Milwaukee Introduces Industry’s First Utility Bucket LED Light

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Milwaukee expands on its commitment to utilities, linemen and innovates on its growing cordless lighting systems with their introduction of the new M18 Utility Bucket Light. The Bucket Light features a patented spring-loaded bucket clamp that fits all buckets and bucket liners up to 4” and allows for easy attachment, deployment, and movement and even works on the corner of the bucket.

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The M18 Bucket Light is a great substitute for ground or helmet lighting that can cast shadows through branches and around the pole. It also has a low profile design that only extends 7-3/4” from the bucket to prevent contact with branches or poles. An interior utility hook provides a convenient place to hang tools in crowded buckets as well.

The M18 Bucket Light features a 2-in-1, dual-head design, with each head allowing for independent 180 degree rotation horizontally and vertically for effective illumination of the immediate task area and farther away down the line.

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Similar to the Milwaukee M18 Search Light 2354-21 ($229), the Bucket Light has 3 light modes that can be set independently on both light heads:

Spot: 800 Lumens, 6 hours run time
Flood: 2500 Lumens, 4 hours run time
Spot/Flood: 200 Lumens, 4 hours run time

*Run times calculated based on 2-head operation using 9.0 Ah High Demand Battery 48-11-1890 ($199)*

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Designed to withstand the environments in which most linemen work on a daily basis, the Bucket Light is IP56 Ingress Protected against dust and water to withstand severe weather conditions. It also features a sealed battery compartment for use in heavy rain and storms. It is certified for use in high voltage environments up to 69 KV and has a chemical and impact resistant lens that can take falls up to 6 feet.

The Milwaukee M18 Bucket Light is available as a bare tool 2122-20 ($749), and two kit options, the 2122-21HD ($899) that includes one 9.0 Ah High Demand Battery 48-11-1890, and the 2 battery kit 2122-22HD that includes 2x 9.0 Batteries ($1049). Both battery kit options include a M18 & M12 Rapid Charger 48-59-1808 and a Milwaukee backpack designed to carry your new light in. All 3 kits are available for pre-order now and will ship mid to late January 2017.

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