Makita pushes performance even further with its new BL4080F 40VMAX 8.0Ah XGT battery

Makita has launched its largest capacity battery to date with an impressive 288W hours of energy. The 8.0Ah BL4080F offers the longest runtime for its XGT products, meaning less downtime and improved productivity. Especially useful when used on higher drain XGT machines, this new battery pushes performance even harder.

The 40VMax XGT BL4080F 8.0Ah battery has been designed so it's both robust and highly intelligent. Equipped with 20 cells, it has a higher power output, which allows Makita’s XGT tools to be pushed even harder and perform heavy-duty, continuous operation over extended periods.

Thanks to its heavy-duty and durable outer and cell casing, the new battery has a significantly improved impact resistance. The BL4080F is also IPX4 rated with a water- and dust-resistant triple layer structure in addition to an enhanced terminal structure to handle any job site condition.

The battery has been designed with Makita’s digital communication function between tool, battery and charger, which optimises the charging process, reduces charge times and protects the battery from damage. This real-time digital communication actively monitors heat, overload, and over-discharge, as well as delivering up to two times longer sustained power during demanding applications.

Kevin Brannigan, Marketing Manager at Makita UK, said: “We're very excited to be releasing this product as our largest capacity battery to date. Offering the longest runtime for our XGT products, this battery will considerably improve productivity on site, as users won’t need to down tools to recharge batteries as often. Furthermore, despite its capacity, the BL4080F can be charged in just over an hour – at approximately 76 minutes when using the DC40RA charger – which makes it stand out in the market. It truly is a game changer, and we cannot wait for people to test it for themselves.”

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