ELECTRIFY THE GRID

Learn how Makita Cordless Solutions can empower linemen and utilityinstallers to work with increased efficiency, lower noise, and zero emissions.

MORE CORDLESS SOLUTIONS FORLINEMEN & UTILITY INSTALLERS

Backed by over 40 years of cordless innovation, Makita offers two systems to cover every phase of utilities construction and maintenance.

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SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT UTILITIES INSTALLERS

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SOLAR PANELINSTALLATION

Installing the panels onto the frames.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: IMPACT WRENCHES, IMPACT DRIVERS

WIND TURBINEINSTALLATION

Fasten together sections and blades of the wind turbine.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: LARGE FASTENERS

FACILITYMAINTENANCE

Maintain, install, and repair heavy equipment.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: IMPACT DRIVERS, GREASE GUNS, METAL CUTTING SAWS

ERECTINGTRANSMISSIONTOWERS

Holes are drilled to install the equipment, and bolts are fastened to connect tower stations.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: IMPACT WRENCHES, HAMMER DRILLS, SHEAR WRENCHES

MOUNTINGEQUIPMENT

Equipment is attached to the transmission towers.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: IMPACT WRENCHES, RIGHT ANGLE DRILLS

CONSTRUCTION

Building a substation requires cutting metal buswork, metal hole punching, and fastening equipment.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: IMPACT WRENCHES, METAL CUTTING SAWS

MAINTENANCE

Regular maintenance of each substation is critical, including the replacement of equipment when needed.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: IMPACT WRENCHES, METAL CUTTING SAWS

UNDERGROUNDDISTRIBUTION

Concrete vaults require drilling for connections to be made and cable termination. Primary lines are tightened inside the vault and secondary lines in the padmount.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: ROTARY HAMMERS

VEGETATIONMANAGEMENT

Clearing vegetation is vital to avoid damage to utility equipment or obstruction in delivering energy. This includes trimming tree branches from lines, clearing right-of-ways, and cutting high grass near poles.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: CHAIN SAWS, POLE SAWS, COUPLE SHAFT POWER HEAD

METERINSTALLATION

Meter sockets, also known as cans, are installed.
RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS: RATCHET, MULTI TOOLS, IMPACT DRIVERS