Press Release Summary:
Model 4131 7Â¼ in. saw features 13 A motor that cuts through sheet metal, steel studs, pipes, and rebar. No-load speed of 3,500 rpm and large cutting capacity enable single-pass cutting that is virtually spark-free. Heavy duty blade cover provides chip collection and insulates against high temperatures. Saw, with overall length of 11 in. and weighing 10.6 lb, is equipped with heat-resistant CERMET tipped saw blade.
Original Press Release:
Cool To the Touch Makita Metal Cutting Saw
August 1, 2004 - LA MIRADA, CALIF. - Makita USA, Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, is proud to announce the release of a new 7-1/4" metal cutting saw, model 4131. The 4131 guarantees faster, cleaner and more efficient metal cutting with exceptional versatility making it an ideal choice for plumbers, electricians, HVAC, steel framers, metal fabricators and many other trade professionals.
This new metal cutting saw touts a powerful 13 AMP motor to cut through a variety of metal including sheet metal, steel studs, pipes, and rebar. A large cutting capacity allows for single-pass cutting that is virtually spark-free with a no load speed of 3,500 RPM. The "tool-less" heavy duty blade cover provides superior chip collection and insulates against high temperatures for increased efficiency. Additional convenience features include a quick-release blade guard lever for plunge cutting and a stainless steel base plate for increased stability and durability.
The 4131 comes equipped with an exclusive Makita Blue Steel(TM) CERMET tipped saw blade that lasts 25 times longer and costs 3 times less than traditional abrasive blades. Blue Steel blades also cut 5 times faster than abrasive blades for increased productivity, as well as cleaner cutting with burr-free ends. CERMET tipped blades are manufactured with an innovative ceramic-metal mixture that resists damaging heat, known to shorten the life of traditional carbide-tipped blades. Makita offers a full range of application-specific metal-cutting blades.
Blade Diameter 7-1/4"
Maximum Cutting Depth: 90° 2-1/2"
No Load Speed 3,500 RPM
AMPS (120V) 13
Overall Length 11"
Net Weight 10.6 lbs.
Makita USA, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of over 320 professional, industrial quality power tools. All Makita tools are covered by a one-year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship and may be serviced at any of our 26 factory service centers or by more than 1000 authorized service centers nationwide. Makita USA, Inc.'s home office is located in La Mirada, California and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please contact us at 1-800-4-MAKITA (1-800-462-5482) or visit the website at www.makitatools.com.