Bosch adds anti-kickback feature to new drill/driver - Woodshop News

Bosch adds anti-kickback feature to new drill/driver


Bosch Power Tools introduced an 18-volt drill/driver, model DDH181X, featuring Active Response Technology that reduces the risk of kickback, according to the company.

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The Active Response Technology reduces the risk of harmful torque reactions in bind-up situations. An integrated acceleration sensor limits the tool's rotation by detecting sudden movements and cuts off motor current, thus stopping the tool and making handling easier and more convenient, according to Bosch.

The drill/driver also features a new auxiliary handle and is compatible with all Bosch 18-volt lithium-ion battery packs, including the SlimPack and FatPack.

The drill/driver sells for $279.

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