K 970 (16″)

Sturdy, reliable, light and powerful – the K 970 power cutter is ready to perform when you are. The ultimate choice when you need an all-round cutter performing in the toughest conditions, withstanding climate and fuel variations. The trolley also means you can fully concentrate on the cutting job.

Output power Weight
4.8 kW 11.6 kg


  • Easy and optimal belt tensioning
  • Sturdy and reliable
  • Easy to start
  • Long service intervals
  • Less slurry and low water consumption
  • Magnesium blade guard
  • Decreased weight
  • Light and powerful
  • Easy to change blade guard position
  • Fits multiple blade bushings
  • Maintenance-free air filter
  • High power with less fuel
  • Reduced wear
  • Smooth blade stop
  • Maintenance-free starter
  • Less emissions and fuel consumption
  • Cuts close to walls or ground
  • Active Air Filtration™
  • Anti-vibration system
  • DuraStarter™
  • Poly-V belt
  • Reversible cutting arm
  • SmartCarb™
  • Wet cutting kit
Easy and optimal belt tensioning

The semi-automatic SmartTension minimises the risk of under- and over tensioning.


Easy to start

The unique design of the carburetor, cylinder, and digital ignition system, together with air purge and decompression valve ensure an easy start.

Decreased weight

The magnesium blade guard contributes to the enhanced ergonomics and increased power-to-weight ratio.


Our built-in automatic filter compensation maintains high power during the air filter life time.



Output power 4.8 kW
Cylinders 1
Number of strokes 2-stroke engine
Exhaust emissions (CO2 EU V) 736 g/kWh
Power Source Petrol
Cutting Equipment
Cutting depth (max) 155 mm
Blade diameter (max) 400 mm
Arbor diameter 25.4/20 mm
Blade thickness (max) 5 mm
Peripheral speed (max) 90 m/s
Coolant Wet
Weight 11.6 kg
Product size length 688 mm
Product size width 214 mm
Product size height 481 mm
Sound and noise
Sound power level guaranteed (LWA) 115 dB(A)
Sound pressure level at operations ear 104 dB(A)
Vibrations left/front handle 3.5 m/s²
Vibrations right/rear handle 4 m/s²