Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, introduces a cordless jig saw that is an industry leader in performance. The STA 18 LTX is part of Metabo’s innovative PowerMasterSeries of 18 V lithium-ion cordless power tools.
This high-performing saw, that can cut more than 98 feet of chipboard with just one battery pack charge, is ideal for use in cutting openings for heating duct and plumbing, cabinet fitting, drywall fitting, cutting and sizing plywood or cutting duct openings in HVAC applications.
The STA 18 LTX features a low-lying saw blade support roller for exact blade guidance, a 4-stage adjustable orbital blade stroke and positive bevel cutting stops at 15°, 30° and 45°. The tool also includes Metabo’s Quick toolless blade change system that saves time and energy when replacing blades, increasing productivity and lowering overall cost.
Metabo’s new jig saw can cut a maximum thickness of 5- 5/16” in wood, 1 3/8” in non-ferrous metals and 10 gage” in sheet metal.
The STA 18 LTX features a robust gear housing and motor design, Variospeed electronics producing up to 2,700 strokes per minute, a protective guard and anti-splinter insert to prevent chipping when working on brittle materials like laminate countertops.
Safety features include an ergonomic rubber-coated full grip bow-type handle for user comfort, adjustable blower for a debris-free view of the cutting line as well as an integrated LED work light for optimum illumination of the cutting line.
The cost-effective STA 18 LTX, sold as a tool only, accepts Metabo’s 1.5Ah, 2.6Ah, 3.0Ah or 4.0Ah 18 V lithium-ion batteries that offer 40 percent higher performance and 40 percent less weight than conventional batteries.
For more information, please contact Terry Tuerk, Metabo Corporation, 1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, Pa. 19380. T: 800/ 638-2264 - F: 800/ 638-2261.
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Metabo (metabo.us), a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has international headquarters in Nurtingen, Germany and U.S. headquarters in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company has focused its product development on technological advancements in electronic circuitry and mechanical design, which has resulted in high performance, durable electric power tools. The name Metabo is German for “metal-boring,” symbolic of the company’s first tool -- a metal-boring tool -- manufactured in 1924.
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