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Metabo introduces 18V 6” random orbit sander

Metabo introduces 18V 6” random orbit sander

March 2023 – Metabo, a leading German international manufacturer of professional-grade cordless and corded hand-held power tools and accessories in the US, introduces their new 18V 6” Random Orbital Sander (SXA 18 LTX 150 BL), Made in Germany

“We are excited to introduce the 6” SXA 18 LTX 150 BL 18V Random Orbital Sander, the perfect additional to our the 5” – SXA 18 LTX 125 BL (600146840) version introduced just this past year” said Joseph Masters, Metabo’s Senior Product Manager.

The 18V 6” random orbital sander, SXA 18 LTX 150 BL is available as a bare tool packaged in a sturdy metaBOX case (600411840) or as a bare tool only (600411840), and includes a removable edge protector, 1-120 grit hook and loop sanding disc, 5 mm hex key for changing the backing pad, and includes a connection point for attaching a lanyard when used at heights. The sander also has integrated dust collection with an easy to empty textile dust bag. For versatility, the SXA 18 LTX 150 BL can also be used with a vacuum, by connecting it to the sander’s dust port.

The SXA 18 LTX 150 BL features a brushless motor and variable speed Vario-Constamatic Full-wave Electronics, which allows the tool to maintain its 4,000-10,000 rpm under load for high removal rates and productivity. The sander was designed with a low center of gravity and has an orbit diameter of 1/8” – 3mm, ensuring fine surface quality and smooth guidance on the work surface. The sanders rubber coated grip, light weight and extremely low vibration help reduce end-user fatigue, and in addition, helps prevent long-term vibration-related disorders of the hand and arm.

The sander accepts any eight hole or multi-hole hook and loop backed sanding discs. Metabo recommends the 4.0 LiHD (Lithium High Density) battery pack (625367000) for best balance and runtime. Dustless work can also be accomplished cord free with the use of Metabo’s 18V cordless vacuum the AS 18 PC HEPA (602021860).This sander can be used for fine sanding and finishing of tabletops, cabinetry, furniture, on curved or straight surfaces. It can also be used for prep work, removing, or preparing for paint and for drywall finishing, vehicle polishing or automotive body filler sanding, sanding thermoplastic materials and gel coats.

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