Friday, September 06, 2019

MAKITA LAUNCHES NEW 12V MAX CXT CORDLESS RATCHET

The 3/8" and 1/4" sq. drive ratchet is the latest product in Makita's automotive line-up

The new 12V max CXT Cordless Ratchet features interchangeable 3/8” and ¼” sq. drives for fast loosening of nuts.

September 6, 2019, La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., the innovation leader in cordless power tool technology, is thrilled to announce the highly-anticipated new 12V max CXT® Cordless 3/8” / 1/4” Sq. Drive Ratchet (RW01). This cordless ratchet is ideal for the automotive professional and auto enthusiast, allowing them to attach or remove nuts faster. The RW01 is two tools in one with interchangeable 3/8” and 1/4” anvils (included).

 
Ratchet Features
Speed – The CXT Cordless ratchet has variable speeds (0-800 RPM) for a wide range of fastening applications. This cordless ratchet is 3x faster than the leading competitor, while providing the same torque.
 
Power – A powerful motor delivers 35 ft. lbs. of Max Torque, covering most applications. The 12V max CXT Cordless 3/8” / 1/4” Sq. Drive Ratchet can be used as a manual ratchet when the motor is not engaged.
 
Convenience – The Makita 12V max CXT Cordless Ratchet is the only cordless ratchet on the market with interchangeable anvils. This ratchet includes a 3/8” and 1/4” anvil for use with a wide variety of sockets. Users, therefore, get the functionality of two tools for the price of one.
 
Design – A low profile design is engineered for handling in tight spaces and overhead applications. An ergonomically designed handle has a rubberized soft grip for increased comfort and control. The ratchet weights 2.35 lbs., with battery, for reduced operator fatigue. Built-in L.E.D. light illumination and an electric brake help productivity.
 
12V max CXT®
With Makita 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion Batteries, users get superior balance and ergonomics over pod-style batteries. For longer run time, 12V max CXT Cordless Products are also compatible with the 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah Battery (BL1041B, sold separately). 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion Batteries are engineered with a battery-protection circuit that protects against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating. It’s part of the expanding 12V max CXT system, combining performance with superior ergonomics in a compact size.
 
The RW01 is available in kit and bare tool options. For more information about Makita 12V max CXT Automotive Products, visit www.makitatools.com/automotive   
 
Specifications
Model
RW01R1
RW01Z
Description
12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 3/8" / 1/4" Sq. Drive Ratchet Kit (2.0Ah)
12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 3/8" / 1/4" Sq. Drive Ratchet Kit (2.0Ah)
Battery
12V max CXT Lithium-Ion
12V max CXT Lithium-Ion
Square Drive
3/8”, 1/4”
3/8”, 1/4”
No Load Speed
0-800 RPM
0-800 RPM
Maximum Torque
35 ft.lbs. / 47 N●m
35 ft.lbs. / 47 N●m
Net Weight (with Battery)
2.35 lbs.
2.35 lbs. (battery sold separately)
Includes
Tool, 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion 2.0Ah Battery, Charger, 3/8” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter, 1/4;” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter, Tool Bag
Tool, 3/8” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter, 1/4;” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter
 
 
About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, pneumatics and power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network throughout the U.S. Call 800/4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools
 
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The CXT Cordless ratchet has variable speeds (0-800 RPM) for a wide range of fastening applications.

A low profile design is engineered for handling in tight spaces and overhead applications.

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