The Hilti Nuron SC 30WL-22 Worm Drive Saw Lets You Go Further Without the Cord
Worm drive-style saws have cemented their place in the circular saw world for almost 100 years. As expected, a lot has changed since their inception, and now, Hilti has entered the ring with its own cordless version. We’re looking at how Hilti’s 22V worm drive-style saw (SC 30WL-22) benefits pros on the job with Nuron technology.
Hilti Worm Drive-Style Saw Performance
- Model: Hilti SC 30WL-22
- Max cutting depth: 2.37 inches
- Cutting depth at 45°: 1.93 inches
- Max blade speed: 4700 RPM
- Bevel range: 0° – 50°
This circular saw is part of Hilti’s Nuron battery platform, so you can expect heightened performance and extended runtimes. In fact, this tool boasts double the runtime per charge thanks to Nuron technology and a brushless motor.
For blade speeds, this saw achieves 4700 RPMs at the top end. It has a cutting depth of up to 2.37 inches at 90° and 1.93 inches at 45°, with a beveling range from 0° to 50°.
As Hilti’s first worm drive-style saw, its applications include cutting solid wood, such as production wood, hardwoods, battens, and pressure-treated lumber. You can also cut through wood-based boards, including HDO, OSB, and plywood up to 2.37 inches thick.
Hilti Worm Drive-Style Saw Design
- Weight: 8.6 pounds bare
- Blade diameter: 7 1/4-inch
- Rear-handle grip
- Auxiliary top handle
- LED work light
- Connect to external vacuum with adapter for dust management
This Hilti saw weighs in at 8.6 pounds as a bare tool and keeps a weight of under 12 pounds when used with a 7.9Ah Nuron battery. It features a blade diameter of 7 1/4 inches.
As a worm drive-style saw, its rear handle and top handle grips provide controlled cuts through a variety of wood surfaces. To manage the buildup of dust while you work, Hilti also offers a vacuum hose adapter (sold separately) that lets you hook up an external vacuum and collect debris.
Additionally, this saw has a built-in LED work light to illuminate your work area in low-light conditions.
Hilti Worm Drive-Style Saw Price
This saw retails for $369 as a bare tool with several kit configurations if you need extra batteries and chargers. Hilti backs your purchase with a 20-year warranty against parts and manufacturing defects, as well as 2 years of free service.