Cordless Impact Wrench is powered by 12 V batteries.

Press Release Summary:

With compact design that measures 6 5/8 in. long, 6917DWDE utilizes 2-piece motor that incorporates rare-earth magnet, replaceable armature, and field and externally accessible brushes. It offers variable speed for controlled fastening from 0-2,300 rpm and impact system rated at 0-3,000 ipm. With maximum torque of 88.3 lb-ft, 3/8 in. square drive tool is suited for fastening applications. Product weighs 3.5 lb with battery.

Original Press Release:

Powerful New 6917DWDE 12V 3/8" Impact Wrench

May 27, 2003 - LA MIRADA, CA - Makita USA, Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories, is proud to announce the release of the new 6917DWDE 12V 3/8" Drive Cordless Impact Wrench. This new cordless impact wrench has the most compact design in its class with a length of only 6-5/8". The 6917DWDE features variable speed for controlled fastening (0 - 2,300 RPM) and an efficient impact system (0 - 3,000 IPM). With a maximum torque of 88.3 ft. lbs, and weighing only 3.5 lbs., the 6917DWDE is an extremely powerful and compact tool, making it ideal for a wide variety of fastening applications.

The unique 2-piece motor featured in the 6917DWDE incorporates a rare-earth magnet delivering 20% greater power in a more compact size. This innovative motor has a replaceable armature, field and externally accessible brushes for greater serviceability. Included in the kit are two powerful 12V (2.6Ah) Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries for longer runtime and increased productivity.

The 6917DWDE also includes an impact resistant magnesium alloy hammer case to provide increased durability. An ergonomically designed rubberized grip offers complete comfort and control with reduced operator fatigue in all fastening applications. This new impact wrench is the ideal tool for mechanics, installers, builders, and fabricators as well other trade professionals.

Capacity: Square Drive 3/8"
No Load Speed 0 - 2,300 RPM
Impact per Minute 0 - 3,000
Maximum Torque 88.3 ft. lbs.; 1,060 in. lbs.
Battery 12VDC (2.6Ah)
Overall Length 6-5/8"
Net Weight: 3.5 lbs. (w/battery)
Shipping Weight 8.8 lbs.

Makita USA, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of over 320 professional, industrial quality power tools. All Makita tools are covered by a one-year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship and may be serviced at any of our 26 factory service centers or by more than 1000 authorized service centers nationwide. Makita USA, Inc.'s home office is located in La Mirada, California and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S.

For more information, please contact us at 1-800-4-MAKITA (1-800-462-5482) or visit the website at

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