Top 5 Hammer Drills

A look at why these drills are on the top 5 list.

The Milwaukee ½-inch hammer drill offers many great features that has put in on the top list. The drill offers a pistol grip dual torque with 0-1350/0-2500 RPM. The 7.5 AMPS is perfect for drilling ½ in holes in concrete, making the job much easier. The dual range speed control provides users with the ability to choose the power they need according to the project they are undertaking. The side handle is removable which is added plus, that can help in setting the depth rod to allow preset hole drilling. The drill can be used in wood, selfeed bits, auger bits, hole saws, and flat boring bits. Other features include reversing Hammer with rotation, 10 ft. Fixed Trigger Lock, and 3-3/4″ Metal Capacity-Twist Bit.

Hitachi 1 1/2 inch Spline Rotary Hammer offers a sealed grease system that provides less maintenance than other drills along with a dust proof cover to help ensure that maintenance is minimal. The 5.2 feet pounds of impact energy provides high speed drilling along with forcible chipping. The drill offers two modes of use for better flexibility. The carbon brush system has an auto stop that helps to prolong the life of the tool as well as protect armature. The removable handle is a great option providing accurate drilling depth and better control.

The Hilti 18 volt Rotary Hammer Drill Performance Package is a complete package offering a 1.6-Ah CPC lithium ion battery, 18-volt cordless rotary hammer drills, two batteries, along with a charger. Not only this but more comes in the package including 3 Hilti’s SDS drill bits with sizes ½ inch, ¼ inch, and 3/8 inch.

The Industrial Rotary Hammer offers voltage frequency of 110 volt, 60HG input power, and 1 HP hammer frequency. Features of the drill include aluminum body which makes it light weight, high constant power up to 1 HP, 38mm hammer drilling, metal storage case, and auto stop carbon brushes.

The DEWALT 18-Volt Cordless Compact Hammer Drill/Driver is one of those tools that can do just about everything. It can handle wood, steel, concrete, and masonry. The high performance frameless motor makes all tasks fast and easy from drilling to fastening. The drill offers a nice grip and speed control, which helps with both lessening fatigue, and better job specific performance. The kit comes with more than just the drill making it an even better deal with a screwdriver bit, two 18-volt NiCad batteries, and a 1-hour NiCad charger along with the kit box.