Angle Grinder features quick change wheel system.

Press Release Summary:

Weighing just 6 lb, 6 in. W11-150 Quick compact class angle grinder suits cutting and grinding applications in metalworking and mechanical maintenance industries. Features included are 9.6 A motor, 1,100 W of power, 29.2 in.-lb of torque, and no-load speed of 9,000 rpm. Unit also comes with encapsulated on/off switch, carbon brush holders, double-lipped labyrinth sealed bearings, and dust-deflecting winding protection grid.

Original Press Release:

Metabo's Newest Compact Angle Grinder Makes Working More Efficient with Quick Change Wheel System

April 8, 2009

WEST CHESTER, Pa. - Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers the 6" W11-150 Quick Compact Class Angle Grinder incorporating Metabo's quick change wheel system that makes changing discs quicker and easier without the use of tools.

With a long-lasting 9.6-Amp motor, the W11-150 Quick is ideal for cutting and grinding applications in the metalworking and mechanical maintenance industries. The Metabo Vibratech (MVT) side handle reduces vibration up to 60% for extraordinary user comfort during prolonged work periods and lower risk of white finger syndrome. The tool's ergonomic two-position side handle and 'racket' grip design ensures secure operation at all times.

Additional grinder features include a large, accessible spindle lock button, auto-stop carbon brush, and the Metabo "S-Automatic" safety slip clutch to help protect the operator from kickback by absorbing the torque created by a possible wheel bind or snag.

The W11-150 weighs just 6 lbs. and has one of the most effective dust protection systems on the market for extended service life. The system includes a fully encapsulated on/off switch and carbon brush holders, double-lipped labyrinth sealed bearings as well as Metabo's unique dust-deflecting winding protection grid.

The grinder also features 1,100 watts of power, 29.2 inch-lbs of torque and a no-load speed of 9,000 rpm. It comes standard with a side handle, wheel guard, inner flange and unique outer quick nut.

For more information, please visit



Terry Tuerk,

Metabo Corporation,

1231 Wilson Drive,

West Chester, Pa. 19380.

Tel: 800/ 638-2264;

Fax: 800/ 638-2261;



Company Name: Metabo Corporation

Phone: 215-453-8700


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