Hedge Trimmers can be broadly divided according to types, blade size, cutting capacity and weight
A hedge trimmer which is also known as hedge cutter is a garden tool used for cutting and pruning of bushes and shrubs. It is used as a regular tool for various types of cutting activities required in the garden.
The popular brands in hedge trimmer are :
| According to types || According to Blade Size || According to Cutting Capacity || According to Weight ||
Manual operated hedge trimmer
Electric or battery operated hedge trimmer
Petrol or gasoline operated hedge trimmer
41 to 45 cm
45 to 50 cm
50 to 60 cm blade length and above
16 mm to 22 mm
24 mm to 30 mm
30 mm and above
2.45 - 2.55 kg
3.40 - 3.60 kg
Parts of Hedge Trimmer
The front part of it contains a long blade having sharp teeth's on both sides, which is made of steel.
An easy to grip, non slip long handle so that it is easier to hold for comfortable working in any position
Extendable handle provides an additional advantage as it helps in covering larger area and you don't have to stretch or need a ladder and provides an additional reach for your arms to work in a wider area.
Anti jam system
Quick stop brake for blade
Safety switch for accidental starting
The cutting capacity depends upon the trimmer power, blade thickness and tooth spacing.
Warranty / Guarantee Period
The warranty / Guarantee period for each of the hedge trimmer also varies and usually have a 1, 2, 3 and 5 years warranty period.
You can easily do a lot of cutting without fatigue with electric powered hedge trimmers in comparison to manual operated hedge trimmers. Cordless hedge trimmers are even easier to operate as you don't have to worry about taking care for its cable. Electric operated hedge trimmers are lighter in weight in comparison to petrol/gasoline operated hedge trimmers. It comes in a wide variety of range having different blade sizes and trimmer power. Battery powered hedge trimmer can work in the range of 30 minutes to 60 minutes on a single charge.