By Joel Scanlon
Metabo has introduced a SBE751 1/2 inches hammer drill which has versatile uses. Metabo is known to be a leading manufacturer of tools used in industrial, welding and welding appliances. The new hammer drill is effective for use on a number of construction materials such as wood, brick, concrete and tiles.
The hammer comes handy in applications such as electrical installations, HVAC and concrete constructions and railing installations. It weighs 7 lbs and is powered by a 750 W motor. The motor design is extremely durable and is resistant to dust and overload conditions. The handle of the drill is made of rubber for easy handling and there is a locking side handle for safety purposes. The design of the hammer is ergonomically convenient and ensures safe and comfortable handling while operating it.
The hammer is built with an optimised impact withstanding mechanism and is equipped with a durable aluminium die-cast gear unit for effective heat dissipation and long lasting service. The hammer is provided with Metabo’s Variospeed electronic control for easy speed control. The gear-box offers a no load speed of 0 to a maximum of 1,000 rpm in the first gear and from 0 to 3,100 rpm in the second gear, the highest value of tightening torque is 265 inch-lbs. The value of the maximum impact rate is 59,000 bpm at 5.8 A with a maximum drilling diameter of ¾ in. in concrete, 1 9/16 in. in soft wood and ½ in. in steel. Sufficient spacing has been provided between the drill chuck and gear housing to enable easy drill chuck changes and enhanced tool flexibility. For increased safety of operation along with the locking side handle a Metabo safety slip clutch has also been provided. The other physical enhancements are a swivel cord connection, auto-stop carbon brushes and rotatable direction control.