Looking for a cordless plunge saw that will give you the power of a corded wood-cutting saw allowing you to cut through the toughest of woods as well as being very portable and doesn’t leave a mess after you finished? Then this impressive cordless plunge saw by Milwaukee is a must for you.
The power of the saw makes it very reliable even when working with thicker material. Its brushless motor can help get you cutting at 56ooRPM to achieve that clear cut even on the hardest of woods. With its variable speed dial you can bring the speed to 2500 RPM to match the material that your cutting. The Milwaukee M18 Fuel 55mm Plunge Saw M18FPS55 can cut through 45 metres of 18mm plywood on one charge using a 5.5Ah battery. A problem you might find when cutting wood is the amount of dust left around after cutting but with this Milwaukee cordless wooden cut saw you don’t need to worry about that as it can collect up to 90% of the dust. That can allow you to work in a homeowner’s finished home when working on a project and also allows you to keep your own workshop clean and as dust free as possible. If you ask any professional the less dust they breathe in the better and having a reliable dust collector on your power saw is a big positive. This plunge track saw is compatible with the DEK26 system and is also supplied with a dust bag.
The main feature of any saw is how well it cuts, and this Milwaukee plunge saw is no different. Thanks to a number of impressive features you can be guaranteed an accurate even cut every time. Flat-sided upper guard, the blade is only 12 mm from the outer edge of the guard allowing the saw to cut very close to a wall. The scoring stop allows a 1 mm back cut to be made minimising any splintering in laminated materials. The bevel adjustment has stops at 22.5°, 45°and 48°. It also has a -1 for making a back cut. The saw also has a cut line window on the side for those cuts where you need to see the front of the blade against the material and also a sprung loaded riving knife. Variable speed from 2500 rpm to 5600 rpm.
What makes this Milwaukee plunge saw a must-have is its ability to perform at the same standard as any corded equivalent wood-cutting saws and being able to provide high-standard consistency in its cutting. And as it’s a cordless saw it is so portable, easy to take from one job to another and ready to go every time.
It’s stored in a durable Milwaukee Packout box meaning that if you have a Milwaukee Packout trolley you don’t have to worry about carrying it. In its packout box it has space for your plunge saw, dust collector, charger and two batteries.
For blade change you have to pull down the handle and on the inside of the handle there is a flip switch that you flip up to the lock button. As well as this you will have to press the arbor lock so that the saw won’t move when you unscrew the bolt for the blade. The plunge saw comes with a small wrench that is smartly stored securely in the top of the handle that you use when changing the blade.
A question you will have when purchasing this plunge saw is will it work on other tracks or only Milwaukee tracks? Your answer is yes it can work with other branded tracks. On the side of the Milwaukee plunge saw there is knobs that help adjust your tightness to your track making the saw feeling secure on the tracks when using.
Milwaukee M18 Fuel 55mm Plunge Saw M18FPS55 Specifications:
|BEVEL CAPACITY (°)||-1 – 48|
|BLADE DIAMETER (MM)||165|
|BORE SIZE (MM)||20|
|MAX. CUTTING DEPTH (MM)||59 mm|
|MAX. CUTTING DEPTH 0°/45°/48° (MM)||59/ 44|
|MAX. CUTTING DEPTH 45° (MM)||44 mm|
|MAX. CUTTING DEPTH WITH GUIDERAIL [MM]||55|
|MAX. CUTTING DEPTH WITH GUIDERAIL 0°/45°/48° (MM)||55/ 42|
|MAX. CUTTING DEPTH WITH GUIDERAIL 45° [MM]||42|
|NO LOAD SPEED (RPM)||2500 – 5600|
|SOUND POWER LEVEL (LWA)(DB(A))||103.4|
|SOUND POWER LEVEL UNCERTAINTY (DB(A))||3|
|SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL (LPA)(DB(A))||92.4|
|SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL UNCERTAINTY (DB(A))||3|
|VIBRATION CUTTING WOOD (M/S²)||0.56|
|VIBRATION CUTTING WOOD UNCERTAINTY (M/S²)||1.5|