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Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw

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A whole new standard for portable circular saws.
The TS 55 REQ is not just a standard circular saw. With its accuracy and versatility, a better comparison would be to the most advanced table saws, miter saws or panel saws available. Add in its incredible portability and unbelievable ease of use, and you have a precision-cutting solution like no other. With micro-adjustable depth controls and flat housing for flush-cutting against walls or adjacent surfaces, the TS 55 REQ is Festool's most advanced plunge cut saw ever.
  • Easy-to-read dual-depth scale indicates depth settings for cuts on or off the guide rail (Self-adhering Imperial scale included)
  • Integrated micro-adjustable depth control knob enables precise cutting action and depth
  • Streamlined splinter guard eliminates tearout on both sides of blade for smooth cuts on any material
  • Flat housing offset to 1/1-15/16 in. makes perfectly parallel straight cuts to any edge for increased versatility
  • Greater beveling range of -1 degrees to 47 degree with simple detent-override and positive stops at 0 and 45 degrees
  • Redesigned riving knife emerges before the blade for easier position in existing cut lines
  • MMC electronics ensure constant speed under load to improve cut quality and performance while protecting from thermal and current overload
  • Improved dust channel design further enhances dust extraction efficiency for a cleaner work environment
  • TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Circular Saw - 561556
  • SYS-4 T-Loc Systainer
  • 55 in. (1400mm) Guide Rail
  • 48T Carbide Blade
  • Limit Stop
  • Splinter Guard
  • Plug-It Power Cord


Weight: 9.92 lbs.
Amperage: 10
Arbor Size: 20mm
Bevel Capacity: 0 - 45 Degrees
Blade Diameter: 6-1/4 in.
Blade Position: Right
Depth Of Cut at 45 Degrees: 1-7/16 in.
Depth of Cut at 90 Degrees: 2-1/8 in.
RPM: 2,000 - 5,200
Voltage: 120V

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  • Plunge Cut Circular Saw


    Is there a dado cutting option for this product? Thanks.
    Asked on 5/23/2015 by Pat from Alabama

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      No, there is not dado cutting option on this unit.

      Answered on 6/2/2015 by Sonny from Lawrencville, GA
  • Plunge Cut Circular Saw


    With respect to trimming close to an object. I asked the same question of Dewalt. I often have to trim new wood floors due to expansion in one or all directions and need to take off small amounts from time to time. ? - How close to a wall can this saw cut- 1/4" - 3/8" ? Looking at Festool FESNP26561556 Kit.
    Asked on 1/25/2015 by joe50 from Wisconsin

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      This unit has a flat housing so it can do flush cutting against walls.

      Answered on 2/24/2015 by Sonny from Lawrencville, GA
  • Plunge Cut Circular Saw


    to whom it may concern: does the saw come in a case? if not how much is a case? how much is it to add on two clamps and 75 rail? thank you Ottilie
    Asked on 11/5/2014 by Ottilie from hickory corners michigan

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      Yes,the saw does come with a case.The clamps set is Festool 489570 4-1/4 in. (120mm) Clamp (2-Pack).And the Festool 491503 FS 1900/2 75 in. (1900mm) Guide Rail.

      Answered on 3/10/2015 by Dennis from Atl
  • Plunge Cut Circular Saw



    What voltage does it use? I have 230 volt mains.

    Thank you, Meir
    Asked on 11/21/2013 by Meirke from Israel

    2 answers

    • Staff Reviewer


      This saw operates on 120V.

      Answered on 11/21/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
    • A:

      It's a German product, so clearly there's a 240-volt version available in Europe.

      Answered on 7/6/2014 by Oldpilot from Dover NH
  • Plunge Cut Circular Saw


    RE: FESTOOL TS 55 including guide rail and systainer case.

    How much is shipping to Israel?

    Thank you, Meir
    Asked on 11/21/2013 by Meirke from Israel

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      The saw operated on 120Volts.

      Answered on 11/21/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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