Metabo Corporation introduces the world's first cordless magnetic drill press. The new MAG 28 LTX utilizes a 25.2 V Li-Ion battery to power the tool. A permanent rare earth magnet, requiring no energy from the battery, allows the use of the mag drill in remote and previously inaccessible environments.
The unique rare earth magnet offers up to 2,500 lbs of holding force, which can be adjusted for precise positioning when drilling on vertical, horizontal and sloped surfaces.
The drill has a prism-shaped magnetic base that enables users to work on pipe as well, further increasing the flexibility of this drill throughout steel construction applications. A safety strap is supplied for working on overhead or vertical surfaces.
This first-to-market cordless electromagnetic drill press can be used with annular cutters, spiral drills and countersinks, featuring a maximum drilling diameter of 1 1/4" with an annular cutter and 1/2" with a spiral drill. The tool offers a maximum drilling depth of 2".
The tool's magnetic stand has a maximum stroke of 6 5/16".
The 2-speed tool boasts 380 or 680 no load revolutions per minute and is designed with a dual-level, permanently lubricated gearbox for speed and torque optimization.
The MAG 28 LTX features electronic thermal overload protection and jam protection to help ensure the longevity of the 25.2 V motor. A safety cut-out protects the operators in the event a battery is inserted with the machine in the on position. An integrated gravity coolant container with through-the-spindle coolant feed is also included.
The cordless tool's 25.2 V, 3.0 Ah Li-Ion battery pack charges rapidly in a 15 minute charger. Metabo's air-cooled charging technology cools the battery pack during charging to shorten the charging process by up to 30%, diminishing tool down-time and boosting useable tool life per charge. A spare battery pack can also be stored in the drill's stand. The battery packs and charger are further protected by a three-year warranty.