Press Release Summary:
Offering up to 460 lb-in. of torque, 12 V Model BSZ 12 includes Variospeed electronics that allow infinite no-load speeds up to 1,350 rpm. Quick-change 1.4 Ah battery is part of air-cooled charging system that offers up to 2,000 charges/battery. Model BSZ 12 can drill up to 3/8 in. holes in mild steel and up to 1 in. holes in soft wood. Additional features include 3-level planetary gears, built-in fan, reversing capabilities, and keyless Â½ in. chuck.
Original Press Release:
New Metabo Cordless Drill/Driver Offers More Power, Faster Charge
West Chester, PA, February 2005 - Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has introduced the new BSZ 12 Cordless Drill/Driver. The 12-volt tool has a new motor that offers greater power than previous models - up to 460 inch pounds of torque. Its onboard Variospeed electronics allow infinite no-load speeds up to 1,350 rpm. The quick change 1.4 amp/hour battery is part of a new air-cooled charging system that offers 30-minute charging with up to 2000 charges per battery. The Metabo BSZ 12 is ideal for a wide range of applications, including general woodworking, construction, cabinetmaking and serious do-it-yourself projects.
The BSZ 12 uses 3-level planetary gears and a smooth gear change mechanism to extend tool life. The built-in fan helps keep the motor cool under load. The cordless drill/driver provides 20 torque settings, plus a drill setting, reversing capabilities, auto-stop brushes, a keyless 1/2-inch chuck, and an ergonomic, rubber-coated T-handle.
The Metabo BSZ 12 can drill up to 3/8" holes in mild steel and up to 1" holes in soft wood. The tool weighs 4.4 pounds with battery and comes with a carrying case, two batteries, and charger.
For more information about the BSZ 12 Drill/Driver, please go to www.metabo.com/metabo/com/en/produkte/cordlessdrills_screwdrivers/12voltcordlessdrill_screwdriverbsz12_6_02153_50.html. For more information about other Metabo drill/drivers, or any Metabo products, contact David Smith, Metabo Corporation, 1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380. Tel: 800/ 638-2264; Fax: 800/ 638-2261; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.metabousa.com.
Metabo, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has international headquarters in Nurtingen, Germany and U.S. headquarters in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The company has focused its product development on technological advancements in electronic circuitry and mechanical design, which has resulted in high performance, durable electric power tools. The name Metabo is German for "metal-boring," symbolic of the first tool -- a metal-boring tool -- manufactured by the company in 1924.