Makita DGA405 Instruction Manual

Cordless angle grinder
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Cordless Angle Grinder
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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Cordless Angle Grinder DGA405 DGA455 DGA505 015305 IMPORTANT: Read Before Using.
  • Page 2: Specifications

    • Due to our continuing program of research and development, the specifications herein are subject to change without notice. • Specifications and battery cartridge may differ from country to country. • Weight, with battery cartridge, according to EPTA-Procedure 01/2003 END221-4 Model DGA405, DGA455 Symbols The following show the symbols used for the equipment. Sound pressure level (L ) : 80 dB (A) Be sure that you understand their meaning before use.
  • Page 3 For European countries only side grip EC Declaration of Conformity Vibration emission (a ) : 5.0 m/s h,AG Makita declares that the following Machine(s): Uncertainty (K) : 1.5 m/s Designation of Machine: Cordless Angle Grinder Work mode: disc sanding Model No./ Type: DGA405,DGA455,DGA505 Vibration emission (a ) : 2.5 m/s...
  • Page 4 tools. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will 16. If devices are provided for the connection of reduce risk of electric shock. dust extraction collection facilities, Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded ensure these are connected and properly surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and used.
  • Page 5 27. Under abusive conditions, liquid may be Do not use a damaged accessory. Before each ejected from the battery; avoid contact. If use inspect the accessory such as abrasive contact accidentally occurs, flush with water. wheels for chips and cracks, backing pad for If liquid contacts eyes, additionally seek cracks, tear or excess wear, wire brush for medical help.
  • Page 6 Kickback and Related Warnings c) The guard must be securely attached to the Kickback is a sudden reaction to a pinched or snagged power tool and positioned for maximum safety, rotating wheel, backing pad, brush or any other so the least amount of wheel is exposed accessory.
  • Page 7 f) Use extra caution when making a “pocket 27. For tools intended to be fitted with threaded cut” into existing walls or other blind areas. hole wheel, ensure that the thread in the The protruding wheel may cut gas or water pipes, wheel is long enough to accept the spindle electrical wiring or objects that can cause kickback.
  • Page 8: Functional Description

    Avoid storing battery cartridge in a FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION container with other metal objects such as nails, coins, etc. Do not expose battery cartridge to water CAUTION: or rain. Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the • A battery short can cause a large current flow, battery cartridge is removed before adjusting or overheating, possible burns and even a...
  • Page 9 1. Lock-off lever Indicator lamps 2. Switch lever Remaining capacity Lighted Blinking 75% to 100% 50% to 75% 25% to 50% 015307 To prevent the switch lever from being accidentally pulled, a lock-off lever is provided. To start the tool, pull 0% to 25% the lock-off lever toward the operator and then pull the Charge the...
  • Page 10 Automatic speed change function Battery indicator Blinking 1. Mode indicator Protection lock works 015200 In this situation, the tool does not start even if turning the tool off and on. To release the protection lock, remove the battery, set it to the battery charger and wait until the charging finishes.
  • Page 11 For tool with locking screw type wheel guard Installing or removing wheel guard (For depressed center wheel, flap disc / 1. Wheel guard abrasive cut-off wheel, diamond wheel) 2. Bearing box 3. Screw WARNING: When using depressed center grinding • wheel/flap disc, flex wheel, wire wheel brush, cut- off wheel or diamond wheel, the wheel guard must be fitted on the tool so that the closed side of the...
  • Page 12: Optional Accessory

    012772 Mount inner flange, abrasive wheel and Ezynut onto the 1. Lock nut 2. Flex wheel spindle so that Makita Logo on Ezynut faces outside. 3. Plastic pad 4. Inner flange 1. Shaft lock 015312 Follow instructions for depressed center grinding wheel/flap disc but also use plastic pad over wheel.
  • Page 13: Operation

    NOTE: Use sander accessories specified in this manual. • These must be purchased separately. OPERATION WARNING: It should never be necessary to force the tool. The • weight of the tool applies adequate pressure. Forcing and excessive pressure could cause dangerous wheel breakage.
  • Page 14 Operation with abrasive cut-off / diamond wheel (optional accessory) 1. Lock nut 2. Abrasive cut-off wheel/diamond wheel 3. Inner flange 4. Wheel guard for abrasive cut-off wheel/diamond wheel 010855 Remove the battery cartridge from the tool and place it upside down allowing easy access to spindle. Mount the inner flange and abrasive cut-off / diamond wheel onto the spindle.
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    WARNING: Operation with wire wheel brush When using an abrasive cut-off / diamond wheel, (optional accessory) • be sure to use only the special wheel guard designed for use with cut-off wheels. (In some CAUTION: European countries, when using a diamond wheel, Check operation of wire wheel brush by running •...
  • Page 16: Optional Accessories

    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. Makita genuine battery and charger •...
  • Page 17 100 mm (4") model 115 mm (4-1/2") model 125 mm (5") model Grip 36 Wheel Guard (for grinding wheel) Inner flange 42 Inner flange 42 Inner flange 30 Super flange 47 *1 Super flange 47 *1 Depressed center wheel/Flap disc Lock nut 14-45 Lock nut 14-45 Lock nut 10-30...
  • Page 20 Makita Jan-Baptist Vinkstraat 2, 3070, Belgium Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi, Japan 885383C223...

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