Milwaukee® Introduces Most Compact & Powerful Cordless Ratchets in Class

        MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation continues to expand the versatility of their M12™ LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the M12™ Cordless1/4” and 3/8” Ratchets. At only 10-3/4" long and 1.9 lbs, these new tools are the most compact and powerful ratchets in their class, providing an ideal fastening solution for automotive mechanics and maintenance-repair professionals desiring maximum performance, portability and productivity.

        “The M12 Cordless Ratchet not only provides a compact, battery-powered solution for one of the most widely used hand tools in the world, but also presents a clear and effective solution for users who are frustrated with the hassles of using pneumatic tools,” says  Robert Shaw, Product Manager, Cordless for Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation. “The new cordless ratchets provide a portable solution for professionals who struggle with dirty, cumbersome air hoses and the inherent service costs of pneumatic tools on a daily basis.”

        Delivering up to 35 ft-lbs of torque and 250 RPM, the M12™ Cordless Ratchets deliver best in class power, speed, and durability in an extremely compact form. A compact 3/4" low profile head design allows users to work in the tightest of spaces and engine bays, maximizing productivity.

        Powered by revolutionary M12™ RED LITHIUM™ Battery technology*, the new ratchets are the only tools in their class that are compatible with a tool system that offers over 30 cordless Lithium-Ion products.  With constant innovation in Lithium-Ion, MILWAUKEE® continues to expand its leadership position in the sub-compact category. The M12™ platform is the largest sub-compact system in the industry, offering innovative solutions in power, productivity, and portability.

Specifications (2456-21)

  • 30 ft-lbs of torque
  • 250 RPM
  • 1/4” Ball Detent Anvil
  • Length: 10-3/4”
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs

Includes 2456-20 M12™ 1/4" Ratchet, (1) M12™ RED LITHIUM™ Battery, 30-Minute Charger & Carrying Case

 

Specifications (2456-20)

  • 30 ft-lbs of torque
  • 250 RPM
  • 1/4” Ball Detent Anvil
  • Length: 10-3/4”
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs

Includes 2456-20 M12™ 1/4" Ratchet (battery and charger sold separately)

 

Specifications (2457-21)

  • 35 ft-lbs of torque
  • 250 RPM
  • 3/8” Ball Detent Anvil
  • Length: 10-3/4”
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs

Includes 2457-20 M12™ 3/8" Ratchet, (1) M12™ RED LITHIUM™ Battery, 3/8” to 1/4” Adaptor, 30-Minute Charger & Carrying Case

 

Specifications (2457-20)

  • 35 ft-lbs of torque
  • 250 RPM
  • 3/8” Ball Detent Anvil
  • Length: 10-3/4”
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs

Includes 2457-20 M12™ 3/8" Ratchet (battery and charger sold separately)

 

*REDLITHIUM™ Battery Technology

Milwaukee’s new REDLITHIUM™ batteries provide up to 40% more run-time, 20% more power and 50% more recharges than other Lithium products on the market. The new technology will also operate in extreme temperatures as low as 0°F/-18°C and will run 20% cooler, with fade free power and no memory effect.

About Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY) is an industry leading manufacturer and marketer of professional, heavy duty power tools and accessories.  Products include the legendary SAWZALL® reciprocating saws, M12™, M18™ & M28™ LITHIUM-ION cordless tools, HOLE-HAWG® drills, portable band saws, circular saws, driver drills, hammer drills, rotary hammers, grinders, sanders and a line of Test & Measurement tools.  Accessories include SAWZALL® blades, SWITCHBLADE® self-feed bits, BIG HAWG® hole cutters, THUNDERBOLT® drill bits and SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty™. For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® power tools and accessories, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.