Power tools make massive work easy and quick. You could demolish a pavement or even an entire room in no time if you have the right demolition hammer. If it is just a onetime task, you can get the work done by taking a jackhammer for rent.
But if you are a construction contractor you might be requiring one for several of your projects ranging from remodeling to renovations and more. Then you might probably be looking for a jack hammer for sale.
Demolition hammers in the market come as different variants. Some are electricity based, some are gas or liquid powered. These are basically a high strength hammer combined with a chisel attachment to get your demolition work done in a breeze. You might have seen builders use different types of jack hammers. There are hand held ones and standalone hammers.
This is how you could broadly classify jack hammers for sale:
Powered by compressed air, this is the type you might find on large scale construction sites. Setting up a compressor based hammer might seem a bit tedious when it comes to smaller residential remodeling projects.
Electric demolition hammer:
This is the one which is the best suited for residential setup. Especially when you have to do some demolishing within a room, it might not be possible to set up a compressor based hammer. This might not be a safe option either. So an electric hammer would do the trick.
This is the type of hammer you might see in the road construction sites. Heavy duty, advanced in their operation. These make demolition of the strongest surfaces easy. They are the most powerful options available.
Let us now talk about electric demolition hammers. Here are 3 models which are quite popular among several building construction contractors and even homeowners.
|Makita HM1810X3 70 Lb. AVT Breaker Hammer
|Bosch BH2760VCB 120-Volt 1-1/8 Brute Breaker Basic Kit
|XtremepowerUS 2200Watt Heavy Duty Electric Demolition Jack hammer
|1900 (in the no-load speed)
|Electricity powered motor
|Electricity powered motor
|Electricity powered motor
|70-pound hammer, cart, two 1-1/8 inch bull point chisel, two 1-1/8 inch flat chisel, wrench
|Hex breaker hammer, cart, 1 moil point chisel, 1 flat chisel
|Hammer, 1-1/8 inch bull point chisel, 1-1/8 inch flat chisel, carry case, gloves
Let us take a look at a brief of the features of the above 3 models. All 3 models are competitively priced for the features they offer. Understand the basic features of these before you decide which one might suit you best.
Makita HM1810X3 70 Lb. AVT Breaker Hammer
This is the heaviest among the three models being compared here. Makita is known for areliable range of power tools. This one lives up to the name of the brand and does an excellent job delivering 1100 blows per minute with its powerful motor.
For the power it delivers, the noise level output is just 107dB. Makita uses its Anti-vibration technology in this demolition hammer. Due to this, the resistance and the surrounding vibrations are absorbed by the tool.
This leads to a more focused impact exertion. This would also significantly improve the energy efficiency of the machine. If you are looking for an electric standalone machine, which would be powerful and yet energy efficient, this one is a clear winner.
It comes with a reliable 15A motor.No compressor means that you could use it even in a residential set up without risks. And it would not freeze or break down in freezing cold climates.
The default power cord which is included with the hammer is a conveniently long 16.4ft cord. The placement of the control switch and the operation handles also makes it easy to hold and operate this jack hammer Makita make.
Bosch BH2760VCB 120-Volt 1-1/8 Brute Breaker Basic Kit
This kit is portable and offers great ease of operation. The ergonomically done design makes it easy to carry and operate the tool. The handles are designed to offer better comfort for the user.
And as the tool effectively absorbs the vibrations, the user would also not feel the impact of the vibrations much.The advanced system which allows control of the vibrations allows more energy efficient working of the tool.
The kit comes with a cart and two chisel attachments.For better durability, the tool comes with “Service Minder Brush” system from Bosch. This is responsible for automatic shutdown in cases that demand preventive measures.
For a mere 65 lbs, this device offers an impressive 1000 blows per minute. This jack hammerBoschwould cover almost all your demolition requirements.
XtremepowerUS 2200Watt Heavy Duty Electric Demolition Jack hammer Concrete Breaker
This is the lightest one among the 3 models being reviewed here. Weighing a light 33lbs, it is easy to operate even in the smallest household operation. This is also the best jack hammer price wise among the others.
- Do not go by the size of weight of the hammer as it can offer a whopping 1900 BPM in a no load speed. It also comes with a smart overload protection and trips off. This prevents damage to the machine and improves its durability.
- The ergonomic handheld device is easy to hold and operate even in the roughest conditions. The efficient vibration control makes sure that unwanted vibrations are not relayed to the user as well.
- The kit includes one bull-point chisel and one flat chisel. As additional perks, you also get a carry case and safety gloves included with this demolition hammer kit.Owing to the light weight of the tool, it is easy to handle.
- There are few consumers who complain of heating up of the device. Owing to the powerful 2200 watt motor which offers one of the best BPM ratings in the segment, it might get heated up.
The smaller size of the tool might also be the factor to consider here. But given that it comes with an overload trip function, on the safety aspects, this one scores high. Remember to give frequent breaks while operating the tool.