HS 46 C-E
Our lightest gasoline-powered hedge trimmer for homeowners featuring STIHL Easy2Start™.
For smooth and comfortable hedge trimming at home, less is more. And the STIHL HS 46 C-E is a lot of less: Less weight – this trimmer is our lightest gasoline-powered hedge trimmer and perfectly balanced. Less emissions – its fuel-efficient engine saves on fuel costs. Less fatigue – its advanced anti-vibration system reduces vibration levels by 40% compared to previous models. Less frustration – its Easy2Start™ technology makes starting the trimmer nearly effortless. Less weight and emissions. Less fatigue and frustration. Less IS more!
|HS 46 C-E Specifications - Occasional Use|
|DISPLACEMENT||21.4 cc (1.31 cu. in.)|
|ENGINE POWER||0.65 kW (0.87 bhp)|
|WEIGHT||4.3 kg (9.5 lbs.)
|FUEL CAPACITY||280 cc (9.5 oz.)|
|STROKES PER MINUTE||3,640|
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
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STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
The dual-ground blade system provides a clean cut and is ideal for cutting through stronger, thicker branches.
The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL® outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL® products fast and easy. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
Common Features for Hedge Trimmers
View the features common to many STIHL hedge trimmers.
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No matter how you slice it (or trim it or shred it), there’s no better protection for your high performance 2-stroke engine than STIHL HP Ultra. This 2-cycle engine oil has outstanding engine cleaning characteristics, plus “ultra” lubricating qualities that are superior to other 2-cycle engine oils. This fully synthetic oil is also highly biodegradable, degrading by 80% in 21 days. We’re so confident this oil will protect your engine, we’ll double your STIHL limited warranty* when you use it. It’s that good.
*Double your warranty when you purchase either STIHL HP Ultra Oil (six-pack) or STIHL MotoMix® Patented Premixed Fuel (one gallon minimum) with your STIHL product purchase. Double limited warranty protection applies to STIHL gasoline-powered products purchased and registered for personal non-income producing, family and household purposes only. Other restrictions apply. See dealer for details.
No-Spill® fuel containers advance convenience and quality in gasoline-can design by reducing emissions of hydrocarbons from evaporation, permeation and spillage. This helps protect the environment as well as saves you on fuel costs due to waste. Each container is molded from fluorinated, high molecular weight material for low permeation. The thumb-button flow control allows filling even smaller-sized tanks reducing the risk of spilling and is designed to stop the flow automatically when the tank becomes full to prevent overflowing. Built on a wide and stable base for less likelihood of upsets and equipped with child-resistant closures, all No-Spill® containers comply with both EPA and CARB requirements. With 1¼-gallon, 2 ½-gallon and 5-gallon sizes available, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.
For Your Safety
For landscapers who work extensively with their hands, the Landscaper Series™ Gloves from STIHL are made from strong-yet-supple deerhide leather. They provide fantastic wear properties and an excellent sense of touch and feel. The naturally soft leather provides all-day working comfort.
Materials: Deerhide leather
Available sizes: S, M, L, XL
Comfort is important. Protection is mandatory. Bring both to the party with Pacifix Glasses from STIHL. They offer fuss-free protection while filtering out 99% of harmful UV rays. Their straight back rubber-coated temples reduce pressure and soft nose pads elevate frame for a precise fit. Their elliptical lenses are made from optical-grade polycarbonate and wrap around the eye, providing protection from debris.
Meets ANSI Z87+ Standard
Available lens colors: Smoke Mirror, Blue Mirror, Sun Mirror
Blocking out noise shouldn’t be a headache. STIHL Hearing Protectors feature padded stainless steel spring-wire headbands that maintain constant pressure. That means no sliding around when you’re busy working. They’re also easy to adjust, so you can create the ideal fit in a snap.
Meets ANSI S3.19-1974 standard. Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 25 dB(A).
Available color: Orange