Wednesday, January 15, 2020

MAKITA LAUNCHES 18V LXT CORDLESS METAL HOLE PUNCHER

Punching holes is fast and effortless with the new Makita 18V LXT Cordless 5/16" Metal Hole Puncher

Punch up to 180 20mm (25/32”) diameter holes in 15/64” thick steel with the new 18V LXT Cordless 5/16” Metal Hole Puncher.

January 15, 2020, La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional power tools and accessories, is proud to introduce the new 18V LXT® Cordless 5/16” Metal Hole Puncher, Tool Only (XPP01ZK) and Kit (XPP01T1K). The 18V LXT Cordless Hole Puncher provides hole-punching in under 5 seconds with cordless mobility.
 
The XPP01ZK / T1K is ideal for fabrication, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and many more applications. Use this product to punch holes in structural beams for bolt fastening, holes in metal brackets for material handling conveyer systems, holes in support brackets for ceiling suspended equipment, and other miscellaneous metal fabrications.
 
The XPP01ZK / T1K has a maximum metal plate capacity of 5/16” general steel and 15/64” in stainless steel. It can punch up to 180 20mm (25/32”) diameter holes in 15/64” thick steel with a 5.0Ah 18V LXT Battery. The punch stop mechanism automatically retracts the die once a punch is complete to quickly continue operation.
 
The ergonomic grip handle rotates 360°, allowing for optimal positioning in a variety of spaces. It features a rubberized soft pistol grip for increased comfort on the job and a convenient side handle for additional support.
 
Other features include a return lever to retract the punch mid-operation and an adjustable depth guide to adjust the punch location for up to 1-37/64” (40mm) from the edge of the workpiece. The XPP01ZK / T1K has all metal gears and gear housing for maximum job site durability. An on-board 3-stage L.E.D. gauge indicates battery charge level.
 
LXT Cordless Advantage
The Makita® LXT Cordless System, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries, provides users with the most advanced, durable, and dependable 18V products. Four key components work together to create the LXT Advantage: fast-charging LXT Batteries, a Rapid Optimum Charger, industry-leading brushless motors, and Star Protection Computer Controls.
 
Makita 18V LXT Batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger. For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. Star Protection is communication technology that allows the Star Protection-equipped tool and battery to exchange data in real time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating.
 
For more information about the 18V LXT Cordless 5/16” Metal Hole Puncher and the complete 18V LXT System, please visit makitatools.com
 
Specifications
Model
XPP01T1K
XPP01ZK
Description
18V LXT® Cordless 5/16" Metal Hole Puncher Kit (5.0Ah)
18V LXT® Cordless 5/16" Metal Hole Puncher, Tool Only
Battery
18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, Sold Separately
Maximum Hole Diameter (Round)
25/32”
25/32”
Maximum Hole Diameter (Oblong)
9/16” x 53/64”
9/16” x 53/64”
Maximum Hole Depth
5/16”
5/16”
Maximum Throat Depth (in.)
1-37/64”
1-37/64”
Overall Length
12-27/64”
12-27/64”
Net Weight (with 5.0 Ah battery)
23.8 lbs
23.8 lbs (battery sold separately)
Includes
Tool, 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 5.0Ah Battery, Rapid Optimum Charger, 15/32” Round Punch, 15/32” Round Die, Oil, Hex Wrenches, Spanner Wrench, Tool Case
Tool, 15/32” Round Punch, 15/32” Round Die, Oil, Hex Wrenches, Spanner Wrench, Tool Case
 
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.A. With 50 years in the United States and over 100 years worldwide, Makita utilizes experience and expertise to manufacture best-in-class solutions. For more information about Makita U.S.A. call (800)4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools
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The XPP01ZK / T1K is ideal for fabrication, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and many more applications.

The XPP01ZK / T1K has a maximum metal plate capacity of 5/16” general steel and 15/64” in stainless steel.

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