Bosch Power Tools has upgraded its Brute Tough series, giving professionals greater protection, serious power and jobsite durability, according to the company.

The Bosch DDH183 18V EC Brushless Brute Tough 1/2-inch Drill/Driver and HDH183 18V EC Brushless Brute Tough 1/2-inch Hammer Drill/Driver are the tools to count on for a job that requires maximum reliability and significant power. Users can trust the DDH183 and the HDH183 to deliver 663 In.–Lbs. of torque at two speeds (O-2100 rpm high speed; 0-480 rpm for high torque). Other key features include: 
Bosch-exclusive KickBack Control, reducing the risk of user injury through integrated acceleration sensor that virtually stops the drill’s rotation during bit bind-up situations.

A new LED light shows when KickBack Control or the tools’ overload protection is activated. The products also include 25+1 precision clutch settings, which provide driving accuracy for reduced fastener and workpiece damage.

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