Equipped with powerful cordless tools, the STIHL “special task force” joined forces to get the SOS Children’s Village Black Forest ready for winter. And all kinds of STIHL tools were in use when it came time to tackle the grass, trees and shrubs.
Since 1974, the plant in Wil, Switzerland, has been manufacturing chains for chain saws. The subsidiary celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014, and public figures were among the people in attendance. Let’s take a closer look at the plant and its recipe for success.
The start of autumn and winter also marks the start of the annual chain saw season. It’s time to get your chain saw out of your shed and get to work cutting wood for your fireplace as well as many other jobs that need doing. But before you get going, you should check to see whether your chain saw is working properly.
Thirteen articles provide you with background information right from STIHL’s development department. We report from our dust chamber, give you insight into development of our batteries, and reveal which tests our tools have to withstand before they make their way to specialist dealers.
Our experts in battery development are the first port of call when it comes to efficient energy use. We continuously develop in-house battery solutions for our cordless power system. This allows us to perfectly coordinate the operation of the electric motors and the performance and energy capacity of the STIHL batteries.
STIHL products are used all over the world. And STIHL should be a byword for reliability all over the world, too. When temperatures in Siberia fall below freezing point, our customer has to be sure that his chain saw will start. The same applies to users in hot climate zones, such as Africa or South America.
It’s certainly an impressive sight to see our cutting robots making short work of the wood on our saw chain test bench. Here, the cutting performance of our in-house developed saw chains is put under scrutiny in real conditions.
Have you ever wondered what an engine looks like from the inside? OK, easy answer, you have certainly learned about the inner workings of engines in school, on the TV or online. But what does an engine look like from the inside while it’s in operation, during the fuel combustion process?