Cordless metal saw

Milwaukee, March 25, 2011—Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. expands its M18 LITHIUM-ION system with the new M18 Cordless 5-3/8 inch metal saw. With an exclusive four-pole frameless motor that delivers up to 35 percent more cutting power, this compact and lightweight cutting tool offers the fastest cuts, longest run time and greatest control for the electrical, mechanical, plumbing and general construction contractor.

“Metal saws continue to be a growing category in the cordless tool market because they deliver an effective combination of cut quality, portability and speed,” said Adam Purcell, associate product manager for Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. “The M18 Cordless 5-3/8 inch metal saw not only provides a fast, clean cut when compared to alternative metal cutting tools, it also delivers up to 40 percent longer run-time than the competition and provides unparalleled speed and productivity for the professional tradesman.”

Powered by RED LITHIUM battery technology, the new saw delivers high run-time with over 200 cuts of 3/4 inch EMT per charge. To ensure superior cut accuracy, an extra-large cut guide, impact resistant window and LED light improve line of sight. A tool-free depth adjustment feature quickly and easily adjusts cutting depth from 1/8 – 2 inches, while a stainless steel shoe reduces chip build-up to prevent surface marring.

Complete with a METAL TECH 5-3/8 inch 30T carbide-tipped blade, the M18 dordless 5-3/8 inch metal saw delivers cool, burr-free cuts through metal conduit, strut, threaded rod, sheet metal, angle iron and other ferrous materials. A 50T METAL TECH 5-3/8 inch 30T carbide-tipped blade is also available for cutting copper, aluminum and other non-ferrous materials.

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