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New floor saws from Wacker Neuson: Longer operating times and more comfort

MUNICH/GERMANY, MARCH 13, 2015 - Wacker Neuson revised its gasoline-driven floor saws which now offer additional benefits for end users and contractors. It was possible to further reduce the hand-arm vibrations (HAV), which makes longer operating times and fatigue-free working possible.

The new floor saw series from Wacker Neuson includes the four models BFS 735, BFS 940, BFS 1345 and BFS 1350 with blade diameters from 350 to 500 millimeters. They offer lower hand-arm vibrations (HAV) than previous models which are now below the exposure level of 5 m/s² specified by the EU. This value makes it possible to operate the equipment for up to 8 hours per day. Lower HAV values also make work easier for the operator. Besides cutting the HAV, the wheel base was also optimized: a wide track with a short wheel center distance offers optimal stability and good controllability. All models are equipped with Honda gasoline engines.

Wacker Neuson BFS 735 floor saw

Low on maintenance: The new saws benefit from lifetime-lubricated bearings and double-face water sprinkling which make a long service life possible and reduce maintenance cost. | photo: Wacker Neuson

The gasoline-driven floor saws feature high cutting stability, yet are easy to guide. The chassis is constructed from high tensile strength steel leading to high rigidity without increasing the weight. The center of gravity is located precisely over the cutting axle and the cutting depth is adjustable infinitely from 120 to 195 millimeters. The cutting force of the blade is therefore maximized in combination with an optimal coordination of the torque. Wacker Neuson claims the performance of the floor saws is 20 per cent higher than the competition’s equipment. Wacker Neuson says the saws are ergonomic and comfortable to use. The handle grip can be adjusted to the size of the operator without using tools and therefore allows for less fatigue-prone work. Long wet cut phases are made possible by the water tank, which, with 20 liters for the smallest model BFS 735 or 32 liters for all other models, is the largest tank in this class of gasoline-driven floor saws, claims Wacker Neuson. At the same time, the manufacturer stresses, the models from Wacker Neuson are among the lightest equipment in its class, which additionally optimizes handling and transport.

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