Technology & Tool Maintenance

Work well in safety

Safety and functioning tools are important for every project. You will find some tips here on how to work professionally with every tool.

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Battery care

Whether you use hedge trimmers, chainsaws or robotic mowers – a growing number of STIHL tools are powered by practical lithium-ion batteries. Learn here about the advantages of power tools with lithium-ion batteries and why you don't need to worry about the memory effect.

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Chainsaw tips

We have put together some tips to make it easier for you to use your chainsaw. Learn how to service your chainsaw and how to sharpen and tension the saw chain. You will also find some tips here on protective equipment, the right fuel mix for chainsaws, cutting firewood and chainsaw certification.

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grass trimmer tips

In addition to the right protective equipment and the right fuel mixture for your brushcutter, maintenance, occupational safety and replacing the cutting tool when needed also play an important role. We have also put together some information on how to start and store your brushcutter correctly and how you should use it for mowing.

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Chainsaw Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

If you want to work safely, you will also need to wear the correct clothing and equipment. When it comes to protective equipment, STIHL is committed to making sure our products are comfortable to wear and offer optimised protection and safety.

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