ECHO says its ASK-RW23D scissor head, a rotary scissor attachment suitable for most ECHO brushcutters, helps to reduce the risk of throwing debris and loose objects into the air.
It works on the principle of a 20:1 reduction ratio gearbox and two contra-rotating blades that actually ‘snip’ the grass or brush – just like a pair of scissors. This means the user has safer and more precise cutting. Grass, weeds or brush simply drop where they are cut.
The scissor head can trim up close to solid obstacles without kickback or damage. Edging golf course bunkers and trimming grass in shallow water is
The flat-bottom design enables the operator to place the cutting head close to the ground when uncovering hidden landmarks, such as drain covers.
The ASK-RW23D rotary scissor head comes with an 18 over 15 tooth blade kit, and an optional 28 over 24 tooth fine cut blade kit is also available.
The company boasts that the cutting head is well-balanced, making it easy to manoeuvre