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18V Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver with L-Boxx Carrying Case

Ready for all drilling applications in materials from concrete to wood to metal, the lightweight yet powerful Bosch HDS181 Compact Tough cordless hammer drill/driver's 7-1/2 In. head length is the smallest in its class, yet it delivers top performance with strong power. Part of the Compact Tough series, the HDS181 works at two optimized speeds--one ideal for high-torque applications (0 to 500 RPM) and one ideal for high-speed applications (0-1, 700 RPM)--and it provides a maximum of 600 In.-Lbs. of torque. The 4-pole open frame motor and gearbox provide exceptional power. The 18+1 clutch settings included in this Compact Tough model and a variable-speed trigger help match the best speed to the job, so you can achieve precise results. The HDS181's Durashield housing is constructed with ABS/nylon composite, which makes the housing flexible on impact and able to withstand tough job-site conditions. Unlike competitive tools, which use a conventional plastic housing, Durashield will not crack and can easily withstand 10 Ft. drops. The ratcheting single-sleeve 1/2 In. keyless chuck makes bit changes simple and quick with one hand. The ergonomically designed handle and soft-grip wrapped housing offer a comfortable fit for extended working time. And for even greater convenience, LEDs provide illumination when working in dark or enclosed areas. Great benefits of having the lightest, most compact and comfortable heavy-duty 18V drill with Bosch. Battery and charger sold separately.

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  • (1) HDS181 18V Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver
  • (1) Exact Fit Insert Tray
  • (1) L-BOXX-2 Carrying Case


  • 4-Pole open frame motor – more power in a smaller size
  • Ergonomic design – for outstanding comfort
  • Durashield housing – constructed to withstand jobsite conditions
  • Ratcheting single sleeve 1/2 In. chuck- for one handed bit changes
  • LED light- great for dark or enclosed areas
  • Soft-grip wrapped housing - fits comfortably in hand for extended working time
  • Variable speed trigger- provides maximum control
  • Bosch advanced Lithium-ion technology delivers optimized performance through Electronic Cell Protection, unique pack design which keeps the battery cooler, and Electronic Motor Protection which protects motor in heavy-duty applications

Technical Data

Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion
Battery/Charger Not Included
Chuck Capacity 1/2" Keyless Chuck
Chuck Design Keyless
Chuck Size 1/2 in
Height 9.0"
Length 7.5"
No Load BPM 0-25,500
No Load RPM 0-500 / 0-1,700
Torque (in. lbs.) 600
Weight 2.5lb
Width 3.5"
Works With Dust Extraction/Collection Hood
Includes (1) HDS181 18V Compact Tough 1/2 In. Hammer Drill/Driver, (1) Exact Fit Insert Tray, (1) L-BOXX-2 Carrying Case
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Accessories and Attachments For HDS181BL

18V Batteries, Chargers and Starter Kits
Carbide Hammer Drill Bits
Drill Bits
Hole Saws
Rotary Hammer & Hammer Drill Attachments
Screwdriver Bits


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