Makita expands 18V LXT range


08 October 2018
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A brushless impact wrench and vaccum cleaner are the latest tools to be added to the Makita 18V LXT range.

The DTW180 18V LXT wrench is designed to drive home M8-M16 standard bolts and M6-M12 high tensile bolts.  It will deliver 180Nm of tightening torque and 310Nm of torque, while the 2-stage impact power selection delivers up to 3,600ipm in hard mode, 2,000ipm in soft, with a no load speed of 2,400rpm in hard mode and 1,300rpm in soft mode. The DTW180 is also the first 18V impact wrench in the Makita range to have a 3/8” square driving shank.
The DTW180 features a brushless motor allowing double the run time compared to a standard brushed motor, less friction and more power. It also benefits from an electric brake, variable speed trigger, forward/reverse rotation and a handy LED job light.

The new Makita DCL181FZW 18V LXT vacuum cleaner is bagless and features an easy-to-empty capsule. Producing 30 watts of suction power in hi mode and 11 watts in lo mode, with a maximum airflow of 1.4m³/min, the DCL181F has a maximum sealed suction of 4.2kPa. The rubberised ergonomic soft grip handle features a touch button switch where high/low suction power settings can be easily selected. This low noise vac has a run time of 40 minutes when used in Lo mode with a 3.0Ah Lithium-Ion battery, and 20 minutes in Hi mode. The collection filter will allow a dust capacity of 0.65 litres and also featured on this vacuum is an LED job light

Makita’s range of drilling and fixing bit sets has been extended with 75, 118 and 125-piece sets. The new 75-piece combination set (P-90641) includes a selection of titanium coated high speed steel drill bits ranging from 3-8mm; nut drivers in chrome vanadium, masonry and brad point drills. The kit also includes holesaws and screwdriver bits in a carry case. 
Also now available is the 118-piece general maintenance tool kit (P-90635) which is a scaled down version of the 227-piece set, and the 125-piece service engineers kit (P-70649) has been introduced due to popular demand from the service engineer market sector.
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