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January 16, 2012 | 11:26 pm CST

Metabo Corp.'s W18LTX cordless angle grinder features a rotating battery pack for ease with grinding and cutting applications in hard to reach areas, says the company.  The W18LTX is part of Metabo’s Power  Master Series of 18 V lithium-ion cordless power tools. The 4-1/2” grinder features a slim motor housing and ergonomic side handle for comfort, a debris-resistant 4-pole motor with easily replaceable carbon brushes and removable dust filter. Tool weight, including battery pack is 5.3 lbs. It has a no-load speed of 8,000 rpm. Safety features include advanced motor protection with a no-volt release switch that protects against unintentional starts when inserting a battery, a burst-proof guard that can be adjusted without tools, and an electronic shut off that helps to prevent kick-back.

(800) 638-2264.