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The XSJ02 is equipped with a powerful 4-pole motor delivering 4,300 SPM capable of cutting up to 16 ga. mild steel, 18 ga. Stainless steel and 12 ga. Aluminum. Designed to be light weight at only 5.1 lbs with battery (sold separately) and a compact barrel grip for one handed operation, ideal for cutting steel and stainless steel sheet metal.


  • Cuts up to 16 ga. mild steel, 18 ga. stainless steel and easily cuts through 22 ga. spiral duct seams
  • Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 4,300 strokes per minute for faster cutting
  • Compact barrel grip design with rubberized soft grip enables one-handed operation in various orientations
  • High performance double blade design minimizes material distortion and produces clean cuts with minimal burrs
  • Radius cutting capability allows for easy turns and circular cutting applications
  • Anti-restart protection is designed to prevent motor start up when battery is inserted with switch locked on
  • Built-in alert light provides overload motor protection warning and low battery recharge warning for operator convenience
  • Slide switch with lock-on capability for continuous operation
  • Solid aluminum housing for added durability
  • Externally accessible brushes for easy serviceability
  • On-board wrench storage for quick and easy blade adjustment or replacement
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging, over-heating
  • Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery's built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature (battery and charger sold separately)
  • Rapid Optimum Charger has a built-in fan to cool the battery for faster, more efficient charging (battery and charger sold separately)
  • Makita technology delivers category-leading charge time, so the battery spends more time working and less time sitting on the charger (battery and charger sold separately)
  • Compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol (battery sold separately)
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers

XSJ02Z 18V Lithium‑Ion Cordless 16 Gauge Compact Straight Shear

  • XSJ02Z - Tool only (battery and charger not included)

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