Makita U.S.A. Inc. | Posted: October 05, 2011 - 02:00 AM
Makita, has released two new dust extraction solutions for concrete and masonry contractors. The new Dust Collecting Cutting Guards, for use with Makita 4-1/2-in. - 5-in. grinders, are reportedly ideal for a range of applications, including tile cutting, concrete cutting, tuck pointing, and cutting expansion joints. When used with a commercial-grade vacuum system, the new guards are engineered to provide improved dust collection on the jobsite. The new 4-1/2-in. - 5-in. Dust Collecting Cutting Guard (192618-2) has lightweight cast aluminum construction and weighs.45 lb. with a large lip for stable plunging and a slim design for multiple uses. The guard has a direct-connection dust port for use with most commercial vacuum hoses. The new Guard with Shoe (192972-4) features durable steel construction, with tool-less depth adjustment and a large shoe for greater stability and accuracy and includes a hose adapter for increased versatility with standard fitment to most commercial vacuum hoses. (800) 462-5482. MakitaTools.com.