Which Festool Saw Do I Need?

Festool plunge-cut and circular saws set the highest standards in precision, control and safety. Features such as intelligent electronics to control start-up speed and maintain speed under load ensure high quality results, as does the splinter free, guide rail and extraction system compatible with the tools. But which one is right for you?

TS Plunge Cut Saw – Sheet Products

Ideal for cabinetry & fit out trades – The clever plunge cutting specialist provides quality, splinter free cuts suitable for a wide range of building materials with the switch of a blade. Festool plunge saws are the quicker way for a cleaner cut.

HK Circular Saws – Cutting All-rounder

Perfect for building and construction trades – Lightweight circular saw is perfect for fast ripping and trimming, cross-cutting rafters and beams with the unique FSK rail plus the added functionality of plunge cuts. No longer do you need to take the work piece to the tool, now you can take the tool to the work piece.

TS 55

TSC 55

HK 55

HKC 55

Application Comparison

Cross cuts using the FSK trimming rail cross cross tick 3 tick 3
Cutting cement sheet products tick 3 tick 3 tick tick
Cutting full sheet materials to size tick 3 tick 3 tick2 tick2
Fast ripping material up to 55mm tick tick tick 3 tick 3
Fine quality finishing cuts for fit out and installation tick 3 tick 3 tick tick
Mobile applications on a roof or up a ladder tick tick tick 3 tick 3
Plumb cuts on angles / roofs / pergolas cross cross tick 3 tick 3
Plunge cutting applications (sink cut-outs, vents etc). tick 3 tick 3 tick tick
Straight cuts using the FS Guide Rail (e.g. Cutting down doors) tick 3 tick 3 tick2 tick2
Trimming up to 12mm from edges (close to walls) tick 3 tick 3 cross cross

Tech Specs Overview

Battery voltage/ Power 1200W 15V – 36V 1200W 18V
Speed 2,000 – 5,200 rpm 1 x 18V = 2,650-3,800rpm 2 x 18V = 2,650-5,200rpm 2,000 – 5,200 rpm 4500rpm
Weight (kg) 4.5 5.3 including 2 batteries 4.4 4.1 including battery
Bevel angle range -1° to 47° -1° to 47° 0° to 50° 0° to 50°
FastFix rapid saw blade change system tick tick tick tick
Simple depth adjustment tick tick tick tick
Cutting depth 0-55mm 0-55mm 0-55mm 0-55mm
Cutting depth 45° 0-43mm 0-43mm 45° = 42mm, 50° = 38mm 45° = 42mm, 50° = 38mm