Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for NatureThe 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.
Simplified Starting ProcedureTo get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.
Throttle Trigger InterlockMust be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
Air Filter CoverEasily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
Protected or Enclosed Control CablesEliminate dangling and loose wires.
Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel ClutchCentrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
Protected Spark PlugProtected yet easy to change.
Protected Spark Arrestor MufflerHas large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
Upright Translucent Fuel TankAllows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
IntelliCarb™ Compensating CarburetorThe IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor measures the air pressure on the clean side of the air filter and adjusts the metering diaphragm in the carburetor. This keeps the RPM at a consistent level, even when the air filter begins to clog.
Purge Pump PrimerBy pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
Loop Handle (R)Loop handle grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited.
Multi-Function Control HandleHaving easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
Anti-Vibration SystemSTIHL has 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.
Cutting Heads & Blades Selection ChartNeed help selecting a cutting head or blade for your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter?
Built in the USAIndicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.
Shoulder Strap / Carrying SystemUsing a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.
Adjustable Front HandleAdjusts for comfort.
Fully Lined Drive ShaftProvides smooth operation and less vibration.
High Tech Polymer HousingHousings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
Protected Choke Lever/KnobHelps prevent damage.