why professional woodworkers own impact drivers
What should you know before you buy the impact Drive and why the impact drive is far better than the cordless electric drill in driving screws.
A few years ago, when they first went public, the impact driver was popular in Japan, but it took the Americans a while to understand how much advantage the impact driver has than the electric drill in pushing the long screw into the board, especially decoration.
American companies like Porter Cable seized the idea and started competing with the impact drivers offered by overseas companies.
The idea of influencing the driver started long ago and invented (1)
Impact wrench for each car garage, and (2)
Hammer drill used to power masonry drill bits with concrete and other extremely hard materials.
The technology that allows them to do so is sometimes referred to as hammer and anvil GmbH, which means that unlike the simple twist action of the electric drill, the impact Drive is actually a tapping screwdriver, it\'s like being hit repeatedly by a hammer.
This action gives these woodworking tools great power, and it is not feasible if the exact same screwdriver drill bit is installed in the drill with the same size motor and battery.
Another benefit is that there is a hex handle bit so that your impact drive can stand --in as a quick-
Therefore, replacing cordless drill becomes one of your favorite products
When I first picked up the driver, a 12-
I thought it was a toy.
Then I drive a 3-
The inch deck is screwed into a 4x4 fir.
I was surprised when I looked (and felt)
The little machine effortlessly drove the screw home and sank its head under the wood.
I have to remember to keep a lot of hand pressure on the tool so that the screwdriver doesn\'t fly out of the screw head and peel it off.
From that moment on, I have never left these amazing tools in the last few years, and these drives have been enhanced to near-perfection, which includes batteries that power them.
Battery voltage from 9.
6 volts to 18 volts or more.
More importantly, from the introduction of lithium ion technology and subsequent improvements, the recovery capacity of the battery has been greatly expanded.
In fact, a large part of the actual cost of any impact drive, whether it\'s from the Mutian tool, Bosch or Dewalt, is a battery or battery packed with it.
You may have seen that most designers of cordless woodworking tools have started using so-
This means they do not include batteries or Chargers and the price is greatly reduced.
The reason for this is that most designers (but not all)
I found that if they had all their tools in the same 18-
Volt lithium-ion batteries, they can sell more bare tool bodies while locking in the customer\'s brand.
Loyal users like this because they don\'t need to keep working hard
Shelves full of different batteries and chargers earn money, but can buy bare devices that share the same battery.
Several designers like the Makita tool include two or more speed ranges in their collision drivers.
Sometimes, too much torque is not always beneficial.
You can eliminate the small screw head and break the screw shaft.
The more power is used, the shorter the battery life.
Just because your car has a 400 hp motor under the hood doesn\'t mean you\'re driving in town with the accelerator pedal.
And 12 or 14.
For most jobs, the 4 v impact Drive is sufficient, and the 18 V model is well worth a small increase in cost.
Bob Gillespie woodworking impact driver review: Woodworking Tools review:©Robert M 2010Gillespie , Jr.