New Right Angle Grinders are Equipped with 1.7 HP Motor

Press Release Summary:

The Pneumatic Right Angle Grinders are designed to fit Type 27, Type 27 threaded hub and Type 1 abrasive discs. The units are offered in dual-layer, high-impact composite housing with a spindle lock for quick abrasive changes. The grinders are suitable for use in foundries, shipyards, machine shops and rail car manufacturing applications. They feature a versatile 270˚ adjustable guard.

Original Press Release:

Cleco® Introduces New Line of Pneumatic Right Angle Grinders

Lexington, South Carolina—August 20, 2018—Cleco®, a registered trademark of Apex Brands, Inc., introduces its new line of pneumatic Right Angle Grinders, featuring a powerful 1.7 hp motor for increased power and productivity, backed with Cleco’s unsurpassed features, quality and durability, at the most competitive prices available. 

Cleco’s Right Angle Grinders at a glance:

  • High-performance 1.7 hp motor delivers maximum power
  • Designed to fit all Type 27, Type 27 threaded hub and Type 1 abrasive discs
  • Quieter operation with rear exhaust overhose standard
  • Ergonomic, anti-vibration handle for increased comfort and less operator fatigue
  • Spindle lock for quick and easy abrasive changes
  • Dual-layer, high-impact composite housing for extreme durability
  • Versatile 270˚ adjustable guard for easy access to tight spaces

Cleco’s Right Angle Grinders are designed for rigorous use and long life, containing the features and power that are perfect for the most demanding applications found in foundries, shipyards, machine shops and rail car manufacturing.

“Our industry is centered around making tools that increase productivity and workflow,” said Dave Bigg, Global Product Manager, Cleco Production Tools. “Cleco’s new Right Angle Grinders have the power you need and the features want, at an exceptional value.” 

For more information on Cleco’s new Right Angle Grinders, visit

Susan Spalding, Director Global Marketing Communications
Phone: 803.358.7630

About Cleco® Production Tools

Cleco Production Tools, with head offices in Lexington, South Carolina, is a global leader in manufacturing and delivering world-class assembly solutions, including DC electric and pneumatic assembly tools and pneumatic power motors. Cleco tools enhance user productivity, safety and comfort and are supported around the world.

Cleco was founded in 1894 as Cleveland Pneumatic Tool Company in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Cleco’s expertise is the culmination of 120 plus years of delivering assembly tools and systems for a wide range of applications in the automotive, energy, aerospace and general industries. For more information, visit

Cleco® is a registered trademark of Apex Brands, Inc., a Division of Apex Tool Group, LLC. Apex Tool Group is one of the largest worldwide producers of industrial hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain and electronic soldering products.

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