Heavy duty corded drills are specialist drills which are used on a frequent basis by the more experienced DIYer. These units have 2 mechanical gears offering the user a normal drilling function as well as a lower speed, higher torque option. This is very useful in high torque applications such as large diameter hole drilling.
Top applications for general duty corded drills include putting up shelves and drilling through masonry.
Light duty corded drills are designed for occasional use and offer the first time corded drill buyer a good balance between performance and cost. These drills range in power from 500 watts up to 710 watts, with single and variable speed options available for purchase. Top applications for light usage corded drills include drilling pilot holes into wood and masonry and screwdriving into a variety of materials.