Cut-Off Wheels offer minimal burr.

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Aluminum oxide Type 1 Original Slicer wheels provide optimum combination of abrasives, resin, and blade thickness for individual applications. Available in 4½ and 6 in. versions, wheels employ abrasive/resin formulation that increases wheel life. It is designed for speed and load typically associated with general-purpose, light-duty use. Matching system helps reduce tool vibration during operation and increases cutting efficiency.



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New Metabo Choice Cuts(TM) Slicer Wheels Offer Increased Cutting Speed, Minimal Burr



West Chester, PA, February 2004 - Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers new aluminum oxide Type 1 Original Slicer wheels that provide increased cutting speed and minimal burr when cutting light gauge metals. The Original Slicer wheels, ideal for general purpose cutting of materials such as tubing, piping, rebar, and smaller diameter rods, are part of Metabo's Choice Cuts(TM) line of job-matched cut-off wheels.

Choice Cuts is Metabo's family of slicer wheels designed to provide the optimum combination of abrasives, resin, and blade thickness for individual applications, ensuring increased wheel life and improved cutting speed. The slicer wheels in the Choice Cuts family span a broad range of applications from general purpose to larger diameter metals and stainless steels. Users can select the most cost-effective wheel for their specific application.

Available in 4-1/2" and 6" versions, the wheels employ an improved abrasive/resin formulation that increases wheel life by up to 300% and provides for faster and more cost-efficient metal cutting.

The Original Slicer wheels in Metabo's Choice Cuts product line are specifically designed for the speed and load typically associated with general purpose, light duty use. This unique matching system helps reduce tool vibration during operation and increases cutting efficiency, resulting in decreased operator fatigue.

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