Metabo has added model KHE 96 SDS-Max to its line of rotary hammers. As a combination hammer, it allows users to move from masonry drilling to demolition without switching tools, the company says. Rotational torque is 1,062 inch-pounds, and impact energy ranges from 1.0 to 27.0 joules per blow. Drilling range is 1 to 2 inches using solid bits and 6 inches using core bits. Chisel can be locked into 16 different positions. The 15-amp motor has a no-load variable speed of 125 to 250 rpm, and 0 to 1,950 bpm.
September 28, 2010