Forestry Clearing Saws

 Husqvarna 555FX is a very powerful clearing saw developed for full time spacing tasks in tough conditions. The X-Torq® engine provides raw power, rapid acceleration and excellent fuel economy. Short tube and bevel gear angled 24 degrees simplifies directional felling in dense forests. Very low vibrations thanks to LowVib®. Delivered with Balance XT harness.



Smart Start®

The engine and starter have been designed so the machine starts quickly with minimum effort. Resistance in the starter cord is reduced by up to 40%

Adjustable handle bar

Adjustable and ergonomically designed handlebar for best comfort.

Thumb-operated throttle

Thumb-operated throttle for efficiency and precision control. Relieves pressure on the hand muscles.

Easy blade switch

Magnet locking pin holder facilitates easy blade switch.

The LowVib anti vibration system effectively reduces vibrations from the handle and throttle control.

Easy starting
Air purge for very easy starting.

Comfortable handle
Comfortable handle design.

Balance XT
Ergonomic harness with broad back support, shoulder straps and hip belt that distributes the load over a larger area. Adjustable back plate for perfect fit.

Forestry bevel gear
Bevel gear designed for forestry use with high blade speed for best cutting performance.

Optimum comfort
Soft handles for optimum comfort. The handle makes it easy to turn and use at different angles.

X-Torq® engine
The X-Torq® engine design reduces harmful exhaust emissions by up to 75% and increases fuel efficiency by up to 20%.

Auto return stop switch
When the machine is turned off, the stop button automatically returns to the start position for trouble free starting.



Weight (excl. cutting equipment)
8.9 kg



Weight (excl. cutting equipment)
8.9 kg



Cylinder displacement
53.3 cm³
Power output
2.8 kW
Fuel tank volume
1.1 l
Fuel consumption
1.34 kg/h
Fuel consumption
480 g/kWh
Idling speed
2800 rpm
Ignition module air gap
0.3 mm
Electrode gap
0.5 mm
Torque, max.
3.5 Nm
Torque, max. at rpm
6900 rpm
Clutch engagement speed (±120)
4100 rpm
Maximum rpm output shaft
10500 rpm



Lubricant type (bevel gear)
Biodegradable grease


Sound and Noise

Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA)
117 dB(A)
Sound pressure level at operators ear
103 dB(A)



Gear ratio
Gear ratio



Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) left handle
2.1 m/s²
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) right handle
2.3 m/s²



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