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Cordless 18 V Caulking Guns combine power and speed.

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December 30, 2013 - Weighing 5.1 lb with battery, 18 V LXT® 10 oz Caulk and Adhesive Gun (LXGC011) has compact, 15 7/8 in. design. Weighing 6.0 lb with battery, 18 V LXT® 20 oz. Barrel Style Caulk and Adhesive Gun (LXGC011B) has 21¼ in. design and lets user dispense 20 oz cartridge, sausage packs, and bulk materials. Both guns are powered by 18 V Li-Ion battery that reaches full charge in 30 min. Features include 1,100 lb dispense force, 5-speed dial (0–66 ipm), and variable speed trigger.

Makita USA, Inc.

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

Original Press Release

New Makita 18V Caulking Guns Combine Power, Speed and Convenience

Press release date: December 20, 2013

18V LXT® cordless caulking guns deliver most dispensing force in their category

La Mirada, CA — Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results, has added to its expanding 18V line-up with two new cordless caulking guns, the 18V LXT® 10 oz. Caulk and Adhesive Gun (LXGC011) and the 18 LXT® 20 oz. Barrel Style Caulk and Adhesive Gun (LXGC011B).

Makita's new 18V Caulking Guns deliver power, speed and convenience.
The new caulking guns are the latest additions to the Makita’s expanding 18V LXT® line-up, with 70+ cordless tools powered by one fast-charging 18V Lithium-Ion battery that reaches a full charge in only 30 minutes. Makita LXT® is the world’s largest 18V lithium-Ion cordless tool line-up.

The new caulking guns are a versatile, powerful and lightweight solution for any contractor dispensing large amounts of caulk and adhesives. They are ideal for commercial glazers, residential window installers, siding contractors, painters, tilt-up contractors, remodelers, auto manufacturing technicians, aerospace workers, boat builders, and more.

18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 10 oz. Caulk and Adhesive Gun (LXGC011)
The LXGC011 delivers 1,100 lbs. of dispensing force for even the highest viscosity adhesives and sealants. The LXGC011 features a 5-speed dial (0-66 IPM) and variable speed trigger that optimizes flow rate and allows for dispensing up to 2.5X faster than other cordless caulking guns. It has a compact design at 15-7/8" with less weight (only 5.1 lbs. with BL1830 18V LXT® battery). Convenience features include 360° rotatable cartridge holder that fits 10 oz. and 300 ml cartridges, as well as a built-in L.E.D. light that illuminates the work area for improved visibility. The LXGC011 also features an Overload Indicator Light that notifies the operator when the tool is nearly overloaded to minimize breakage of the sealant cartridge. It is available as a kit (LXGC011) and as a tool-only (LXGC01Z).

18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 20 oz. Barrel Style Caulk and Adhesive Gun (LXGC011B)
The LXGC011B allows the user to dispense 20 oz. cartridge, sausage packs and bulk materials. Similar to the LXGC011, the LXGC011B delivers 1,100 lbs. of dispensing force for even the highest viscosity adhesives and sealants. The LXGC011B features a 5-speed dial (0-66 IPM) and variable speed trigger that optimizes flow rate and allows for dispensing up to 2.5X faster than other cordless caulking guns. It has a compact design at 21-1/4" with less weight (only 6.0 lbs. with BL1830 18V LXT® battery). Convenience features include a 360° rotatable cartridge holder for increased comfort and ease-of-use when dispensing, as well as a built-in L.E.D. light that illuminates the work area for improved visibility. The LXGC011B also features an Overload Indicator Light that notifies the operator when the tool is nearly overloaded to minimize breakage of the sealant cartridge. It is available as a kit (LXGC011B) and as a tool-only (LXGC01ZB).

Specifications

  LXGC011
18V LXT Lithium-Ion 10 oz. Caulk and Adhesive Gun Kit
LXGC01Z
18V LXT Lithium-Ion 10 oz. Caulk and Adhesive Gun (tool only)
Capacity (caulk or sealants) 10 oz. 10 oz.
Dispense Force (lbs.) 1,100 1,100
Inches Per Minute (variable speed) 0-66 IPM 0-66 IPM
Speed Settings 5 5
Battery 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
Overall Length 15-7/8" 15-7/8"
Net Weight 5.1 lbs.
(with battery)
5.1 lbs. (with battery, sold separately)
Includes Tool, (2) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Battery (BL1830); Rapid Optimum Charger (DC18RC); (1) Contractor Bag Tool only
(battery and charger not included)

 
LXGC011B
18V LXT Lithium-Ion 20 oz. Barrel Style Caulk and Adhesive Gun Kit
LXGC01ZB
18V LXT Lithium-Ion 20 oz. Barrel Style Caulk and Adhesive Gun (tool only)
Capacity (caulk or sealants) 20 oz. 20 oz.
Dispense Force (lbs.) 1,100 1,100
Inches Per Minute (variable speed) 0-66 IPM 0-66 IPM
Speed Settings 5 5
Battery 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
Overall Length 21-1/4" 21-1/4"
Net Weight 6 lbs.
(with battery)
6 lbs.
(with battery, sold separately)
Includes Tool, (2) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Battery (BL1830); Rapid Optimum Charger (DC18RC); Piston A Tool only
(battery and charger not included)

About Makita USA
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), MM4™ 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System – SJS® grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT™), Impact GOLD™, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving, and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S.  For more information, call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or go to makitatools.com. Follow Makita: facebook.com/makitatoolspage and twitter.com/makitatools. The MAKITA TEAL COLOR is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Makita Black & White color combination is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common laws and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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