Tool users who unplug the cord with Makita 18V LXT® experience new levels of convenience, efficiency and productivity. Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool category in 2005, and today it is the world’s largest 18V cordless tool line-up. Makita’s leading technology gives tool users unmatched performance and breadth of line, with innovation in motor and battery technology that is obliterating industry standards – and leaving old thinking behind. With high amp-hour batteries, efficient brushed and brushless motors, and 18V X2 LXT® (36V) technology, Makita 18V LXT tools not only meet corded demands, they can exceed the performance of corded, all while remaining in a single cordless platform powered by the industry's fastest-charging 18V lithium-ion batteries. [Learn More]
The Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/2” Impact Wrench (model XWT05) delivers cordless impact power with a 1/2” square drive that will fit impact-rated socket sets. The versatile XWT05 packs plenty of torque for a wide range of fastening and loosening tasks, yet it weighs only 3.8 lbs. (with battery) and is a cordless option to air-powered impact tools.
It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V Lithium-Ion series, the world’s largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style battery. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion 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 increased versatility, the tool can also be powered by Makita 18V LXT® and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside.
The XWT05 features a Makita-built 4-pole motor that delivers 170 ft.lbs. of Max Torque, 0-2,100 RPM’s, and 0-3,200 impacts per minute for a wide range of fastening tasks. Makita’s proprietary hammer and anvil impact mechanism are manufactured using the best raw materials with the highest quality steel and unique heat hardening process for maximum fastening and driving power.
The XWT05 weighs only 3.8 lbs. (with battery) with a more compact design at 6-1/2” long and an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove for reduced operator fatigue. It is equipped with a phosphorescent bumper ring for quick location in dark spaces, a built-in L.E.D. light to illuminate the work surface for more efficient work, and a 1/2” square drive with detent pin for quick release.
The XWT05 is a cordless option to air-powered tools for a range of fastening and loosening tasks. This impact wrench’s compact design with less weight makes it perfect for assembly applications, fabrication trades, installation, automotive, and any pro tradesman that requires a best in class engineered impact wrench. The XWT05 is especially suited for fastening concrete anchors, as well as for the elevator industry.
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