Milwaukee Impact Wrench — Round One

If you’re looking for a tough, robust cordless impact wrench, then you really can’t go wrong with the M28 from Milwaukee. Compact, lightweight, yet superbly dynamic, this is one of the best impact wrenches on the market.


Battery pack voltage and capacity – 28v / 3.0Ah
No load speed – 0-1450 rpm
Impact rate – 0-2450 rpm
Tool reception – ½” SD
Impressive maximum torque – 440Nm
Weight including battery pack – 4.1kg


With its long-lasting Lithium-Ion battery pack and unrivaled torque-to-size ratio, the Milwaukee M28 1/2″ cordless impact wrench seriously commands your attention. The compact size and cordless design of this impact wrench make it highly practical for all manner of off-site projects.
The durable, heavy-duty components and mighty 440 Nm torque make it the best cordless impact wrench available, capable of driving through even the toughest of jobs with ease.
Featuring lightweight magnesium casing and a variable speed trigger, the Milwaukee M28 offers complete control during use, with the added comfort and support of the non-slip grip handle.
Precision-built for total strength and accuracy, this is surely one of the most awesome of all Milwaukee tools! The M28 from Milwaukee is the most powerful cordless impact wrench around, making it ideal for working those super-tight nuts and bolts that are reluctant to shift.
The variable speed trigger enables you to fully manage the power you apply, meaning you can blast through bolts without destroying the threads through brute force.

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(The V28 is pictured above)

The cordless design may be useful for carrying around, but it does mean that the wrench must be charged up pretty often. Of course, the charge time is all dependent on the amount of work you put in.
The M28 also weighs in at a hefty 4.1kg when attached to the battery pack, and there is no built-in LED light to indicate charge status.


As with any cordless impact wrench review, it is easy to get carried away with the positives. All things considered, the Milwaukee M28 1/2″ impact wrench’s plus points make it a stand out tool for any eventuality.

FINAL RATING: Four out of Five Stars