Thursday, January 8, 2009

Makita 18V Cordless Drill Product Overview

The Makita 18v Cordless Drill is the favorite all around tool for homeowners, woodworkers, furniture makers and do-it-yourselfers. The fact that it is cordless makes it easy to carry around for any job. The 18 volt power makes it have enough strength for most work requirements. With technology advancing as it is today the Makita 18v Cordless Drill has been improved so much that its design has been made more compact and its weight made light enough to remain comfortable for the user, even with the extra power. This drill is useful for jobs up on the roof, in tight spaces, and on some outdoor construction where electricity can not be accessed. With the kind of power generated by the 18v battery, it is not confined to merely light drilling on just thin material. Now, a heavier gauge steel and thick lumber can be worked on. Power, convenience, and performance are what a Makita 18v Cordless Drill offers.

The features to enjoy in a Makita product are in Makita Corporation’s basic philosophy for tool manufacture and design. These include procuring the best high quality raw materials such as steels, copper wires and magnetic steels, its unique anti vibration technology for all its power tools, and using the most advanced technology available to ensure that all the products coming out of its factory, including the Makita 18v Cordless Drill, comes out powerful, best performing, and efficient. For its drills, there are features like its high torque twist power, the variable or two-speed transmissions, the different applications you can use such as drilling, driving or hammering, and its shift locking drive system that makes it quicker and easier to shift between these 3 modes. Add to these characteristics an ergonomic shape and energy efficiency.

Generally, a Makita 18v Cordless Drill is a tool that is used for making holes on a variety of materials. Wood and metal and concrete are some examples of these materials. Sometimes, drills can also be used for turning screwdrivers. They are very useful for basic home repair. In fact, a drill is one of the most common tools for general fixing around the house. Light woodworking jobs also find drills handy. Then there are the heavy construction jobs. These require bigger drills with more power than the usual home repair tool. The 18v drill straddles the middle ground of these jobs. Standard equipment comes together with a Makita 18v Cordless Drill. These are a tool belt clip and screw, a depth gauge, a slide handle, bit holder, and screwdriver bits, the battery and the charger, the plastic battery cover, and a tool case for easy storage. An automotive charger is an optional addition.

The Makita Corporation of Japan, makers of industrial power tools is most well known for its cordless drills and other cordless tools. It is, however, the manufacturers of a wide range of professional power tools aside from the Makita 18v Cordless Drill. These include disc sanders and orbit sanders, industrial blowers, circular saws and jigsaws, table saws and planers and miter saws, routers and trimmers and orbital sanders, die grinders and metalworking saws, pneumatic nailers and compressors, demolition hammers and even jobsite radios.