Johnson Electric Launches High Performance Brushless Motor for Power Tools – Best Efficiency and Power for Professionals

Hong Kong, 31 October, 2013 – Johnson Electric today announced a new brushless technology motor for hand held powered tools. The Compact EC™ E8 motor is a design platform that provides the highest power and efficiency for battery operated power tools. The high performance of the E8 motor provides the professional user with the torque and precision control to handle the toughest jobs.  The high efficiency of the E8 motor enables more work to be done on a single battery charge.

The E8 motor, based on Compact EC technology, is suitable for professional handheld power tools including grinders, paint sprayers, hammer drills and power drivers. For most handheld power tools, the E8 motor has 60% more power with higher efficiency resulting in a 15% to 20% productivity improvement in comparison to existing brushless motor technology.

“The high performance of the E8 motor has defined a new standard of performance in the handheld power tool industry” said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric’s senior vice president of Strategic Marketing.

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