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The Buyer’s Guide to the ICS Chainsaw
Ics Chainsaw
29th Jan 2024

ICS, a trailblazer in diamond saw chain technology, has been at the forefront of the industry since the early 90s. Today, they offer a comprehensive range of power cutters, diamond tools, and accessories to provide users with the means to achieve precision and efficiency. The company has established itself as a world leader in innovative diamond tools and equipment, specialising in cutting, drilling, demolition, and finishing of hard materials. 

Amongst their impressive body of work, one product in particular steals the show – the ICS Chainsaw. ICS diamond chainsaws are cutting-edge solutions for those seeking a clean and precise finish when dealing with tough materials such as brick or concrete walls.

In this comprehensive buyer’s guide, we will highlight the features and benefits of ICS chainsaws, exploring their functionality, applications, and the innovative technology that sets them apart in the industry. 

Patented Diamond Chain 

Backed by years of industry-led research and stringent product testing, the patented ICS diamond chain is what sets it apart from its competitors. This groundbreaking design offered by ICS has completely transformed the way concrete and pipe cutting is done in construction and infrastructure projects. Unlike traditional chainsaws, ICS diamond chainsaws provide a clean and even finish that is unmatched by any other cutting method.

Versatility in Applications

The ICS chainsaw range is lauded for its functional design, allowing users to accurately cut small openings in a variety of tough and otherwise unworkable materials. This versatility makes ICS chainsaws suitable for both commercial and residential applications. Whether you’re a construction professional working on a high-rise project or a homeowner tackling a DIY renovation, ICS has a solution tailored to your needs. 

Reliability in Construction and Beyond

From commercial and residential construction to utility pipe service and maintenance, ICS Diamond Tools and equipment have earned a reputation for reliability and efficiency. These tools are designed to get the job done with the highest level of service quality in the industry.

Let’s explore some key features that make ICS chainsaws stand out in the market:

  1. Precision Cutting for Square Corners

ICS chainsaws are engineered to deliver precision cutting, allowing users to achieve square corners with no overcut. This is a game-changer for projects that demand accuracy and a polished finish. Whether you are creating openings in concrete walls or making intricate cuts, the ICS chainsaw ensures that your work is not only efficient but also aesthetically pleasing.

  1. Clean and Even Finish

The clean and even finish provided by ICS chainsaws is a result of their advanced diamond chain technology. This feature is particularly crucial in construction projects where aesthetics and the quality of the finish are of utmost importance. With ICS chainsaws, you can work confidently, knowing that the end result will meet or exceed your expectations.

  1. Swift and Confident Workmanship

The ability to work swiftly and confidently is a hallmark of ICS chainsaws. Time is often of the essence in construction, and ICS recognizes this by providing tools that allow professionals to work efficiently without compromising on precision. The combination of speed and accuracy makes ICS chainsaws a preferred choice for professionals who prioritise both productivity and quality.

  1. Suitability for Various Materials

ICS chainsaws are not limited to a specific type of material. Their functionality extends to a wide range of tough and challenging substances, including brick and concrete. This versatility opens up possibilities for applications in diverse projects, making ICS chainsaws a valuable asset for contractors, builders, and DIY enthusiasts alike.

Choosing the Right ICS Chainsaw for Your Needs

Now that we’ve explored the features and advantages of ICS chainsaws, it’s essential to understand how to choose the right model for your specific needs. Consider the following factors when making your decision:

  1. Application Requirements: Assess the specific requirements of your project. If you are primarily working on residential renovations, a smaller and more portable ICS chainsaw may suffice. For larger-scale construction projects, you might opt for a more powerful and robust model.
  2. Cutting Depth: Different ICS chainsaw models offer varying cutting depths. Evaluate the depth requirements of your projects to ensure that the chosen chainsaw can handle the tasks at hand efficiently.
  3. Power Source: ICS chainsaws are available in both gas-powered and electric models. Consider the availability of power sources at your job site and choose accordingly. Gas-powered chainsaws offer more mobility, while electric models are often preferred for indoor projects due to reduced emissions and noise.
  4. Accessories and Compatibility: Check for the availability of accessories and the compatibility of ICS chainsaws with additional tools or attachments. This ensures that you can expand your toolset as needed for specific applications.
  5. Budget Considerations: While the quality and features of ICS chainsaws justify their cost, it’s essential to align your choice with your budget. Evaluate the long-term benefits and cost-effectiveness of the model you are considering.

Explore the Range

Whether you’re after a concrete chainsaw, an all-in-one-package or the iconic ICS 890f4 — there’s an ICS chainsaw to suit any project. Here’s a snapshot of the range below: 

ICS 695XL Gas-Powered Concrete Diamond Chain Saw

The new and improved 695XL gas powered concrete diamond chainsaw features include an easy-to-start engine with higher energy ignition system and durable, long-lasting components including a new muffler, carburetor and piston & cylinder. Available with 12-inch (30 cm) – 16-inch (40cm) guidebars and the entire line of MAX, ProForce and PowerGrit series diamond chains.

Based on the best-selling 695 saw platform, the 695XL is the highest horsepower ICS gas saw for frequent-use by general construction, utility contractors and concrete professionals.

Smart Features and Benefits: 

  • > Use on concrete, stone, masonry, ductile iron pipe, cast iron pipe and more
  • > Most versatile gas-powered saw
  • > New piston and cylinder lowers engine temperature
  • > Longer life muffler with reinforced internal baffle
  • > Easy-to-start with higher energy ignition system
  • > New easy-to-tune carburetor

Looking for a reliable tool for your next project? Diamach is home to the ICS 695XL and a range of impressive ICS chainsaws for sale

ICS 890PG 15″ Hydraulic Powergrit Ductile Chainsaw Package (8 GPM) 566123

For an all-in-one solution, this ICS 890PG 15″ Hydraulic Powergrit Ductile Chainsaw Package comes equipped with a 15-inch guide bar (523080) and a 15-inch PowerGrit diamond chain (537764). With a robust rating of 11.5 horsepower and 122 in-lbs of torque, this powerhouse is ready to tackle your cutting needs. Think Ductile Iron Pipe, Cast Iron Pipe, PVC Pipe, HDPE Pipe, and even Insituform Pipe Lining. It’s your go-to solution for a variety of pipe-cutting tasks.

Worried about noise? It operates at a manageable 107 dB @ 3 ft. The front handle boasts a speed of 2 metres/second, while the rear handle clocks in at 6 metres/second, ensuring a balanced and controlled cutting experience. 

But that’s not all – this Powerhead is adaptable too! Pair it up with a 10-inch, 15-inch, 20-inch, or 25-inch concrete cutting diamond chain for even more cutting possibilities. It’s a powerhouse that gives you the flexibility and performance you need on the job. 

Smart Features and Benefits:

  • > Redesigned rear handle offers improved ergonomic cutting and greater durability
  • > 3 scratch resistant bubble levels for more accurate vertical and horizontal cutting
  • > New drive sprocket design allows for quick replacement in the field
  • > Universal motor across 890 series saw platforms and compatible with ICS 880 series saw
  • > New secondary water shut-off valve for flow metering and water conservation

If you’re after a reliable chainsaw in Sydney, check out the impressive 890F4 8 gpm Powerhead package! 

ICS 890 Diamond Chainsaw Powerhead 8GPM

The ICS 890 Series hydraulic cutting system offers the superior strength of FORCE4® technology. From the redesigned, more durable rear handle, to the easy to replace drive sprocket, this power cutter is engineered to stand up to your toughest jobs. In a package that exceeds industry standards, this sleek powerhouse is packed with features designed to make it work as hard as you do.

Smart Features and Benefits 

  • > Cuts within 3/16 in of a wall
  • > Redesigned rear handle offers improved ergonomic cutting and greater durability
  • > 3 scratch-resistant bubble levels for more accurate vertical and horizontal cutting
  • > New drive sprocket design allows for quick replacement in the field
  • > Universal motor across 890 series power cutter platforms and compatible with ICS 880 series power cutter
  • > Available with 1 ft or 8 ft hoses; 1/2 in quick disconnects included for convenience
  • > New secondary water shut-off valve for flow metering and water conservation

To browse more ICS chainsaws for sale, check out the impressive range care of Diamach. 

Shop ICS Chainsaws for Sale at Diamach 

The ICS chainsaw range shows how innovative and excellent diamond tools and equipment can be. Whether you’re a seasoned professional in the construction industry or a homeowner planning a DIY project, ICS provides the tools needed to achieve precision, efficiency, and a superior finish.

Invest confidently in the right tool for your cutting and drilling needs. If you’re in the market for a new chainsaw that delivers on its promise of quality and productivity, Diamach is home to a wide-range of ICS chainsaws

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