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Makita Tools

Makita Tools has manufactured power tools since 1915; these power tools are an alternative to manual labor with hand tools because they can help workers complete tasks faster. To not be considered an old-fashioned hand tool, an instrument must have an additional power source and mechanism for proper use. Makita power tools may use air compressors, electric motors, or internal combustion engines to run.

Where are Makita power tools manufactured?

Makita power tools are made in several countries around the world including the United Kingdom, Romania, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Japan, Germany, the United States, and China. The cordless tool company is headquartered in Anjo, Japan.

Do battery-operated Makita power tools need charging before use?

All Makita battery-powered tools need to be fully charged before use. Cordless tools that use Makita's LXT Lithium-ion batteries are boxed with 30% charge. But, users should not attempt to work on any projects with power tools that haven't been fully charged before use. The small charge is for storage purposes only and will not last a very long time. Only a Makita battery and battery charger should be used with the company's tools.

What's in a Makita power tool combo kit?

Makita offers several combo kits. Combo kits come with more than one corded or cordless tool, an LXT lithium-ion battery, and an appropriate battery charger. Many Makita kits come with a blue storage bag. Examples of combination power toolkits include:

  • Brushless Cordless Drill and Impact Driver
  • Brushless Cordless Hammer Drill and Impact Driver
  • Cordless Driver Drill and Impact Driver
  • Rotary Hammer Drill and Corded Impact Wrench
  • Hammer Driver and Angle Grinder
What is a brushless power tool?

Brushless motor technology is not a new concept, but there have been more options on the market in the past few years. Makita was one of the first power tool companies to introduce a full line of this type of innovative tools. A tool that uses a brushless motor adjusts its speed according to its task. For instance, the more resistance a drill or saw senses during use, the more energy it will draw, which leads to a lack of resistance.

Are Makita tools easy to identify?

Identifying Makita items is easy if you look at colors. Makita tools traditionally use a dark turquoise color, which stands out in a field of mostly yellow and red items. All items should come in a box with the company's logo and chosen colors clearly marked on the outside.

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