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K 760
K 760 Rescue
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  • Page 1 Operator′s manual K 760 K 760 Rescue Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols on the machine Explanation of warning levels The warnings are graded in three levels. WARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or WARNING! carelessly, which can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. WARNING! Used if there is a risk of serious Please read the operator’s manual injury or death for the operator or damage to...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Dear Customer, ............Features ............... PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K 760? ....PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K 760 Rescue? ..MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General ................ CUTTING BLADES General ................ Abrasive blades ............
  • Page 4: Presentation

    The X-Torq® engine provides a more accessible torque for a wider range of speeds which results in maximum cutting Husqvarna AB is a Swedish company based on a tradition capacity. X-Torq® reduces the fuel consumption with up to that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Charles XI 20% and the emissions with up to 60%.
  • Page 5: Presentation

    PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K 760? 1 Front handle 16 Blade guard 2 Water tap 17 Decompression valve 3 Warning decal 18 Air purge 4 Air filter cover 19 Fuel cap 5 Cylinder cover 20 Water connection with filter...
  • Page 6: Presentation

    PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K 760 Rescue? 1 Front handle 15 Blade guard 2 Warning decal 16 Decompression valve 3 Air filter cover 17 Air purge 4 Cylinder cover 18 Fuel cap 5 Choke 19 Harness...
  • Page 7: Machine´s Safety Equipment

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General • Start the power cutter and apply full throttle. Release the throttle control and check that the cutting blade stops and remains stationary. If the cutting blade rotates when the throttle is in the idle position you should check the WARNING! Never use a machine that has carburettor’s idle adjustment.
  • Page 8 MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Vibration damping system Muffler WARNING! Overexposure to vibration can WARNING! Never use a machine without a lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage muffler, or with a faulty muffler. A damaged in people who have impaired circulation. muffler may substantially increase the noise Contact your doctor if you experience level and the fire hazard.
  • Page 9: Cutting Blades

    The blade can become out-of-round and vibrate if an excessive feed pressure is used. Suitable cutting blades • A lower feed pressure can stop the vibration. Otherwise replace the blade. Cutting blades K760 K 760 Rescue Abrasive blades Yes* Yes* Abrasive blades Diamond blades Toothed blads Yes**...
  • Page 10: Diamond Blades

    CUTTING BLADES Sharpening diamond blades • Test the abrasive blade by hanging it on your finger and tapping it lightly with a screwdriver or the like. If the blade • Always use a sharp diamond blade. does not produce a resonant, ringing sound it is damaged. •...
  • Page 11: Assembling And Adjustments

    STOP position. the direction indicated by the arrow on the blade. The direction of rotation for the machine is shown by arrows on the cutting arm. Husqvarna’s blades are approved for hand-held power cutters. Checking the drive shaft and flange washers When the blade is replaced with a new one, check the flange...
  • Page 12: Disengaging Oilguard

    Remove the belt from the belt pulley. • If you are in a situation where you do not have access to Husqvarna OilGuard oil, but you have oil of a similar quality, you can deactivate the OilGuard system using the disconnection function.
  • Page 13: Fuel Handling

    K760 WARNING! Running an engine in a confined • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- or badly ventilated area can result in death stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our air- due to asphyxiation or carbon monoxide cooled two-stroke engines.
  • Page 14: Fuelling

    Once the machine is running, a detector reads the fuel quality which takes about ten seconds. If the correct amount of Husqvarna OilGuard oil has been used, the machine will run at a normal speed. If the wrong type of oil...
  • Page 15: Operating

    OPERATING Protective equipment General safety precautions This section describes basic safety directions for using the General machine. This information is never a substitute for professional skills and experience. • Do not use the machine unless you are able to call for help in the event of an accident.
  • Page 16: Basic Working Techniques

    OPERATING Basic working techniques WARNING! This machine produces an electromagnetic field during operation. This field may under some circumstances WARNING! Do not pull the power cutter to interfere with active or passive medical one side, this can cause the blade to jam or implants.
  • Page 17 OPERATING Managing dust • Never cut above shoulder height. Never cut from a ladder. Use a platform or scaffold when working at high altitude. The machine is fitted with DEX (Dust Extinguisher), a low flushing water kit that offers maximum dust suppression. Use wet cutting blades with DEX when possible for optimal dust management.
  • Page 18 OPERATING Kickback Blade speed Apply the cutting blade gently with high rotating speed (full throttle) Maintain full speed until cutting is complete. Low WARNING! Kickbacks are sudden and can blade speed, especially in hard and thin materials can result be very violent. The power cutter can be in jamming and the breaking-off of the carbide tips.
  • Page 19: Transport And Storage

    OPERATING Climbing kickback How to aviod kickback If the kickback zone is used for cutting the reactive force Avoiding kickback is simple. drives the blade to climb up in the cut. Do not use the • The work piece must always be supported so that the cut kickback zone.
  • Page 20: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Before starting • Air purge: Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel fills the diaphragm (at least 6 times). The diaphragm need not be completely filled. WARNING! Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 21: Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Stopping CAUTION! The cutting blade continues to rotate up to a minute after the motor has stopped. (Blade coasting.) Make sure that the cutting blade can rotate freely until it is completely stopped. Carelessness can result in serious personal injury. •...
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    • Let your Husqvarna dealer regularly check the machine and make essential adjustments and repairs. Maintenance schedule In the maintenance schedule you can see which parts of your machine that require maintenance, and with which intervals it should take place.
  • Page 23: Cleaning

    If the machine is low on power, difficult to start or runs when the blade is turned by hand. This is quite normal. poorly at idle speed: always check the spark plug first Please contact an accredited Husqvarna workshop if you before taking other steps. have any questions.
  • Page 24 MAINTENANCE Replacing the drive belt Adjusting the idle speed WARNING! Never start the engine when the CAUTION! If the idle speed cannot be belt pulley and clutch are removed for adjusted so that the cutting attachment maintenance. Do not start the machine stops, contact your dealer/service without the cutting arm or cutting head workshop.
  • Page 25: Fuel System

    MAINTENANCE • Remove any remnants of the old starter cord and check • Loosen the bolts holding the spring cassette. that the return spring works. Insert the new starter cord through the hole in the starter housing and in the cord pulley.
  • Page 26 MAINTENANCE Air filter The air filter only needs to be checked if the engine drops in power. • Loosen the screws. Remove the air filter cover. • Check the air filter and replace if necessary. Replacing the air filter NOTICE! The air filter must not be cleaned or blown clean with compressed air.
  • Page 27: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Engine K 760, K 760 Rescue Cylinder displacement, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm 2700 Max. fast idle speed, rpm 9300 (+/- 150) Power, kW/ rpm 3,7/9000 Ignition system Manufacturer of ignition system...
  • Page 28: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the power cutters Husqvarna K 760, K 760 Rescue from 2009’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES: •...
  • Page 32 Original instructions 1154103-26 ´®z+V*@¶6#¨ ´®z+V*@¶6#¨ 2011-01-24...

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