Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. received a patent on its Lithium-Ion battery technology for cordless power tools. Lithium-Ion technology represents a new generation of cordless hand-held power tools powered by battery packs capable of producing an average discharge current greater than or equal to approximately 20 amps.
patent protects the Milwaukee brand’s newly introduced M12 and M18 Lithium-Ion
product lines, as well as its V28 and V18 Lithium-Ion product lines. According
to Milwaukee, Lithium-Ion
power is more efficient and environmentally friendly than traditional Ni-Cad
Additional patents directed to various aspects
of its Lithium-Ion technology including a power tool battery pack having
battery cells with a combined nominal voltage of approximately 28-volts,
prevention of brown-outs, a multi-chemistry battery charger and a multi-voltage
Lithium-Ion battery charger, have been granted by The U.S. Patent Office, as
well as Patent Offices of other countries. A number of other patent
applications are in the pipeline, Milwaukee
For more information on the full line of Milwaukee power tools and
accessories, call 800/SAWDUST or visitwww.milwaukeetool.com.