Metabo Grows its 18V Impact Wrench Lineup with SSW 18 LTX 800 BL Model
Metabo has quite a few cordless impact wrench models under its belt, and the lineup is growing even further with the introduction of the SSW 18 LTX 800 BL 18V cordless 1/2-inch impact wrench. So where does it fit into the rest of the brand’s offerings? Let’s take a look.
Metabo 18V Cordless 1/2-Inch Impact Wrench Performance
- Model: Metabo SSW 18 LTX 800 BL
- Up to 885 ft-lbs of breakaway torque
- Up to 590 ft-lbs of fastening torque
- Automatic Power Shift (APS) mode
- Max impact rate: 3300 BPM
- Max speed: 2575 RPM (no load)
- 12 speeds
- Variable speed dial
- Brushless motor
The Metabo SSW 18 LTX 800 BL impact wrench uses a brushless motor to achieve up to 885 ft-lbs of breakaway torque and 590 ft-lbs of fastening torque. For impact rates, you’re looking at a maximum of 3300 BPM.
There are twelve speed modes to choose from with a variable speed thumb dial. APS (Automatic Power Shift) mode also assists with loosening screws and prevents them from falling off.
Metabo 18V Cordless 1/2-Inch Impact Wrench Design
- Weight: 4.2 pounds with battery
- Die-cast aluminum gear housing
- 1/2-inch square drive with friction ring
- Slim, ergonomic design
- Rubber-coated grip
- Two LED work lights
This 1/2-inch Metabo impact driver weighs a manageable 4.2 pounds, including an 8.0Ah battery. Its slim design and rubber-coated grip offer comfort and control during extended use.
Additionally, a die-cast aluminum gear housing provides additional durability and heat dissipation, reducing wear and tear on the gears.
Dual LED work lights also provide extra light in dimly lit work areas.
Metabo 18V Cordless 1/2-Inch Impact Wrench Price
This tool retails for $270.99 for the bare tool and $579.99 for the kit, which includes two 18V 8.0Ah batteries, a charger, and a MetaBOX 145 carrying case. Metabo backs the tool and batteries with a 3-year warranty.