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M12™ Cordless 1/2
M12™ Cordless 1/2" SDS Plus Rotary Hammer
October 19, 2012 3:45 PM CDT

Milwaukee® introduces world’s first sub-compact rotary hammer

M12™ Cordless ½” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer


Milwaukee Tool expands its M12™ LITHIUM-ION line with the introduction of the M12™ Cordless ½” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer. At only 3.9-pounds and 9-inches in length, it is up to 65 percent lighter, making it ideal for drilling in tight spaces and all-day use for trades including, electricians, MROs and commercial remodelers.

“We continue to innovate in the Rotary Hammer category to provide new solutions for our core users based on what they need to accomplish everyday,” said Rick Gambaccini, Group Product Manager, Milwaukee Tool. “This is the world’s first sub-compact rotary hammer for the professional trades, bringing users a cordless tool in what used to only be available in corded.”

The M12™ Cordless ½” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer delivers 0-800 RPM, 0-5,350 BPM and up to 4X faster drilling speed than competitors, drilling over 55 holes per charge. The Electro Pneumatic Design allows for drilling of up to ½” holes in concrete and masonry. For maximum versatility, regardless of application or orientation, the tool features 2-Mode Operation, Rotary Hammer and Hammer-only. REDLINK™ Intelligence technology integrates full-circle communication between tool, battery and charger.

Powered by revolutionary M12™ REDLITHIUM™ Battery technology*, the M12™ Cordless ½” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer can deliver up to 75 percent more run-time and is compatible with the entire M12™ System, now offering over 40 cordless Lithium-Ion products. The M12™ platform is the largest sub-compact system in the industry, offering innovative solutions in power, productivity and portability.

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Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation is an industry leading manufacturer and marketer of professional, heavy duty power tools and accessories. For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® power tools and accessories, please call 800-SAWDUST or visit


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