Portable electric power tools

Metabo’s PowerMasterSeries four-tool combo kit improves productivity.

West Chester, Pa., January 6, 2011—Metabo Corp., a manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers a four-tool combo kit from the PowerMasterSeries of 18 V lithium-ion cordless power tools. The kit, which includes a hammer drill/driver, reciprocating saw, circular saw, halogen flashlight, two lithium-ion batteries, charger and tool bag, is for users that require high performance and rugged operation.

By combining Metabo’s advanced tool ergonomics with the performance and capacity advantages of lithium-ion batteries, electricians, contractors, remodelers, cable installers and HVAC technicians can take advantage of the Combo 4.2 Kit’s power and battery capabilities.

The new kit comes standard with Metabo’s SB18 LTX drill/driver, ASE18 LTX reciprocating saw, KSA18 LTX circular saw, ULA 14.4-18 halogen flashlight, two 18 V Li-Ion extreme batteries, an ASC30 30-minute fast charger and a rolling duffel tool bag.

The SB18 LTX hammer drill/driver features a dual range torque adjustment, Variospeed full-wave electronic speed control providing the user with the ability to easily adjust speed from the lowest to highest value, a one-handed chuck system and a built-in LED worklight for easier visibility in dark spaces. In addition, Metabo’s versatile SB18 LTX drill/driver is more compact and lighter than other models in its class.

The ASE18 LTX reciprocating saw features Metabo’s Quick tool-less blade change system, adjustable shoe and an ergonomic handle with rubber coating for user comfort.

Metabo’s KSA18 LTX circular saw features bevel cutting to 50 degrees; a spindle lock; an 18-tooth, carbide-tipped saw blade; a chip blower and an LED light that lights the cut line; as well as a cutting depth indicator.

The ULA 14.4-18 halogen flashlight is a compact, ergonomically-friendly hand lantern with a 4.4 W halogen bulb that works for almost 10 hours on a single charge. The ULA 14.4-18 features a focusable light beam for illuminating the exact area on which a user is working. The swivel head of the flashlight can be locked in any one of six positions.

The 18V Li-Ion extreme batteries included with the kit have a capacity of 2.6 Ah. They are compatible with the ASC30 30-minute, air-cooled charger also included with the combo kit.

The durable rolling duffel bag easily fits the four tools and halogen flashlight that come standard with the combo kit and includes plenty of room for extra bits, blades and accessories.

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