Tuesday, July 13, 2021

MAKITA EXPANDS ACCESSORY LINE-UP FOR ANGLE GRINDERS

Makita offers a variety of new X-LOCK accessories for X-LOCK and standard 7/8" arbor angle grinders

July 13, 2021, La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., the leader in power tool innovation, has announced the X-LOCK angle grinder accessory line. X-LOCK accessories come in a variety of blades, wheels, and brushes. The accessories are designed to work with Makita® X-LOCK Angle Grinders (XAG25, XAG26, GA4507, all sold separately), which offer quick, tool-less accessory changes for efficiency. Most of the accessories are backwards compatible with standard 7/8” arbor grinders found in the marketplace today.
 

  • Diamond Blades – Available in segmented, turbo, or continuous rims, diamond blades feature more bond material for faster material removal and taller segments for faster cutting.
  • Flap Discs – Type 27 Flap Disc for blending and finishing in a variety of grit options and Type 29 Angled Disc for grinding and polishing in various grit options. These are ideal for metal and stainless-steel applications.
  • Grinding & Cut-Off Wheels – For metal and stainless-steel cutting, Makita is offering 4-1/2” and 5” grinding and cut-off wheels. They feature more bond material for faster material removal and cleaner cuts.
  • Wire Cup Brushes and Wheels – Makita offers a variety crimped wire and knot wire brushes, as well as full cable knotted twist and stringer bead twist wheels. These are only compatible with X-LOCK angle grinders because their design prohibits the flange and lock nut from securing the accessory to a standard 7/8” arbor mount angle grinder. 
 
“We’re incredibly excited to be offering a line-up of X-LOCK accessories that work on both X-LOCK and the millions of standard angle grinders available,” states Andrew Camp, director of product management, accessories. “The new X-LOCK accessories are feature-rich and meet the demanding performance standards of metalworking and masonry professionals. As a trusted brand in the grinder/abrasive category, Makita is well-positioned to offer angle grinders with an innovative feature and coordinating accessories that deliver greater value to customers.”
 
Legacy of Angle Grinders
Known for quality angle grinders, Makita offers a wide range of cordless and corded angle grinders to suit different applications and preferences. Makita Angle Grinders have delivered trusted performance on the job site for decades. Angle grinders are offered in various sizes from 4-1/2” to 9”. Available configuration and features include paddle switch, slide switch, rear-trigger handle, variable speed dial, electric brake, Active Feedback-sensing Technology (AFT®), or Auto-start Wireless Technology (AWS®).
 
About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, outdoor power equipment, pneumatics and janitorial and facility maintenance products and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network throughout the U.S.A. With over 50 years in the United States and over 100 years worldwide, Makita utilizes experience and expertise to manufacture best-in-class solutions. For more information about Makita U.S.A., call (800)4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools
 
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