Ties from a #5 x #5 to a #7 x #8Li-Ion Higher Capacity Battery. Thanks to the Lithium-lon battery technology, the RB397 ties approx. 2,000 ties per charge, which is 5 times more than Ni-Cd model. Less charging time means more productive work on the jobsites. Also, Lithium-Ion battery has no Memory Effect so you can charge the battery whenever convenient.Brushless Twisting Motor. The brushless electric motor offers higher efficiency and longer life. It increases ties per charge by 35% comparing with older model motor and does not require service caused by brush erosion or dirt on commutator.New Enclosed Design. RB517 is better sealed to keep dirt and debris out of tool to extend tool life.New Blow Out Channels. MAX recommends daily blow out of tool with compressed air and has added blow out channels to ease cleaning.Reduces tying time. About 5 times faster than manual tying.Make ties in less than one second per tie with consistent tie strength. High speed tying saves you time and money.Reduces risk of health problems. Simple operation reduces potential wrist damage such as carpal tunnel injuries.Ergonomics and reduction in the probability of an injury (NIOSH report)Light weight & compact body. Weighs only 5.3 lbs. Easy to handle.One hand operation. Allows worker to hold re-bar while tying, reducing set up time.Applications include, precast concrete products, building foundations, road and bridge construction, floors and walls, retaining walls and swimming pool walls.Uses only MAX genuine TW897A and TW897A-PC wire.
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