Makita has delivered a cordless and spark-free cutting solution for rebar and steel rod with the 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Rebar Cutter (model XCS04ZK). The XCS04ZK has a cutting capacity of up to #5 (5/8”) rebar, with a cutting head that rotates a full 360 degrees. Get 233 cuts of #5 rebar with one 18V LXT 5.0Ah Battery (sold separately). It is an ideal solution for work away from a power source or in remote locations.It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V LXT® system, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion batteries. Makita® 18V Lithium-Ion Batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. Star Protection is communication technology that allows the Star Protection-equipped tool and battery to exchange data in real time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating.