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Makita USA, Inc.

14930 Northam St., La Mirada, CA, 90638, USA

  • 800-4makita

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Makita USA, Inc.

Machinery & Machining Tools

Rear Handle Circular Saws are equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™.

Apr 27, 2017

Available in XSR01PT and XSR01Z models, 18V X2 (36V) LXT® Rear Handle Circular Saws comes with full 2-9/16 in. cutting capacity. Delivering 558 cuts in 2 x 4 SPF lumber and 291 cross cuts in 2 x 10 SPF lumber on a single charge with two 18V 5.0Ah batteries and 5.0Ah batteries respectively, unit’s blade measures 7-1/4 in. diameter and 12.4 lb of weight. Products are equipped with Extreme... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

XCU03Z Chain Saw is equipped with extreme protection technology.

Mar 15, 2017

Suitable for cutting and trimming, XCU03Z Chain Saw is designed with outer rotor brushless motor with direct drive system. Delivering 0-3,940 FPM speed with zero emissions and low noise, unit features 14 in. guide bar and weighs 11.5 lbs., with batteries. Powered by two 18V LXT® batteries, saw comes with electronically controlled BL™ brushless motor.

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

XCV04Z Vacuums offer locking levers rear caster.

Dec 10, 2016

Powered by 8V Lithium-Ion slide-style batteries, XCV04Z Cordless/Corded Vacuum features quick-release metal latches and rubber bumpers. Delivering up to 65 minutes of run time in cordless mode, unit consists of Pre-Filter Bag, Damper Filter and Main Filter. Designed with sound absorbing materials, unit offers low noise of 75 dB(A) in corded mode and 64 dB(A) in cordless and produces 74 CFM and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Impact Driver comes as cordless tool system.

Dec 09, 2016

Available in XDT12M kit with two 18V LXT 4.0Ah batteries and Rapid Optimum Charger and as tools in XDT12Z kit, Brushless Impact Driver charges quickly in less time. Compatible with18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, unit delivers 127 CFM and 96” water lift. Featuring Quick-shift Mode, unit minimizes screw thread stripping, A-mode eliminates cross threading. The system incorporates Pre-Filter Bag,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

18V LXT Cordless Tools feature brushless motors.

Nov 09, 2016

Available in 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless ½" Driver-Drill (XFD11ZB) and Impact Driver (XDT15ZB) models, 18V LXT Series Cordless Tools offer increased power, speed, and longer tool life. Having mechanical variable 2-speed transmission (0-500 & 0-1,700 RPM), XFD11ZB provides dual LED to illuminate work area. Measuring 5-5/16 in. and 2.6 lbs, XDT15ZB features Assist Mode (A-mode) setting, to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Brushless Grinder provides no-load speed of 8,500 rpm.

Aug 17, 2016

Equipped with 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery, 4 ½ in. grinding or cut-off wheel, and electric brake, XAG10M Cut-Off/Angle Grinder offers cordless metalworking solution. Automatic Speed Change™ Technology adjusts speed and torque during grinding/cutting for optimum performance, while electronically controlled BL™ Brushless motor optimizes battery energy use. For convenience, grinder has no... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Long Run Time 18 V Li-Ion Battery attains full charge in 55 min.

Aug 05, 2016

With 108 W hr run time, model BL1860B 18 V LXT® Lithium-Ion 6.0 Ah battery with onboard LED charge level indicator promotes cordless efficiency and productivity. Star Protection Computer Controls™ optimize tool performance and extended battery life while protecting against overloading, over-discharging, and overheating. Compatible with 150+ Makita 18 V cordless solutions, battery has... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools

String Trimmer offers cordless alternativ to gas equipment.

Aug 01, 2016

Equipped with electronically controlled BL™ Brushless Motor that delivers up to 6,000 rpm, Model XRU08Z has adjustable speed dial to match speed to application. Trimmer will run up to 37 minutes on high setting and 44 minutes on low under load on single charge of Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 5.0 Ah battery. Telescoping curved shaft adjusts from 60 ½–64 ½ in. in length for operation in... Read More

Portable Tools

Compact Cordless Tools use slide-style 12 V Li-Ion batteries.

Jun 22, 2016

Featuring die-cast aluminum base that adjusts from 0–45° right to left, 12 V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion Jig Saw delivers 0-2,900 strokes/min with 3 orbital settings plus straight cutting. Weighing 4.2 lb with battery, 12 V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion 3 3/8 in. Tile/Glass Saw provides 1,600 rpm, 1 in. cutting capacity and 16.9 oz water supply tank for wet cutting applications. Makita's 12 V max... Read More

Portable Tools

Random Orbit Sander features 2-mode switch.

Jun 21, 2016

Featuring 7/32 in. orbit diameter and 6 in. abrasive disc, Model BO6050J has 2-mode switch for random orbit action (fine sanding/buffing) and random orbit with forced rotation (aggressive sanding/polishing). Tool provides 13,600 sanding strokes/min for carpentry and woodworking, as well as variable speed 1,600–6,800 random orbits/min for automotive and boat detailers. In addition to... Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Impact Tools deliver optimized torque values.

Mar 22, 2016

Offering electronic 3-speed power selection, 18 V LXT® Brushless Cordless Impact Tools include XWT07M/Z ¾ in. square drive impact wrench, XWT08M/Z ½ in. square drive impact wrench, and XWT09T/Z 7/16 in. hex chuck impact drill. While XWT07M/Z delivers 780 lb-ft fastening torque and 1,250 lb-ft breakaway torque, respective values for XWT08M/Z are 740 lb-ft and 1,180 lb-ft. Both... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cordless Miter Saw uses two 18 V batteries for 36 V power.

Dec 28, 2015

Powered by two 18 V lithium-ion batteries, Model XSL02Z Cordless 7 ½ in. Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw utilizes Makita BL™ brushless motor with direct-drive gearbox and electric brake that delivers full 5,700 rpm. Automatic Speed Change™ Technology adjusts cutting speed and torque during cut for optimal efficiency. Equipped with 4 steel rail sliding system and 4 linear ball bearings,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Li-Ion Batteries (18 V) have onboard LED charge indicators.

Nov 05, 2015

Available alone or in 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion tool kits. 18 V Li-Ion battery models BL1820B, BL1840B, and BL1850B feature respective capacities of 2.0, 4.0, and 5.0Ah and full-recharge times of 25, 40, and 45 min. Products are compatible with Star Protection tools as indicated by Star Symbol™ and/or Yellow Battery Receiver under tool. Delivering consistent power and run time in... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Instruments suit various stages of construction.

Sep 15, 2015

Utilizing 635 nm Class II laser diode, SK103PZ Self-Leveling Combination Cross-Line/Point Laser provides all possible reference lines required in leveling, aligning, plumbing, and squaring applications. Unit has line and point accuracy of ±1/8 in. error rate at 30 ft. Also equipped with 635 nm Class II laser diode, LD050P Laser Distance Measure features operating range up to 164 ft... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ergonomic Cordless Cut-Off/Angle Grinder uses brushless motor.

Jun 17, 2015

Powered by 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah battery, XAG06M has 5.6 lb design with flush-mount paddle switch and rubberized soft grip. Automatic Speed Change™ Technology adjusts speed and torque for optimum performance, and BL™ brushless motor, which delivers 8,500 rpm with soft start, is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use and run time. Extreme Protection Technology... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cordless Circular Saw features brushless motor.

Jun 12, 2015

Powered by 18 V LXT Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah battery, Model XSH03M is equipped with BL™ Brushless motor, which is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use, and delivers no load speed of 5,000 rpm for fast cutting and ripping. Automatic Speed Change™ Technology adjusts speed and torque under load for optimum cutting performance. With 6 ½ in. blade, saw has cutting capacity of 2... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pressurized Water Tank meets dust management demands.

Jun 10, 2015

Suited for remote regions, model 988-394-610 enables applications such as wet cutting where water is limited or unavailable while also meeting job site dust management demands during concrete cutting applications. Hand pump provides 44–74 psi, and pop-up indicator tells user when adequate pressure has been reached. This 2.6 gal portable water source, featuring polycarbonate construction,... Read More

Portable Tools

Brushless Impact Driver offers 3 speed settings.

Jun 08, 2015

Powered by 18 V Lithium-Ion slide-style battery, Model XDT09M features BL™ Brushless Motor that delivers full 1,550 lb-in. of max torque in 3rd speed setting. Quick-Shift Mode™ automatic electronic controller downshifts and reduces rotation and impact speed prior to driving screw into place, minimizing thread stripping and screw breakage. Three-speed power selection switch (0-1,100 / 0-2,100... Read More

Portable Tools

Cordless Drywall Screwdriver utilizes brushless motor.

Dec 17, 2014

Powered by 18 V 4.0 Ah Li-Ion slide-style battery, Model XSF03M features BL™ Brushless motor which is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use. Star Protection Computer Controls™ allow tool and battery to exchange data in real-time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, overdischarging, and overheating. With Push Drive™ Technology, contractors can... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Cordless Cut-Out Tool meets drywall contractor power requirements.

Dec 17, 2014

Powered by 18 V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah slide-style battery, XOC01Z employs 30,000 rpm motor and can perform, as tested, up to 100 cuts into ½ in. drywall on one charge. Slide switch with lock-on and slim body design promote operator comfort, and on-board bit change capability eliminates need for wrench. Able to accept 1/8 and ¼ in. bits, tool also features vent slots that direct air and... Read More

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