Bostitch Launches Professional Power Tool Line

Posted: 09/16/2013 2:34PM

 

NEW YORK CITY, NY – Today BOSTITCH® announced the national launch of its new line of professional power tools including corded and18V cordless tools specifically engineered for today’s contractors and the constant demands of the jobsite.

This new line of professional power tools includes an 18V Cordless Drill/Driver, 18V Cordless Impact Driver, 1/2 inch Hammer Drill, 7-1/4 inch Circular Saw, Orbital Jigsaw, Reciprocating Saw, 4-1/2 inch Angle Grinder, and 3/8 inch Corded Drill. These tools were designed to meet the needs of carpenters, remodelers, electricians, plumbers, and HVAC contractors across commercial, residential, and MRO job-sites.

BOSTITCH® has been committed to delivering contractor-grade solutions for more than 115 years and is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic nailers and staplers, fasteners, hand tools, compressors, and related accessories for commercial and residential construction, manufactured housing, manufactured furniture, and professional woodworking.

Building on this industry expertise and job-site research, BOSTITCH® developed the new line of tools to be high performance, rugged, and durable, all at an affordable price.

These new power tools feature durable motors, components, and housings that can take a beating on the job-site while offering comfortable ergonomics, and sought after light-weight tools.

The durability of this great brand, and this expansion into the category of professional power tools, further increases BOSTITCH’s® range of innovative product solutions for the construction markets, delivering the reliability and performance professionals demand.

Cordless Products

The 18 VOLT LITHIUM 1/2 IN DRILL/DRIVER KIT (BTC400LB) features a 2-speed high torque/high speed gear box (0-350/0-1500 RPM) and a 1/2 inch keyless metal locking chuck for bit retention and chuck durability, while a 24 position clutch helps to reduce stripping of fasteners. Weighing only 3.7 pounds, and measuring about eight inches long, the compact size and weight help to reduce user fatigue.

An integral L.E.D. worklight illuminates dark work areas. The kit includes the Drill, (2) 18V Lithium Ion Batteries, (1) 18V Lithium Ion Charger, (1) PH#2 Screwdriving Bit, (1) Bit Tip Storage, and (1) Kit Box.

The 18 VOLT LITHIUM 1/4 IN HEX CHUCK IMPACT DRIVER KIT (BTC440LB) offers an Impact Driver with a variable speed trigger that provides 0-2800 revolutions-per-minute (RPM) and 0-3100 beats-per-minute (BPM). The high torque motor delivers 1400 inch-pounds of maximum* torque and eliminates almost all reactionary torque to minimize kickback.

The high performance 18V battery is compatible with all 18V Bostitch power tools. Weighing only 3.4 pounds, and measuring 6-3/4 inches long, the compact size and weight help to reduce user fatigue.

A quick-release 1/4 inch hex chuck provides quick and easy bit changes and an integral L.E.D. worklight illuminates dark work areas. The kit includes the Impact Driver, (1) 18V Lithium Ion Battery, (1) Lithium Ion Charger, (1) PH#2 Screwdriving Bit, (1) Bit Tip Storage and (1) Kit Box.

*Determined by 30 second impact load gauge test method.

Corded Products

The 7 AMP 1/2 IN HAMMER DRILL KIT (BTE140K) provides a powerful drill for concrete, wood, and metal drilling. The drill’s 7-amp motor provides the power needed for performing tough applications. The dual speed selector switch optimizes speed and power between 0-1100/0-3100 RPM.

When it’s time to hammer drill into concrete, the hammer drill/drill mode selector quickly changes between drilling modes and delivers 0-52700 beats-per-minute (BPM). An all metal, 1/2 inch keyed chuck provides optimal bit retention. The drill also features a durable metal gear housing, 360 degree side handle, and built in depth rod.

The Hammer Drill weighs only 5.1 pounds. The kit includes the Hammer Drill, (1) Side Handle, (1) Depth Rod, (1) Chuck Key and Holder, and (1) Kit Box.

The 15 AMP 7-1/4 IN CIRCULAR SAW KIT (BTE300K) features a powerful 15 amp motor which delivers 5600 RPM for fast cutting and tough applications. The Circular Saw is outfitted with a cast magnesium shoe to enhance the tool’s lightweight design.

The Circular Saw weighs only 9.5 pounds. A tool free bevel adjustment provides a bevel capacity of up to 55 degrees with positive detents at 45 and 22.5 degrees allowing for fast and accurate bevel adjustments. The Circular Saw cuts up to 2-3/8 inch deep at 90 degrees and 1-13/16 inch deep at 45 degrees.

A 10-foot cord provides plenty of reach and helps when ripping and cross cutting.

The kit includes the Circular Saw, (1) 7-1/4 inch Carbide Tipped Blade, (1) Rip Fence, (1) Blade Wrench and (1) Kit Box.

The 6 AMP ORBITAL JIGSAW KIT (BTE340K) is outfitted with a 6 amp motor and features 0-3200 SPM (strokes per minute) and a stroke length of 13/16 inches. With its variable speed control, the Jigsaw offers a seven position speed dial for a variety of cutting applications. It also features four orbital settings that provide optimal performance in a variety of materials.

The Jigsaw is ideal for cutting plywood, sink cutouts, scrollwork, and shelving, as well as cutting designs into dimensional lumber. For accurate bevel cutting, the cast shoe has detents at 0, 15, 30 and 45 degrees making bevel changes quick and accurate.

Additional features include a cast aluminum shoe for cut stability. A tool free blade change system allows for quick and easy blade changes and an L.E.D. work light illuminates dark areas. The kit includes the Jigsaw, (1) Wood Cutting Blade, (1) No Mar Shoe Cover and (1) Kit Box. The 8.5 AMP

RECIPROCATING SAW KIT (BTE360K) features an orbital setting that delivers aggressive cutting action and cutting speed for rough cutting applications. Featuring a 1-1/8 inch stroke length and 0-3000 strokes per minute (SPM), this 8.5 amp Reciprocating Saw provides optimal cutting speed in a variety of materials. The Saw’s ergonomic and lightweight design, weighing only 7.4 pounds, help to reduce user fatigue. A tool free blade change offers fast and effortless switching of blades while the variable speed trigger provides control when making difficult cuts encountered during demolition and rough-cutting applications. Additionally, the adjustable tool free pivoting shoe helps to keep constant contact with material and prolongs blade life. The kit includes the Reciprocating Saw, (1) 6 inch Wood Cutting Blade and (1) Kit Box.

The 7 AMP 4-1/2 IN ANGLE GRINDER KIT (BTE820K) features a 7 amp motor and produces 11000 RPM for aggressive cutting, removal, and finishing of materials. A cast metal gear housing dissipates heat during extended use.

For optimal control, this compact Angle Grinder is outfitted with a three position side handle for a variety of cutting and grinding applications. The non-locking paddle switch automatically shuts off the tool if the Angle Grinder is accidentally dropped during use.

Additional features include a spindle lock and tool free guard for quick and easy wheel and accessory changes and adjustments. The kit includes the Small Angle Grinder, (1) Grinding Guard, (1) Grinding Wheel, (1) Cutting Guard, (1) Cutting Wheel (1) Side Handle, (1) Wrench and (1) Kit Box.

The 6.5 AMP 3/8 IN DRILL KIT (BTE100K) includes a powerful 6.5 amp motor that provides optimal power for tough applications with speeds between 0-2500 RPM. The Drill includes an all metal 3/8 inch locking chuck. A variable speed trigger provides control in a wide variety of drilling applications on the jobsite.

The Drill’s ergonomic design, and weight of only 3.2 pounds, help to reduce user fatigue. The Drill features a lock-on button for continuous drilling, and an integral belt clip to hold the Drill when not in use. The kit includes the Drill and (1) Kit Box.

18V Lithium Combo Kit Drill/Driver & Impact Driver The 18V Lithium 2-Tool Combo Kit (BTCK410L2) offers convenience and value, and includes:

 (1) BTC400 18V Drill/Driver

 (1) BTC440 18V Impact Driver

 (2) 18V Lithium Ion Batteries

 (1) 18V Lithium Ion Charger

 (2) PH#2 Screwdriving Bits

 (1) Bit Tip Storage

 (1) Belt Clip

 (1) Kit Box

BOSTITCH® Professional Power Tool Accessories

To accompany this line of professional power tools, BOSTITCH® is launching a wide array of accessories to tackle specific applications on the professional jobsite. Accessories now available through BOSTITCH® include circular and reciprocating saw blades, abrasives, fastening accessories, and drilling accessories. With the right tools and accessories to get the job done, BOSTITCH® is now able to deliver complete product solutions for professional contractors.

The new BOSTITCH® Professional Power Tools each come with a three-year limited warranty. Batteries and chargers are covered by a two year limited warranty. BOSTITCH® power tools and accessories will be available at Walmart in October 2013 and will retail for approximately the following prices:

About BOSTITCH:

BOSTITCH® (www.BOSTITCH.com), a brand of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic nailers & staplers, fasteners, hand tools, power tools, compressors, and related accessories for market segments including commercial/residential construction, manufactured housing, manufactured furniture/bedding, professional woodworking, sophisticated hobbyists, and office workers everywhere. Headquartered in Towson, MD, BOSTITCH Fastening Systems operates multiple manufacturing facilities throughout the globe.


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