Focus on Fasteners and Fastening Tools: 18-volt heavy-duty fastener
March 1, 2006
BoschThe 18-volt Impactor has 1,350 inches per pounds of torque and 2,800 RPM, making it ideal for steel framers, installers, mechanics, HVAC contractors, plumbers, electricians, carpenters, woodworkers, general contractors and more, especially those already utilizing the Bosch 18-volt NiCad platform (the tool comes with a 30-minute charger). Handling more than 80-percent of a drill/driver's applications, the tool offers a combination of speed, power and comfort that a drill/driver simply cannot match. The tool is 61⁄2-inches in length and 4.6 pounds but delivers twice the torque of an 18-volt drill/driver. The strong hammer and anvil system won't kickback, twisting the users arm or wrist, and users benefit with a lighter tool, better performance and far less fatigue. Additional tool features are soft grip, optimal balance and ergonomic design, and a sensitive variable-speed trigger. Bit changes are practically effortless with the tool's 1/4-inch quick-change hex chuck. A reversible belt hook offers a convenient way to carry or store the tool; while a multi-position trigger-activated LED work light offers illumination in dim work environments.
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