Press Release Summary:
- Equipped with Built-in L.E.D. light, electric brake, 35 ft. lbs. motor and weights 2.35 lbs.
- Features interchangeable 3/8 in. and ¼ in. sq. anvils for fast loosening of nuts
- Ideal for automotive professional and auto enthusiast, allowing them to attach or remove nuts faster
Original Press Release:
Makita Launches New 12V MAX CXT® Cordless Ratchet
The 3/8” and 1/4” sq. drive ratchet is the latest product in Makita’s automotive line-up
September 3, 2019, La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., the innovation leader in cordless power tool technology, is thrilled to announce the highly-anticipated new 12V max CXT® Cordless 3/8” / 1/4” Sq. Drive Ratchet (RW01). This cordless ratchet is ideal for the automotive professional and auto enthusiast, allowing them to attach or remove nuts faster. The RW01 is two tools in one with interchangeable 3/8” and 1/4” anvils (included).
Speed – The CXT Cordless ratchet has variable speeds (0-800 RPM) for a wide range of fastening applications. This cordless ratchet is 3x faster than the leading competitor, while providing the same torque.
Power – A powerful motor delivers 35 ft. lbs. of Max Torque, covering most applications. The 12V max CXT Cordless 3/8” / 1/4” Sq. Drive Ratchet can be used as a manual ratchet when the motor is not engaged.
Convenience – The Makita 12V max CXT Cordless Ratchet is the only cordless ratchet on the market with interchangeable anvils. This ratchet includes a 3/8” and 1/4” anvil for use with a wide variety of sockets. Users, therefore, get the functionality of two tools for the price of one.
Design – A low profile design is engineered for handling in tight spaces and overhead applications. An ergonomically designed handle has a rubberized soft grip for increased comfort and control. The ratchet weights 2.35 lbs., with battery, for reduced operator fatigue. Built-in L.E.D. light illumination and an electric brake help productivity.
12V max CXT®
With Makita 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion Batteries, users get superior balance and ergonomics over pod-style batteries. For longer run time, 12V max CXT Cordless Products are also compatible with the 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah Battery (BL1041B, sold separately). 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion Batteries are engineered with a battery-protection circuit that protects against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating. It’s part of the expanding 12V max CXT system, combining performance with superior ergonomics in a compact size.
The RW01 is available in kit and bare tool options. For more information about Makita 12V max CXT Automotive Products, visit http://www.makitatools.com/automotive
Model RW01R1 RW01Z
Description 12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 3/8" / 1/4" Sq. 12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 3/8" / 1/4" Sq.
Drive Ratchet Kit (2.0Ah) Drive Ratchet Kit (2.0Ah)
Battery 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion
Square Drive 3/8”, 1/4” 3/8”, 1/4”
No Load Speed 0-800 RPM 0-800 RPM
Maximum Torque 35 ft.lbs. / 47 N●m 35 ft.lbs. / 47 N●m
Net Weight (with Battery) 2.35 lbs. 2.35 lbs. (battery sold separately)
Includes Tool, 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion 2.0Ah Battery, Charger, Tool, 3/8” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter
3/8” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter, 1/4;” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter, 1/4;” Sq. Drive Anvil Adapter
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, pneumatics and power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network throughout the U.S. Call 800/4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools
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