Corded oscillating tools plug into an outlet and typically provide more power than cordless styles for demanding jobs, such as cutting, grinding, scraping, and sanding. They let you work for long periods of time without stopping to change or recharge batteries.
With power ratings of 3 amps or less, these corded oscillating tools are a good choice for general purpose applications such as sanding and cutting wood and thin metal.
These corded oscillating tools have high power ratings of more than 3 amps, making them suitable for continuous use and heavy duty applications. They provide more power than general-use tools and are better suited for demanding applications like heavy sanding and cutting thick metal.