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The Husqvarna 555FX is a very powerful forestry 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.


    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.


    X-Torq® engine

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


    Easy starting

    Air purge for very easy starting.


    Forestry bevel gear

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


    Auto return stop switch

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


    Comfortable handle

    Comfortable handle design.


    Optimum comfort

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


    Cylinder displacement 53.3 cm³
    Electrode gap 0.5 mm
    Fuel consumption 480 g/kWh
    Fuel tank volume 1.1 l
    Idling speed 2800 rpm
    Maximum power speed 9000 rpm
    Output shaft thread M12x1.75V
    Power output 2.8 kW
    Spark plug NGK BPMR7A
    Torque, max. 3.5 Nm
    Torque, max. at rpm 6900 rpm



    Drive gear angle 24 °
    Gear ratio




    Exhaust emissions (CO average) 239.74 g/kWh
    Exhaust emissions (CO average) 278.42 g/kWh
    Exhaust emissions (HC average) 52.86 g/kWh
    Exhaust emissions (HC average) 59.61 g/kWh
    Exhaust emissions (NOx average) 1.72 g/kWh
    Exhaust emissions (NOx average) 1.69 g/kWh



    Harness Balance XT
    Saw blade Scarlett 225-24



    Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 117 dB(A)
    Sound power level, measured 116 dB(A)
    Sound pressure level at operators ear 103 dB(A)



    Tube diameter 35 mm
    Tube length 1355 mm
    Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 8.9 kg
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