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Dismantling and Recycling Centre (DRZ)

Katharina Lenz, Vienna / Austria

Health & Safety

Dismantling doesn't include any harmful steps. Nonetheless workers should wear personal protection equipment like gloves, goggles, apron and robust shoes.

Note: This is a general guide for most hedge trimmers. As the construction can differ, the dismantling steps mentioned below can vary in their order. However, the described steps show what parts the removal should focus on.

  1. Remove the safety cover from the blade.
    • Remove the safety cover from the blade.

    • Cut the power cable. Dispose of the plug separately (mixed waste).

  2. Unscrew and remove the handle. Unscrew and remove the handle. Unscrew and remove the handle.
    • Unscrew and remove the handle.

  3. Unscrew the safety sheet. Unscrew the safety sheet.
    • Unscrew the safety sheet.

  4. Remove the eccentric drive. Lift off the moving blade. Lift off the moving blade.
    • Remove the eccentric drive.

    • Lift off the moving blade.

  5. Remove the eccentric drive.
    • Remove the eccentric drive.

  6. Unscrew the safety casing. Remove the blade. Remove the blade.
    • Unscrew the safety casing.

    • Remove the blade.

  7. Unscrew and open the case. Unscrew and open the case. Unscrew and open the case.
    • Unscrew and open the case.

  8. Unscrew and remove the power cable.
    • Unscrew and remove the power cable.

  9. Remove the switch by cutting all wires.
    • Remove the switch by cutting all wires.

  10. Remove the relay.
    • Remove the relay.

  11. Cut all wires connected to the capacitor and the relay. Cut all wires connected to the capacitor and the relay.
    • Cut all wires connected to the capacitor and the relay.

  12. Unscrew the gear fixture.
    • Unscrew the gear fixture.

  13. Remove the motor. Remove the motor.
    • Remove the motor.

  14. Separate the remaining materials according to their type and go on with the appropriate data sheet (e.g. aluminium, ferrous metals, plastic, further PWBs, etc.).
    • Separate the remaining materials according to their type and go on with the appropriate data sheet (e.g. aluminium, ferrous metals, plastic, further PWBs, etc.).

    • Make sure the plastic parts are completely free of metal pieces.

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