The 7/8-inch compact SDS rotary hammer is powered by the V18™ lithium-ion technology. The 0856-22 is ideal for drilling small- to medium-diameter holes (5/8 inch or smaller), the company says. With three modes of operation - rotary hammer, drill only, and chipping - contractors can use the tool for concrete drilling, wood and steel drilling, and light chiseling applications. Combined with hardened steel cut gears, the hammer provides efficient energy transfer, and a robust clutch maintains stiffness to provide the torque needed for drilling through metal pan decking and into concrete ceilings. It incorporates an all-metal gearbox, auto stop brushes, and heavy-duty components for long-term durability. Its L-shape design positions the operator’s hand directly behind the drill bit for optimal balance and maximum control. The nonslip soft-grip handle helps reduce vibration and fatigue. A built-in battery fuel gauge on V18 batteries allows the user to check how much run time is left in the battery.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., 13135 W. Lisbon Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005; 800-729-3878; www.milwaukeetool.com