How to choose the right Makita impact wrench
Choosing the right Makita brushless impact wrench is totally confusing to the layman. Let's start with the kit. The kit of each wrench consists of:
- an 18V battery;
- a connection with a half-inch outer square.
We can find 16 different cordless impact wrenches with an external square drive. And all of them look the same. However, all of Makita 18v impact wrench have unique characteristics
Choosing the Makita brushless impact wrench: the main criteria
Before buying the Makita 18v impact wrench, it is essential to check whether the model you are considering meets your needs. To do this, you should pay particular attention to the following criteria:
Frequency of use and purpose: the choice of an impact wrench depends foremost on the purpose for which it is intended, its frequency of use, and the hardness of the materials to be assembled or disassembled.
Tightening torque: expressed in Newton-meters (Nm), the tightening torque represents the tightening force of the device. A force between 120 and 150 Nm is sufficient in most situations, 120 Nm being suitable for tightening a wheel stud.
Breakaway torque: Complementary to the tightening torque, this criterion corresponds to the maximum breakaway force of the impact wrench.
A number of strokes: The number of strokes per minute plays a central role in the speed of the impact wrench, and its effectiveness.
Speed of rotation: Specifically, a low speed impact wrench is sufficient for most common operations. It is expressed in revolutions per minute (rpm).
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