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Thursday, March 27, 2014

MAKITA EXPANDS LINE-UP OF DUST EXTRACTION SOLUTIONS

New attachment helps reduce dust created during breaking and chipping applications

Makita Dust Extraction Attachment Kit, model 196571-4

La Mirada, CA   Makita has expanded its line-up of dust extraction solutions for concrete contractors with a new Dust Extraction Attachment, model 196571-4, for use with demolition hammers and rotary hammers (accepts SDS-MAX).

The new Dust Extraction Attachment is engineered to help reduce dust created from breaking and chipping concrete.

“Contractors are demanding more dust extraction solutions and less concrete dust during tool usage,” said Brandon Stover, Makita Product Manager, Accessories. “With this new attachment for chipping and breaking applications, Makita has delivered another solution that helps reduce dust, without compromising tool performance.”

6-Piece Kit for Increased Compatibility
The new Dust Extraction Attachment is a 6-piece kit for use with a jobsite vacuum (sold separately), and is compatible with Makita SDS-MAX Rotary Hammers and Demolition Hammers. After attaching the dust cover and hose assembly to the shaft of the bit, the user can attach the hose to the hammer using one of two hose holders which are designed to fit the hammer’s handle.

Additionally, a third hose holder allows the user to attach the hose to the power cord. This versatility allows the user to direct the hose to the jobsite vacuum in the most efficient manner, and keep it out of the way during use. The kit also includes an additional hose joint for increased compatibility. The attachment is engineered for use with bull point or chisel bits commonly used in concrete demolition applications.

The Dust Extraction Attachment is a kit and includes a dust cover, hose (62-1/2”L), hose holder for power cord, hose holder for “D” side handle, hose holder for straight side handle, and hose joint (1-7/8”ID, 2” OD).

More Dust Extraction Solutions
The new Dust Extraction Attachment is part of Makita’s expanding line of dust extraction tools and accessories. The 12 Gallon Wet/Dry Xtract Vac™ Jobsite Vacuum, the heart of the system, checks all the boxes on a long list of features requested by contractors including more power in a compact size (135 CFM and 92" of water lift, weighs only 27 lbs.), less noise (only 59 dB(A)), an onboard tool-activated outlet, an automatic filter-cleaning system, HEPA filter capability, and more.

Makita dust-collecting accessories include grinder shrouds for surfacing, attachments for cutting, and hammer attachments for rotary hammers that accept SDS-MAX and SDS-PLUS bits. Makita also offers hoses and attachments that are compatible with a wide range of woodworking tools including miter saws, planers, and more.

For more, visit the Makita Dust Extraction micro-site at www.makitatools.com/XtractVac 

About Makita U.S.A.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), MM4™ 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System – SJS® grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT™), Impact GOLD™, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving, and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S.  For more information, call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or go to makitatools.com. Follow Makita: facebook.com/makitatoolspage and twitter.com/makitatools. The MAKITA TEAL COLOR is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Makita Black & White color combination is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common laws and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The Makita Dust Extraction Attachment is engineered for improved dust containment during breaking and chipping applications, when used with a jobsite vacuum (sold separately).

The Dust Extraction Attachment includes two hose holders designed to fit the tool's handle.

A third holder attaches the hose to the power cord, which helps keep it out of the way during use.

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