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Cordless Power Tools

Cordless power tools, are electrical or electronic devices, powered by a battery or battery pack. Whether they are used in construction, the auto industry or for the homeowner, the idea is simple. A cordless power tool, unencumbered by long and messy power cords, that is lightweight, easy to use, and fits in confined spaces.

The first cordless power tools, were heavy, due to the nickle-cadmium batteries used. Charging times were lengthy and tool use, limited by the charge in the batteries, was woefully inadequate. Since that time, there has been many improvements, in both the tool itself, and the type, size and charging capabilities of the batteries.

Leading the way, are the new Lithium-ion class of batteries. They're capable of holding twice the energy, of nickel-cadmium batteries. The high cell voltage of 3.6 volts, allows battery designs with only one cell. This capability, allows smaller, and lighter battery design.

In essence, batteries take less time to charge, cordless power tools work longer on a charge, and new design functions, once limited by the size of the batteries, are no longer a consideration.

Ideal Tool & Equipment Service at (212) 925-0672, performs service and repair, on many popular brands, of cordless power tools. We have an extensive parts inventory, on hand to meet your needs. We also have access to less common parts, through our manufacturing partners.

  • Bosch Tools, carries a long line of cordless power tools for the automotive and construction industries. The companies German background in manufacturing, is made Bosch a leader, in the cordless power tool industry.

    One of their cordless power tools, ideal for the automotive industry, is the Bosch PS41-2A, 12V Max Impact Driver Kit. It includes a charger and 2 ea. Lithium-ion batteries.

  • Paslode is one of the construction industries, favorite manufacturer's, for framing and finish nailers. With the advent of the Lithium-ion batteries, Paslode has developed a cordless power tool.

    It's called the Paslode Cordless Li-Ion Framing Nailer. It features a lightweight design, 50% longer running time than a NiCad battery, and uses a Paslode Fuel Cell, for powering the gun.

  • Milwaukee Tool manufactures tools for the professional. Their history of quality and durability, is unprecedented in the industry. Plumbers, electricians, and HVAV specialists love them. Like other manufacturers, Milwaukee carries a line of cordless power tools, like this M18 Fuel Hole Hog, 1/2" Right Angle Drill.

  • Makita has a long standing reputation, for cordless power tools, in the construction trades. Their focus is on framing/finish/roofing type nailers, to a variety of staplers. A new tool, for Makita is the 18V LXT Lithium-ion Portable Band Saw. Features a 43/4" cutting capacity, 6-setting variable speed control, and a compact and ergonomic design.

  • Hitachi Power Tools, is a global leader, from heavy equipment, to cordless power tools. A new addition, is the Hitachi Model CV18DPLB4 Lithium-ion Slide Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool. It has an oscillating speed of 20,000 RPM, auto variable speed mode, and a constant speed control.

  • RIGID is a well known name, in Home Depot retail stores. They have an arsenal of high quality professional tools, including cordless power tools. One such tool, is the RIDGID X4 61/4" Circular Cordless Saw. Features include a 5,000 RPM motor, a ratcheting bevel design and an 18V battery.

  • Bostitch Tools, is a well known, and highly respected American tool manufacturer. Popular in the trades, for their line of pneumatic nailers and staplers, Bostitch has entered the market with a few cordless power tools. One such item, is the Bostitch Model DSC-3219 Cordless Carton Closer 11/4" Crown Stapler.

  • Like Bostitch, Porter-Cable has a long history in the U.S. for quality power tools. A new cordless power tool product, is the Porter-Cable PCC761B Cut-Off Tool/Grinder, with a 5/8" spindle. Features, are a 20V Lithium-ion battery, that can power the tool up to 5,000 RPM's.

Cordless Power Tools News

  • Makita has had such good luck, with their Lithium-ion batteries, that the company has extended battery warranties, from 1 to 3 years. That's especially good news for Makita cordless power tool owners, as the new warranty is retroactive, 3 years from date of purchase.

  • RIDGID announced, that they are moving to a new GEN 5X Brushless Tool. Two new tools, with the new system are on the way, featuring 5 amp hour batteries. Even better, they will still work on existing RIGID 18V cordless power tools, provided they use the HyperLithium battery platform.

    Ideal Tool and Equipment Service, at (212)-925-0672, is the place for parts, service or repair, major brands, of compressors. Fast, professional, factory trained personnel, are available from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM., Mon-Fri. You may fax us, at (215) 925-0672 or (215) 440-9786. Our Email is

    We are conveniently located at 456 North 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. (See Map).

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