The Makita 7" Polisher, No. 9237C offers a rubberized gear housing and loop handle that provides added comfort for users and added protection for delicate work surfaces. The 9237C includes wire mesh intake covers to prevent wool fibers and other debris from entering the motor. The 7" polisher is powered by a 10 amp motor with a variable speed trigger and a dial that delivers a no-load speed of 0 to 3,000 rpm, with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load. The soft-start feature enables smooth start ups and less fling-off on polish, wax or paste. This polisher weighs 7 lbs. This polisher is also available in a kit, No. 9237CX2.