The structure of a brush cutter
Before listing the various models of brushcutters currently on the market and their prices, let's spend a few words on the structure and operation of this tool as it must be handled with care and safety given its power. A brushcutter is made up of the following components: - the motor, which can be electric or thermal - the rod, which must be in light alloy and have a diameter that varies from 24 mm for less professional brushcutters to 32-34 mm of the most powerful brushcutters. Inside there is a special steel rod that transmits the rotary motion to the bevel gear - the bevel gear is, in fact, the final phase of the rod which has the task of transmitting the movement to the instrument. - very important is the handle thanks to which the tool is controlled. It can be semicircular in shape on the rod or in the shape of an "ox horn", placed transversely in the rod and asymmetrical to it.
Use of the brush cutter: warnings
To use a brush cutter, first of all do it safely respecting the following warnings: - Respect the tool's user and maintenance manual - Keep other people, animals and damageable objects at least 15 meters away from the tool in action - Used always suitable work clothes and adequate protective equipment.- Work only in conditions of good visibility and in natural light.- To avoid accidental starting, it is important to protect the accelerator lever or to have a double-operated control. - Pay attention to the possible malfunction of the tool and replace or overhaul the clutch when it is not released perfectly. Also, do not use broken or worn, deformed or dented cutting parts and tools. - Pay attention to the effects of vibrations. Alternate your work with a little rest.