10 Best Power Rotary Hammers

List Updated July 2020

Bestselling Power Rotary Hammers in 2020


VonHaus 10 Amp Electric Rotary Hammer Drill with Vibration Control, 3 Drill Functions, Variable Speed and Adjustable Handle - Includes SDS Plus Drill Demolition Kit, Flat and Point Chisels with Case

VonHaus 10 Amp Electric Rotary Hammer Drill with Vibration Control, 3 Drill Functions, Variable Speed and Adjustable Handle - Includes SDS Plus Drill Demolition Kit, Flat and Point Chisels with Case
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE - 10 amp motor delivers powerful impact energy to complete heavy duty projects on masonry, solid steel and more
  • THREE FUNCTION MODES - choose from hammer only (chiselling-only), hammer drill (hammering and rotation), and drill only (rotation only)
  • CAPACITY -1-3/16" for concrete and 1/2" for steel and 1-9/16" for wood, no load rotation speed 0 - 850 RPM; No load impact frequency 0 - 3900 BPM
  • 360 DEGREE SWIVEL HANDLE - auxiliary handle with textured grip provides maximum control and comfort
  • SET INCLUDES: Flat and point chisels, dust cover, SDS drill grease, SDS drill bits, SDS chuck & regular chuck for drill bits, depth gauge and storage case. Drill weight: 9lbs

Goplus Electric Rotary Hammer Drill 1-1/2-Inch 1000W SDS Chisel Bits Demolition Kit w/Case

Goplus Electric Rotary Hammer Drill 1-1/2-Inch 1000W SDS Chisel Bits Demolition Kit w/Case
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

DEWALT D25263K D-Handle SDS Rotary Hammer with Shocks, 1-1/8"

DEWALT D25263K D-Handle SDS Rotary Hammer with Shocks, 1-1/8
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • 3 Joules of impact energy
  • 8.5 Amp high performance motor
  • SHOCKS - Active Vibration Control, reduced vibration felt in the handles. A Perform & Protect feature
  • Integral clutch reduces sudden, high torque reactions
  • Rotating brush ring delivers full speed/torque in forward and reverse

Bosch 11255VSR SDS-plus BULLDOG Xtreme Rotary Hammer

Bosch 11255VSR SDS-plus BULLDOG Xtreme Rotary Hammer
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • POWER: Bosch's powerful 7.5 amp motor produces 0 - 1,300 RPM and 0 - 5,800 BPM to power through the toughest applications. The rotary hammer delivers 2.0ft./lbs of impact energy for maximum performance
  • CONVENIENT: SDS-Plus bit system provides tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking, dust protection and maximum impact energy transfer,; vario lock positioning offers 36 bit positions for optimized chiseling angle
  • 3-in-1: Multifunction selector offers 3 modes of operation; rotation only, rotary hammer and hammer only mode. Variable-speed trigger with reverse offers accurate bit starting or easy fastener removing
  • ERGONOMIC: D-handle design provides comfort and optimal control; especially for overhead or downward drilling applications
  • FLEXIBILITY: The Bosch-exclusive, patented cord turret features a 35 degree pivot for better flexibility and longer life

Bosch 1-9/16-Inch SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer RH540M

Bosch 1-9/16-Inch SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer RH540M
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • CONVENIENT: The Bosch RH540M Combo Rotary Hammer features the SDS-max Bit System for tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking, dust protection and maximum impact energy transfer rate.
  • POWER: This rotary hammer provides the best in class impact energy of 6.1 ft.-lbs. Weighing only, 15.2 lbs., the RH540M provides maximum productivity in all day drilling and chiseling applications.
  • VERSATILE: The RH540M features a combination dual mode selector knob to allow users to select between hammer drilling, chiseling only and the Vario-Lock function.
  • EFFICIENT: With Varo-Lock Positioning, the rotary hammer rotates and locks chisel into 12 different positions to optimize working angle. The tool also comes complete with service minder brushes to notify users when maintenance is needed.
  • VARIABLE SPEED: The variable speed dial allows for controlled drilling and chiseling applications. The motor is rated at 170 to 340 RPM in rotary mode and 1,200 to 2,750 BPM in hammer mode, which will easily reduce concrete to dust.

Hiltex 10513 1-1/2 Inch SDS Rotary Hammer Drill | Includes Demolition Bits, Flat and Point Chisels

Hiltex 10513 1-1/2 Inch SDS Rotary Hammer Drill | Includes Demolition Bits, Flat and Point Chisels
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE: 1,000 Watts motor delivers powerful 5 ft-lb impact energy to complete heavy duty projects on concrete, brick and solid steel
  • THREE FUNCTION MODES: hammer only (chiseling-only), hammer drill (hammering and rotation), and drill only (rotation only)
  • CAPACITY: 1-1/2" for concrete and 1" for steel, no load rotation speed 0 - 800 RPM; No load impact frequency 0 - 3500 BPM; 6 Various speed control
  • 360 DEGREE SWIVEL: auxiliary handle with textured grip provides maximum control and comfort
  • SET INCLUDES: bonus accessory kit in blow mold case: 1-pc universal chuck with adaptor and key, 1-pc depth gauge, 1 bottle oil, 3-pcs 6" SDS drills (8mm, 10mm and 12mm), 2-pc 10" SDS chisels (flat and point)

DEWALT DCH273B 20v Max Brushless SDS Rotary Hammer (Tool Only)

DEWALT DCH273B  20v Max Brushless SDS Rotary Hammer  (Tool Only)
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Brushless motor for extended runtime and durability
  • Active Vibration Control which significantly reduces vibration
  • 2.1 Joules impact energy which provides corded power without the cord
  • Retractable utility hook for convenient hanging and storage
  • No Load Speed 0 - 1,100 rpm. Optimal Concrete Drilling-5/32 - 1/2 inch. Chuck Type-SDS+. Blows/Min- 0 - 4,600 bpm
  • Battery & Charger Sold Separately

Makita HR2641X1 SDS-PLUS 3-Mode Variable Speed AVT Rotary Hammer with Case and 4-1/2" Angle Grinder, 1"

Makita HR2641X1 SDS-PLUS 3-Mode Variable Speed AVT Rotary Hammer with Case and 4-1/2
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Powerful 8 AMP motor delivers 2.1 ft.lbs. of impact energy to handle the most demanding applications
  • Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT) is an internal counterbalance system that greatly reduces vibration
  • Integrated damper spring at the base of the impact bolt is engineered to absorb impact vibrations from the drill bit
  • Retractable tool hook secures the tool when not in use
  • Recessed hammer function selector located below gear housing for improved durability

Bosch GBH2-28L 1-1/8" SDS-plus Bulldog Xtreme Max Rotary Hammer

Bosch GBH2-28L 1-1/8
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Robust 8.5 amp motor - delivers 2.4 ft.-Lbs. Of impact energy for reliable bulldog performance
  • Kickback control - uses an integrated sensor to stop tool rotation during bit bind-up situations
  • Counter-balanced vibration control - improves user comfort during drilling or chiseling applications
  • Vario-lock - rotates and locks chisel to optimize working angle
  • Variable-speed trigger with reversing - offers accurate bit starting

Factory-Reconditioned Bosch 11255VSR-RT BULLDOG Xtreme 1-Inch SDS-plus D-Handle Rotary Hammer (Certified Refurbished)

Factory-Reconditioned Bosch 11255VSR-RT BULLDOG Xtreme 1-Inch SDS-plus D-Handle Rotary Hammer (Certified Refurbished)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Reconditioned Bosch products have a one-year warranty through the Bosch factory or an authorized service center
  • 7-1/5-Amps
  • 2-1/5-Feet-pound of impact energy
  • 0-5,800 no load bpm
  • 0-1,300 no load rpm

Metabo KHE55 Rotary Hammer Review

The Metabo KHE55 rotary hammer is equipped with a 9.6-amp motor. It can produce up to 531 inch-pounds of rotational torque. The tool also has an electronic anti-theft system. Keep reading to ...

Motor

The Metabo KHE55 rotary hammer is equipped with a 9.6-amp motor. Using solid bits, the drill has a 1 9/16-inch capacity in concrete. When using core bits, it has a maximum capacity of four inches in concrete. The tool is also fitted with auto-stop carbon brushes to help protect the motor.

Torque

The Metabo KHE55 can produce up to 531 inch-pounds of rotational torque. There is also a torque-limiting clutch. This will help protect the tool in the event that the bit gets caught in an obstruction.

Speed

The Metabo KHE55 rotary hammer is fitted with a thumbwheel for speed selection. The drill offers no-load speeds of 135 RPM and 275 RPM. For chiseling operations, it offers speeds of 1,300 BPM and 2,600 BPM. Thanks to the electronic speed control, you don't have to worry about the tool bogging down.

Comfort

The Metabo KHE55 has rubber-insulated handles to provide for more comfortable operation. The tool is also designed to limit the amount of vibrations you feel.

Handles

This rotary hammer is fitted with a large rear handle. You can fit both hands on it when using the drill for tougher applications. The front handle is also extra-long. This will help limit kick-back.

Theft

Another nice feature of the Metabo KHE55 rotary hammer is the electronic anti-theft system. You simply have to press a button in order to prevent the tool from operating. You will need to use a Code! key to unlock it. These keys are available as optional accessories.

Design

The Metabo KHE55 rotary hammer weighs 13 pounds and measures 18.5 inches long. The speed switch is extra-large. You will like this if you have to operate it while you're wearing gloves.

Equipped with a 9.6-amp motor, the Metabo KHE55 can produce up to 531 inch-pounds of rotational torque. It also has a two-speed gearbox so you can operate it at different speeds. The tool also comes with a carrying case and depth gauge.

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