus “ultra” superior lubricating qualities in comparison to other 2-cycle engine oils. It is ideal for use in STIHL 4-MIX® engines. This oil is biodegradable, degrading by 80% in 21 days.
•2.6 oz. bottle makes 1 gallon mix
•5.2 oz. bottle makes 2 gallon mix
•6.4 oz. bottle makes 2 1/2 gallon mix
•12.8 oz. bottle makes 5 gallon mix
STIHL recommends a mix of 50:1 high-quality 89 octane or higher unleaded gasoline to STIHL engine oil. This same mix ratio should be used during break-in.
Anti-Vibration GlovesReduced vibration from handheld machines. Meets ISO 10819.1996 and ANSI S2.73 vibration standards TRM 72 and TRN 55.
Sizes available: L, XL
Construction Hard Hat SystemSTIHL® Construction Hard Hat System
Also available as a hard hat only.
Note: Goggles or protective glasses meeting ANSI Standard Z87.1 must be worn under face screen and shield for primary eye protection
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TS 500i STIHL Cutquik® Description
STIHL offers another industry first with the TS 500i STIHL Cutquik® cut-off machine. Featuring the handheld outdoor power equipment industry’s first electronically controlled fuel-injection system, the TS 500i increases power by 17% and cutting speed by 15%, as compared to the STIHL TS 420.
Powerful, lightweight and well-balanced, the STIHL TS 500i is designed for superior handling during the toughest jobs. The low-emission engine provides optimal torque throughout the RPM range and eliminates the need for a choke, simplifying the starting procedure. The standard electronic water control feature allows for easy and efficient water flow adjustment while cutting. The X2 air filtration system is virtually maintenance-free and maintains an incredible 99.96% cleaning efficiency.