Angle Grinder is suited for metal and concrete cutting.

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Measuring 4½ in., Model W8-115 Quick Angle Grinder features cool flow technology with repositioned brushes for unrestricted airflow. It has 8.0 A motor with 800 W of power, 19.5 in./lb of torque, and no-load speed of 10,000 rpm. Weighing 6.2 lb, tool includes double lipped labyrinth sealed bearings, winding protection grid, epoxy coated windings, racket and dual grip zones for ergonomic handling, anti-vibration side handle, and Quick tool-less wheel change system.



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Metabo's New Angle Grinder Features "Cool Flow" Technology, Increasing Service Life and Ensuring a Faster Work Progress



WEST CHESTER, Pa. June 2008 - Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has introduced the new W8-115Quick angle grinder, featuring "cool flow" technology with repositioned brushes for unrestricted airflow and a fan that pulls 35% more air through the tool to keep it running cooler during operation.

With Metabo's optimum cooling technology, the new W8-115Quick angle grinder is ideal for the toughest applications, such as cutting and grinding metal or concrete. The 4-½" angle grinder features an 8.0 amp motor with 800 watts of power, 19.5 in/lbs of torque and a no-load speed of 10,000 RPM.

Double lipped labyrinth sealed bearings, a unique winding protection grid and epoxy coated windings protect the motor and other essential components from harmful dust and debris, extending motor life up to five times that of competitve models.

Weighing only 6.2 pounds, this lightweight grinder features a secure "racket" grip and dual grip zones for comfortable, ergonomic handling. The tool's anti-vibration side handle absorbs up to 60% of the vibration and, coupled with excellent balance, allows the operator to hold the tool longer, resulting in fatigue-free operation.

The angle grinder features Metabo's Quick tool-less wheel change system, allowing the operator to change wheels effortlessly to decrease downtime for optimal production. In addition, the tool offers safety features including a tool-less guard adjustment, spindle lock and an "S-Automatic" safety slip clutch to protect the operator from kickback by absorbing the torque created if the wheel would bind or snag.

ABOUT METABO:

Metabo, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has international headquarters in Nurtingen, Germany and U.S. headquarters in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company has focused its product development on technological advancements in electronic circuitry and mechanical design, which has resulted in high performance, durable electric power tools. The name Metabo is German for "metal-boring," symbolic of the first tool -- a metal-boring tool -- manufactured by the company in 1924.

For more information, please visit www.metabo.us/W8-115-W8-115-Quick-4-1-2-Angle-Grinders.24646.0.html or contact Terry Tuerk, Metabo Corporation, 1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, Pa. 19380. Tel: 800/ 638-2264; Fax: 800/ 638-2261;
Email: ttuerk@metabousa.com; Web: www.metabousa.com.

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