Buying a new power tool these days is tricky. Unlike the old days when corded power tools was the only option, cordless power tools bring an extra layer of complexity as now you’re not only buying the power tool itself, but you’re also buying into the brand’s ecosystem. Until the day the cordless power tool industry decides to standardize on a certain type of battery technology along with a certain type of battery design, the best way to purchase cordless power tools is to choose based on the brand’s power tool ecosystem rather than the merits of individual power tools themselves.
As such, today we’ll be discussing some of the best and [...]
In a recent announcement, Hitachi Power Tools launched the new G12VE, a new 4-1/2-inch AC Brushless Variable Speed Angle Grinder, as the newest addition to Hitachi’s expanding commercial tool lineup.
The G12VE model features a 12 Amp AC Brushless motor capable of up to a massive 1,300w of input power and a variable speed of 2,800-10,000 RPMs with no load speed. Unique for Hitachi’s AC Brushless motor is that it’s ultra efficient which allows the use of ultra-long extension cables with reduced power less, extends product life and eliminates maintenance of carbon brushes and armatures.
As its name implies, it accepts 4-1/2-inch wheel accessories [...]