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Model#: MILN5540
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Milwaukee 5540 7 in. Polisher with Trigger Speed Control

  • Milwaukee 5540 7 in. Polisher with Trigger Speed Control
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Milwaukee Polishers are built with a powerful 11 amp motor that provides plenty of power to maintain the right speed. A trigger speed control switch allows speeds of 0-2,800 RPM. This versatile model will accept 7 in. or 9 in. accessories. A spindle lock for convenient, quick accessory changes is standard. A Quik-Lok cord set allows quick detachment of the cord from the tool for tangle free carrying and storage. Built for a long life this tool includes helical gearing, all ball and roller bearings and an aluminum gear case with protective urethane bumpers.
Features:
  • Powerful 11 amp motor, AC only
  • Trigger speed control, 0-2,800 RPM
  • Spindle lock for convenient accessory change
  • Aluminum gear case with protective urethane bumpers
Includes:
  • 7 in. Polisher with Trigger Speed Control - 5540
  • Side Handle
  • 7 in. Rubber Backing Pad
  • Disc Nut
  • Nylon Washer
  • Product Manual
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Specifications

Length: 16.5 in.
AC Voltage: 120V
Amperage: 11
Cord Type: Fixed
Operating Speed (RPM): 0 - 2,800
Pad Diameter: 7 in.
Spindle Thread: 5/8 in. - 11

Recommendations

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Yes (5)
Pros
Powerful (5)
Easy To Use (4)
Cons
Heavy (2)
Best Uses
Home Repair (2)
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Best Uses
Home Repair
I Would Buy This A Million Times Over
This is my work horse. I work in an auto body shop painting, buffing, and polishing cars for a living. I was using a 8 amp buffer of another brand, wich seemed to take forever and i was getting a "milky" finish. Since i made the switch my jobs look amazing and i can do a car in an "unreal" short amount of time.
April 27, 2009
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Nice tool
The extra RPM's are well worth the couple extra bucks..especially when doing gel-coat on boats.
May 25, 2009
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Cons
Heavy
Bullet Proof--Monster tool
Worked in a boatyard turning around boats for a sailing club. Polished 26 boats in a summer with this beast including wrapping the power cord once (user error!) and it NEVER flinched. Paid extra to buy my own instead of less expensive version. Not saying anything negative about competion but will swear by this machine. Looking forward to working on my own boat with this tool and putting it in my will for my kids--it will certainly outlast me. It's heavy but worth it--I actually like control it gives.
April 2, 2013
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Powerful
Cons
Heavy
Best Uses
Home Repair
very dependable...but way too heavy
im sikkens and ppg certified in auto refinishing so im totally into the painting end not so much into buffing.the buffer never lets me down when i do buff tho
October 27, 2009
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
trigger tumps dewalt(too sensitive)
I use this product in my auto restoration company it has polished thousands of cars and still works great. Great control from the trigger. Ergonomic design very pleased indeed.
March 11, 2015

Questions & Answers

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How long is the cord on 5540 an does it come with a tool to insure tightness of the pad nut?
Boats---disabled vet on May 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The cord is 10 Ft
Since this product accepts both 7 and 9 inch pads would it be fair to assume you can attach an 8 inch pad?
Alex on Jan 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes,anything from 7" to 9" can be used.

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 7 in. Polisher with Trigger Speed Control - 5540,
Side Handle,
7 in. Rubber Backing Pad,
Disc Nut,
Nylon Washer,
Product Manual
7 in. Polisher with Trigger Speed Control - 5540-8,
Side Handle,
7 in. Rubber Backing Pad,
Disc Nut,
Nylon Washer,
Product Manual
Availability: In Stock Out of Stock
Warranty: 5 Year Limited 1 Year Limited

Warranty

The Milwaukee Warranty Every MILWAUKEE power tool is tested before leaving the factory and is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship. MILWAUKEE will repair or replace (at MILWAUKEE's discretion), without charge, any tool (including battery chargers) which examination proves to be defective in material or workmanship from five (5) years after the date of purchase. Return the tool and a copy of the purchase receipt or other proof of purchase to a MILWAUKEE factory Service/Sales Support Branch location or MILWAUKEE Authorized Service Station, freight prepaid and insured. This warranty does not cover damage from repairs made or attempted by other than MILWAUKEE authorized personnel, abuse, normal wear and tear, lack of maintenance, or accidents.

The warranty period for V28, M12 and M18 Li-Ion Battery Packs is two (2) years from the date of purchase. XC M18 Battery packs carry a (3) year warranty. The warranty period for Ni-Cd Battery Packs, Flashlights, Radios, and Professional Hoists (lever, chain, and electric) is one (1) year from the date of purchase.

*The warranty period for Portable Generators is two (2) years from the date of purchase.

THE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT REMEDIES DESCRIBED HEREIN ARE EXCLUSIVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL MILWAUKEE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS.

THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, OR CONDITIONS, WRITTEN OR ORAL, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED FOR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state and province to province. In those states that do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty applies to the United States, Canada, and Mexico only.

Please call Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation for warranty questions at 800-729-3878