12. Always switch off and wait for the cut-off
wheel to come to a complete stop before
removing, securing workpiece, working vise,
changing work position, angle or the cut-off
13. Do not touch the workpiece immediately after
operation; it is extremely hot and could burn
14. Store wheels in a dry location only.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Important safety instructions for
Before using battery cartridge, read all instruc-
tions and cautionary markings on (1) battery
charger, (2) battery, and (3) product using
Do not disassemble battery cartridge.
If operating time has become excessively
shorter, stop operating immediately. It may
result in a risk of overheating, possible burns
and even an explosion.
If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them
out with clear water and seek medical atten-
tion right away. It may result in loss of your
Do not short the battery cartridge:
Do not touch the terminals with any con-
Avoid storing battery cartridge in a con-
tainer with other metal objects such as
nails, coins, etc.
Do not expose battery cartridge to water
A battery short can cause a large current
flow, overheating, possible burns and even a
Do not store the tool and battery cartridge in
locations where the temperature may reach or
exceed 50 °C (122 °F).
Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if
it is severely damaged or is completely worn
out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire.
Be careful not to drop or strike battery.
Do not use a damaged battery.
10. The contained lithium-ion batteries are subject
to the Dangerous Goods Legislation require-
For commercial transports e.g. by third parties,
forwarding agents, special requirement on pack-
aging and labeling must be observed.
For preparation of the item being shipped, consult-
ing an expert for hazardous material is required.
Please also observe possibly more detailed
Tape or mask off open contacts and pack up the
battery in such a manner that it cannot move
around in the packaging.
Follow your local regulations relating to dis-
posal of battery.
12. Use the batteries only with the products
specified by Makita. Installing the batteries to
non-compliant products may result in a fire, exces-
sive heat, explosion, or leak of electrolyte.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Only use genuine Makita batteries.
Use of non-genuine Makita batteries, or batteries that
have been altered, may result in the battery bursting
causing fires, personal injury and damage. It will
also void the Makita warranty for the Makita tool and
Tips for maintaining maximum
Charge the battery cartridge before completely
discharged. Always stop tool operation and
charge the battery cartridge when you notice
less tool power.
Never recharge a fully charged battery car-
tridge. Overcharging shortens the battery
Charge the battery cartridge with room tem-
perature at 10 °C - 40 °C (50 °F - 104 °F). Let
a hot battery cartridge cool down before
Charge the battery cartridge if you do not use
it for a long period (more than six months).
This tool produces spark when
cutting a workpiece. Do not install this tool in
the place in which flammable and/or explosive
materials might be ignited by the spark from the
tool. Also make sure that there is no such material
near the tool before starting the operation.
Securing the base
This tool should be bolted with two bolts to a level and
stable surface using the bolt holes provided in the tool's
base. This will help prevent tipping over and possible
► 1 . Bolt holes 2. Base