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September 28, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Metabo LiHD Batteries Power Angle Grinders and More

Metabo LiHD Batteries

New Metabo LiHD Batteries to Offer Even Higher Performance

Metabo USA LiHD battery technology debuted alongside a pair of cordless angle grinders. The pairing of Metabo LiHD batteries with cordless grinders should be the talk of professionals in the metalworking arena. It’s a great match since the new battery packs use advanced 21700 cell technology to provide more powerful output.


What is Metabo LiHD Battery Technology?

Metabo LiHD (Lithium High-Density) batteries increase the power, run time, and life of the pack. The result is a battery platform that’s a step up for demanding industrial applications. The new Metabo LiHD batteries are boasting up to 67% more power than traditional 18V Li-ion cells. Metabo also claims that run time is extended by 87% and the life of the battery doubles. This is a huge step forward that can be attributed to cell and pack design.


“Metabo LiHD batteries offer such high performance claims thanks to an increase in lithium density, reduced resistance, and increased current in each cell. Metabo also designed the pack in a way that minimizes heat loss and lets it run their tools at levels where others will typically shut down to prevent damage.”

Managing Editor, Kenny Koehler
Metabo 10Ah LiHD Battery exploded view

Metabo LiHD Batteries

  • 3.1 Ah LiHD Compact: Significantly smaller and lighter but provides run-time similar to most standard full-size 18V battery packs
  • 5.5 Ah LiHD: Extreme power output, run-time and performance for the largest range of applications
  • 6.2 Ah LiHD: Ultimate professional battery for most demanding applications
  • 10 Ah LiHD: For the most power and runtime possible

These four Metabo LiHD batteries are based on Metabo’s Ultra-M technology. For Metabo users, these battery packs are 100% compatible with all Metabo 18V cordless tools and chargers.

Metabo LiHD Battery

Metabo 18V Angle Grinders Benefit From Second Generation Brushless Motors and Braking System

Metabo grinders feature second-generation brushless motors. An electronic brake system stops the wheel in 2 seconds or less. The tool also has an electronic safety clutch system feature which is designed to reduce the risk of grinder kickback. The power grinders come with Metabo’s new Quick Nut for an easy, tool-free wheel change.

Metabo WPB 18 LTX BL 150 Quick and WPB18 LTX BL 115 Quick Key Features

  • Metabo second generation brushless motor
  • Brake system with safety spindle
  • Paddle switch with dead man function
  • Electronic safety shutdown of the motor
  • Metabo “Quick” for changing discs by means of quick-locking nut
  • Tool-free adjustable guard
  • Swiveling battery pack
  • Slim design
  • Overload protection
  • Electronic soft start
  • Restart protection
  • Detachable dust filter
  • LiHD battery pack
  • Ultra-M technology
  • Battery packs include capacity display

Metabo WPB 18 LTX BL 150 Quick 18V Cordless Angle Grinder Specifications

  • Type of battery pack: LiHD
  • Capacity of battery pack: 5.5 Ah
  • Battery pack voltage: 18 V
  • Grinding Disc: 6″
  • No-Load Speed: 9000 RPM
  • Spindle Thread: 5/8″
  • Weight (including battery pack): 5.7 lbs
  • Warranty: 3 years
Metabo WPB 18 LTX angle grinder LiHD battery

Metabo WPB 18 LTX BL 115 Quick 18V Cordless Angle Grinder Specifications

  • Type of battery pack: LiHD
  • Capacity of battery pack: 5.5 Ah
  • Battery pack voltage: 18 V
  • Grinding Disc: 4 1/2″
  • No-Load Speed: 9000 RPM
  • Spindle Thread: 5/8″
  • Weight (including battery pack): 5.7 lbs
  • Warranty: 3 years

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