Cordless Cut-Off/Grinder features paddle switch design.

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Built with 4-pole motor, 4½ in. M18 Model 2680-22 operates at speeds up to 9,000 rpm and includes L-shape intake vents to keep harmful debris from entering tool and damaging critical components. Grinder also features 3-position handle, tool-free adjustable guard, and Overload Protection to prevent damage in abusive situations. Milwaukee® 18V XC High Capacity LITHIUM-ION technology features DPM(TM) - Digital Power Management to provide maximum tool life and run-time.



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Milwaukee® Introduces New M18 Cordless 4-1/2" Cut-Off / Grinder



02/19/2009 MILWAUKEE, WI - Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation expands its LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the new M18 Cordless 4-1/2" Cut-Off / Grinder. Built with a Milwaukee® 4-pole motor, the 2680-22 delivers maximum power when cutting or grinding, and it is the only cordless cut-off / grinder to offer the user-preferred paddle switch.

"Milwaukee is committed to providing solutions to the end-user to make their job easier," says Rick Gambaccini, Sr. Product Manager-Cordless of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation. "We have not only created a tool that out performs the competitors, but we have implemented the widely preferred paddle switch design for comfort and ease of use."

Additionally, L-shape intake vents keep harmful debris from entering the tool and damaging internal components. The M18 Cordless 4-1/2" Cut-Off / Grinder also features Overload Protection to prevent damage in abusive situations. Together, these features provide durability that allows the tool to stand up to harsh job site conditions.
Backed by a 5-Year/2000 charge warranty, the new Milwaukee® 18V XC High Capacity LITHIUM-ION technology features DPM(TM) - Digital Power Management to provide maximum tool life and longer run-time.

With the addition of this new tool, the M18 cordless system continues to grow and provide innovative solutions. With leading LITHIUM-ION Technology, Milwaukee® will continue to build this platform to offer industry leading balance, power and ergonomics.

Specs (2680-22)

o 9,000 RPM

o Paddle Switch Design

o Tool-Free Adjustable Guard

o 3 Position Handle

o 5.9 lbs

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 and industrial heavy-duty portable corded and cordless power tools, accessories and safety equipment. Products include the legendary SAWZALL® reciprocating saws, M12, M18 & V28(TM) LITHIUM-ION cordless tools, HOLE-HAWG® drills, portable band saws, circular saws, driver drills, hammer drills, rotary hammers, pneumatic nailers, grinders, sanders, plus a complete line of power tool accessories. For more information on the full line of Milwaukee power tools and accessories, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.

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