MAKITA EXPANDS CONCRETE SOLUTIONS WITH NEW CUTTING GUARDS

MAKITA EXPANDS CONCRETE SOLUTIONS WITH NEW CUTTING GUARDS

New guard aids dust collectionNew Makita grinder guard aids dust collection

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 – La Mirada, CA Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced
power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has
released two new dust extraction solutions for concrete and masonry contractors. The new Dust
Collecting Cutting Guards, for use with Makita 4-1/2” – 5” Grinders, are ideal for a range of concrete and
masonry applications including tile cutting, concrete cutting, tuck pointing, and cutting expansion joints.
When used with a commercial-grade vacuum system, the new guards are engineered to provide
improved dust collection on the jobsite.
β€œDust management is clearly on the mind of the pro contractor, and there is a growing demand for
solutions to reduce the amount of concrete dust on jobsites,” said Adam Livingston, Product Manager,
Commercial Products. β€œMakita is an innovator in the category and we have already delivered dust
collection accessories for use on rotary hammers and grinders. These two new cutting guards are the
latest in our expanding line-up of dust management solutions.”