Makita has delivered a cordless tying solution for rebar and steel rod with the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Rebar Tying Tool (model XRT01ZK, tool only). The XRT01ZK has a tying capacity of up to 5,300 ties of #3 x #3 diameter rebar on with a 5.0Ah battery (battery sold separately). Tie multiple bars in under one second. The XRT01ZK can tie up to two #5 diameter bars or four #4 diameter bars. The 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Rebar Tying Tool features 2 modes of operation, single or continuous, and a BL™ Brushless Motor that runs cooler and more efficiently for a longer life than standard motors. Digitally adjust the tying strength to match various tension strength requirements. The XRT01ZK features an easy-load wire reel design with an automatic locking mechanism built into the protective cover. The tool delivers up to 120 ties of #3 x #3 rebar per wire reel for maximum productivity.It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V Lithium-Ion system, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style 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. For increased versatility, the tool can also be powered by Makita 18V LXT® and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside.