Snap-on releases 18 volt impact wrench

Snap-on has unveiled a new 18 volt cordless impact wrench. The CT8850 is a ½ in. wrench featuring the ability to remove 450 bolts tightened at 400 lbs.-ft. in one battery charge.

“The new Snap-on 18 volt ½ in. cordless impact wrench provides 600 lbs.-ft. of torque output, making it one of the most powerful on the market,” said Rodger Isetts, product manager for Snap-on. “The CT8850 features a 72 watt-hour, 18 volt Lithium battery for long run times and an integrated one-watt LED light provides excellent visibility. It has a high-efficiency, rare-earth magnet, four-brush motor for maximum efficiency and durability, making it an excellent addition to any Snap-on tool box.”

The wrench also features:

  • Micro-controlled digital smart switch with variable speed and a thermal sensor to protect from overheating
  • Battery fuel gauge indicating charge status
  • Alloy steel, heat treated, helical gears for maximum durability
  • Alloy steel hammer and gear carrier, accurately machined for extreme toughness
  • Patented impact mechanism design
  • Ergonomic design with soft grip handles to reduce user fatigue

 

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