In this review, we will take a look at the 10 best impact wrenches on the market right now. Impact wrenches are a power tool similar to a cordless drill, and they can save you a lot of time and stress when dealing with stubborn bolts and nuts.
We are not going to rank these machines, as each one has particular features that cater to different needs. Instead, we will highlight the features and abilities of each wrench, and leave you to decide which of these is the best fit for you. So, let’s dive in and take a look at our favorite choices for the top impact wrenches.
1. NoCry 20V Cordless Impact Wrench Kit
This selection from NoCry offers convenience and ease that you will appreciate when it’s time to get down to serious work. An impressive 2700 IPM rate matches its 300 ft-lb of torque for loosening and 260 ft-lb for tightening. This wrench is built to withstand any project you throw at it.
In addition to its user capabilities, the NoCry wrench comes with a fast-charging battery that takes 2 hours or less to charge fully. The wrench comes with its carrying case making it highly portable when you have unexpected projects like tire replacement.
2. DEWALT DCF899HB 20v MAX XR Brushless High Torque 1/2″ Impact Wrench with Hog Ring Anvil (Tool Only)
The DeWalt High-Torque Impact Wrench is designed to handle a wide variety of jobs. It lives up to its “high torque” name with an impressive 700 ft-lb torque, and a 1,200 ft-lb breakaway torque.
This selection is for the tool only, and as such, you will have to buy your battery pack and charger for it. It comes with three-speed settings so that you can adjust the rpm (1,900-rpm maximum) to fit your needs and desires. Also, this heavy-duty wrench can withstand 6-foot drops and has a built-in LED light for added convenience.
3. Ryobi P1833 3-Speed 1/2-Inch Impact Wrench Kit
This upgraded model from Ryobi adds torque and IPM that arms you with even more power to handle the various projects you have in store. With 300 ft-lb of torque and an impressive 3200 IPM, this machine is capable of helping you with even the toughest jobs.
This model includes its own LED light and 3-speed settings that allow you to use it in many challenging situations. It also includes an 18-Volt ONE+ battery that increases its performance by over 35%.
4. Milwaukee 2767-20 M18 Fuel High Torque 1/2-inch Impact Wrench with Friction Ring
The Milwaukee High Torque Impact Wrench is designed to handle your construction needs with speed and efficiency. With 1,000 ft-lb of fastening torque and 1,400 ft-lb of loosening torque, you can use this machine for even the most challenging assignments.
This wrench offers work speed that is 2x higher than most competitors. There are 4 RPM selections that you can choose from, giving you a wide range of control while using it. With a .5-inch friction ring, you can perform quick and easy socket changes that require no tools.
5. PORTER-CABLE PCC740LA 1/2″ Cordless Impact Wrench
The Porter-Cable Cordless Impact Wrench provides 260 ft-lb of torque that can help you tackle all of your heavy-duty projects. With an LED light and pro-grade lithium battery, this machine is designed to provide convenience and maximized performance.
Each wrench comes with a hog ring for quick and easy socket changes. Also, this impact wrench has adjustable speed settings, with a maximum rpm of 1,650. You can be sure that this wrench will give you the freedom and performance you need to handle your projects quickly and effectively.
6. Ingersoll Rand 2235TiMAX Drive Air Impact Wrench, 1/2 Inch
Ingersoll Rand 2235TiMAX Impact Wrench is designed with a focus on heavy-duty work and durability. With a titanium hammer case, steel-wear plate and composite housing, this machine can withstand a variety of stressful environments.
The Rand comes with 900 ft-lb of fastening torque and 1,350 ft-lb of fastening torque, allowing you to use it on tough and stubborn projects. The square hog ring allows for easy socket changes, and four different power modes give you the freedom and control to use this wrench as you need it.
7. AIRCAT 1150 Killer Torque 1/2-Inch Impact Wrench, Black, Medium
The AIRCAT Killer Torque Impact Wrench offers heavy-duty power without all the noise that comes with standard power tools. It’s patented “quiet technology” reduces the tool’s decibel level to 86, allowing you to work in a relatively calm and peaceful environment.
With 1400 IPM, this wrench is the hardest-hitting, half-inch twin impact wrench on the market today. Additionally, the 900 ft-lb of fastening torque and 1295 ft-lb of loosening torque allows you to perform the hardest jobs. As a bonus, these wrenches come with a 2-year limited warranty.
8. PROSTORMER 20V Max Lithium Battery Brushless Cordless Impact Wrench Kit
Prostormer’s Brushless Impact Wrench provides 192 ft-lb of torque for loosening and tightening stubborn nuts. With a charging speed of only 2 hours, this machine offers the long-lasting power that you need for challenging tasks.
With 2000 RPM and 3000 IPM, this wrench can get the job done in Quickly and efficiently. The LED lighting and a belt clip add to the convenience of this machine, allowing you to carry and work under challenging environments.
9. Makita XWT11Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 3-Speed 1/2″ Sq. Drive Impact Wrench, Tool Only
The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench provides a one-of-a-kind set of features designed to keep your machine running for a long time. Star Protection Computer Controls implement real-time data to protect your device from overloading, overheating, and excessive battery usage.
This model comes with 210 ft-lb max torque and three-speed settings, providing a max torque of 1,800 RPM. Weighing in at only 3.8 lbs and with a 3-stage LED work light, you can use this wrench in a variety of environments.
10. Ingersoll-Rand 232TGSL 1/2-Inch Super-Duty Air Impact Wrench Thunder Gun
This model from Ingersoll-Rand is designed with speed in mind. This machine carries an unprecedented 10,000 max rpm, making it the fastest Ingersoll model available. It’s the closest thing you can get to the impact wrenches used by professional race car mechanics.
In addition to its extreme speed, this model comes with 625 ft-lb of loosening torque and 550 ft-lb of fastening torque. Combined with the speed, this impact wrench can not only handle heavy-duty assignments but completes them lightning fast.
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