How Nuron Will Change the Tool World – Hilti’s New Cordless Battery Platform  

Hilti announces the launch of a new innovation providing the construction industry with a fully-connected tool park experience: Nuron, a more-powerful 22V cordless battery platform. Launching with more than 70 tools, Nuron is the biggest launch in Hilti’s history, covering areas including building construction, mechanical and engineering, interior finishing, heavy industry and steel and metal work.  

Nuron battery being put on charge

After a successful launch in North America, Germany and other key regions for the Hilti Group, Nuron is set to launch in the UK and northern European markets at the end of 2022 – and here at TOOLKiT, we could not be more excited to see Nuron revolutionising job sites up and down the country. 

Nuron is not just a new set of tools or batteries: it is the future of Hilti’s cordless offering, with the power to make all job sites fully cordless. Launching with an entire range of 70 cordless new tools, and re-engineered all on one 22V battery platform, Hilti is set to change the cordless experience for the construction industry forever.  

“We are proud to deliver the most comprehensive solutions to solving some of the bottlenecks of construction sites today, increasing productiveness, introducing state-of-the-art data-driven solutions and improving health and safety at the construction sites”,  

Sebastian Groenhuijsen, Head of Product Marketing Northern Europe at Hilti
Nuron  battery in a nail gun

The development of Nuron has taken years of deep research and is based on an in-depth understanding of the industry. As such, the company prioritised getting a holistic view of the everyday working conditions of customers, including the roadblocks and obstacles they face in their work. 

Nuron is a game-changer on so many fronts that it’s actually quite a task to get it all down into a quick, succinct article. First, let’s talk power: with all tools powered by one single source, the 22v battery, Nuron makes all batteries interchangeable and compatible with the full Nuron range of tools.  

Having one platform to go around for all your tools at the job means that no longer will you be tripping over twenty different cables or carrying ten different chargers every time you move from job to job. Using tools and managing them at your site cannot get much more streamlined than this. 

The second area of innovation is that the cordless tools provide more power than even corded or gas-powered tools do, thanks to the re-engineered batteries. The 22V cordless platform delivers high performance, which also enables heavy-duty applications that were once restricted to corded, gas-powered or higher voltage battery systems. 

Nuron battery charging

The third and fourth areas of improvement are in health and safety and the data-driven services that link all Hilti tools to the cloud. The redesigned tools use real-world insights to improve the design and health and safety aspects of the tools.  

From a practical perspective, tools have been redesigned to weigh less, with ergonomically enhanced grips and improved robustness through shock-resistant bumpers. Hilti’s Dust Removal System (DRS) and Active Torque Control (ATC) are available on the Nuron platform with relevant tools, and Active Vibration Reduction (AVR), another key health protection and comfort feature, has also been expanded to many more tools within the Nuron portfolio.  

“We want to provide the construction professionals with the best tools and solutions available. so that they can get on with what they do best: building society’s future infrastructure and doing it in a safe and efficient way,” continues Sebastiaan Groenhuijsen.

By linking all Hilti tools to the cloud, Hilti brings its tools into the digital age. With built-in data transmission to the cloud, customers can use ON!Track to improve tool park performance and productivity and keep track of tools via tags, ensuring nothing gets misplaced or lost.  

Nuron battery in an angle grinder

The data collected includes information such as tool usage, charging location and battery state of health, ensuring operators are working with batteries in optimal conditions. All of this information and insight can be used to manage a better functioning and fit-for-purpose tool park. 

As if that wasn’t enough, Hilti will always keep an eye on the state of your batteries via the data collected in the cloud, meaning that if one is defective or not working to optimal conditions, Hilti will have it replaced for you faster than you can dial your mate’s number for a mid-day rant. 

To find out more about Nuron and the 70 tools range that goes with it, check out Hilti’s website. 

Have you had a go on the Nuron-powered tools? How much faster has it made your job? Get in touch and let us know in the comments below.  

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