Tools and Equipment
Milwaukee’s M/2 & MX4 SDS Plus carbide bits coming Fall 2015
By Renée Francoeur
August 20, 2015 – Milwaukee Tool says it has launched its next generation of SDS Plus carbide drilling accessories. Featuring a variable helix and optimized breaker points, the new M/2 carbide solutions are the “most durable 2-cutter bits in the industry,” according to the company, and the new MX4 Carbide 4-cutter bits deliver “up to four times more life in rebar”.
The M/2 SDS Plus 2-cutter carbide bits are meant for fast, aggressive cutting in concrete. Available in 5/32-in. to 1-in., M/2 bits will deliver up to 30% longer life, up to 20% more holes per charge, and drill up to 40% faster than the competition, Milwaukee said.
The MX4 SDS Plus 4-cutter carbide bits are meant for applications in which the user may encounter rebar. Available in 3/16-in. to 1-1/4-in., MX4 bits will deliver up to 4X longer life in rebar, 20% more holes per charge, and 30% longer life, the company added.
Replacing all current models as a rolling change, Milwaukee said the new SDS Plus solutions will be available in the fall of 2015.