Press Release Summary:
Powered by 18 V Li-Ion battery, Model LS60L can punch hole for 2 in. conduit in 10-gauge mild steel and 12-gauge stainless steel in about 10 sec. Tool senses when hole is completely punched and automatically shuts off to prevent damage to punch and die. Forward handle position optimizes tool balance, and one trigger controls all tool functions. To illuminate dark areas, driver includes LED work light that also provides battery charge and tool maintenance status.
Original Press Release:
Greenlee Provides Quick and Safe Solution for Cutting up to Two-Inch Conduit Holes
New LS60L Battery Powered Knockout Punch Driver cuts a 2-inch hole in about 10 seconds ROCKFORD, Ill. - Greenlee, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company launched its new "L" Series Battery Powered Knockout Punch Drivers are capable of punching a hole for 2-inch conduit (2.416-inch diameter) in 10-gauge (3.5 mm) mild steel and 12-gauge (2.5 mm) stainless in about 10 seconds. Like the other "L" Series tools, the LS60L represents the biggest advancement in battery-powered knockout drivers ever for electrical contractor that performs commercial or industrial work. "To my knowledge, no other company offers a self-contained battery-powered tool for driving knockout punches," said Brian Allison, Senior Product Manager. The LS60L driver tools senses when the hole is completely punched and automatically shuts off to prevent damage to the punch and die. The LS60L driver tools are designed with a forward handle position that improves tool balance while the one trigger controls all tool functions. The overmolded tacky grip makes gripping the tool easier and more ergonomic. There's an LED work light that illuminates dark work areas and provides the operator with the battery charge and tool maintenance status. The state of the art 18V lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery provides 70-percent more cycles per charge and faster cycle times, and the smart battery chargers control the charging current, charging voltage and battery temperature to maximize battery life. They are available with a 120V, 12V, or 230V battery charger or with a 120V or 230V corded adapter in place of batteries and charger. For more information on Greenlee's LS60L battery-powered knockout punch driver, or other holemaking products from Greenlee, a Textron Inc. company, call 1-800-435-0786 or visit www.greenlee.com. Greenlee
Greenlee is known as a global leader in the professional tool category. The Rockford, Illinois-based company develops high quality innovative products distinguished by customer-driven design and differentiated by supply chain excellence. Greenlee also leverages its powerful brands such as Tempo, Fairmont, and Klauke in the electrical, construction and maintenance markets worldwide. More information is available at www.greenlee.com. About Textron
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. More information is available at www.textron.com.