Woodcutter Zip Chaps - 6 Layer

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Full 360º of Protection

Product Description

When you work with chainsaws, you know safety is a top priority. The Woodcutter Zip Chaps - 6 Layer offer full wrap-around protection for a user’s lower leg area. Two heavy-duty zippers run along the entire inseam of the chaps, helping to ensure an effective fit that is easy to put on and/or remove. The outer material is crafted from heavy-duty Black 500 denier nylon fabric. Inside, the chaps feature six layers of Avertec® Pro by Engtex® cut-retardant material, designed to reduce the risk or severity of injury to body parts in the event of contact with the rotating saw chain on a gasoline-powered chainsaw. It’s 360º of lower leg protection, wrapped in a layer of convenience.


The STIHL Woodcutter designation identifies products for lightweight users.

The Woodcutter Protective Apparel is perfect for paired use with any of your Homeowner STIHL units. While designed for the occasional user, it still meets and beats the standards required for personal protective apparel.

Available color: Black
Available length: 32”, 36”, 40”, 44”
Washable? Yes

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NOTE: Chaps are measured by overall length from the waist down. STIHL chaps have a tough outer shell of oil/water-resistant nylon, treated with rain/stain repellent.

Model Features

  • UL Classified
    This garment has been Classified by UL® (Underwriter Laboratories Inc.) as chainsaw cut-resistant leg protection for all Operators of Gas Powered Chainsaws by using ASTM (American Society of Testing & Materials) F1414 Test Method and ASTM F1897 performance standard. See complete marking on the product.
  • Woodcutter
    The Woodcutter Protective Apparel is perfect for paired use with any of your Homeowner STIHL units. While designed for the occasional user, it still meets and beats the standards required for personal protective apparel.

Specifications

LAYERS
6
AVAILABLE SIZES
32", 36", 40", 44"
AVAILABLE COLORS/STYLE
Black
 

Important Information

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!
These protective garments contain pads of cut-retardant material designed to reduce the risk or severity of injury to the body parts covered by the pads in the event of contact with a rotating chain. The fibers in the pads provide extra layers of material and are designed to rip apart if they come into contact with the moving chain and to clog the sprocket and stop the chain in certain circumstances. In some contacts, the pads may stop the chain. In other contacts, the pads will resist the cutting process only for a fraction of a second. The actual degree of protection afforded will vary with the speed of the chain at the time of contact, the power and torque of the saw, the design of the chainsaw sprocket and similar factors. Follow the washing instructions. Improper care may destroy cut-retardant properties of the material.

WARNING FOR ELECTRIC CHAINSAW USERS!
The fibers will not stop the sprocket on most electric chainsaws because of their constant high torque.

Important Information All STIHL chainsaw protective apparel meets or exceeds OSHA Regulation 1910.266 for Personal Protective Equipment for chainsaw operators.

NOTE: Chaps are measured by overall length from the waist down. All chaps have a tough outer shell of oil/water-resistant nylon treated with rain/stain repellent.

WARNING FOR CORDED ELECTRIC AND BATTERY CHAINSAW USERS! The fibers may not stop the sprocket on most corded electric chainsaws and some battery-powered chainsaws because of the constant high torque. However, to reduce the severity of injury from accidental contact with the chain, STIHL recommends that leg protection be worn when operating these types of chainsaws.

WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.

Reviews

Woodcutter Zip Chaps - 6 Layer is rated 1.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The zipper The first time using them the zipper on one leg got stuck part way down could not pull up or down. Had too take my shoe off to get them off. They have two zippers on each leg for size and the material got in the zipper. For the price and this problem do not buy. I will be trying to return.
Date published: 2016-01-31
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