Makita EK6101 14″ Power Cutter

Makita EK6101 Power Cutter

The new Makita EK6101 Power Cutter breaks the 20 barrier for an industrial performance, full featured machine. Most other gas powered cutters in this category weigh several pounds more, so users of other models will notice the difference.

According to Commercial Products Project Manager Adam Livingston, “The EK6101 has less weight than other power cutters in the category, and is engineered with efficiency features that include faster and easier starts, reduced maintenance, and improved fuel economy. This latest release in Makita’s concrete cutting line-up means that we can now offer a power cutter specific to most common user applications and needs.”

Makita EK6101 Power Cutter Improves Fuel Efficiency

This power cutter features a 4.4 horsepower unleaded gas motor. With the demands of industrial level concrete cutting, there’s just not a good alternative to gas engines, but Makita doesn’t use that as an excuse. They’ve improved fuel efficiency by up to 20% by using a system called Stratified Air Scavenging (SAS). The system works by separating the burned fuel fumes from the unused fuel and cycles it back to the engine to use. This recycles up to 75% of normally wasted fuel back to the engine.

A cyclonic air intake also works to help save the air filter by separating larger pieces of debris and sending them out before they can reach the filter.

Makita EK6101 Power Cutter Starting, Noise, and Vibration

Starting is easier thanks to reduced pull force required. To achieve this, the starting capacitor has a spring assisted coil that helps store electrical energy. The stored energy means that the user doesn’t have to pull has hard to achieve consistent start up. Vibration has also been reduced in the EK6101. Sliding front engine mounts absorb vibration when the user applies cutting pressure. Noise level has been reduced to 97 dB(A) and is lower than the majority of other power cutters in the category.

Makita EK6101 Power Cutter SpecsMakita EK6101 Power Cutter

  • Model: EK6101 14″ Power Cutter
  • Engine Displacement: 61 cc (3.7 cubic inches)
  • Engine Max Power: 4.4 horsepower/3.2 kW
  • No Load Speed: 9850 RPM
  • Max Spindle Speed: 4400 RPM
  • Fuel: unleaded gasoline
  • Fuel Mix: 50:1
  • Fuel Capacity: 23.6 ounces
  • Arbor with Adapter: 22 mm/1 inch
  • Max Cutting Depth: 5-1/8 inches
  • Dry Weight: 19.6 pounds
  • Warranty: 1 year limited, 30 day money back

Included with the purchase of the Makita EK6101 Power Cutter is a universal wrench, Torx wrench, carburetor screwdriver, adapter ring. The blade is sold separately. For more information, take a look at Makita’s product page.

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