Rotary Polisher offers electronic speed control.

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Powered by 10 A motor with variable speed trigger and dial that delivers no load speed of 0–3,000 rpm, 7 in. Model 9237C includes soft-start feature that ensures smooth start-ups and minimized fling-off of polish, wax, or paste. Wire mesh intake covers prevent wool fibers and other debris from entering motor. For comfort, polisher features lock-on trigger switch. Rubberized gear housing and loop handle provide added comfort for users and protection for delicate work surfaces.

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Makita Enhances Category-Leading Polisher

New 9237C gives detailers added features for durability and performance

La Mirada, CA — Makita has enhanced a category leader with the launch of the new 7” Polisher, model 9237C. The new 9237C combines consistent power and control with improved durability and performance features for high-quality polishing and detailing.

“Makita’s 7-inch Polisher is a longtime favorite among automotive and marine detailers, as well as stone polishers,” said Adam Livingston, Product Manager, Commercial Products, Makita USA. “Detailers demand power and ergonomics and will appreciate the additional features of the new 9237C to complete the most challenging cutting and compounding applications”

New Features

The 9237C has a new rubberized gear housing and loop handle that provides added comfort for users and added protection for delicate work surfaces. For increased durability, this new polisher includes wire mesh intake covers to prevent wool fibers and other debris from entering the motor. Another added feature is the enhanced cord guard for increased flexibility and longer cord life.

Power and Speed Control

The 9237C is powered by a 10 AMP motor with a variable speed trigger and dial that delivers a no load speed of 0-3,000 RPM, with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load. The soft start feature ensures smooth start-ups and less fling-off of polish, wax or paste.

Comfort and Ergonomics

The 9237C weighs only 7 lbs. and is built with comfort features for extended use including a lock-on trigger switch designed for continuous use and the rubberized loop handle that provides a comfortable grip for convenient operation.

Makita’s Premium Polishing Program

In addition to the new 9237C rotary polisher, Makita also has two other innovative polishing solutions including the 18V LXT® Cordless LXOB01 for final finish orbital action polishing, and the corded BO6040 for dual action polishing with the option to turn rotation off. Also, coming soon will be a full line of premium polishing pads and bonnets specific to each polisher. 

Other cordless solutions include the 18V LXT® Blower (BUB182/Z), the 18V LXT® L.E.D. Light (LXLM03) and 18V LXT® Florescent Light (BML184).



Sanding Disc 7”

Wool bonnet Disc 7”

No Load Speed (variable speed) 0-3,000 RPM

Spindle Thread 5/8” – 11 UNC

AMPS 10.0

Overall Length 18-1/2”

Net Weight 7.0 lbs.

About Makita U.S.A.

Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), MM4™ 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System – SJS® grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT™), Impact GOLD™, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving, and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S.  For more information, call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or go to Follow Makita: and The MAKITA TEAL COLOR is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Makita Black & White color combination is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common laws and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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