Press Release Summary:
Designed to drill holes and drive fasteners for various jobs, 18 V model CDR4850 is built with industrial-strength gear train, heat-treated alloy gears, and glass-filled nylon housing. Its 22-position clutch lets users dial in desired torque up to 450 lb-in., enough to drill through steel, while airflow system helps keep motor cool. Other features include single sleeve, keyless chuck; dual rail slide-on battery pack; and VersaVolt Battery System.
Original Press Release:
New Snap-On 18-Volt Cordless Drill Offers Power and Versatility
The "Steel Deal" Drill Combines Comfort and Strength KENOSHA, Wis. (August 8, 2006) - Snap-on Tools continues its reputation of providing comfortable and durable tools with the announcement of the new 18-Volt Cordless Drill (CDR4850), a strong and versatile addition to any technician's collection. Designed to drill holes and drive fasteners for a variety of jobs, the drill offers technicians maximum power and ease-of-use. The 18-Volt Cordless Drill is known as "The Steel Deal" because of its amazing 450 inch pounds of torque, which make the tool strong enough to drill through steel. Its industrial-strength gear train and heat-treated alloy gears make for a cordless drill that is much stronger and more durable. The patented airflow system keeps the motor cooler while the strong glass-filled nylon housing increases the tool's life and durability. As one would expect from a Snap-on tool, the drill also features an ergonomic overmolded cushion grip and oversized contoured trigger to give technicians a superior, comfortable feel while they work. The 22-position clutch allows users to dial in the desired torque for any jobs up to 450 inch pounds, allowing for increased versatility on the fly. In addition, the single sleeve keyless chuck makes changing bits with one hand a breeze. Snap-on's patented dual rail slide-on battery pack and the VersaVolt Battery System also ensure users will never need to use another battery system again since it is interchangeable with all Snap-on cordless accessories. The versatile cordless drill is ideal for jobs both inside and outside the shop or garage. Anyone from the casual weekend user to the professional technician will find Snap-on's 18-Volt Cordless Drill an essential tool to keep close by. The uses for the 18-Volt Cordless Drill are almost endless with its power and versatility. "Our 18-Volt Cordless Drill empowers technicians with one of the strongest, most versatile drills on the market," said Rodger Isetts, Power Tools Product Manager, Snap-on Tools. "The 'Steel Deal' is yet another reaffirmation of Snap-on's commitment to providing innovative, powerful and comfortable tools to power tool users in shops across the country." Customers can find out more about the Snap-on 18-Volt Cordless Drill (CDR4850) by contacting their local Snap-on representative, visiting www.snapon.com or calling tool free 877-SNAPON-2 (877-762-7662). Snap-on Tools Company, LLC is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for the transportation service, industrial, government, education, agricultural, and other commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchised dealer van, company-direct sales and distributor channels, as well as over the Internet at snapon.com. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.4 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wis., and employs approximately 11,300 people worldwide.