Engineered for a broad range of cutting, grinding and finishing applications, the 4.5 In./ 5 In. 1,000 watt WEV10-125 angle grinder includes an electronic variable speed package that controls speed and monitors motor output. This compact angle grinder features a powerful LongLife 9.5 Amp, 2,800 to 10,500 rpm motor that includes advanced designs to optimize air flow for cooler operation and extend longevity in harsh environments, a smaller, ergonomically designed body for more comfort, a tool-free quick-positioning guard that allows for fast change-over from grinding to cutting, and a side-mounted slide lock-on switch. The S-Automatic safety slip clutch boosts safety by helping to prevent kick back if a disc or wheel should jam. Electronic features include speed stabilization for highest productivity, overload protection, power interruption protection and soft start.