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Husqvarna K 970 Rescue Power Cutter

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  • Engine with X-Torq® produces 75% less emissions, 20% lower fuel consumption and more power
  • SmartCarb™, built-in automatic filter compensation, maintains high power and lowers fuel consumption
  • DuraStarter™, the dust sealed starter unit with a sealed return spring and pulley bearing
  • DuraStarter™ also includes a starter cord with greatly increased durability, which makes the starter virtually maintenance free, further enhancing the reliability of the power cutter
  • The cutting arm is reversible which lets you cut closer to walls or the ground
  • The drive belt has a fully sealed transmission, which reduces wear and slippage risk
  • Fuel indicator on the tank shows fuel level, to help avoid unnecessary downtime
  • Poly-V belt provides better transmission of power, less frequent re-tensioning and greatly extended product life
  • Anti-vibration system reduces vibrations in the cutter handles, so they are more comfortable to hold and can be used for longer periods (to provide the user a comfortable operating position reduced strain, the distance between the handles is large)
  • The handles and the short engine body mean the user always stands close to the machine, for easier handling and control
  • Chromium-plated blade guard, visible in smoke and water spray, enhances control of the cutter
  • Specially designed starter handle, with room for heavy gloves
  • Adjustable carry strap allows full freedom of movement
  • Easy to start with the Air Purge and decompression valve
  • DEX – water-saving wet cutting kit for efficient dust management


  • Cylinder displacement: 5.71 cu.inches
  • Power output: 6.5 hp
  • Max cutting depth: 5 inch
  • Blade diameter: 14 inch
  • Product Dimensions: 27 x 10 x 17 inches
  • Item Weight (excluding cutting equipment): 24.2 pounds
  • Vibrations front handle: 3.7 m/s²
  • Vibrations rear handle: 4.5 m/s²
  • Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA): 114 dB(A)
  • Sound pressure level at operators ear: 104 dB(A)


  • Rescue Cutting

Recommended Tools:

  • FR3 Dri Disc® blade
  • Vari-Cut™ blade
  • NXS - Metal Cutting/Fire Rescue blade

The Husqvarna K 970 Rescue is specially designed for rescue and clearing work, an efficient tool for search and rescue teams, firefighters, EMTs and emergency services to help rescue people by cutting through material. It has features like the new generation Active Air Filtration™, one of the market’s most efficient centrifugal air cleaning systems that delivers up to one year’s operation without a filter change and SmartCarb™, a built-in automatic filter compensation and a highly efficient vibration dampening system. The K 970 Rescue has an extra large starter handle with space for bulky gloves, chromium-plated blade guard for good visibility in smoke and water spray, which enhances control of the cutter as well as an adjustable carry strap for maximum freedom of movement. It is outfitted with an X-Torq®engine, which reduces emissions up to 75% and lowers fuel consumption by 20%. Other important features include DuraStarter™, a dust-sealed starter that increases reliability and product life, Air Purge and a decompression valve which makes the power cutter easy to start.


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