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Monday, February 24, 2014

The XPH06 is ideal for drilling and driving applications in wood, masonry and steel.

At only 3.9 lbs., the XPH06 combines power and performance with less weight for an excellent power-to-weight ratio.

The new 18V Brushless Hammer Driver-Drill is part of Makita's expanding LXT® line-up, with 70+ tools powered by one fast-charging 18V Lithium-Ion battery.

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NEW MAKITA 18V LXT® BRUSHLESS HAMMER DRIVER-DRILL DELIVERS MORE SPEED AND TORQUE IN A COMPACT SIZE

XPH06 has 35% more drilling, driving and fastening speed

La Mirada, CA – Makita has released a new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Hammer Driver-Drill, model XPH06. The new Hammer Driver-Drill delivers 35% more drilling, driving and fastening speed than the previous model, with a minimal increase in size and weight for a superior power-to-weight ratio.

18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Hammer Driver-Drill Kit (model XPH06).

The new XPH06 is engineered with Makita LXT® Brushless Motor Technology, optimized to deliver up to 50% longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life. It’s the latest addition to Makita’s expanding 18V LXT® Series, the world’s largest 18V lithium-ion cordless tool line-up* with over 70 tools powered by one 18V LXT® battery that reaches a full charge in only 30 minutes.

New Addition to Deep Line-Up of Driver-Drills
"Makita offers a deep line-up of 18 volt driver-drills, including compact models with less weight and a fast-charging compact battery, brushless models engineered for longer run time, and high-torque driver-drills for the most demanding applications," said Mario Lopez, Product Manager, Cordless Products, Makita USA. "The new XPH06 delivers over 500 inch-pounds of torque and longer run time for a wide range of applications. And at just under four pounds it has an excellent power-to-weight ratio, so contractors get a total solution."

Makita BL™ Brushless Motor Technology
The XPH06 is powered by Makita’s efficient BL™ Brushless motor, which is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50% longer run time per charge than similar non-brushless tools. Electronic controls efficiently use battery energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application for increased power and speed when needed. And since there are no carbon brushes, the BL Brushless motor runs cooler and more efficiently for longer life.

Power, Performance and Durability in a Compact Size
The efficient BL™ Brushless Motor delivers 530 in.lbs. of Max Torque, with 16 clutch settings, a variable 2-speed all-metal transmission (0-400/0-1,550 RPM), and hammer and drill modes to cover a wide range of applications. The XPH06 also has an excellent power-to-weight ratio, with a compact size at 7-7/8" long and only 3.9 lbs. (with battery).

XPT for Added Durability in Harsh Conditions
For added durability, the XPH06 features Makita Extreme Protection Technology (XPT). XPT is a protective seal inside the tool engineered for improved water resistance by channeling water and dust from the tool’s key internal components. The XPT-equipped XPH06 is engineered for improved operation in harsh jobsite conditions. Ease-of-use features include a ½" keyless chuck for quick and easy bit changes. It also has a built-in L.E.D. light that helps illuminate the work surface, and a rubberized grip for improved comfort. 

Versatile Design for a Range of Applications
The XPH06's percussive hammer and driver-drill capabilities are engineered for the pro that wants more features. The XPH06 will handle a range of drilling and driving tasks into wood, masonry and steel. It's ideal for any pro contractor who requires a cordless hammer driver-drill with a combination of torque and speed in a compact size.  

The XPH06 is available in a kit (includes two 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Batteries and an ENERGY STAR® qualified Rapid Optimum Charger) and as a tool-only. It is also available in a two-piece combo kit, model XT248, which includes the 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Impact Driver, model XDT08Z.

Specifications


Model

XPH06

XPH06Z

Description

18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless
½" Hammer Driver-Drill Kit

18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless
½" Hammer Driver-Drill (tool only)

Capacity:

 

 

     Steel

½"

½"

     Wood

1-½"

1-½"

     Masonry

½"

½"

No Load Speed:

 

 

     Low

0-400 RPM

0-400 RPM

     High

0-1,550 RPM

0-1,550 RPM

Blows Per Minute:

 

 

     Low

0-6,000 BPM

0-6,000 BPM

     High

0-23,000 BPM

0-23,000 BPM

Max Torque (in.lbs.)

530 in.lbs.

530 in.lbs.

Battery

18V LXT Lithium-Ion

18V LXT Lithium-Ion

Overall Length

7-7/8"

7-7/8"

Net Weight

3.9 lbs. (with battery)

3.8 lbs. (with battery, sold separately)

Includes

Tool, 2 ea. 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries, Rapid Optimum Charger, Tool Belt Clip, Tool Case

Tool only

 


Model

XT248

Description

18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless 2-Pc. Combo Kit

Includes

XDT08Z, XPH06Z, 2 ea. 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Batteries, Rapid Optimum Charger, Tool Case

*18V slide-style battery

About Makita U.S.A.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and outdoor power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), MM4™ 4-Stroke engine power equipment, Super Joint System – SJS® grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT™), Impact GOLD™, the New Gold Standard in Impact Driving, and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S.  For more information, call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or go to makitatools.com. Follow Makita: facebook.com/makitatoolspage and twitter.com/makitatools. The MAKITA TEAL COLOR is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Makita Black & White color combination is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common laws and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


 

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