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M12 FUEL 12V 3 in. Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Cut Off Saw Kit w/XC High Output 5.0 Ah Battery Pack

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  • POWERSTATE brushless motor delivers maximum power and motor life
  • Compatible with common 3 in. cut off wheels with 3/8 in. arbor
  • Part of the M12 System, featuring over 100+ tools
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About This Product

The Milwaukee M12 FUEL 3" Compact Cut Off Tool delivers multi-material cutting capability in an ergonomic package, optimized for one-handed use. Spinning at 20,000 RPM and featuring a POWERSTATE Brushless Motor, the Compact Cut Off Tool delivers fast and accurate cutting performance in a wide range of materials. The unique reversible blade rotation feature provides users ultimate control over material removal, along with the ability to select their desired blade rotation for the direction they need to cut. For ultimate cutting versatility, the Compact Cut Off Tool ships with three accessories: a metal cut off wheel, a diamond tile blade, and a carbide abrasive blade. The M12 FUEL 3" Compact Cut Off Tool also includes a tool free accessory guard & shoe that includes a vacuum adapter for dust mitigation as well as cut depth adjustment. Lastly, the tool also features tool free guard adjustment and an LED light. The Milwaukee M12 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT XC5.0 Battery Pack delivers 25% more power and runs 25% cooler than other Milwaukee M12 REDLITHIUM XC battery packs. The increase in power elevates the performance of the entire M12 system and drives the next breakthrough in M12 FUEL. The lithium-ion battery delivers fade-free power and runs substantially cooler through demanding applications, allowing you to push your cordless power tools throughout a wide range of applications.

Highlights

  • POWERSTATE brushless motor delivers maximum power and long motor life
  • REDLINK PLUS intelligence provides optimized performance and overload protection
  • REDLITHIUM XC 4.0 battery pack provides superior pack construction, more work per charge and more work over the life of the pack than competitive batteries
  • Tool free guard adjustment for convenience and ease of use
  • Includes accessory guard and shoe with vacuum port for dust mitigation and cut depth adjustment
  • Compatible with common 3 in. cut off wheels with 3/8 in. arbor
  • Includes 7/16 in. flange adapter for compatibility with 3 in. Dremel saw-max accessories
  • LED light for improved visibility in confined spaces and low light situations
  • Includes: M12 FUEL 3 in. compact cut off tool, 1 M12 XC4.0 battery, 1 metal cut off wheel, 1 carbide abrasive blade, 1 diamond tile blade, accessory shoe and guard, blade wrench, 7/16 in. flange adapter, M12 charger, contractor bag, M12 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT XC5.0 battery pack
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Product Information

Internet # 324617016

Model # 2522-21XC-48-11-2450

Store SKU # 1009545489

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 3.46 in, W 4.72 in, D 8.89 in

Dimensions

Blade Diameter (in.)

3 in

Product Depth (in.)

8.89 in

Product Height (in.)

3.46 in

Product Width (in.)

4.72 in

Details

Battery Amp Hours

Multiple Batteries

Battery Power Type

Lithium Ion

Battery Size

12-volt

Battery Voltage (V)

12V

Bevel Capacity (degrees)

0 °

Blade Location

Left

Charger Included

Charger Included

Color Family

Red

Condition

New

Construction Material

Plastic

Cordless Tool Type

Circular Saw

Cordless/Corded

Cordless

Included

Tool Bag

Included Accessories

Attachments, Blade(s)

Maximum Cut Depth at 45 Degrees (in.)

0 in

Maximum Cut Depth at 90 Degrees (in.)

0.64 in

Maximum Speed (RPM)

20000 RPM

Motor Type

Brushless

Number of Total Batteries Included

2

Power Tool Features

Depth Adjustment, Keyed Blade Change, Spindle Lock

Product Weight (lb.)

2.43 lb

Returnable

90-Day

Saw Drive Type

Worm Drive

Tools Product Type

Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

UL Listed

Manufacturer Warranty

5 Year Warranty on Tool and 3 Year Warranty on Batteries

Questions & Answers

184Questions
caret
Q:Can this be used to cut wood?
by|Mar 26, 2024
2 Answers
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A:  I am amazed that your group chose to answer this question by telling this poor soul all the things that the tool actually does, while like true politicians, you avoided actually giving him the answer, to his question, which was "does this cut wood"?

by|May 23, 2024
    4 found this answer helpful

    A:  Hi Adan! The cut off saw delivers fast and accurate cutting performance in a wide range of materials. The carbide abrasive wheel is recommended for cutting drywall, fiber cement, and plastic. The abrasive cut-off wheel is for cutting steel, stainless steel, and non ferrous materials. The diamond abrasive wheel is for use on tile and ceramics! - Milwaukee Tool Social Team

    by|Apr 11, 2024
      1 found this answer helpful
      caret
      Q:Can i cut nails sticking up out of a concrete floor with this
      by|Feb 18, 2024
      2 Answers
      Answer This Question

      A:  The cut off saw delivers fast and accurate cutting performance in a wide range of materials. - Milwaukee Tool Social Team

      by|Apr 25, 2024
        1 found this answer helpful

        A:  with ease.

        by|Mar 17, 2024
          caret
          Q:how much is the weight of the box?
          by|Feb 6, 2024
          0 Answer
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          caret
          Q:What’s the depth cut on this tool?
          by|Feb 4, 2024
          1 Answer
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          A:  Hi Jose, the cut off saw has a maximum cutting depth of 0.64". - Milwaukee Tool Social Team

          by|May 8, 2024
            1 found this answer helpful
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            Customer Reviews

            4.4 out of 5

            • 4.4 out of 1,882 reviews
            • 79% recommend this product
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            Such a great handy little tool
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            • Verified Purchase
            Needs Improvement
            Owned 5.0 HO for 5 months and one the tabs already broke. Broke from normal installing and removing of the battery. This new gray plastic is weaker. My old 6.0 batteries are still good. Sent in for warranty and Milwaukee denied. Not buying these HO anymore.
            by
              5 found this review helpful
              The item functions great for about 1-2 minutes. Then it bogs to a miserable creep. 5 - 6 batteries later just to produce (2) 2x3 aluminum parts. Over heating perhaps a hand full of times. Otherwise cute tool
              by
              Response from Milwaukee ToolDec 8, 2023
              We appreciate your detailed feedback on your experience with your Cut Off Saw. Our team would like to gain more insight. Could you send our team an email at Social.media@milwaukeetool.com with more details regarding the battery you were using with this unit? Thank you - Milwaukee Tool Team
              • Verified Purchase
              2 found this review helpful
              Tool Great, Battery Connector Terrible
              I've used this cutoff saw for more than 2 years. It's a great little tool that works very well on sheet metal, tiles and thin masonry. My only gripe is, and it's a big one, is the design of the release mechanism to remove the battery case from the tool's handle. Pinching 2 stiff plastic cutouts on the battery case, see photos, should move locking tabs inside the tool handle. It's a poorly-designed setup that requires a lot of pinching force, and it often fails.
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              Response from Milwaukee ToolOct 3, 2023
              Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Our team will make sure to pass this feedback along to the proper team! - Milwaukee Tool, Social Team
                3 found this review helpful
                Great power, gives tools more oomph and run time....
                Great power, gives tools more oomph and run time.
                by
                • Verified Purchase
                Almost great
                First let me start off by saying I'm a huge fan of Milwaukee M18 fuel tools. Being that I'm only going to be using this to cut drywall, M12 platform was not a bad option. When I attempted to install my first blade, I realized after removing the bolt, the arbor plate had to be pried off. This was due to the arbor end, being mushroomed from the factory. I cleaned it up with lapping paper. After about 10 minutes, the blades would fit onto the arbor. 😐
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                Response from Milwaukee ToolNov 17, 2022
                Hello Charles- Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our team would like to assist with this experience. Could you please send us an email at social.media@milwaukeetool.com? Thank you -Social Team
                  • Recommended
                  6 found this review helpful
                  High Output M12 battery
                  It is nice to have this Milwaukee XC5.0 high output M12 series battery. It fits a variety of Milwaukee M12 series tools and battery chargers that I have. I weighed it on my scale and it weighs in at 15 ounces. It weighs slightly more than my Milwaukee XC4.0 M12 series battery. The XC5.0 is almost the same size and shape as the XC4.0 battery. The XC5.0 has a nice hard rubber base. Overall, this is a good battery to have.
                  by
                  • Recommended
                  Long Lasting Power
                  Last month I got the smaller High Output CP2.5 Amp Hour M12 REDLITHIUM just in time for Hurricane Ian. On one single charge I was able to put up and take down all of my storm shutters...and my next door neighbor's as well. I had to get this High Output XC5.0 Amp Hour version after that experience. These are incredibly long lasting, lightweight lithium ion batteries. This will not only power my M12 Hammer Drill that I used before & after the hurricane, but more power hungry M12 tools like my Shop Blower and my Portable Wet/Dry Vac. We lost power just short of four days. I charged up everything before the hurricane hit, thinking that I would go through all of my batteries. That M12 High Output CP2.5 still had 2 out of 4 bars when I got power back. I've been using my M18 High Output XC8.0 to power my Hatchet Pruning Saw using up only one bar per shift of hurricane clean-up work on weekends. Milwaukee's M12 and M18 High Output batteries combined with the latest generation of CPU controlled, brushless motors are game changers. Yes!!! Highly Recommended.
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                  • Recommended
                  3 found this review helpful
                  Longer runtime, keeps my hoodie hot throughout my work shift.
                  This is a Milwaukee M12 RedLithium High Output XC5.0. The package states it has 25% more power and runs cooler then a standard M12 battery. I have a couple Milwaukee heated sweatshirts that I love and use every single day. The sweatshirts came in a kit with a RedLithium CP2.0 12v, 2ah battery. I wanted a bigger battery that would last my whole work shift instead of just switching out my 2x 2ah batteries when one dies. I was debating weather or not I should order it because I didn't want anything too bulky. I decided to just give it a shot and I'm glad I did. It's alot more compact then I thought it was going to be. I am so used to the size of the 18v batteries. My sweatshirt has a nice big zippered storage pocket to hold the battery. This 5ah battery was just what I was looking for. I get 60wh instead of just 24wh from a 2ah battery. Now I have high heat throughout my whole work shift. This battery feels solid and well made. The bottom base of the battery has a soft rubber that grips the surface wherever you set it down. You can place it on an un-level surface and it will not move. Another nice thing about this bigger battery is I will use it with my M12 heated gear adapter and DC adapters to charge my cell phone, GPS, tablet, and other portable devices when my power bank dies. This battery is compatible with the Milwaukee 12v line-up. I already have an 18v tool collection but will be starting my 12v collection now that I have a few batteries. This battery also comes with a 3 year warranty. If you have Milwaukee 12v tools or heated gear I suggest you get this battery. I love the longer runtime.
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                  • Recommended
                  M12 series continue to improve on battery life
                  Milwaukee continues to pack more power in the same physical space on the M12 series batteries. See photos for comparison between older 3 a/h cell and this new 5 a/h cell. Most of my Milwaukee tools are M18 models - and when Milwaukee ups the a/h on those they frequently just issue a larger battery body to accommodate the additional power. The M12 upgrades seem to avoid larger battery bodies (at least in this case of the XC 5.0 a/h batteries). This is important because my M12 tools are power ratchets and impact wrenches and working in and around vehicles sometimes working space is at a premium. I'm no longer a professional auto mechanic but not having to stop in the middle of a job to change batteries, even when working as a DIY'er, is a pleasure. When the M12 batteries run down they don't slowly lose power - they simply quit running the tool. It's a bit surprising at first - you tend to think that the tool broke. There are no "memory" issues with these new batteries either, so you can run them down and charge them without worry. They've come a long, long way from those old NiCad batteries. I don't have a "run time" on the new XC 5.0 battery - I've not had a job tough enough on hand to run the thing out of power. I've been able to place it in the tool and forget about it. The battery comes with a minimal charge - you'll probably want to charge it up before using it the first time. No charger comes with this battery pack, it's strictly the battery. Milwaukee claims a "74 minute" charge time on the battery; that must be from an absolutely drained state - my charge times, so far, have all been under an hour. It's rated for "all weather" performance. It's not winter here yet, so I've not tested it under cold / snowy conditions. In temps from 40 – 60 degrees it’s doing just fine. The battery comes with a 3-year warranty and works with any M12 Milwaukee tool. Home Depot offers a 90-day return warranty.
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                  • Recommended
                  1 found this review helpful
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