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.
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.
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 Arrestor MufflerHas large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks