The new WE9-125 Quick 5-in. angle grinder provides vario-constamatic (VC) electronic speed stabilization, making the tool especially suitable for heavy
The new WE9-125 Quick 5-in. angle grinder provides vario-constamatic (VC) electronic speed stabilization, making the tool especially suitable for heavy operating conditions, such as grinding, cutting and finishing granite, marble or concrete, the manufacturer emphasizes. Its VC electronics constantly monitor the motor’s current, adding voltage as load increases to keep the tool running at optimum speed. Additionally, a soft-start feature extends longevity of both motor windings and gears, the company asserts; and, ÎCoolFlowÌ technology with repositioned carbon brushes ensures unrestricted airflow, while a fan pulls 35 percent more air through the tool for cooler operation and extended service life. Further, aluminum die-cast housing aids heat dissipation and provides increased durability.
The grinder features a robust ÎLongLifeÌ motor, product engineers note, offering 950 W of power and 22 in.-lb. of torque. The motor and other essential components are protected from harmful dust and debris with double-lipped labyrinth sealed bearings, a winding protection grid, and epoxy-coated field coil windings. At 5.4 lb., the lightweight grinder features a secure racket grip and dual grip zones for comfortable, ergonomic handling, the manufacturer affirms, adding that the tool’s anti-vibration side handle absorbs up to 60 percent of vibration for fatigue-free operation.
Safety features include a tool-less guard adjustment, spindle lock, and an S-Automatic safety slip clutch to protect the operator from kickback by absorbing torque created should the wheel bind or snag. A power-interruption protection mechanism prevents restart in the event that power is lost to the tool, and the switch remains in the ÎonÌ position, protecting the operator from injury or work surfaces from damage when power is restored. Metabo