The new DS18DSAL drill driver from Hitachi is powered by a 1.5Ah lithium-ion slide battery that delivers 460 inch/pounds of torque. Compact at 7.7 inches in length, and lightweight at 3.5 pounds, the DS18DSAL is designed to be comfortable enough to use all day without sacrificing the power and performance of a pro-grade 18-volt tool. A variable-speed trigger sets the DS18DSAL from 0 to 350 rpm or 0 to 1,500 rpm to always reach the right speed for the job. The clutch has 22 driving stages and a special model for drilling.
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The Hilti SFH 18-A CPC hammer drill/driver and the SF 18-A CPC drill/driver are powered by its Cordless Power Care lithium-ion technology. Both tools deliver three speeds, low weight and operator ergonomics. Applications include drilling holes in masonry, stone, wood and metal with a variety of bits, driving screws and lag bolts. Featuring all-metal gearing for smooth transfer of power, the tools deliver up to 25-percent more torque and rpm than competitive models, the company says.
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Richpower Industries' new PowerSmith Mag-Lith-Ion cordless tool system combines the durability and weight advantage of magnesium with the long runtime and power of 12-volt lithium-ion battery technology. The line includes nine tools that all operate off the same battery. An additional eight tools will be available in June.
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Atlas Copco Construction Equipment
The LS 14 and LS 16 (pictured) hydraulic-powered cut-off saws from Atlas Copco Construction Equipment are designed for cutting through concrete, asphalt, cement, brick and steel. The 14-inch blade on the LS 14 provides a cutting depth of 6.3 inches. These units feature a power-on-demand system that automatically decreases the pack's engine speed when a tool is disengaged, reducing fuel consumption and extending the life of the power pack. The saws' simple direct-drive design provides consistent speed and torque, and reduces maintenance compared with belt-driven saws.
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Makita introduces its new 10.8-volt lithium-ion compact three-piece cordless combo kit, model LCT302W. The new combo kit features a 10.8-volt flashlight, a 10.8-volt compact lithium-ion driver-drill and a 10.8-volt compact lithium-ion impact driver. It also includes an energy-star-rated battery charger, two lithium-ion batteries and a metallic case. The driver-drill has a ¼-inch hex driving shank for a range of fastening and drilling tasks. The Makita-built motor delivers 200 inch-pounds of torque with two speed settings, variable speed and 18 clutch settings. The compact impact driver kit has up to 3,000 impacts per minute, with a durable and long-lasting hammer/anvil design.
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The hand-held ETN 2001 P diamond core drill from CS Unitec can be used wet or dry. It can be operated hand-held or mounted in a lightweight drill stand. The two-speed gearbox and 15-amp motor provide the optimum rpm to drill holes up to 4 inches in diameter in concrete, reinforced concrete, brick, block and stone. Electronic torque limitation and speed control guarantee constant rpm, even under load. The safety slip clutch prevents jamming and allows hand-held operation. The motor is double insulated and includes an integrated GFCI to prevent electric shock for operator safety.
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The new WE9-125 Quick 5-inch angle grinder features Metabo's vario constamatic electronic speed stabilization, making it well suited for heavy operating conditions such as grinding, cutting and finishing granite, marble or concrete, as well as grinding and finishing metals. VC electronics constantly monitor the current in the motor, adding voltage as load increases, keeping the tool running at optimum speed. A soft-start feature extends longevity of both the motor windings and gears.
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DeWalt launches a new line of heavy-duty XRP hammerdrill/drill/drivers and a new XRP lithium ion drill — all designed with significant performance, durability, run time and ergonomic enhancements. The XRP line includes three 18-volt models, three 14.4-volt models and a 12-volt model. Each hammerdrill/drill/driver has a patented, three-speed transmission that matches each speed to the appropriate application. The speed shifting control is now positioned front to back and has positive detent stops, allowing users to easily shift between various speeds. The new drills now have a two-collar design that enables users to quickly transition among drilling, screwdriving and hammer drilling modes without changing the clutch setting.
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RGC's HydraSaws are available in four models with cutting depths ranging from 5¼ inches to 9½ inches. These saws can cut concrete, stone, masonry, brick, block, steel, rebar and pipe. The units feature a heavy-duty motor that provides constant cutting speed and torque for use with horizontal, vertical, wet, dry and underwater cutting. The HydraSaws are also designed to produce no excessive noise, vibration or exhaust fumes.
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Wacker Neuson offers its new 15-pound EH 6M electric hammer and 16-pound EHB 7M rotary hammer for demolition jobs. The tools offer 9 foot-pounds of impact per blow because of the high-performance percussion system. The quick-check LED indicators offer a fast power supply check, providing information on service needs. A switch allows the operator to reduce the power by 40 percent for certain applications, such as drilling in tiled walls.
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