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New Electronic Band File from Metabo Offers 900 Watts of Power - Ideal for Grinding Metal

WEST CHESTER, Pa. December 2010 - Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers the BFE 9-90 band file.  This new electronic band file is ideal for metal removal and deburring in hard to reach places.

The BFE9-90 offers 900 watts of power and features Metabo's robust Marathon motor with slim motor housing for comfort handling.  It has a variable belt speed of 750-1770 ft/minute

The new file, with a die cast aluminum gear housing, has a toolless belt exchange for safe and efficient belt changes, a thumbwheel for easy speed selection and a grinding arm that swivels 270° for clean finishing even in the most angular spaces.

The BFE 9-90 also features a winding protection grid, auto-stop carbon brushes and Vario-Constamatic electronic speed control.  It uses standard belts in widths of 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" by 18" long.   The sanding belt arm length is 3-1/2".

Standard features of the BFE 9-90 include one grinding arm for 1/4" or 1/2" belts, 10- 1/2" x 18" 120 grit zirconia alumina sanding belts, an allen wrench and a sheet steel carrying case.

For more information, please visit Product catalogue handheld powertools - Products - Metabo worldwide
or contact Terry Tuerk, Metabo Corporation, 1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, Pa. 19380. Tel: 800/ 638-2264; Fax: 800/ 638-2261; Email: ttuerk@metabousa.com
; Web: http://www.metabousa.com


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ABOUT METABO: Metabo, 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.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Product available for demo or review.