1 Wooden carrying case 1 Tool kit 1 Operator’s manual 1 Illustrated parts list The Partner K950 ring power cutter a hand-held power cutter that cuts 260 mm (10") with a 350 mm (14") blade. This design is exclusive to Partner Industrial Products, and is another example of Partner’s continuous...
Daily maintenance ............. 22 Weekly maintenance ............22 Monthly maintenance ............22 Technical Data K950 Ring ................23 Troubleshooting ..............24 You will find the following label on your power cutter: Emission Control Warranty Statement Your warranty rights and obligations ........25...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS THE POWER CUTTER’S SAFETY WARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a EQUIPMENT power cutter can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It This section describes the power cutter’s safety equipment, its is extremely important that you read and function and how checks and maintenance are carried out to understand this manual.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 3 Muffler Control, maintenance and service of the machine‘s safety equipment WARNING! During use and for some time after the muffler is very hot. Do not touch the WARNING! All service and repairs to the muffler if it is hot! power cutter require special training.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 5 Blade guard for the cutting blade 3 Muffler Never use a defective blade Never use a machine that has guard or a blade guard that is a defective muffler. not fitted correctly. Check regularly that the muffler is secured to the engine body.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS GENERAL WORKING INSTRUCTIONS Fuel safety This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working (Filling/Fuel mixture/Storage) with the power cutter. Follow these general working instructions, but never use a machine without the possibility of calling for WARNING! Exercise great care when handling help in the event of an accident.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Kickback Over exposure to vibrations can result in blood-vessel or nerve injury to persons WARNING! suffering with blood circulation problems. Kickback can occur very suddenly and with Seek medical attention if you experience great force. If the following directives are not physical symptoms that can be related to over followed, it can result in serious or even fatal exposure to vibrations.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Pull in Diamond blades Pull in occurs when the lower part of the blade is suddenly stopped or when the cut closes. (To avoid this see the section Diamond blades are manufactured from industrial diamonds ” How to avoid kickback ” and ”Pinching/rotation” below). held together by a bonding agent.
WHAT IS WHAT? 12 11 What is what on a power cutter? Engagement rollers 15. Support cover screws Support rollers 16. Roller adjustment screws Drive disc 17. Decompression valve Lock nuts for support rollers 18. Air filter cover Water flow adjustment valve 19.
SET UP AND ADJUSTMENTS Drive Principle Essential Service As the blade is used, the The machine’s unique design allows the blade to be driven by a DRIVE DISC inner diameter of the blade, belt driven shaft mounted off the center of the blade. This as well as the groove in the feature provides a total cutting depth of 260 mm (10 inches) drive disc, will wear.
SET UP AND ADJUSTMENTS Blade Installation • Loosen the knobs to release all spring tension. NOTE: Partner offers a selection of wet cutting ring blades for different materials. Check with a Partner dealer for the blade that is best suited for your application. WARNING! Never retip a used ring blade.
SET UP AND ADJUSTMENTS • Tighten the lock nuts on the WARNING! support roller cover. Inspect the blade for damage before installing on the unit. Damaged blades can break and cause severe injury. • Assemble the support roller cover and make sure that blade groove is aligned with both engagement rollers.
SET UP AND ADJUSTMENTS Removal of engagement roller compl. Installation of engagement roller compl. • Remove the knob. • Apply grease in the housing, then push in the engagement rollers in the housing. • The engagement roller compl. can now be pulled out from the •...
SET UP AND ADJUSTMENTS IMPORTANT NOTES: Support Rollers/Engagement Rollers • The support rollers do not • Remove the support drive the blade. roller cover. • Improper adjustment can • Check the condition of all lead to blade damage. the rollers •...
FUEL HANDLING Fuelmix Fuelling IMPORTANT! The power cutter is equipped with a two-stroke engine and must always been run using a mixture of gasoline WARNING!The following precautions reduce and two-stroke engine oil. It is important to accurately measure the risk of fire: the amount of oil to be mixed to ensure that the correct mixture is obtained.
START AND STOP Start and stop Start WARNING! Before starting observe the WARNING! The cutting blade can rotate when following: the engine starts. Make sure it can rotate freely. • Do not start the power cutter without the Take hold of the front handle cutting arm or cutting head fitted.
MAINTENANCE Adjusting the drive belt Carburetor Your Partner product has been designed and manufactured to • The drive belt is fully specifications that reduce harmful emissions. enclosed and well protected from dust, dirt and mechanical effects during the cutting process. Jets The carburetor is equipped with fixed jets to ensure the engine •...
MAINTENANCE Fuel filter • The fuel filter sits inside the fuel tank. • The fuel tank must be protected from contamination when filling. This reduces the risk of operating disturbances caused by blockage of the fuel filter. • The filter cannot be cleaned but must be replaced with a new filter when it blocked.
MAINTENANCE Starter Tensioning the recoil spring WARNING! • Lift up the starter cord from • The recoil spring sits in its tensioned posi the cut out on the pulley and tion in the starter housing and can with turn the pulley approx. careless handling fly out and cause personal turns clockwise.
MAINTENANCE Cooling system Spark plug To maintain as low an operating temperature as possible the The condition of the spark plug power cutter is equipped with a cooling system. is affected by: • An incorrect carburetor The cooling system consists of: setting.
MAINTENANCE Below follows some general maintenance instructions. If you need further information please contact your service workshop. Daily maintenance 1. Check that throttle components work correctly from a safety view point (throttle and starter throttle catch). 2. Check engagement roller wear daily. 3.
TECHNICAL DATA Troubleshooting Mechanical SYMPTOM PROBABLE CAUSES A. Blade will not rotate. 1. Roller knobs not locked into position. 2. Blade not installed correctly on the engagement rollers. 3. Faulty bearing on rollers. 4. Rollers adjusted too tight. B. Blade turning too slow. 1.
EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND WHAT IS COVERED REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS OBLIGATIONS Repair or replacement of any warranted part will be perfor- The EPA (The US Environmental Protection Agency), med at no charge to the owner at an approved Partner Environment Canada and Partner Industrial are pleased to Industrial servicing dealer.
WARNING! Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling and other construction activities contains chemicals known (to the State of California) to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are: • Lead from lead-based paints •...