Selection Brushcutters and clearing saws

FS 40

Modern, convenient and very easy to start. Ideal for around-the-garden trimming tasks.

General

FS 40

With simplified starting system, for mowing smaller areas of grass. Multifunction handle, round handle, 2-MIX engine.

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Technical data

FS 40

Technical data

Displacement 27,2 cm³
Power output 0,7/1 kW/PS
Weight 1) 4,4 kg
Sound pressure level with plastic tool 2) 94 dB(A)
Sound power level 2) 107 dB(A)
Vibration level, left/right with plastic tool 3) 7/6,4 m/s²
Total length 4) 145 cm
Cutting tool AutoCut C5-2
Cutting tool AutoCut mowing head C 5-2

1) Weight excluding fuel, cutting tool and guard
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Without cutting tool

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

FS 40

Standard features

  • STIHL 2-MIX-Engine Zoom
    STIHL 2-MIX-Engine

    2-stroke engine with stratified charge. A fuel-free layer of air is created between the burned charge in the combustion chamber and the fresh charge in the crankcase, reducing the amount of fuel lost during the charge cycle. This results in more power with a lower weight, up to 20% lower fuel consumption than regular 2-stroke engines and significantly reduced exhaust emissions.

  • Multi-function control handle Zoom
    Multi-function control handle

    Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator's hand never leaves the handle.

  • Simplified starting system Zoom
    Simplified starting system

    Simply set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine then switches off after a brief press of the stop button. Once the machine is at a standstill, the ignition activates again automatically. Thus the ignition is always ready for starting.

  • Manual fuel pump (Purger) Zoom
    Manual fuel pump (Purger)

    A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting strokes required following extended breaks in operations.

  • Goggles Zoom
    Goggles

    It is important to protect your eyes from flying particles and harmful UV radiation. Therefore a pair of safety goggles/glasses are supplied with the the machine. Note: Additional face protection must be worn when working with brushcutters.

Additional features

  • STIHL ErgoStart (E) Zoom
    STIHL ErgoStart (E)

    STIHL ErgoStart cuts the effort required to start the tool by half, while the starter cord can be pulled at just one third of the normal force. A coil spring between the starter cord and the crankshaft smoothes out force peaks, making them virtually undetectable through the cord itself.

  • Basic harness Zoom
    Basic harness

    For use with loop handle machines.

  • Shoulder strap / carrying system Zoom
    Shoulder strap / carrying system

    Using a STIHL shoulder strap or carrying harness with soft padding makes work more comfortable, particularly during lengthy jobs.

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The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Cutting Tools

FS 40

Cutting Tools

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      AutoCut C mowing head (2-line)

      Double lines, for mowing and thinning work. Mowing lines are automatically extended when the mowing head is tapped on the ground. With comfort grip for easy re-loading.

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    • Mowing head AutoCut C 5-2

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      PolyCut mowing head

      Universal cutting tool for trimming and working on large areas. With three moving plastic knives.

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    • Mowing line PolyCut 6-3

Accessories

FS 40

Accessories

    • DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      DuroCut mowing head

      Double or quadruple lines, for mowing and thinning work. Up to four lines can be easily inserted. Compatible with many different sizes and types of mowing line.

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    • Line pieces for DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      Line pieces for DuroCut mowing head

      Replacement line pieces for DuroCut mowing head.

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    • Set of plastic blades Zoom
      Set of plastic blades

      For PolyCut, twelve plastic blades.

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    • Protective cover for brushcutters Zoom
      Protective cover for brushcutters

      Perfect transport protection for the engine housing of brushcutters and clearing saws. For FS 38 - FS 450.

    Versions

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

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