Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®) is a counterbalance system inside the tool that significantly reduces vibration. The AVT® counterbalance design is based on seismic engineering, which developed this damping science to absorb shocks and protect buildings from earthquakes. AVT® uses a mechanical damper, effectively a counterbalance weight inside the tool, that provides an equal and opposite force that puts a mass directly opposite the point where the striker bolt delivers the impact. As vibration is eliminated, power is efficiently increased which allows more of the generated energy in the motor to be delivered to the tool bit. Makita also has an AVT® counterbalance system in select recipro saws. For users, AVT® means significantly less vibration with no compromise in power and performance. [Learn More]
The Makita 17 lb. AVT® Demolition Hammer delivers compact power with less vibration and a range of performance features for chipping and demolition applications. The HM1111C is powered by a 14 AMP motor with 12.7 ft.lbs. of impact energy, with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®) and a detached rear handle that is engineered to reduce vibration for greater user comfort. Additional features include variable speed control, soft start, constant speed control, and L.E.D. indicators for service and power alerts. It is ideal for a range of chipping applications including removing excess concrete from over-pour, pulling up laminate flooring and tiles, chipping through-wall penetrations, digging out hard dirt for landscaping/hardscaping, and more.
Makita’s exclusive Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®) is more than just a padded or spring-loaded handle. AVT® is an internal counterbalance system engineered into the tool that greatly reduces vibration for increased user comfort and productivity. Makita offers an AVT® solution in every major hammer class, from 1” rotary hammers to a 70 lb. breaker hammer.
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