Rotary Hammer offers efficient dust collection capability.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for continuous operation, 1 in. HR2432 has built-in dust collection system that consists of bag, fan, and in-line dust collection hose with elbow-shaped nozzle. Unit weighs 6.6 lb, is rated 6.7 A, and provides 1.6 ft-lb impact energy. With no-load speed of 0-1,000 rpm, hammer delivers 0-4,500 bpm and features 3-mode operation switch. Optimum chisel positioning is accomplished with 360° adjustable chuck with 40 different locking positions.

Original Press Release:

Makita's New 1 Inch Rotary Hammer With Efficient Dust Collection

June 16, 2005 - LA MIRADA, CALIF. - Makita USA, Inc., manufacturer of high quality industrial power tools and accessories is proud to announce the launch of the new HR2432 1" Rotary Hammer with dust collector. This new rotary hammer is not only powerful at 6.7 AMPS and 1.6 ft.lbs. of impact energy, it's remarkably lightweight at only 6.6 lbs. for continuous operation. With 0 - 1,000 RPM and 0 - 4,500 BPM, the HR2432 is well-matched for the most demanding applications.

Model HR2432 features a built-in dust collection system with a large dust bag and enlarged fan making it three times more efficient at collecting dust and debris. This new hammer also has a durable, in-line dust collection hose designed with an elbow-shaped nozzle for a clear view of the application. With this efficient dust collection system, the HR2432 is the ideal rotary hammer for interior and overhead applications.

The HR2432 is equipped with a 3-mode operation switch for "rotation," "hammering with rotation," and "hammering only." Optimum chisel positioning is accomplished with a 360° adjustable chuck with 40 different locking positions. A positive bit lock ensures that the bit is securely fastened. The ergonomic and well-balanced design of the HR2432 features a rubberized pistol grip for greater stability, comfort and control with reduced operator fatigue.

Other unique features of this new 1" rotary hammer include a built-in torque limiter to ensure stable drilling, a one-touch sliding SDS chuck for easy bit changes, a recessed lock-on button for continuous use, and a large trigger switch for operator convenience. The HR2432 is an ideal choice for interior remodelers, installers, electricians, plumbers, masons as well as many overhead applications.

-Concrete: 1"
-Steel: 1/2"
-Wood: 1-1/4"
No Load Speed: 0 - 1,000 RPM
Blows per Minute: 0 - 4,500
AMPS (120V): 6.7
Overall Length: 16"
Net Weight: 6.6 lbs.
Suggested Retail Price: $239

Makita USA, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of over 320 professional, industrial quality power tools and has over 4,500 industrial accessories. 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 1,000 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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