Wednesday, February 28, 2007

MAKITA'S NEW 7.2V LITHIUM-ION COMBINES IMPACT DRIVER FUNCTION WITH ULTRA-COMPACT CORDLESS SCREWDRIVER DESIGN

February 28, 2007La Mirada, Calif. – Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, is proud to announce the release of its new 7.2V Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver Kit, model TD020DSEW. The new tool combines the ultra-compact design of a cordless screwdriver with the function of an impact driver.
 
The TD020DSEW can drive tek screws into up to 16 gauge sheet metal, drill a 3/8” hole into hardwood, and drive a 1/4” screw with a nut setter bit. This versatile power, combined with the compact design, dual position handle, and powerful Makita impact mechanism makes this tool perfect for automotive, installation, repair, and fabrication trades.
 
The TD020DSEW Impact Driver is powered by a Makita-built motor design with dual steel ball bearings, and delivers 177 in. lbs. of max torque with 3,000 impacts-per-minute in an ultra-compact design. With its durable hinge design, the driver can be used in straight or pistol grip positions. The built-in L.E.D. work light is operated by a separate switch on the opposite side of the rocker, and provides illumination for more accurate work. The switch drive lock prevents active discharge in the case when not in use, and allows the tool to be a screwdriver in lock
mode.  
 
“Makita has been the market leader in cordless impact drivers since their US release in 1988,” said Brent Withey, Marketing Brand Manager.  “With the TD020DSEW, we used our expertise to create an impact driver in an ultra-compact design.”
 
Model TD020DSEW is a kit that includes (2) Super Compact 7.2V Lithium-Ion batteries, (1) 7.2V Battery Charger, a drill and driver accessory bit set, and tool bag.
 
Specifications
 
 
TD020DSEW
(available only as a kit)
Chuck
¼” hex
Driver Capacity:
 
-Metal
1/8” – 5/16” shank
-Bolt:
1/8” – 5/16” shank
-Wood:
7/8” – 1-3/4” length
No Load Speed (RPM)
2,300
Impacts/Min (IPM)
3,000
Max Torque (in-lbs.)
177
Battery (Ah)
1.0
Pistol and Straight Length
8.45” / 10.8”
Net Weight (lbs. with battery)
1.1
Includes
Tool; 2 ea. Super Compact 7.2V Lithium-Ion Batteries; 7.2V Battery Charger; Drill and Driver Accessory Bit Set; Tool Bag
Suggested Retail
$109.00
 
 


Makita USA
Makita USA, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of over 450 professional, industrial quality power tools and has over 5,000 industrial accessories. Makita’s LXT Lithium-Ion is backed by Makita’s new three-year warranty and all other Makita tools are covered by a one-year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship and may be serviced at any of our 25 factory service centers or by more than 1,000 authorized service centers nationwide. Makita USA, Inc.’s home office is located in La Mirada, California and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please contact us at 1-800-4-MAKITA (1-800-462-5482) or visit the website at makitatools.com.

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