Hilti receives Red Dot awards

Published 15/9, 2017 at 10:56

Hilti received several product innovation prizes at the recent Red Dot Awards ceremony in Essen, Germany.

These included the new RC 4/36-DAB radio charger, which generates a high level of sound and plays Smartphone music playlists, music from other mobile players or from streaming services via integrated Bluetooth interface. The radio is also a charger for all Hilti batteries. In addition to being powered by mains electricity, it also operates on battery power. 

In addition the Hilti TE-XY hammer drill bit was also cited for design excellence. It has a higher resistance to wear, thanks to the solid carbide head with four cutting edges and a four-flute helix. The latest generation of the TE 60-ATC/AVR combi hammer, which has improved drilling and chiselling performance as well as the trusted user safety features active vibration reduction active torque control, was also acknowledged with an award. 

Additional Red Dot Awards went to the TE 3-M rotary hammer, which includes functions for hammer drilling, drilling without hammering action and chiselling, making it suitable for numerous applications, and the SID 8-A22 cordless impact driver, which includes a hammering mechanism and electronics designed for heavy-duty screw driving and drilling in wood.

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