Thursday, July 14, 2022

MAKITA INTRODUCES NEW AUTOFEED SCREWDRIVER WITH PUSH DRIVE™ TECHNOLOGY

Longer run time and superior fastening speed give users greater material range for installation

The brushless motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life

July 14, 2022, La Mirada, CA Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional tools and accessories, announces the new 18V LXT® Brushless 6,000 RPM Autofeed Screwdriver (model XRF03Z) The Autofeed Screwdriver delivers superior fastening speed to handle a variety of materials and applications. 

“The Autofeed Screwdriver (XRF03Z) is a great addition to the lineup of fastening tools in the LXT® system,” said Rudy Jansen, residential construction product manager, Makita U.S.A., Inc. “The Autofeed Screwdriver can handle a variety of drywall, decking, and framing applications faster, allowing the user to increase productivity with less fatigue.”

 

Higher Fastening Speed, Long Run Time
The Autofeed Screwdriver uses a Makita-built brushless motor to achieve a maximum fastening speed of 6,000 RPM and can be used in a variety of work environments. It can drive up to 2,250 screws with Push Drive™ Technology on a single charge of an 18V LXT® 5.0Ah Battery. Push Drive™ enables the user to operate the tool but only has the motor running when the fastener engages for longer run times and reduced noise.

 

Greater Versatility of Fasteners
Switching from a work environment that requires different materials to be installed is achievable with the Autofeed Screwdriver as it can accept screws ranging from 1” to 2-3/16”. The depth that the fastener is installed can be adjusted using a one-touch wheel that allows the fasten to either sit at the surface of the material or below depending on the application.

 

Additional Features
Engineered for continuous use, the Autofeed Screwdriver is both compact and ergonomic at only 15-5/8" long and weighs only 4.9 lbs. (with battery) for reduced operator fatigue. The handle is designed with the user in mind with a comfortable rubberized grip and as well as a lock-on button for continuous use.

 

18V LXT® System
The LXT® System, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries, takes a user from power tools to outdoor power equipment to get the job done. Makita purpose-built motors, battery technology, and enhanced communications work together to deliver unmatched power, speed, and run time. With solutions for every trade, users get maximum performance and efficiency with the LXT® System. 

 

                                                                                        Specifications 

Description

18V LXT® Brushless 6,000 RPM Autofeed Screwdriver

(Tool Only)

Bit Type

1/4” Hex

No Load Speed

6,000 RPM

Collated Screw Capacity

1” – 2-3/16”

Battery

18V LXT® Lithium-Ion

(Sold Separately

Overall Length

15-5/8"

Net Weight (with battery)

4.9 lbs

 

About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, power equipment, pneumatics, and cleaning solutions that offer 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.A. With over 50 years in the United States and over 100 years worldwide, Makita utilizes experience and expertise to manufacture best-in-class solutions. For more information about Makita U.S.A. call (800)4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools

 

 

 

 

Drives up to 2,250 screws with Push Drive™ Technology using 18V LXT® 5.0Ah Battery

Brushless motor delivers superior fastening speed (0-6,000 RPM) to handle a variety of drywall, decking, and framing applications

The electronically-controlled brushless motor efficiently uses energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application

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