Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has expanded its line-up of 18V Lithium-Ion Brushless Motor tools with the new 18V LXT Brushless Impact Driver (LXDT08) and 18V LXT Brushless Motor Hammer Driver-Drill (LXPH05). Both tools are engineered with Makita LXT Brushless Motor Technology, optimized to deliver up to 50% longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life.
The new LXDT08 Cordless Impact Driver is engineered with an efficient BL Brushless Motor with variable speed that delivers 1,420 in.lbs. of Max Torque, 0-3,200 impacts per minute, and 0-2,500 RPM for a wide range of fastening applications. The LXDT08 has an excellent power-to-weight ratio with a compact design (5-7/8" long) and less weight (only 3.4 lbs., with battery).
Ease-of-use features include a ¼" hex chuck for quick bit changes. It also has a built-in L.E.D. light that helps illuminate the work surface, and a tool belt clip that can attach to either side of the tool. The LXDT08 features a new rubberized grip, redesigned for improved comfort and ideal for anyone working a full day on the job site.
The new LXPH05 ½" Hammer Driver-Drill is engineered with an efficient BL Brushless Motor that delivers 400 in.lbs. of Max Torque. The LXPH05 has 16 clutch settings and a variable 2-speed all-metal transmission (0-400/0-1,500 RPM) to cover a wide range of applications, plus hammer and drill modes. The LXPH05 also has an excellent power-to-weight ratio, with a more compact design (7-5/8" long) and less weight (only 3.8 lbs., with battery).
The tools are available as separate kits, or together in a 2-pc. combo kit (LXT239).