Metabo KS 18 LTX 57

Test 06/2019

  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - testing
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - front
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - back
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - back2
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - boxed
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - top
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - detail
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - detail2
  • Metabo KS 18 LTX 57 - metabo-motion
Test seal: Metabo KS 18 LTX 57, Rating 10

last modified: 08.10.2019, 13:52

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All rating criteria details:

Handling 30%
Cut quality 30%
Safety 25%
Workmanship 15%
Tested by: Jonas



The battery-powered circular saw KS 18 LTX 57 from Metabo is manufactured to a high quality standard. The device is easy to operate and has very good handling. Due to the automatic switch-on and the self-protection mode, safe handling of the machine is guaranteed. All in all, it makes fun to saw with a circular hand saw like this.


  • High quality workmanship
  • Handling
  • Safety and security


360° View

A high quality hand circular saw with a very good handling.

General information

The battery-powered circular hand saw KS 18 LTX 57 from Metabo is delivered in a handy carrying case, which is printed with information and an image of the circular hand saw. The manual is available in English, German and many other languages.

Scope of delivery

  • Rip fence


The device is mainly in green and black.


When you hold the device in your hand, you immediately notice that the device is of high quality. The circular hand saw fits very well in the hand. The device is easy to handle.

Metabo - KS 18 LTX 57
Circular hand saw in operation


You can set the mitre angle and the cutting depth manually. A rip fence and a cutting line guide are also possible.


The device saws through wood without any effort.


Due to the switch-on lock, the device is protected against children. The circular hand saw has a self-protection mode, in this mode the machine switches itself off automatically. A warning signal sounds for approximately 30 seconds. If the amperage or the temperature is too high, the machine switches itself off automatically.


Before cleaning, you must remove the battery from the circular hand saw. You can clean dust and the shavings either by blowing it out with compressed air or by removing it with a brush. It is recommended to clean the saw blades after each use in order to achieve the best possible results in the future.

We have evaluated almost 7 reviews on the Internet. In summary, it can be said that about 100 percent of buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are approx. 0 percent of the users. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.9 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 100% positive and 0% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Good cut
  • High quality workmanship
  • Suitcase
Manufacturer Metabo
EAN 4007430327345
Scope of delivery Instruction manual
Additional warranty 3-year warranty with online registration
Quality of instructions Very Good
Manual language DE, FR, EN, NL, IT, ES, PT, SV, FI, NO, DA, PL, EL, HU, RU
Width 19,5 cm
Height 24 cm
Depth 27,4 cm
Weight 2797 g
Type of battery Lithium ion
Battery Capacity 2.0 Ah
Voltage 18 V
Material Stainless steel, plastic
Special features -
LED light Battery indicator
Idling speed 4600 min-1
Maximum volume 96 dB
Saw blade diameter 165 mm
Cutting depth at 45° 43 mm
Cutting depth at 90° 57 mm
Case included Yes
Cut quality

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Does the machine have a warranty, if yes for how long?
Yes, there is a 2-year warranty from the manufacturer himself. If you register it in time after purchase, you will receive the XXL warranty of 3 years.
Does the saw also fit on the Mafell guide rail?
No, the saw only fits on Festool rails and manufacturers that follow the Festool rails.
Is the suitcase also included in the offer?
For most of the offers.


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