Hitachi introduces its new compact and lightweight 115mm/4 1/2inch angle grinder, the G12SS. Built using high quality materials including a glass reinforced polyamide resin body and die-cast aluminum gear casing, the G12SS offers performance and durability. Weighing in at just 1.4kg and measuring only 254mm/10 inch long, the G12SS allows for optimal control while providing a high power to weight ratio. With a 580W motor, the G12SS is perfect for the grinding of metal or masonry, paint and rust removal, or sanding. With a low profile head and compact body, the G12SS gets into the tightest corners, while a small grip perimeter and forward canted side handle add comfort and reduce user fatigue. Externally accessible brushes for effortless maintenance on the job site. The G12SS includes a wrench and side handle.