Press Release Summary:
Used for cutting in-place, overhead, or in tight spaces, Compact Band Saws feature 3Â¼ x 3Â¼ in. cut capacity that covers common applications. Tool-free adjustable material guide lets user make cuts flush to installed materials against ceilings or walls. Corded model 6242-6, rated at 7 A and 200-360 SFPM, weighs 9.5 lb and measures 16 x 6 x 12 in. Powered by 18 V lithium-ion battery, cordless model 2629-22 M18(TM) is rated at 480 SFPM, weighs 10.25 lb, and measures 18 x 6 x 12 in.
Original Press Release:
Milwaukee® Introduces New Compact Band Saws
MILWAUKEE, WI - Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation delivers new-to-world innovation with the introduction of new MILWAUKEE® Compact Band Saws. Up to 45% lighter than deep cut band saws, the new Compact Band Saws are ideal for cutting in-place, overhead, or in tight spaces.
MILWAUKEE® Compact Band Saws feature a 3-1/4"x 3-1/4" cut capacity that cover s the most frequent applications performed by Electricians, Plumbers and Mechanical Contractors, including single pass cuts on 3" copper, 3" angle iron and 2-1/2" conduit. "Milwaukee Compact Band Saws have unmatched performance, durability and cut quality to meet any user's needs. This launch further demonstrates Milwaukee's dominance in the Band Saw category." says Melissa Marineau, Group Product Manager.
Providing versatile application solutions, The MILWAUKEE® Compact Band Saws feature a patent pending tool-free adjustable material guide that allows the user to make cuts flush to installed materials against ceilings or walls. Additional innovation includes a drop resistant pulley guard, LED work light and blade ejection system.
The new MILWAUKEE® Compact Band Saws deliver industry leading performance, durability, and productivity as they join a legendary line of MILWAUKEE® metalworking products. Milwaukee's commitment to best-in-class durability is backed by a MILWAUKEE® Heavy-Duty 5-year warranty.
6242-6 Compact Band Saw
Includes 6246-6 Band Saw, Blade and Case
2629-22 M18(TM) Cordless Band Saw
Includes 2629-22 Band Saw, (2) M18(TM) XC High Capacity LITHIUM-ION Batteries, 1-Hour Charger, Blade and Case
About Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY) is an industry leading manufacturer and marketer of professional, heavy duty power tools and accessories. Products include the legendary SAWZALL® reciprocating saws, M12(TM), M18(TM) & V28(TM) LITHIUM-ION cordless tools, HOLE-HAWG® drills, portable band saws, circular saws, driver drills, hammer drills, rotary hammers, grinders, sanders and a line of Test & Measurement tools. Accessories include SAWZALL® blades, SWITCHBLADE® self-feed bits, BIG HAWG® hole cutters, THUNDERBOLT® drill bits and SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty(TM). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® power tools and accessories, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.