K650 Cut-n-Break Oper ator’s manual (EPA) Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
KEY T O SYMBOLS Symbols on the mac hine: Symbols in the operator’ s manual: W ARNING! The machine can be a Switch off the engine b y moving the stop dangerous tool if used incorrectly or switch to the STOP position before carrying carelessly, which can cause serious or fatal out any checks or maintenance.
CONTENTS Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols on the machine: ..........2 Symbols in the operator’s manual: ........ 2 CONTENTS Contents ............... 3 WHA T IS WHAT? What is what on the po wer cutter? ........ 4 SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Steps bef ore using a new power cutter......5 SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS P ersonal protective equipment ........
WHA T IS WHA T? What is what on the po wer cutter? 1 Operator’s manual (EPA) 12 Starter handle 2 Combination spanner 13 Starter 3 Air ﬁlter cover 14 Decompression valve 4 Front handle and water tap 15 Mufﬂer 5 Warning decal 16 Splash guard 6 Choke...
SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Steps bef ore using a new power cutter The Emissions Compliance Period referred to on the Emission Compliance label indicates the number of operating hours for • The machine is only designed for cutting hard materials, which the engine has been shown to meet Federal emissions such as concrete, brick, masonry as well as cast iron and requirements.
SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Mac hine ′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment Mufﬂ er This section descr ibes the machine ′ s safety equipment, its W ARNING! The mufﬂer gets very hot in use purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried and remains so for a short time afterwards.
SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Pr otection for the blades Stop s witch Star t the engine and make sure the engine stops when you move the stop switch to the stop setting. W ARNING! Always check that the blade guards are correctly ﬁtted before starting the machine.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Throttle lock General safety precautions • Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting • A power cutter is designed to cut hard materials, such as when the throttle lock is released. masonry. Observe the increased risk of kickback when cutting soft materials.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Fuel safety General working instructions (Refuelling/Fuel mixture/Storage.) IMPORTANT! This section describes basic safety directions WARNING! Take care when handling fuel. for using a power cutter. This information is never a Bear in mind the risk of ﬁre, explosion and substitute for professional skills and experience.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting • Make a saw cut from above and down (A). Remove the cutter and use a crowbar to remove the material that remains between the cut (B). WARNING! The safety distance for the power cutter is 15 metres. You are responsible to ensure that animals and onlookers are not within the working area.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting sequence General rules • Never start the power cutter with the upper quadrant of the First make the lower horizontal cut. Now make the two vertical blades as illustrated, i.e. in the kickback zone. cuts. Finish with the upper horizontal cut. CAUTION! If the upper horizontal cut is made before the lower •...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Blades WARNING! Blades can break and cause serious injuries to the user. Never use blades other than original blades designed for the machine. Never use blades on a material other than the one they are intended for. WARNING! Cutting plastics with diamond blades can cause kickback when the material melts, due to the heat produced when cutting, and sticks to the blades.
Partner blades are especially manufactured and approved for • The guards should always be ﬁtted on the machine. freehand cutting with the K650 Cut-n-Break. The blades have Check that the guards are properly secured and work integrated belt pulley halves and are to be changed in pairs.
FUEL HANDLING Fuel Mixing • Always mix the gasoline and oil in a clean container CAUTION! The machine is equipped with a two-stroke engine intended for fuel. and must always been run using a mixture of gasoline and two-stroke engine oil. It is important to accurately measure •...
STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Starting a warm engine Use the same starting procedure as for a cold engine but without setting the choke control in the choke position. WARNING! Note the following before starting: Do not start the power cutter without the clutch cover ﬁtted.
MAINTENANCE Adjusting the drive belt • Remove the blades. • The drive belt is fully enclosed and well-protected from dust, dirt and mechanical damage when cutting. • Check the drive belt adjustment by feeling with your ﬁngers as illustrated. A correctly adjusted drive belt should have about 5 mm of movement.
MAINTENANCE Belt pulley and clutch • Pull off the cutting arm by pulling it straight forwards, as illustrated. Never start the engine when the belt pulley and clutch have been removed. Carburetor Your Partner product has been designed and manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful emissions.
MAINTENANCE Air ﬁlter • A foam plastic ﬁlter that has been washed many times wears. Replace with a new ﬁlter if it is not elastic and seals well against the ﬁlter cover. • The paper ﬁlter is accessible under cover B. This ﬁlter must be replaced/cleaned when the engine’s power drops Air ﬁlters must be regularly cleaned to remove dust and dirt in or after one-two weeks.
MAINTENANCE Starter • Guide the cord through the cut-out in the periphery of the pulley and wind the cord 3 times clockwise around the centre of the starter pulley. WARNING! When the recoil spring is wound up in the starter housing it is under tension and can, if handled carelessly, pop out and cause personal injury.
MAINTENANCE Fitting the starter Cooling system • To ﬁt the starter, ﬁrst pull out the starter cord and place the starter in position against the crankcase. Then slowly release the starter cord so that the pulley engages with the pawls. To keep the working temperature as low as possible the machine is equipped with a cooling system.
MAINTENANCE General maintenance instructions Below you will ﬁnd some general maintenance instructions. If you have more questions, contact your service agent. Daily maintenance 1 Check that the components of the throttle control work smoothly (throttle control and throttle trigger lock). 2 Clean the outside of the machine.
TECHNICAL DATA Technical data K650 Cut-n-break Engine Cylinder displacement, cu.in/cm 4,3/71 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,97/50 Stroke, inch/mm 1,42/36 Idle speed, rpm 2500 Recommended max. fast idle speed, rpm 9750±250 Power, kW Ignition system Manufacturer of ignition system Spark plug Champion RCJ 7Y/...
TECHNICAL DATA YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND If you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities, you should contact your nearest authorized OBLIGATIONS servicing dealer or call Partner Industrial at 1-800 323 3553. WARRANTY PERIOD The EPA (The US Environmental Protection Agency), Any warranted part which is not scheduled for replacement as Environment Canada and Partner Industrial are pleased to required maintenance, or which is scheduled only for regular...
WARNING! Cutting, especially when DRY cutting, generates dust that comes from the material being cut, which frequently contains silica. Silica is a basic component of sand, quartz, brick clay, granite and numerous other minerals and rocks. Exposure to excessive amount of such dust can cause: Respiratory disease (affecting your ability to breath), including chronic bronchitis, silicosis...