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Husqvarna K3000 Cut-n-Break Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
K3000 Cut-n-Break
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the
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
instructions before using the machine.

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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual K3000 Cut-n-Break Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the 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: Symbols in the operator’s manual: WARNING! The machine can be a Inspection and/or maintenance should be dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carried out with the motor switched off and carelessly, which can cause serious or the plug disconnected.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols on the machine: ..........Symbols in the operator’s manual: ....... CONTENTS Contents ..............WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the power cutter? ....... SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Steps before using a new power cutter ......Personal protective equipment ........
  • Page 4: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the power cutter? 1 Front handle 11 Brush retainer 2 Rear handle 12 Belt tensioner 3 Switch 13 Water tap 4 Power switch lock 14 Cutting arm 5 Blades 15 Ground fault circuit interrupter 6 Type plate 16 Water connector 7 Splash guard...
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Ask your dealer for help in cement pipes. choosing the right equipment. • Let your Husqvarna dealer regularly check the power • Protective helmet cutter and make essential adjustments and repairs. •...
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General safety warnings Electrical safety • Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with WARNING! Read all safety warnings and all earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs and instructions.
  • Page 7: Personal Safety

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal safety Power tool use and care • Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common • Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power tool for sense when operaing a power tool. Do not use a power your application.
  • Page 8: Machine's Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Machine′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment Checking the power switch lock • Make sure the power switch is locked when the power This section describes the machine′s safety equipment, its switch lock is in its original position. purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly.
  • Page 9: Diamond Blades

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Checking the blade guards • The ground fault circuit interrupter should trip and the machine switch off instantly. If not, contact your dealer. WARNING! Always check that the guard is • Reset with the RESET button (green). correctly fitted before starting the machine. Check that the cutting blade is fitted Diamond blades correctly and does not show signs of...
  • Page 10: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Water cooling General working instructions • Water cooling must always be used. This cools the blades and increases their life and prevents dust build-up. WARNING! This section describes basic safety directions for using a power cutter. This information is never a substitute for professional skills and experience.
  • Page 11 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Cut in the same direction when cutting into an existing cut. • The blade guards are designed to easily adapt to how Avoid cutting at an angle to the previous cut otherwise deep in the work piece the power cutter is moved. there is a risk of the blade jamming or that the machine can ”climb in the cut”.
  • Page 12 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Kickback • Take care when inserting the blade in an existing cut. Make certain that the cut is wide enough and that the Kickback is a sudden, rearward motion of the saw that can blades are not angled in the cut. This can cause kickback. occur if the blades are stalled (pinched, jammed, twisted) in •...
  • Page 13: Assembly

    Assembling the blades • Husqvarna blades are especially manufactured and approved for freehand cutting with the K3000 Cut-n- Break. The blades have integrated belt pulley halves and are to be changed in pairs. • Loosen the nuts and clamping bolt which release the bar.
  • Page 14: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Before starting Starting • Grip the front handle with the left hand. WARNING! Note the following before • Grip the rear handle with your right hand. starting: The machine should be connected to an earthed outlet socket. Check that the mains voltage corresponds with that stated on the rating plate on the machine.
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE General Tighten the drive belt • Loosen the two nuts. • Loosen the clamping bolt. WARNING! Inspection and/or maintenance should be carried out with the motor switched off and the plug disconnected. Cleaning • Turn the eccentric plate anti-clockwise with a screwdriver or a torx driver.
  • Page 16: Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE Cooling system • Loosen water hose. • The machine is equipped with an efficient fan to cool the motor. Cooling air which is drawn in through the grille by the machines rear handle passes over the stator and rotor and out through the front of the motor housing.
  • Page 17: Electrical Feed

    MAINTENANCE Electrical Feed WARNING! Never use damaged cables. They can cause serious, even fatal, personal injuries. • Check that the cord and extension cord are intact and in good condition. Never use the machine if the cord is damaged, hand it in to an authorized service workshop for repair.
  • Page 18: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data K 3000 Cut-n-Break Engine Protection class Max. blade speed, rpm 4700 Rated voltage, V Europe Great Britain USA / Canada / Japan 100-120 Rated output, W Europe 2700/12 A Great Britain 2200/20 A USA / Canada / Japan 15 A, 50-60 Hz Weight Power cutter without blades, kg...
  • Page 20 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,...