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DH 52MEY / DH 45MEY / DH40MEY / Hitachi rotary hammers

DH 52MEY / DH 45MEY / DH40MEY
DH 52MEY / DH 45MEY / DH40MEY

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

This is a power tool for drilling holes and shattering concrete etc. With a highly efficient brushless motor and an optimized blow mechanism, the tool has the highest punching speed (20% more than conventional model) and chipping ability (30% more volume than conventional model). To lighten the stress on operators, vibration has been reduced (26% less than conventional model) by means of a weight that resonates with the tool’s vibrations and an elastic body structure which joins the main unit to the handle. Durability has also been improved with a motor housing composed of a two-layer structure of high-rigid aluminum and plastic.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2015

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practicability, Innovation, Usability + Ergonomics

Client / Manufacturer

Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi Power Tools Europe GmbH
Willich, Germany

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Design

Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.
Hitachinaka-City, Ibaraki Pref., Japan

Takafumi Ito, Shinichi Kakefuda

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