MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its award-winning M12 FUEL offering with the introduction of the industry’s most powerful 12V Circular Saw. With the ability to cut 2x dimensional lumber, Milwaukee has combined their exclusive POWERSTATE brushless motor, REDLITHIUM battery pack, and REDLINK PLUS Intelligence to deliver a 12V Circular Saw that rivals 18V tools on the market today.

“In the past, 12V users would need to carry 18V or corded circular saws to complete cuts in the most frequently used jobsite materials,” said Tom Simeone, Director of Product Management for Milwaukee Tool. “Able to complete 170 cuts in 2x4, the M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw provides performance and run time that is comparable to a much larger tool, at a fraction of the size and weight.”

The new circular saw was engineered to deliver powerful cutting capacity and is capable of cutting most frequently used jobsite materials, from sheet goods to 2x dimensional lumber. M12 FUEL products feature three Milwaukee-exclusive innovations, the POWERSTATE Brushless Motor, REDLITHIUM XC 4.0 Battery Pack and REDLINK PLUS Intelligence Hardware and Software, to deliver unmatched power, run-time and durability.

The POWERSTATE Brushless Motor works harder, lives longer, and converts energy into power more efficiently, giving the M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw the ability to deliver the power and speed needed to minimize bogging down during applications, while completing cuts other 12V saws cannot. The motor is also completely designed, engineered and built by Milwaukee Tool to deliver years of maintenance-free performance with no wearable components, no losses due to vibration and less heat build-up.

REDLINK PLUS Intelligence hardware and software is the most advanced electronic system on the market. It integrates full-circle communication between tool, battery and charger to protect them from overloading, overheating, and over-discharging. These protections help maintain ideal conditions for maximum application performance.

Milwaukee REDLITHIUM XC4.0 batteries provide up to 2X more run-time and recharges than standard lithium-ion batteries and will provide more work per charge, and more work over the life of the pack than competitive batteries. With Milwaukee durability built into each pack, the REDLITHIUM XC4.0 battery operates cooler and performs in climates below 0°F/-18°C with fade free power. A battery fuel gauge also displays remaining charge for less down time on the job.

The M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw also lives up to Milwaukee’s legendary durability with a cast aluminum construction and all-aluminum shoe and guards.

Available in February of 2015, the new M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw is a true testament to Milwaukee’s focus on the user and investment in game-changing technology. For more information on M12 FUEL, please visit


M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw Kit (2530-21XC)

• Length: 12-3/8”

• Weight: 5.35 lbs

• Speed: 3,600 RPM

• Arbor Size: 10mm

• Bevel Capacity: 50º

• Capacity: 1-5/8”

Includes M12 FUEL 5-3/8” Circular Saw, (1) M12 REDLITHIUM XC 4.0 Extended Capacity Battery Packs, M12 Multi-Voltage Charger, a blade, blade wrench & contractor bag.

*Also available as a bare tool (2530-20)

About Milwaukee Tool:

Since the company began in 1924, Milwaukee Tool has led the industry in both durability and performance by providing the best in professional, heavy-duty tools and accessories. With an unwavering commitment to the trades, Milwaukee continues to lead with a focus on providing innovative, trade-specific solutions. Whether it is through their leadership in LITHIUM-ION technology, as seen in the M12, M18 & M28 Systems, time-saving accessories or innovative hand tool products, Milwaukee is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced solutions for the trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability. Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield, WI-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee products, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit

Source: Milwaukee Tool


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