HSE 52 Electric Hedge Trimmer
HSE 52 Electric Hedge Trimmer
HSE 52 Electric Hedge Trimmer
HSE 52 Electric Hedge Trimmer

HSE 52 Electric Hedge Trimmer

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This HSE 52 is a lightweight electric hedge trimmer which is perfect for trimming new growth and thinner branches on the hedges and bushes around your garden.

It's quite and light enough to be used comfortably for longer periods of time, and the clever design of the wrap-around front handle makes it easy to switch from cutting vertically to horizontally.

The cutting blades are laser cut and diamond ground so they stay sharper for longer and the blade tip protector on the protects the blade from being damaged when trimming close to the ground.

The integrated cable strain relief prevents the cable from being pulled and accidentally disconnected too so you can rely on this powerful electric hedge trimmer to get the job done.


Laser-cut diamond-ground blades Laser-cut diamond-ground blades

Each blade is laser cut and diamond ground, so that the blades are durable and stay sharper for longer.

Fast cutting blade Fast cutting blade

The HSE 52 electric hedge trimmer has a high stroke rate on the cutting blade of up to 3,400 strokes per minute, which gives you a neat, clean finish, particularly on formal hedges.

Cable strain relief Cable strain relief

The cable strain relief stops the cable from being pulled and accidentally disconnected.

Tip protector Tip protector

The tip protector on the end of the blades prevent them from being damaged when trimming close to the ground or walls.


QHow long is the blade on the HSE 52?

A: The blade is 50cm long.

QWhat should I wear when using this hedge trimmer?

A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, goggles, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.

QWill the blades need sharpening?

A: Keeping the blades sharp will give a neat cut on whatever you are trimming. If you notice that the blades are getting jammed easily or the machine is struggling, the blades may need sharpening. Our approved STIHL dealers can do this for you - find your nearest one.

QHow long is the cable on the HSE 52?

A: The electric cable is 10 metres long.

QDoes the hedge trimmer come with a blade cover?

A: Yes, your hedge trimmer comes with a scabbard to cover the blades during transport or storage. On new machines, the scabbard will be quite tight so you may need to use some force to remove it for the first few times. Just hold the scabbard about half way down and pull it away from you so your hands or body cannot come into contact with the blades.


#1Using your HSE 52

You will get a neat, straight finish on your hedges if you move the trimmer in an upwards motion when trimming. The HSE 52 has a built-in tip protector at the end of the blades so that you can trim closer to the ground without damaging the blades.

#2Cleaning your HSE 52

After using your HSE 52, unplug the machine, then spray a little resin solvent, like STIHL Superclean, onto the blades to remove sap or resin, protect them from corrosion and stop them getting stuck together.

#3Storing your HSE 52

Store your HSE 52 electric hedge trimmer in a clean and dry area and keep out of the reach of children at all times.

Technical data

Power output W 460
Tooth spacing mm 23
Weight kg 1) 3.1
Cutting length cm 50
Vibration value, left m/s2 2) 3.1
Vibration value, right m/s2 2) 1.5
Total length cm 101
Blade type Double-sided
Sound pressure level dB(A) 3) 84
Sound power level dB(A) 4) 95

1) Without cable
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A)
4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)

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