Angle Grinders feature 8 A motor.

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Rated at 900 W, 4½ and 5 in. grinders provide up to 21 lb-in. of torque. Motors feature epoxy resin coating on field coil and winding protection grid that deflects airborne debris away from armature windings. Suited for grinding and cutting metals in welding and construction applications, grinders include tool-less guard adjustment and S-automatic safety clutch, which protects tool and user from dangerous kickbacks in event of wheel jam.



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Metabo's Improved Angle Grinders Provide 15% More Power; Increased Performance



West Chester, PA, July 2004 - Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has upgraded seven angle grinders that provide up to 15% more power and improved performance. The 4 1/2" and 5" grinders, which now feature an 8 Amp motor versus the older 7 Amp version, are ideal for grinding and cutting various construction metals in many welding and construction applications.

All of the upgraded grinders feature Metabo's long lasting motor with a special epoxy resin coating on the field coil and a winding protection grid that deflects airborne debris away from the armature windings, increasing motor life up to five times. Metabo's exclusive S-automatic safety clutch, which protects the tool and user from dangerous kickbacks in the event of a wheel jam, as well as a tool-less guard adjustment are standard on the angle grinders. Five of the upgraded models also feature the "Quick" rapid spannerless tool change system that enables safe, tool-free wheel changes with significantly reduced operator downtime.

The angle grinders that have received the new, more powerful motor include:
W7-115
W7-115 Quick
WP7-115 Quick
WPS7-115 Quick
W7-125
WP7-125 Quick
WPS7-125 Quick

All grinders provide up to 21 inch-lbs. of torque, rated input watts of 900, and a spindle thread of 5/8"-11. No load-speed for the 4 1/2" 115 models is 10,000 RPM, and is 9,000 RPM for the 5" 125 models. Tool weight of all models ranges from 4.8 lbs to 5.1 lbs. Each comes with a side handle, wheel guard, and Metabo's three-year warranty.

For more information, please visit www.metabousa.com or contact David Smith, Metabo Corporation, 1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380. Tel: 800/ 638-2264; Fax: 800/ 638-2261; Email: dsmith@metabousa.com.

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.

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