Milwaukee M12 Fuel 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver (Tool-Only)-2453-20 - The Home Depot


Model # 2453-20

Internet # 203807361

M12 Fuel 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver (Tool-Only)

Milwaukee M12 Fuel 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver (Tool-Only)

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$119.00 / each


Model # 2453-20

Internet # 203807361

The M12 Fuel 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver Kit delivers maximum performance in a compact size. This hex impact driver provides up to 3X longer motor life, up to 2X more runtime, and proprietary Milwaukee 2-Mode Drive Control for better control over the power and speed required for specific applications. The Powerstate Brushless Motor outperforms all leading competitors with constant power output, yet runs cooler with no wearable components. The Red Lithium 2.0 Compact Battery Pack (Sold Separately) delivers up to 20% more power and 2X more recharges than standard lithium-ion batteries, as well as best-in-class performance in extreme jobsite conditions. Its reduced size and weight cut down on user fatigue; while the onboard fuel gauge helps you monitor the charge more accurately, so there’s less downtime on the job. Red link Plus intelligence ensures optimized performance and protection from overload, overheating and over-discharge. The M12 Fuel 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver offers fastening speed comparable to 18-volt impact drivers, and 1200 in-lbs of torque. Its compact size and weight allow access to tighter areas and reduce user fatigue. The built-in LED light illuminates work surfaces in dark work spots.

  • Powerstate brushless motor
  • Delivers up to 1,200 in-lbs of peak torque
  • Red lithium battery technology: superior pack construction, electronics, and performance
  • Red link plus intelligence: provides optimized performance and overload protection using total system communication between tool, battery and charger
  • Drive control: two fastening modes provide variable power and speed for precision work and heavy duty applications
  • Includes: (1) 2453-20 1/4 in. Hex impact driver, and (1) belt clip
  • Compatible batteries: compact 1.5 Ah(48-11-2401), compact 2.0 Ah(48-11-2420),extra capacity 3.0 Ah(48-11-2402), extended capacity 4.0 Ah(48-11-2440)
  • Compatible chargers: M12/M18 Multivoltage (48-59-1812), M12 AC/DC (2510-20), M12 30 Min. (48-59-2401)

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Assembled Depth (in.)  1.9 in  Assembled Height (in.)  6.3 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  6.0 in  Drive Size (in.)  1/4 in. Hex 
Product Depth (in.)  1.9  Product Height (in.)  6.3 
Product Width (in.)  6.0 
Amperage (amps)  Batteries Included  No 
Battery Power Type  Lithium Ion  Battery Size  Lithium Ion 
Charger Included  No  Color Family  Red 
Cordless Tool Type  Impact Driver  Cordless/Corded  Cordless 
Impacts Per Minute  3550  Maximum Speed (rpm)  2650 
Power Tool Product Type  Cordless  Product Weight (lb.)  1.8 lb 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Tools Product Type  Power Tool  Torque (lb-in)  1200 
Variable Speed  Yes  Voltage (volts)  12 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed,CSA Listed,ETL Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  5 Year Limited Warranty 


Rated 5 out of 5 by 20 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by commercial plumber's review i work on various commercial projecs and this tool is great the battery last and lasts and lasts i rate this tool the m12 impact driver a 100 out of 100 September 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Well built, As with all of the milwaukee line of tools, I would have to say that there M12 line is very strong and now with the M12 fuel line there is more power, and with the new two speed option, you don't have to worry about snapping the heads off drywall or 1/4 inch zip screws anymore. I've been a professional for over 10 years now and have owned many different brands of cordless drills, and there are very many good brands out there but I would have to say that milwaukee has proved to be just a little bit better. It fits in your hand very comfortably and with the reversed belt clip that means a whole heck of a lot when working up high on a scissor lift. I do recommend this drill to the professional as well as the Diy'er January 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by This M12 handles 90% of everything This unit is awesome for any trade or any do it yourself-er around the home. I generally don't pull my larger drill since this M12 impact handles it all, I use hex drill bits too. This impact lags in 5/16x3 inch with no hesitation. The battery has long run time... I had the 1st generation impact and this fuel surpasses it with comfort and power ! May 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome Tool! The drill works great in tight places. I was working under the house on my back, and it worked equally well in both my right and left hand. It has two power levels. Level 1 is great for smaller stuff, but I was really impressed with level 2. It has more power pushing 3" screws than my old 14.4v Bosch cordless drill. I would definitely recommend this to anybody looking for a new cordless drill. September 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Small but very powerful My first impact driver bought on recommendation from a kitchen assembly professional, fantastic so powerful for so small a tool, not sure why you would need 18v unless dealing in very large bolts. It does take a little getting used to and first few screws I put in outdoor decking nearly went straight through the other side of the plank, so have a play before using it on something fancy April 11, 2014
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