Hitachi Power Tools Introduces a New Triple Hammer Impact Driver, Model WH18DBDL2

BRASELTON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Hitachi–Hitachi Power Tools (Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd.) today announced the newest
addition to its 18V Brushless Lithium Ion Cordless line, the WH18DBDL2
Triple Hammer Impact Driver that is truly in a class of its own. This
revolutionary Professional impact incorporates a third anvil for
ultimate torque, less vibration and faster tightening speed. It is
powered by Hitachi’s new Compact 3.0Ah battery that delivers the same
capacity as an 18V 3.0Ah Lithium Ion battery, but in about half the
footprint and weight for the ultimate professional experience.

By incorporating a third anvil (thus the name Triple Hammer) as opposed
to the standard dual-anvil system, this tool is able to achieve an
astonishing 1832 in/lbs of torque, 4,000 max BPM, as well as reduce the
vibration produced when using the tool. With unmatched turning torque in
its class and weighing just 2.9lbs, the WH18DBDL2 tackles heavy
applications like tightening and loosening carriage bolts, driving lags
and sinking deck screws with minimal effort. Additionally, it can drill
into wood, metal and concrete. Being equipped with four different speed
settings, a professional can conveniently tackle a wide variety of
applications with just one tool in hand. The WH18DBDL2 delivers a
no-load speed from 0 to 2,900RPM and an impact rate of anywhere from
0-4,000 BPM for ultimate jobsite flexibility.

Hitachi’s attention to detailed engineering can’t be ignored with the
tools ergonomic grip, light weight and center balance design that is
especially evident during continuous use operation. The WH18DBDL2 also
features a Brushless motor, which plays a large part in decreasing the
weight, while increasing runtime per charge as well as improving the
overall life of the tool. To add on to this feature rich tool, Hitachi
has acquired IP56 certification, to add a degree of protection against
dust and water exposure.

This one of a kind Triple Hammer Impact Driver also features a white LED
light, a low battery indicator, metal belt hook, ¼” hex chuck for easy
bit replacements and a responsive variable speed trigger to ensure the
end user has a productive working environment, while achieving the
appropriate amount of power for the application.

The WH18DBDL2 Triple Hammer comes with two Compact 3.0Ah Lithium Ion
batteries, a rapid charger and new, redesigned stylish carrying case.
The Hitachi Compact 3.0Ah battery (model BSL1830C) is a new addition to
Hitachi’s battery platform and is unique to the market. These new
batteries have the same capacity as a conventional 18V 3.0Ah Lithium Ion
battery, while the new footprint is ¾” shorter in height and 0.6 lbs
lighter in weight (compared to Hitachi battery model BSL1830) making the
work experience lighter, more comfortable and more convenient. The
batteries are also equipped with Hitachi’s Multiplex Protection Circuit
to prevent over-load, over-charge and over-discharge that further
extends the lifetime of the battery. They are fully compatible with all
Hitachi 18V Lithium Ion slide type tools for even more flexibility
across Hitachi’s cordless line.

The new Rapid Charger (model UC18YSL3) cools the battery during the
charging cycle to prevent overheating and comes with a color light
indicator to clearly indicate the stage of charging the battery has
achieved. Additionally, the charger is produced with a USB port that can
charge smartphones and other mobile devices for added jobsite

The carrying case for the WH18DBDL2 Triple Hammer comes with two
compartments; one designed to store the tool, batteries and charger, and
the other to conveniently organize and safely hold a lot of accessories.
The WH18DBDL2 Triple Hammer Impact comes with Hitachi’s leading Lifetime
Lithium Ion Tool warranty, 2-year Lithium Ion battery warranty and
1-year charger warranty for peace of mind.

This Triple Hammer tool is not only an upgrade to Hitachi’s WH18DBDL
Impact Driver, but an upgrade to the whole class of Cordless ¼” Hex
Impact Drivers thanks to its unique third anvil design. The professional
user is sure to notice the remarkable speed, power and overall comfort
upon first use.


Hitachi Power Tools
Abby Levy, 770-925-1774 ext 258