Makita Adds Two Cordless Heat Guns to Expanding LXT System

Makita U.S.A. Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional tools and accessories, has added two cordless heat guns to the expanding LXT system with the new 18V LXT Heat Gun (XGH01) and the 18V LXT Variable Temperature Heat Gun (XGH02). Both tools provide users solutions in a wide range of applications and professions. 

“A heat gun is a versatile tool for so many applications, from vehicle wraps and window tinting to paint and varnish stripping, thawing frozen pipes, and more,” said Erick Cornejo, product manager, Makita U.S.A. Inc. “For contractors and professionals already in the LXT system, these new 18V heat guns are an easy addition to their tool arsenal.”

High Heat, Longer Run Time

The XGH01 provides a maximum temperature of 1,022°F and maximum airflow of 7 Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM), with up to 21 minutes of continuous run time with 18V LXT 6.0Ah Battery (BL1860B, sold separately). It has a compact and ergonomic design at only 6-5/8 in. long, while only weighing 2.9 lbs with a battery installed for reduced operator fatigue. Convenience features include a trigger switch with lock-on and lock-off functions, an LED light to illuminate the work area and a rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job.

Variable Air Flow, Adjustable Heat

The XGH02 features two airflow settings at 4.2 and 7.1 CFM. The maximum temperature is 1,022°F but there is a wheel on the rear of the tool that allows for six levels of adjustment to either increase or decrease the temperature. It has a compact and ergonomic design at only 6-13/16 in, long, while only weighing 2.9 lbs with a battery installed for reduced operator fatigue. Convenience features include a trigger switch with lock-on and lock-off functions, an LED light to illuminate the work area, and a rubberized soft grip that provides increased comfort on the job.

Portable Heat, Wide Applications

Both the XGH01 and the XGH02 are cordless solutions for plumbers, electricians, glaziers, auto mechanics, general contractors, and anyone who needs a portable heat source. Both tools have a wide range of applications including vehicle wraps and tinting, stripping lacquer, paint and varnish, thawing frozen pipes, loosening tile and putty, re-melting adhesive, removing stickers, waxing and de-waxing, bending plastic pipes or sheets and more.

18V LXT System

The LXT System, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries, takes a user from power tools to outdoor power equipment to get the job done. Makita purpose-built motors, battery technology, and enhanced communications work together to deliver unmatched power, speed and run time. With solutions for every trade, users get maximum performance and efficiency with the LXT System.

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