Cut Through Metal, Tile, Drywall, Cement Board… and So Much More… with the Versatile M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool

     MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool is proud to introduce a unique new professional-grade solution for making fast and accurate cuts through a wide array of materials – the M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool. By harnessing the power, performance and run-time of M12 FUEL™ technology*, the new tool can tackle materials ranging from metal and steel, to drywall, cement board, and tile. Its one-handed, in-line design provides exceptional control and visibility through cuts, and it is the only cordless tool of its kind with reversible blade rotation.

            “While multi-material cutting tools are not new to the market, there are only a select few that have been engineered to withstand the demands of the trades, and none of the cordless options provide the level of performance that these users require,” said Tyson Apfelbeck, Senior Product Manager for Milwaukee Tool. “The M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool changes all that by being the first dedicated cordless multi-material cutting tool designed with the performance needed by the trades. Completely optimized for one-handed use, this tool’s cutting performance and versatility allow it to easily replace many cutting tools that require two hands.”

            The M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool’s POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor delivers 20,000 RPM. When this motor is paired with Milwaukee’s REDLINK™ Intelligence and REDLITHIUM™ XC4.0 Battery Pack, the tool has the cutting performance and speed to tackle various materials without bogging down. For example, it can make 12” cuts in 26ga sheet metal in under 10 seconds and 3” cuts in 3/8” ceramic tile in under 9 seconds.

As the only tool of its kind capable of reversible blade rotation, users can easily control where they eject debris and can optimize the blade for the application at hand. Its in-line design also provides exceptional control in cutting applications while improving line of sight to the material.

            Ideal for cutting light to medium gauge metals and various non-metal building materials (tile, drywall, fiber cement, PVC/Plastic, etc.) the M12 FUEL™ 3” Cut Off Tool is the most capable compact cut off tool. Due to its incredible versatility, the tool will come complete with the necessary blade accessories for these applications, so users can get to work quickly and easily.

Available September 2018, the new M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool joins the largest sub-compact cordless system in the industry, now offering more than 90 professional solutions focused on power, productivity, and portability.    

* M12 FUEL™ power tools are designed, engineered, and built to deliver extreme performance and productivity. All M12 FUEL™ products feature three Milwaukee®-exclusive innovations—the POWERSTATE™ Brushless Motor, REDLITHIUM™ Battery Pack and REDLINK PLUS™ Intelligence Hardware and Software—that deliver unmatched power, run-time and durability on the jobsite. Simply put, M12 FUEL™ tools are the most powerful sub-compact cordless tools in their class. 


M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool Kit (2522-21XC)

  • Blade Size: 3”
  • RPM: 20,000
  • Arbor Size: 3/8”
  • Cut Depth: 0.64”
  • Length: 8.9”
  • Width: 4.7”
  • Height: 3.5”
  • Weight (w/ XC4.0 battery): 2.4 lbs


Includes M12 FUEL™ 3” Compact Cut Off Tool, (1) M12™ REDLITHIUM™ XC4.0™ Battery Pack, M12™ Charger, Dust Accessory Shoe, (3) Accessory Blades (Metal Cut Off, Carbide Abrasive, Diamond Tile), Blade Wrench, and Contractor Bag.

*Also available as a Bare Tool (2522-20)

** Metal Cut-Off Wheel, Carbide Abrasive Blade, Diamond Tile Blade also sold separately



About Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool, founded in 1924, is a global leader in delivering innovative solutions to the professional construction trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability. Whether it is through their world-leading M12™ and M18™ cordless systems, the ground-breaking performance of their M12 and M18 FUEL™ products, time-saving accessories, or innovative hand tool products, Milwaukee is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced, trade-specific solutions. Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® products, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.