What Are Some Highly Rated Hilti Rotary Hammer Drills?


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Users rate the Hilti TE-60-ATC-AVR second in its class as of 2015 and the Hilti TE-2-M is rated third. Professionals conducted trials of these drills with comparable models manufactured by Makita, Dewalt, Bosch, Hitachi and Milwaulkee. Testers evaluated the drills using criteria such as power, speed, ergonomics, chipping and ease of use.

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Overall ratings for the Hilti TE-60-ATC-AVR place it second to the Makita HR4013C. The drill ranks number one in its class for the quality of its case, accessories and Hilti's integrated dust management system. The drill also ranks number one for drilling speed. This hammer drill consistently ranks in the top three for ease of use, operating features, chipping, ergonomics and low vibration. As of 2015, it is the most expensive drill among comparable models.

The Hilti TE-2-M is a pistol-grip rotary hammer drill that ranks third in its class behind comparable Makita and Hitachi models. The drill's pistol grip and trigger mechanism earn it the highest ranking among its peers. This drill also ranks highest in multi-use functionality. It features a chipping option and a precision hammer function. The bit holder can be replaced with a keyless chuck to accommodate smooth-shanked bits. Under medium- and high-force loads, the Hilti ranks third in drilling speed.

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