Porter-Cable 4-½” Slide Switch Small Angle Grinders
PORTER-CABLE announces the launch of its new 4-½ inch Small Angle Grinders (PC60TCTAG and PC60TAG) that are designed to offer contractors performance, ergonomics, ease of use and durability for tough jobsite applications including grinding and cutting metal, cleaning and finishing surfaces, and tuckpointing.
The PC60TCTAG is the only model of these two new Small Angle Grinders that can act as a cutoff tool out of the box. Outfitted with a Type 1 Cutting Guard, the PC60TCTAG meets UL standards for cutting with a small angle grinder. The PORTER-CABLE PC60TCTAG and PC60TAG will be available in February 2011 through independent distributors. The PC60TCTAG carries a suggested retail price of $49.99 and the PC60TAG carries a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Both grinders come with a 6 AMP motor that delivers 11,000 RPM for tough jobsite applications including grinding and cutting metal, cleaning and finishing surfaces, and tuckpointing.
During the design process the grip areas were streamlined to make it easier for the users to hold the tools and both units are lightweight at 4.1 lbs to reduce user fatigue.
Ease of Use
The PC60TCTAG and PC60TAG‘s key feature is the tool free quick release guard; this allows users to properly align the guard to control the spark path. The models incorporate a three-position handle and a rotatable housing feature that allows the gear housing to circumvolve for optimal positioning in all applications. Finally, a spindle lock is located on top of the gear housing for quick and safe wheel changes.
The grinders 6 AMP motor comes with quick access to the motor brushes, which permits easy service and additional life.
The PORTER-CABLE PC60TCTAG and PC60TAG will be available in February 2011 through independent distributors. The PC60TCTAG is expected to retail for $49.99 and includes five grinding disks and five cutoff disks. The PC60TAG is expected to retail for $39.99 and includes one grinding disk. The small angle grinders will come with a three-year limited warranty, one-year service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.