This 4-pole high performance motor puts out the greatest amount of power in a compact size. The new patented gear train and clutch enables compact design and light weight. The special design grip zone enables better gripping and greater comfort.
The HDS181-02 works at two optimized speeds--one ideal for high-torque applications (0-500 RPM) and one ideal for high-speed applications (0-1,700 RPM)--and it provides a maximum of 600 inch-pounds of torque. The 4-pole open frame motor high tech gearbox provide exceptional power. The 18+1 clutch settings included in this Compact Tough model and a variable-speed trigger help you match the best speed to the job, so you can achieve precise results. The ratcheting single-sleeve 1/2-inch keyless chuck makes bit changes simple and quick with one hand. The ergonomically designed handle and soft-grip wrapped housing offer a comfortable fit for extended working time. And for even greater convenience, LEDs provide illumination when you are working in dark or enclosed areas. Ideal for all drilling applications all types of materials from concrete to wood to metal, the lightweight yet powerful Bosch HDS181-02 Compact Tough cordless hammer drill/driver's 7-1/2 inch head length is the smallest in its class. It is still a top performer with tremendous output. Electronic battery managment allows you to make sure you have enough power for the job.