Milwaukee Introduces 18V Random Orbit Sander

Milwaukee M18™ Random Orbit Sander

MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to drive innovation within the carpentry/remodeling industry with the introduction of the new M18™ Random Orbit Sander. Capable of reaching 12,000 OPM max, the new tool delivers true corded power, allowing users to remove more material per charge.*

“By leveraging our M18™ technology, we’ve developed a solution that not only delivers true corded power without the hassle of cords, but does so without sacrificing the features users have come to appreciate from their corded sanders – such as the ability to adjust the sanding speed for maximum control and a smooth finish,” said Tyson Apfelbeck, Senior Product Manager. “In our continued dedication to providing true productivity enhancements for our users, as part of the M18™ system, this tool also has the advantage of being completely compatible with the wide range of tools available on this platform that are frequently required by carpenters and remodelers.”

The M18™ Random Orbit Sander’s power translates to more material removed in less time. The 7,000 – 12,000 electronic variable speed control provides the versatility to optimize speed for material removal and finish work.

The dust canister provides a durable dust containment solution, while the integrated filter allows for efficient dust filtration. For added utility, the M18™ Random Orbit Sander comes equipped with a universal hose adapter to connect to the most commonly available vacuum hose sizes.

Milwaukee® is committed to improving productivity by providing performance-driven and trade-focused solutions so users can perform an entire day’s work on one battery system. This new tool is fully compatible with the entire M18™ line, now offering more than 150 power tool solutions.

Available April 2018, the new M18™ Random Orbit Sander is a testament to Milwaukee’s focus on the user and investment in game-changing technology.

*When compared to other cordless sanders on the market.


M18™ Random Orbit Sander (2648-21)

Pad Size: 5”

OPM (No-Load): 7,000 – 12,000 OPM

Orbit Diameter: 3/32”

Variable Speed Settings: Yes

Pad Type: Hook and Loop

Weight (w/battery): 4.3lbs

Height: 6”

Includes M18™ Random Orbit Sander, (2) Sheets 80 Grit Sandpaper, Universal Hose Adapter, (1) M18™ REDLITHIUM™ 3.0ah Battery, M18™/M12™ Multi Voltage Charger, and Contractor Bag.

*Also available as bare tool (2648-20)

Launches: April 2018

MSRP: $199 (kit); $99 (bare tool)

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