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Husqvarna Soff-Cut 150 Operator's Manual

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150/150 D



  Summary of Contents for Husqvarna Soff-Cut 150

  • Page 1 Lire attentivement et bien assimiler le manuel d’utilisation avant d’utiliser la machine. Manual de 150/150 D instrucciones Lea detenidamente el manual de instrucciones y asegúrese de entender su contenido antes de utilizar la máquina. US FR ES HUSQVARNA CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS...
  • 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

    What is what on the machine? ........MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General ................ DIAMOND BLADES General ................ Soff-Cut 150 ..............Soff-Cut 150 D ............. Transport and storage ..........ASSEMBLING AND ADJUSTMENTS General ................ Unpacking ..............Fit the blade ..............Replacing guide wheels ..........
  • Page 4: Presentation

    More than 300 years of innovation The patented low noise and low dust blade block and skid Husqvarna AB is a Swedish company based on a tradition plate technology in conjunction with Husqvarna Excel blades that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Charles XI...
  • Page 5: Presentation

    PRESENTATION Soff-Cut 150 D Decorative cutting saw The saw is designed to be an economical and durable light commercial decorative concrete cutting saw. It is recommended for light to medium duty usage on decorative cuts, driveways and parking lots. ProEdge series blades...
  • Page 6: What Is What On The Machine

    1 9 x 16 x 18 x 17 x 2 8 x 2 7 What is what on the machine? (Soff-Cut 150) 1 Blade release lever 15 Starter handle 2 Upper handle 16 Fuel valve 3 Locking pin, handle...
  • Page 7 1 7 x 2 1 x 18 x 20 x 19 x 2 9 What is what on the machine? (Soff-Cut 150 D) 1 Blade release lever 16 Throttle control 2 Upper handle 17 Starter handle 3 Locking pin, handle...
  • Page 8: Machine´s Safety Equipment

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General Checking the lexan cover • Check that the guard is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the guard if it has been exposed to impact or is WARNING! Never use a machine that has cracked. faulty safety equipment! If your machine fails any of these checks contact your •...
  • Page 9 MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Sheave guard The sheave guard protects the operator from rotating bladeshaft sheave. Checking the sheave guard • Check that the guard is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the guard if it has been exposed to impact or is cracked.
  • Page 10: Diamond Blades

    (2.54mm) wide saw cut. Soff-Cut 150 5/8” (15.88mm) wide bevel XL6-V25-D blade for existing 0.250” Use only Husqvarna Excel Series blades or blades marked (6.35mm) wide saw cut. with a maximum operating speed greater than 4450 rpm. 1” (25.4mm) wide bevel XL6-V500- blade for existing 0.500”...
  • Page 11: Assembling And Adjustments

    Purchase the appropriate blade and skid plate from your local Husqvarna Construction Product dealer. • Soff-Cut 150 D: No radius or bevel blade is included with the saw. Purchase the appropriate blade from your local Husqvarna Construction Product dealer. Fit the blade...
  • Page 12: Replacing Guide Wheels

    Do not adjust for more depth. against the blade block. Doing so will produce an undesirable 'house • Soff-Cut 150: Lift the front and rear of the skid plate to effect” beveled cut. ensure the blade slides freely through the skid plate. •...
  • Page 13: Pre Operational Checks

    ASSEMBLING AND ADJUSTMENTS • Turn the plunge adjustment screw clockwise by hand until it touches the guide wheel shaft. • Back off a quarter turn (counter-clockwise) and lock in place by tightening the Plunge adjustment jam nut. • Chase an existing saw joint for approximately one foot to verify that the proper decorative cut is achieved.
  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    FUEL HANDLING General Never start the machine: • If you have spilled fuel or chain oil on the machine. Wipe off the spillage and allow remaining fuel to evaporate. WARNING! Running an engine in a confined or badly ventilated area can result in death •...
  • Page 15: Operating

    OPERATING Protective equipment General safety precautions General WARNING! Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow the warnings • Do not use the machine unless you are able to call for help and instructions may result in electrtic in the event of an accident.
  • Page 16: Work Safety

    OFF-position. relieve stress. • Check that no tools or other objects have been left lying Husqvarna sawed contraction joints should be a minimum of on the machine. 1/8th the concrete depth and a minimum of 25 mm (1”) deep. •...
  • Page 17: Transport And Storage

    final Recommended contraction joint spacing finishing, random cracking can be controlled...” Husqvarna has the only Ultra Early Entry dry-cutting system Concrete thickness, mm (in.) Maximum spacing, m (ft.) (Soff-Cut) which controls random cracking through the early 90 (3.5)
  • Page 18: Starting And Stopping

    • Perform daily maintenance. See instructions in the section Start cutting "Maintenance". Soff-Cut 150 • Check that the handle is in full upright position and pinned. • Open the engine throttle lever to full open position for •...
  • Page 19 OPERATING Soff-Cut 150 D • Open the engine throttle lever to full open position for maximum engine speed. • Line up the rear guide wheel with the pre-existing saw cut. • Push down on the saw handle and pull the blade release lever to slowly lower the saw and drop the rear guide wheel, then the front guide wheel, into the saw cut.
  • Page 20: 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 21: Check

    Check that nuts and screws are tight. • Check for fuel and oil leakage. • Soff-Cut 150 D: Check that the front guide and rear guide wheels spin freely. Skid plate (Soff-Cut 150) • Check for damage and excessive wear in the blade slot.
  • Page 22: Change

    MAINTENANCE Spark plug and electrode gap • See cleaning instructions under the heading ”Cleaning”. • Check electrode gap. The gap should be 0.6 mm to 0.7 mm (0.02 inch.-0.03 inch). 0,6-0,7 mm (0.02-0.03”) • Adjust the gap, if necessary, by carefully bending the side electrode.
  • Page 23: Trouble Shooting

    Ensure that the diamond blade is the correct specification for your area. Ensure the slab is in clean with no debris that could raise the skid plate or saw while cutting. Use Husqvarna joint protectors at all cut intersections. Clean excess concrete debris from the blade block assembly.
  • Page 24 Soff-Cut 150: Check that the front guide is properly aligned with the center of the diamond blade. Soff-Cut 150 D: Check front and rear guide is properly aligned with the center of the diamond blade. Check to see if the diamond blade is worn out, glazed, warped or damaged.
  • Page 25: Technical Data

    4-stroke automotive detergent oil of API service class SE or higher grade. *As rated by the engine manufacturer. Viscosity - oil Weight and Dimensions Soff-Cut 150 Soff-Cut 150 D Weight without fuel, kg (lbs) 38 (84) 44 (96) Weight with fuel, kg (lbs)

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