3 April 1998

New grinder with much longer life

LATEST additions to Makitas range of workshop equipment are the 240V electrically powered 9015B (5in) and 9016B (6in) angle grinders.

Using revised seals and blower fans within the motor assembly is said to reduce the risk of dust finding its way onto bearings, switches and motor brushes, extending the service life of the machine.

A double acting trigger switch – which cannot be locked on – is said to improve safe operation of the grinders. Prices start at £178 for the 9015B model. (01908-211678).