Angle Grinder
Read before use.
Wheel diameter
115mm (4-1/2")
125mm (5")
Max. wheel thickness
Spindle thread
M14 or 5/8"(country specific)
Rated speed (n)
Overall length
Net weight
Safety class
Due to our continuing program of research and development, the specifications herein are subject to change
without notice.
Specifications may differ from country to country.
Weight according to ERTA-Procedure 01/2003
The following show the symbols used for the equip
ment. Be sure that you understand their meaning before
The vibration total value (tri-axial vector sum)deter
mined according to EN60745:
Model 9557NBR
Work mode: surface grinding
Read instruction manual.
Vibration emission (ah.Ac): 7.5 m/s^
Uncertainty (K): 1.5 m/s
Work mode: disc sanding
Wear safety glasses.
Vibration emission (ah.os): 2.5 m/s^ or less
Uncertainty (K): 1.5 m/s
Model 9558NBR
Work mode: surface grinding
Vibration emission (ah,>
8.5 m/s
Uncertainty(K): 1.5 m/s^
Only for EU countries
Do not dispose of electric equipment
together with household waste material! In
observance of the European Directive, on
Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment
and its implementation in accordance with
national law, electric equipment that have
Work mode: disc sanding
Vibration emission (ah,ds): 2.5 m/s
Uncertainty (K): 1.5 m/s
or less
NOTE: The declared vibration emission value has
been measured in accordance with the standard test
reached the end of their life must be col
method and may be used for comparing one tool with
lected separately and returned to an envi
ronmentally compatible recycling facility.
NOTE: The declared vibration emission value
may also be used in a preliminary assessment of
Intended use
The tool is intended for grinding, sanding and cutting of
Awarning.'The vibration emission during actual
metal and stone materials without the use of water.
use of the power tool can differ from the declared
emission value depending on the ways in which the
Power supply
tool is used.
The tool should be connected only to a power supply of
the same voltage as indicated on the nameplate, and
can only be operated on single-phase AC supply. They
Awarning:Be sure to identify safety measures
to protect the operator that are based on an estima
tion of exposure in the actual conditions of use (taking
account of all parts of the operating cycle such as
are double-insulated and can, therefore, also be used
from sockets without earth wire.
the times when the tool is switched off and when it is
running idle in addition to the trigger time).
Awarning:The declared vibration emission
The typical A-weighted noise level determined accord
ing to EN60745;
Sound pressure level (Lpa); 86 dB(A)
Sound power level (Lwa) ^ 97 dB (A)
Uncertainty (K): 3 dB(A)
value is used for main applications of the power tool.
However if the power tool is used for other applica
tions, the vibration emission value may be different.
Awarning:Wear ear protection.
EC Declaration of Conformity
a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of
For European countries only
Makita declares that the following Machine(s):
Designation of Machine: Angle Grinder
electric shock.
Model No./Type: 9557NBR,9558NBR
Conforms to the following European Directives:
(RCD) protected supply. Use of an RCD reduces
the risk of electric shock.
They are manufactured in accordance with the following
standard or standardized documents: EN60745
The technical file in accordance with 2006/42/EC is
Personal Safety
1. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use
common sense when operating a power tool.
Do not use a power tool while you are tired or
under the influence of drugs, alcohol or med
ication. A moment of inattention while operating
power tools may result in serious personal injury.
Use personal protective equipment. Always
wear eye protection. Protective equipment such
as dust mask, non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or
hearing protection used for appropriate conditions
will reduce personal injuries.
Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the off-position before connecting
to power source and/or battery pack, picking
up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools with
your finger on the switch or energising power tools
Makita, Jan-Baptist Vinkstraat 2, 3070, Belgium
Yasushi Fukaya
Makita, Jan-Baptist Vinkstraat 2, 3070, Belgium
General power tool safety warnings
AwARNING:Read all safety warnings and
all instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and
instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or
serious injury.
that have the switch on invites accidents.
Save all warnings and instruc
tions for future reference.
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers to your
mains-operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated
(cordless) power tool.
Work area safety
Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or
dark areas invite accidents.
Do not operate power tools in explosive atmo
spheres,such as in the presence of flammable
liquids, gases or dust. Power tools create sparks
which may ignite the dust or fumes.
Keep children and bystanders away while
operating a power tool. Distractions can cause
you to lose control.
dust collection can reduce dust-related hazards.
Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and
refrigerators. There is an increased risk of elec
tric shock if your body is earthed or grounded.
Do not expose power tools to rain or wet con
ditions. Water entering a power tool will increase
the risk of electric shock.
Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for
carrying, pulling or unplugging the power tool.
Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges
or moving parts. Damaged or entangled cords
increase the risk of electric shock.
of the power tool in unexpected situations.
Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves
away from moving parts. Loose clothes,jewel
lery or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
If devices are provided for the connection of
dust extraction and collection facilities, ensure
these are connected and properly used. Use of
Power tool use and care
reduce risk of electric shock.
Remove any adjusting key or wrench before
turning the power tool on. A wrench or a key left
attached to a rotating part of the power tool may
result in personal injury.
Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. This enables better control
Electrical Safety
1. Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never
modify the plug in any way. Do not use any
adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power
tools. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will
Use of power supply via an RCD with a rated
residual current of 30 mA or less is always
available from:
If operating a power tool in a damp location
is unavoidable, use a residual current device
When operating a power tool outdoors, use an
extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Use of
Do not force the power tool. Use the correct
power tool for your application. The correct
power tool will do the job better and safer at the
rate for which it was designed.
Do not use the power tool if the switch does
not turn it on and off. Any power tool that cannot
be controlled with the switch is dangerous and
must be repaired.
Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the power tool
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing power tools. Such pre
ventive safety measures reduce the risk of starting
the power tool accidentally.
Store idle power tools out of the reach of chil
dren and do not allow persons unfamiliar with
the power tool or these instructions to operate
the power tool. Power tools are dangerous in the
hands of untrained users.
Maintain power toois. Check for misaiignment
or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts
and any other condition that may affect the
power tooi's operation. If damaged, have the
power tool repaired before use. Many accidents
are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
Keep cutting toois sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges
are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits
etc. in accordance with these instructions, tak
ing into account the working conditions and
the work to be performed. Use of the power tool
for operations different from those intended could
result in a hazardous situation,
Have your power tool serviced by a qualified
repair person using only identical replacement
parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power
tool is maintained.
Follow instruction for lubricating and chang
ing accessories.
Keep handles dry, clean and free from oil and
Safety Warnings Common for Grinding, Sanding,
Wire Brushing, or Abrasive Cutting-Off Operations:
This power tool is intended to function as a grinder,
Sander, wire brush or cut-off tool. Read all safety
warnings, instructions, illustrations and specifica
tions provided with this power tool. Failure to follow
all instructions listed below may result in electric shock,
fire and/or serious injury.
2. Operations such as polishing are not rec
ommended to be performed with this power
tool. Operations for which the power tool was not
designed may create a hazard and cause per
sonal injury,
Do not use accessories which are not specifi
cally designed and recommended by the tool
manufacturer. Just because the accessory can
be attached to your power tool, it does not assure
safe operation.
4. The rated speed of the accessory must be at
least equal to the maximum speed marked on
the power tool. Accessories running faster than
their rated speed can break and fly apart.
The outside diameter and the thickness of your
accessory must be within the capacity rating
of your power tool. Incorrectly sized accessories
cannot be adequately guarded or controlled.
Threaded mounting of accessories must match the
grinder spindle thread. For accessories mounted
by flanges, the arbour hole of the accessory must
fit the locating diameter of the flange. Accessories
that do not match the mounting hardware of the power
tool will run out of balance, vibrate excessively and may
cause loss of control.
Do not use a damaged accessory. Before each
use inspect the accessory such as abrasive
wheels for chips and cracks, backing pad
for cracks,tear or excess wear, wire brush
for loose or cracked wires. If power tool or
accessory is dropped, inspect for damage or
install an undamaged accessory. After inspect
ing and installing an accessory, position your
self and bystanders away from the plane of
the rotating accessory and run the power tool
at maximum no-ioad speed for one minute.
Damaged accessories will normally break apart
during this test time.
Wear personal protective equipment.
Depending on application, use face shield,
safety goggles or safety glasses. As appro
priate, wear dust mask, hearing protectors,
gloves and workshop apron capable of stop
ping small abrasive or workpiece fragments.
The eye protection must be capable of stopping
flying debris generated by various operations.
The dust mask or respirator must be capable of
filtrating particles generated by your operation.
Prolonged exposure to high intensity noise may
cause hearing loss.
Keep bystanders a safe distance away from
work area. Anyone entering the work area
must wear personal protective equipment.
Fragments of workpiece or of a broken accessory
may fly away and cause injury beyond immediate
area of operation.
Hold the power tool by insulated gripping
surfaces only, when performing an operation
where the cutting accessory may contact hid
den wiring or its own cord. Cutting accessory
contacting a "live" wire may make exposed metal
parts of the power tool "live" and could give the
operator an electric shock.
Position the cord clear of the spinning acces
sory. If you lose control, the cord may be cut or
snagged and your hand or arm may be pulled into
the spinning accessory.
Never lay the power tool down until the acces
sory has come to a complete stop. The spinning
accessory may grab the surface and pull the
power tool out of your control.
Do not run the power tool while carrying it at
your side. Accidental contact with the spinning
accessory could snag your clothing, pulling the
accessory into your body.
Regularly clean the power tool's air vents. The
motor's fan will draw the dust inside the housing
and excessive accumulation of powdered metal
may cause electrical hazards.
Do not operate the power tool near flammable
materials. Sparks could ignite these materials.
Do not use accessories that require liquid
coolants. Using water or other liquid coolants
may result in electrocution or shock.
Kickback and Related Warnings
Kickback is a sudden reaction to a pinched or snagged
rotating wheel, backing pad, brush or any other acces
sory. Pinching or snagging causes rapid stalling of the
rotating accessory which in turn causes the uncon
trolled power tool to be forced in the direction opposite
of the accessory's rotation at the point of the binding.
For example, if an abrasive wheel is snagged or
pinched by the workpiece, the edge of the wheel that is
entering into the pinch point can dig into the surface of
the material causing the wheel to climb out or kick out.
The wheel may either jump toward or away from the
operator, depending on direction of the wheel's move
ment at the point of pinching. Abrasive wheels may also
break under these conditions.
Kickback is the result of power tool misuse and/or
incorrect operating procedures or conditions and can be
avoided by taking proper precautions as given below.
Maintain a firm grip on the power tool and
position your body and arm to allow you to
resist kickback forces. Always use auxiliary
handle, if provided,for maximum control over
kickback or torque reaction during start-up.
The operator can control torque reactions or kick
back forces, if proper precautions are taken.
Never place your hand near the rotating acces
sory. Accessory may kickback over your hand.
Do not position your body in the area where
power tool will move if kickback occurs.
Kickback will propel the tool in direction opposite
to the wheel's movement at the point of snagging.
Use special care when working corners, sharp
edges etc. Avoid bouncing and snagging the
accessory. Corners, sharp edges or bouncing
have a tendency to snag the rotating accessory
Additional Safety Warnings Specific for Abrasive
Cutting-Off Operations:
1. Do not "jam" the cut-off wheel or apply exces
sive pressure. Do not attempt to make an
excessive depth of cut. Overstressing the wheel
increases the loading and susceptibility to twisting
or binding of the wheel in the cut and the possibil
ity of kickback or wheel breakage.
Do not position your body in iine with and
behind the rotating wheel. When the wheel, at
the point of operation, is moving away from your
body, the possible kickback may propel the spin
ning wheel and the power tool directly at you.
When wheel is binding or when interrupting
a cut for any reason, switch off the power
tool and hold the power tool motionless until
the wheel comes to a complete stop. Never
attempt to remove the cut-off wheel from the
cut while the wheel is in motion otherwise
and cause loss of control or kickback.
Do not attach a saw chain woodcarving blade
or toothed saw blade. Such blades create fre
quent kickback and loss of control.
Safety Warnings Specific for Grinding and Abrasive
Cutting-Off Operations:
Use only wheel types that are recommended
for your power tool and the specific guard
designed for the selected wheel. Wheels for
which the power tool was not designed cannot be
adequately guarded and are unsafe.
The grinding surface of centre depressed
wheels must be mounted below the plane of
the guard lip. An improperly mounted wheel that
projects through the plane of the guard lip cannot
be adequately protected.
The guard must be securely attached to the
power tool and positioned for maximum safety,
so the least amount of wheel is exposed
towards the operator. The guard helps to protect
the operator from broken wheel fragments, acci
dental contact with wheel and sparks that could
ignite clothing.
Wheels must be used only for recommended
applications. For example: do not grind with
the side of cut-off wheel. Abrasive cut-off wheels
are intended for peripheral grinding, side forces
applied to these wheels may cause them to
Always use undamaged wheel flanges that are
of correct size and shape for your selected
wheel. Proper wheel flanges support the wheel
thus reducing the possibility of wheel breakage.
Flanges for cut-off wheels may be different from
grinding wheel flanges.
Do not use worn down wheels from larger
power tools. Wheel intended for larger power tool
is not suitable for the higher speed of a smaller
tool and may burst.
kickback may occur. Investigate and take correc
tive action to eliminate the cause of wheel binding.
Do not restart the cutting operation in the
workpiece. Let the wheel reach full speed and
carefully re-enter the cut. The wheel may bind,
walk up or kickback if the power tool is restarted in
the workpiece.
Support panels or any oversized workpiece to
minimize the risk of wheei pinching and kick
back. Large workpieces tend to sag under their
own weight. Supports must be placed under the
workpiece near the line of cut and near the edge
of the workpiece on both sides of the wheel.
Use extra caution when making a "pocket cut"
into existing walls or other blind areas. The
protruding wheel may cut gas or water pipes, elec
trical wiring or objects that can cause kickback.
Safety Warnings Specific for Sanding Operations:
Do not use excessively oversized sanding
disc paper. Follow manufacturers recommen
dations, when selecting sanding paper. Larger
sanding paper extending beyond the sanding
pad presents a laceration hazard and may cause
snagging, tearing of the disc or kickback.
Safety Warnings Specific for Wire Brushing
Be aware that wire bristles are thrown by the
brush even during ordinary operation. Do not
overstress the wires by applying excessive
ioad to the brush. The wire bristles can easily
penetrate light clothing and/or skin.
If the use of a guard is recommended for wire
brushing, do not aiiow any interference of the
wire wheel or brush with the guard. Wire wheel
or brush may expand in diameter due to work load
and centrifugal forces.
Additionai Safety Warnings:
When using depressed centre grinding wheels,
be sure to use only fiberglass-reinforced
NEVER USE Stone Cup type wheels with this
grinder. This grinder is not designed for these
types of wheels and the use of such a product
may result in serious personal injury.
Be careful not to damage the spindle, the
flange (especially the installing surface) or the
lock nut. Damage to these parts could result in
wheel breakage.
Make sure the wheel is not contacting the
workpiece before the switch is turned on.
Before using the tool on an actual workpiece,
Shaft lock
Press the shaft lock to prevent spindle rotation when
Installing or removing accessories.
let it run for a while. Watch for vibration or
wobbling that could indicate poor installation
or a poorly balanced wheel.
Use the specified surface of the wheel to per
form the grinding.
Do not leave the tool running. Operate the tool
only when hand-held.
Do not touch the workpiece immediately after
operation; it may be extremely hot and could
burn your skin.
Observe the instructions of the manufacturer
for correct mounting and use of wheels.
1. Shaft lock
Handle and store wheels with care.
10. Do not use separate reducing bushings or
adaptors to adapt large hole abrasive wheels.
11. Use only flanges specified for this tool.
spindle is moving. The tool may be damaged.
Switch action
NOTICE: Never actuate the shaft lock when the
For tools intended to be fitted with threaded
hole wheel, ensure that the thread in the wheel
is long enough to accept the spindle length.
13. Check that the workpiece is properly
14. Pay attention that the wheel continues to
AcAUTION: Before plugging in the tool, always
check to see that the slide switch actuates prop
erly and returns to the "OFF" position when the
rear of the slide switch is depressed.
rotate after the tool is switched off.
AcAUTION: Switch can be locked in "ON" posi
15. If working place is extremely hot and humid,
or badly polluted by conductive dust, use a
short-circuit breaker(30 mA)to assure opera
tor safety.
16. Do not use the tool on any materials contain
ing asbestos.
17. When use cut-off wheel, always work with
the dust collecting wheel guard required by
domestic regulation.
18. Cutting discs must not be subjected to any
tion for ease of operator comfort during extended
use. Apply caution when locking tool in "ON"
position and maintain firm grasp on tool.
To start the tool, slide the slide switch toward the "I (ON)" posi
tion by pushing the rear of the slide switch. For continuous
operation, press the front of the slide switch to lock It.
To stop the tool, press the rear of the slide switch, then
slide It toward the "O (OFF)" position.
lateral pressure.
19. Do not use cloth work gloves during operation.
Fibers from cloth gloves may enter the tool, which
causes tool breakage.
AwARNING:DO NOT let comfort or familiarity
with product(gained from repeated use) replace
strict adherence to safety rules for the subject
product. MISUSE or failure to follow the safety
rules stated in this instruction manual may cause
serious personal injury.
1. Slide switch
Unintentional restart proof
The tool does not start with the switch being lock-on
even when the tool Is plugged.
To cancel the unintentional restart proof, return the
power switch to OFF position.
Acaution Always be sure that the tool is
switched off and unplugged before adjusting or
checking function on the tool.
NOTE: Wait more than one second before restarting
the tool when unintentional restart proof functions.
that it can protect the operator according to work. Be
sure to tighten the screw securely.
To remove wheel guard, follow the installation proce
NOTE: When the tool is overloaded and the tool
dure in reverse.
temperature reaches a certain level, the tool may
automatically stop. In this situation, let the cool before
turning on the tool again.
Soft start feature
Soft start feature reduces starting reaction.
AcAUTION:Always be sure that the tool is
switched off and unplugged before carrying out
any work on the tool.
► 1. Wheel guard 2. Bearing box 3. Screw
Installing or removing depressed
center wheel or flap disc
Installing side grip (handle)
Acaution:Always be sure that the side grip is
Optional accessory
installed securely before operation.
Awarning; When using a depressed center
Screw the side grip securely on the position of the tool
as shown in the figure.
wheel or flap disc, the wheel guard must be fitted
on the tool so that the closed side of the guard
always points toward the operator.
AcAUTION: Make sure that the mounting part
of the inner flange fits into the inner diameter of
the depressed center wheel I flap disc perfectly.
Mounting the inner flange on the wrong side may
result in the dangerous vibration.
Mount the inner flange onto the spindle.
Make sure to fit the dented part of the inner flange onto
the straight part at the bottom of the spindle.
Fit the depressed center wheel / flap disc on the inner
flange and screw the lock nut onto the spindle.
Installing or removing wheel guard (For
depressed center wheel,flap disc,flex
wheel, wire wheel brush I abrasive cut
off wheel,diamond wheel)
Awarning:When using a depressed center
wheel,flap disc, flex wheel or wire wheel brush,
the wheel guard must be fitted on the tool so that
the closed side of the guard always points toward
the operator.
Awarning:When using an abrasive cut-off
I diamond wheel, be sure to use only the special
wheel guard designed for use with cut-off wheels.
1. Lock nut 2. Depressed center wheel 3. Inner
flange 4. Mounting part
To tighten the lock nut, press the shaft lock firmly so
that the spindle cannot revolve, then use the lock nut
wrench and securely tighten clockwise.
(In some European countries, when using a diamond
wheel, the ordinary guard can be used. Follow the
regulations in your country.)
Mount the wheel guard with the protrusions on the
wheel guard band aligned with the notches on the bear
ing box. Then rotate the wheel guard to such an angle
Installing or removing abrasive disc
Optional accessory
1. Lock nut wrench 2. Shaft lock
To remove the wheel, follow the installation procedure
in reverse.
Super flange
Optional accessory
1. Sanding lock nut 2. Abrasive disc 3. Rubber pad
Mount the rubber pad onto the spindle.
Only for tools with M14 spindle thread.
Fit the disc on the rubber pad and screw the sand
ing lock nut onto the spindle.
Models with the letter F are standard-equipped with
Super flange. Only 1/3 of efforts needed to undo lock
nut, compared with conventional type.
Hold the spindle with the shaft lock, and securely tighten
the sanding lock nut clockwise with the lock nut wrench.
To remove the disc, follow the installation procedure in
Installing or removing flex wheel
NOTE: Use sander accessories specified in this man
ual. These must be purchased separately.
Optional accessory
Awarning:Always use supplied guard when
flex wheel is on tool. Wheel can shatter during use
and guard helps to reduce chances of personal injury.
AwARNING: It should never be necessary to
force the tool. The weight of the tool applies ade
quate pressure. Forcing and excessive pressure
could cause dangerous wheel breakage.
AwARNING: ALWAYS replace wheel if tool is
dropped while grinding.
AwARNING: NEVER bang or hit grinding disc
or wheel onto work.
Awarning : Avoid bouncing and snagging the
wheel, especially when working corners, sharp edges
etc. This can cause loss of control and kickback.
1. Lock nut 2. Flex wheel 3. Back up pad 4. Inner
AwARNING: NEVER use tool with wood cutting
blades and other saw blades. Such blades when
used on a grinder frequently kick and cause loss of
control leading to personal injury.
Follow instructions for depressed center wheel but also
use back up pad over wheel. See order of assembly on
accessories page in this manual.
AcAUTION: Never switch on the tool when it is in con
tact with the workpiece, it may cause an injury to operator.
AcaUTION: Always wear safety goggles or a
face shield during operation.
AcAUTION: After operation, always switch off
the tool and wait until the wheel has come to a
complete stop before putting the tool down.
AkCAUTION: ALWAYS hold the tool firmly with one
hand on housing and the other on the side handle.
Grinding and sanding operation
1. Lock nut 2. Abrasive cut-off wheel / diamond
wheel 3. Inner flange 4. Wheel guard for abrasive
cut-off wheel / diamond wheel
Turn the tool on and then apply the wheel or disc to the
In general, keep the edge of the wheel or disc at an
angle of about 15° to the workpiece surface.
During the break-in period with a new wheel, do not
work the grinder in fon^/ard direction or it may cut into
the workpiece. Once the edge of the wheel has been
rounded off by use, the wheel may be worked in both
As for the installation, follow the instructions for
depressed center wheel.
The direction for mounting the lock nut and the
inner flange varies by wheel type and thickness.
Refer to the following figures.
When installing the abrasive cut-off wheel:
forward and backward direction.
Operation with abrasive cut-off I
diamond wheel
\— 2
Optional accessory
Awarning:When using an abrasive cut-off
I diamond wheel, be sure to use only the special
wheel guard designed for use with cut-off wheels.
^ 22.23 mm (7/8")
22.23 mm (7/8")
(In some European countries, when using a diamond
wheel, the ordinary guard can be used. Follow the
regulations in your country.)
AwARNING:NEVER use cut-off wheel for side
AwARNING:Do not "jam" the wheel or apply
excessive pressure. Do not attempt to make an
excessive depth of cut. Overstressing the wheel
increases the loading and susceptibility to twisting
or binding of the wheel in the cut and the possibility
of kickback, wheel breakage and overheating of the
, ,J
1. Lock nut 2. Abrasive cut-off wheel (Thinner than
4mm (5/32")) 3. Abrasive cut-off wheel (4mm (5/32")
or thicker) 4. Inner flange
When installing the diamond wheel:
motor may occur.
1 .
AwARNING:Do not start the cutting operation
in the workpiece. Let the wheel reach full speed
and carefully enter into the cut moving the tool
forward over the workpiece surface. The wheel
may bind, walk up or kickback if the power tool is
started in the workpiece.
22.23 mm (7/8")^
AwARNING:During cutting operations, never
change the angle of the wheel. Placing side pres
sure on the cut-off wheel (as in grinding) will cause
the wheel to crack and break, causing serious per
sonal injury.
Awarning:A diamond wheel shall be oper
22.23 mm (7/8")
1. Lock nut 2. Diamond wheel (Thinner than 4mm
(5/32")) 3. Diamond wheel (4mm (5/32") or thicker)
4. Inner flange
ated perpendicular to the material being cut.
Operation with wire cup brush
Optional accessory
AcAUTION:Check operation of brush by run
ning tool with no load, insuring that no one is in
front of or in line with brush.
AcAUTION:Do not use brush that is damaged,or which
is out of balance. Use of damaged brush could increase potential
for injury from contact with broken brush wires.
1. Wire wheel brush
Unplug tool and place it upside down allowing easy
access to spindle.
Remove any accessories on spindle. Thread wire wheel
brush onto spindle and tighten with the wrenches.
NOTICE: Avoid applying too much pressure
which causes over bending of wires when
using wire wheel brush. It may lead to premature
1. Wire cup brush
Unplug tool and place it upside down allowing easy
access to spindle.
Remove any accessories on spindle. Thread wire cup
brush onto spindle and tighten with supplied wrench.
Acaution : Always be sure that the tool is
switched off and unplugged before attempting to
perform inspection or maintenance.
NOTICE: Avoid applying too much pressure
which causes over bending of wires when using
brush. It may lead to premature breakage.
NOTICE: Never use gasoline, benzine, thinner,
alcohol or the like. Discoloration, deformation or
Operation with wire wheel brush
cracks may result.
Optional accessory
Air vent cleaning
AcAUTION: Check operation of wire wheel
The tool and its air vents have to be kept clean. Regularly clean the
brush by running tool with no load, insuring that
tool's air vents or whenever the vents start to become obstructed.
no one is in front of or in line with the wire wheel
AcAUTION: Do not use wire wheel brush that
is damaged, or which is out of balance. Use of
damaged wire wheel brush could increase potential
for injury from contact with broken wires.
AcAUTION: ALWAYS use guard with wire
wheel brushes, assuring diameter of wheel fits
inside guard. Wheel can shatter during use and
guard helps to reduce chances of personal injury.
1. Exhaust vent 2. Inhalation vent
To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY,
repairs, any other maintenance or adjustment should
be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service
Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
AcAUTION:These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool spec
ified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons.
Only use accessory or attachment for its stated purpose.
If you need any assistance for more details regarding these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center.
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3 ®
115 mm (4-1/2") model
125 mm (5") model
Grip 36
Wheel Guard (for grinding wheel)
Inner flange / Super flange
Depressed center wheel / Flap disc
Lock nut
Back up pad
Flex wheel
Rubber pad 100
Rubber pad 115
Abrasive disc
Sanding lock nut
Wire wheel brush
Wire cup brush
Wheel Guard (for cut-off wheel)*1
Abrasive cut-off wheel / Diamond wheel
Lock nut wrench
NOTE: *1 In some European countries, when using a diamond wheel, the ordinary guard can be used instead of the
special guard covering the both side of the wheel. Follow the regulations in your country.
NOTE: Some items in the list may be included in the tool package as standard accessories. They may differ from
country to country.
Makita Jan-Baptist Vinkstraat 2,3070, Belgium
Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi, Japan
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