New Bosch 18V EC Brushless ½ in Impact Wrench

Bosch IWMH182 18V EC Brushless ½ in. Impact Wrench

IWMH182_18V 2.0_HeroMt. Prospect, IL – The Bosch IWMH182 18V EC Brushless 1/2 In. Impact Wrench is a cordless tool designed for contractors, automotive technicians and trade professionals who need high torque for fastening and anchoring applications. With a 1/2 in. square drive with detent pin for secure socket retention, this Bosch impact wrench delivers 2,213 in./lbs of torque for applications that include fastening for large lag bolts.

The Bosch IWMH182 Impact Wrench features a compact design that offers increased maneuverability in tight spaces and extended comfort in all-day applications. Tool weight of 3.6 lbs. combined with a head length of 6.4 in. provides an excellent performance-to-weight ratio that delivers 3,500 bpm and 2,600 rpm.

This impact wrench allows users to drive with consistent power and control, employing the wrench’s spring-loaded hammer-and-anvil system. The system ensures impact endurance and increases driving performance in wood- and metal-fastening applications.


“A compact design doesn’t mean less power, at least as far as the Bosch IWMH182 is concerned,” said Tim Truesdale, product manager, cordless, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation. “This is a tough tool with the power to meet tough jobs. But that compact size comes in handy when angles are difficult or space is compact.”

The Bosch IWMH182 is equipped with an EC brushless motor that requires no scheduled maintenance and delivers up to 2X longer motor life versus a standard motor. A three-LED light design provides maximum illumination of the work area without shadows; a slim-diameter, soft-grip handle gives users more comfort with less user fatigue.


Bosch-exclusive Durashield™ housing adds to overall impact wrench durability for the toughest applications and jobsites.

In addition to the performance capabilities of the Bosch IWMH182 Impact Wrench, the tool’s flexible power system offers the versatility of Lithium-ion batteries in either 18V FatPack or SlimPack options. In addition, all Bosch 18V batteries include CoolPack technology, which provides a heat conductive housing to keep batteries cooler for superior runtime and up to 2X longer life. All Bosch batteries incorporate Electronic Cell Protection to prevent overheating and overloading for extended tool and battery life. Bosch 18V batteries deliver cold weather performance to -4°F.

To learn more about the Bosch IWMH 182 18V EC Brushless 1/2″ Impact Wrench or to find a local dealer, visit or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out for additional tips and videos.

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