Hilti NURON SF 10W-22 Cordless Drill Driver Review

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Hilti NURON Cordless 1/2″ High Torque Drill Driver – SF 10W-22

Hilti NURON SF 10W-22 Cordless Drill Driver

Manufacturer: Hilti
Model number: SF 10W-22
Price: $289
Power source: Li-Ion
Motor size: Brushless
Weight: 4.1 lbs (Tool Only)
Hilti continues to ramp up their offerings in the NURON line and the newly released SF 10W-22 1/2″ High Torque Drill Driver offers some impressive performance in a robust build which is sure to impress professional contractors. With the release of their NURON lineup Hilti not only is offering a robust new battery design they are also offering upgrades with brushless motors, more compact designs, and added features. The SF 10W–22 is no exception and really impresses straight out of the box.

Specifications & Features

  • Maximum Torque: 841 in-lb (soft joint), 1062 in-lb (hard joint)
  • No Load RPM: gear 1: 330 rpm; gear 2: 560 rpm; gear 3: 1300 rpm; gear 4: 2230 rpm
  • Clutch Settings: 15
  • Dimensions: 9.4 x 2.6 x 8.7 inches
  • Tool Only Weight: 4.1 lbs
  • Brushless Motor
  • Full Metal Chuck
  • Optimized Cooling
  • Active Torque Control (ATC) helps prevent uncontrolled spinning if the drill bit sticks
  • LED Work Light

Picture above is the speed selection switches that give this drill a huge range of control. The chuck also has a traditional clutch setting from 1-15 and a drill setting.

Hilti continues to build quality tools with less of the “bells and whistles” that some manufactures crank out. The SF 10W-22 has an all steel chuck with really good knurling on the chuck surface. The keyless design is simple and straightforward and locks bits into place really well.

The SF 10W-22 comes with a LED light mounted just above the battery which provides decent light for the work area. It also comes with a removable, multi-position side handle which is very useful considering the torque this drill produces.

Performance That Packs a Punch

There are lots of tools out there that continue to get smaller and lighter. The Hilti NURON SF 10W-22 isn’t small and it isn’t light. This is a large, powerful 1/2″ drill that not only delivers great torque for difficult drilling applications, but it also has a 15 step clutch, and 4 speed settings that allows users to also deal with delicate drilling applications. This much improved 1/2″ drill boasts a powerful brushless motor that cranks out the torque when paired with Hilti’s NURON line of batteries.

The torque that the Hilti SF 10W-22 produces is impressive to say the least. It mixes drywall compound easier than this drywall crews electric 1/2″ drill. The crew was impressed with the power and speed. The SF 10W-22 is impressive drilling wood as well. Designed for bits up to 6″ this drill can tackle any drilling applications that require the power of larger drills.

Final Thoughts – Hilti NURON SF 10W-22

Hilti’s updated NURON line-up has been impressive. The NURON SF 10W-22 1/2″ Drill Driver isn’t full of fancy extras, it’s a robust, quality built 1/2″ drill driver built for demanding drilling applications. Hilti continues to impress with really well built tools that are designed to take punishment on busy jobsites and keep working day after day. If you are looking for an extremely powerful 1/2″ drill this is one to consider. Priced at $289 for the bare tool, it’s a good value for the quality of this drill.

Hilti NURON SF 10W-22 Cordless Drill Driver

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Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz, and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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