Abrasive Saw cuts wide range of metals.

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RIDGID® CM1450 cut-off saw makes 45° cuts at both right and left angles in pipe iron, angle iron, rebar, and metal studs. Cast-iron base has non-slip rubber feet for support and low vibration, while die-cast aluminum housing helps dissipate heat. Motor operates at 120 V, 15 A at speeds to 3900 rpm. Saw includes D-grip handle, tool-less fence adjustment, spark-arresting covers, and 14 in. abrasive disk with 1 in. diameter arbor hole.

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Ridgid® CM1450 Abrasive Saw Cuts a Wide Range of Metals

ELYRIA, OH - April 2003 - Ridge Tool Company has introduced a 14" abrasive cut-off saw that cuts a wide range of metals, including pipe iron, angle iron, rebar and metal studs. The RIDGID® CM1450 is designed to make 45° cuts at both right and left angles.

The new saw has a heavy-duty, cast-iron base with non-slip, rubber feet for sturdy support and low vibration during operation. Its rugged, 120-volt, 15-amp motor runs at 3900 rpm and is built to withstand high torque loads. Its die-cast aluminum housing helps dissipate heat, and the new design allows easy replacement of the externally accessible brushes.

Designed for productivity and ease of use, the Model CM1450 features a comfortable D-grip handle. The unit's quick-release vise makes it easy to clamp and quickly remove the materials
being cut. The 51-lb. cut-off saw also has a hold-down chain and carrying handle to facilitate transporting it to and from the job site.

The saw's abrasive disk measures 14" in diameter with a 1" diameter arbor hole. The unit comes with an arbor lock and an arbor wrench (stored under the base) for easy removal of the
abrasive disk. Other features include tool-less fence adjustment for angle cuts, spark-arresting covers for added safety, and a UL listing. Like all RIDGID tools, the CM1450 is backed by a lifetime warranty.

Ridge Tool Company, a leading manufacturer of hand and power tools, markets its products in more than 130 countries. The company's broad offering includes threading and drain cleaning
machines, and more than 300 types of tools serving the rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. Ridge Tool is a subsidiary of St. Louis, Missouri-based Emerson.

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