Can you drill with a Milwaukee impact driver?
Yes, you can use an impact driver. You can make small holes in light-gauge steel and soft wood with an impact driver using a standard hex-shank drill bit, but if you want to make holes larger than ¼ inch in heavy steel, hardwood, or pressure-treated lumber, you need a bit rated specifically for an impact driver.
What is the strongest impact driver in Milwaukee?
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The M18 FUEL™ 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver is the most powerful tool in its class. This hex impact driver provides up to 3X longer motor life, 50% more runtime, and proprietary Milwaukee® 3-Mode DRIVE CONTROL™ for better control over the power and speed required for specific applications.
Is 18V impact driver good?
The 18V version is excellent but the 36V MultiVolt version steps the performance level up a touch. It has 1859 in-lbs of torque, 2900 RPM, and 4100 BPM with two standard and two assist modes to control it. The 18V shares the same speed and impact rate but with a slightly lower 1832 in-lbs of torque.
Can I use an impact driver as a drill?
As the name suggests, these tools are built for driving but can be used to drill in a pinch. Impact drivers are for driving fasteners, not drilling holes. However, in a pinch, if you have the proper bit, you can drill a hole in light-gauge steel or softwood with a standard hex-shank drill bit.
What is the strongest Milwaukee drill?
The M18 FUEL™ ½” Hammer Drill is the Industry’s Most Powerful Drill by delivering Up to 60% More Power, Up To 1.5” Shorter length and Up To 2X Faster Speed Under Heavy Load. The POWERSTATE™ Brushless motor delivers 1,200 in-lbs of torque and 2,000 RPMs, providing fast drilling through demanding applications.
How much torque does the Milwaukee impact driver have?
Featuring a Milwaukee® built 4-Pole frameless motor and optimized impact mechanism, this impact driver delivers up to 2,750 RPM, 3,450 IPM and 1,500 in-lbs of fastening torque for class-leading performance.
How much torque do I need in an impact driver?
Generally speaking, an impact driver with 1500–1800 in-lbs of torque puts more emphasis on higher RPM. It will do 95% of the work more quickly than a tool with more torque and slower speeds. Our rule of thumb is that, if you need to reach for a socket adapter, you’re better off grabbing an impact wrench.
What size impact driver do I need for lug nuts?
The most common size for the average DIYer or automotive enthusiast is the ½-inch impact wrench, which has enough power to turn the lug nuts of a typical car.