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.
Wooden decking can quickly become covered by a green film, especially in shadowy areas. You may have wondered from time to time whether wood decking can be cleaned with a high-pressure cleaner – here, we show you how to clean wood decking properly and what you need to be aware of.
In February of this year, we launched our very own SoundCloud channel. We started with a sound quiz. After that, we made all the sounds of our tools that we had as recordings available through a Creative Commons licence.
Whether you are a professional or a private user, wherever your lawnmower reaches its limits, clearing saws and brushcutters make an ideal choice. We have a few tips for you to ensure that the mowing line will continue to deliver optimal cutting performance and remains stable for longer, even after a long period of storage.
Since the introduction of E10, anyone who mixes the fuel for their chainsaws using petrol from the petrol station and two-stroke oil has no doubt wondered whether E10 is also suitable for use in chainsaws, clearing saws and other similar tools. We have summarised the key facts about E10.
In 2012, STIHL Qingdao launched a very special project: planting trees on the plant premises. It serves as a visible sign of respect and appreciation that STIHL shows to its employees.