The buzzword “Industry 4.0” has established itself as a hot topic in the daily press. We currently find ourselves at the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution. The extensive collection and use of data, connectivity and the direct exchange of information among machinery, components and products all stand to shape industry in the years ahead. At STIHL, this future has long since started to become reality.
Anyone who works in the forest or the garden wearing STIHL protective clothing knows all too well that a job well done leaves cut-protection clothing soiled. Resin and grass stains, soil and dust in particular cling to cut-protection trousers.
If you want your chainsaw to deliver the best cutting performance each and every time and to enjoy a long service life as well, you should make sure to do several key things.
Petrol-powered garden tools, such as chainsaws, brushcutters, lawn mowers and hedge trimmers, should be stored properly during the winter so that they are ready for use again next spring.
The 128 palm trees on the main avenue of “Barbosa Rodrigues” are the emblem of the botanical garden of Rio de Janeiro. For many years, young people from disadvantaged social backgrounds have been making sure that the palm trees and the entire park can be enjoyed in all their splendour.
Is your hedge trimmer not cutting as well as it normally does? Are twigs getting caught in the blades? Are branches not being cut evenly? There can be a variety of reasons for blades on hedge trimmers not cutting properly. Here, we show you how to find and eliminate the cause.
Ideally, you shouldn’t wait until the blades are showing signs of serious wear before sharpening them. The blades should be sharpened regularly after about every 50 hours of operation to maintain cutting performance.
What you need for good cutting performance is a high-quality saw chain. Customary Swiss precision ensures that the saw chains are produced to the highest quality standards. A number of processes have to be carried out before a saw chain is ready for action. We took a look at how a saw chain is made, from the raw materials right through to the finished product.