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GAG03Z
40V max XGT® Brushless Cordless 4‑1/2” / 5" Paddle Switch Angle Grinder, with Electric Brake, Tool Only
GAG03Z

40V max XGT® Brushless Cordless 4‑1/2” / 5" Paddle Switch Angle Grinder, with Electric Brake, Tool Only

  • PERFORMANCE : Makita-built brushless motor along with 40V max XGT® battery combine to deliver powerful grinding
  • CONVENIENCE : Quick guard rotation allows easy tool-less adjustment for increased productivity
  • CONTROL : AFT® turns the motor off if rotation of the wheel is suddenly forced to stop
  • PRODUCTIVITY : Electric brake stops the grinding or cut-off wheel in 2 seconds or less for maximum productivity
  • INCLUDES : Grinding wheel, wheel guard and side handle (battery and charger not included)
40V max XGT® Brushless 4-1/2” / 5" Paddle Switch Angle Grinder, with Electric Brake

About Model

The 40V max XGT® Brushless Cordless 4-1/2" / 5” Paddle Switch Angle Grinder with Electric Brake (GAG03Z, tool only) delivers corded grinding performance without the cord for the most demanding applications. It's powered by a Makita-built brushless motor which delivers 8,500 RPM for heavy-load applications and increased power and speed. The GAG03Z offers up to 60% faster cutting speed when cutting #5 (5/8”) rebar. It is ideal for grinding and cutting a wide range of materials including tile, concrete, pipe, conduit, and more.

An electric current limiter helps protect the motor from overload in high-torque applications. Additional features include an electric brake that stops the grinding or cut-off wheel in 2 seconds or less and Active Feedback-sensing Technology (AFT®) that turns the motor off if rotation of the wheel is forced to a stop.

A large paddle switch provides power-start press points at multiple grip positions. A quick guard rotation provides tool-less adjustments for increased productivity. Anti-restart protection is engineered to prevent motor start-up when the battery is inserted while the switch is locked on. A soft start suppresses start-up reaction and provides smooth start-ups.

Wire mesh intake covers are engineered to prevent debris from entering the motor. The GAG03Z is also equipped with Makita's Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™), a series of protective seals inside the tool. XPT is designed to improve a tool’s operation in harsh conditions by channeling water and dust from key internal components. Reinforced metal gear housing provides additional durability on the job site.

XGT is a system of equipment, tools, batteries and chargers utilizing 40v max lithium-ion batteries. XGT is engineered to deliver high power to take on high-demand applications, allowing users to completely transition to a cordless job site. XGT is equipped with advanced brushless motor engineering, intelligent digital communication, and superior durability features to outpower, outsmart and outlast the rest.

Features

  • OUTPOWER: Makita-built brushless motor along with 40V max XGT® battery combine to deliver powerful grinding and up to 60% faster cutting speed than predecessor models*
  • OUTSMART: Electric brake stops the grinding or cut-off wheel in 2 seconds or less for maximum productivity
  • OUTLAST: Electronic current limiter helps protect the motor from overload in high torque application
  • Active Feedback-sensing Technology (AFT®) turns the motor off if rotation of the wheel is suddenly forced to stop
  • Anti-restart protection engineered to prevent motor start up when battery is inserted with switch locked on
  • Large paddle switch allows for power start press points at multiple grip positions
  • Quick guard rotation allows easy tool-less adjustment for increased productivity
  • Soft start suppresses start-up reaction for smooth start-ups and longer gear life
  • Spiral bevel gears for smoother rotations and a more efficient transfer of energy
  • Reinforced metal gear housing engineered for maximum job site durability
  • Wire mesh intake covers are engineered to prevent debris from entering motor
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions
  • Rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • Compact at only 16-1/8" long; ideal for tight spaces
  • The digital communication within XGT® optimizes performance to provide up to 2X longer sustained power under heavy-load applications
  • The digital communication within XGT® actively monitors and protects against overload, over-discharge and overheating
  • XGT® Tools and Batteries are designed with a multi-layer contact interface for more constant power delivery to take on high-current demands
  • XGT® Batteries feature rigid rails with impact-resistant construction to secure the battery to the tool during high-demand applications (batteries not included)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger with dual-fan design circulates air through the battery to cool the battery and circuit board quickly for faster charging (charger not included)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s digital display indicates battery charge level (-80%, +80%, 100%)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s built-in chip thoroughly communicates during the charging process to control current, voltage, and temperature for more efficient charging
  • Compatible with Makita® 40V max XGT® Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • *Makita XAG04 cutting #5 (5/8”) rebar
XGT (White in Black Box) XPT- Extreme Protection Technology Logo (Black on White)

Includes

Specs

  • System : 40V max XGT®
  • Wheel Diameter : 5"
  • No Load Speed : 8,500 RPM
  • Spindle Type : 5/8" - 11 UNC
  • Lock-On Switch : Yes
  • Lock-Off Switch : No
  • Switch Type : Body grip/paddle
  • Bind-Up Control : Yes
  • Electric Brake : Yes
  • Variable speed dial : No
  • Automatic-start Wireless System (AWS™) : No
  • Overall Length : 16-1/8"
  • Net Weight (with battery) : 7.9 lbs.
  • Power Type : Cordless
  • Shipping Weight : 7.56 lbs.
  • UPC Code : 088381-898515
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