FEIN launches magnetic core drill 02 January 2023

FEIN has released a new magnetic core drill, the KBE 32, for the UK’s metalworking market, with a 1,200W high power motor reliable for drilling holes up to 32mm.

Developed with a real focus on accessibility from each a size, weight and control standpoint, FEIN points out that with its 1,200W motor and light weight of 10.8kg, the KBE 32 offers a revolutionary power-to-weight ratio with high magnetic holding force, as well as optimum control accessibility for those working in tight spaces.

“We’re expecting the KBE 32 to rapidly become a market leader, thanks to its groundbreaking power-to-weight ratio and ergonomic design. Equipped with innovative FEIN technology, the tool is the first of its kind in terms of both weight and functionality,” comments Andy Mills, managing director at FEIN UK Ltd. “Easy to use, robust and extremely lightweight, the KBE 32 will make the perfect aid for the steel metal industry.”

With over 150 years’ experience in manufacturing power tools, FEIN has a rich history of innovation, providing application-based solutions for end users in the metalworking and construction sectors.

“Here at FEIN, we pride ourselves on our application-based approach and providing trusted expertise to our customers, which ultimately enables them to source the best solution for each job they undertake. The KBE 32 has been designed with this philosophy in mind. Its entire development has focused on accessibility. To add to this, the new tool has been built to stand the test of time, while its mechanical components have been designed for up to 70,000 drill holes,” concludes Andy.  

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