Panasonic power tools

29_new_products_1PANASONIC added four new 18-volt lithium-ion cordless power tools to its Tough IPTM professional-grade product offering.

The four models, which feature dust- and water-resistant technology, include a 1/2” drill and driver, impact wrench, impact driver and hammer drill/driver kits. They can be charged for use in 50 minutes with a full charge at 65 minutes, and feature a 3.3 Ah lithium-ion battery, LED worklight, belt hook, and carrying bag or case, according to the company. The tools were awarded a rating of IP561 by the Electro Technical Commission classifying them “dust protected” and “protected against powerful water jets.” Contact: Panasonic. Tel: 800-338-0552. www.panasonic.com

This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue.