The Porter-Cable PC18RS Reciprocating Saw is a powerful, compact tool that lets you work in tight spaces without sacrificing performance and precision. The saw's patented system allows for fast blade removal, giving you more time to get your work done and instead of worrying about the equipment.
The Porter-Cable Reciprocating Saw: Features cordless operation for convenience. Employs a powerful motor that delivers a cut speed of 3,000 strokes per minute. Has a pivoting shoe for complex cuts.The variable-speed trigger can deliver up to 3,000 strokes per minute. View larger.
The rubber boot and handle provide relief from vibration. View larger. Variable Trigger for Precision Cuts
The PC18RS features a variable-speed trigger that delivers a cut speed of up to 3,000 strokes per minute (SPM) for fast, aggressive cuts with a wide array of materials. Because of its small size, the reciprocating saw can be maneuvered in tight spaces for greater versatility when compared with larger, unwieldy saws. The saw also features a pivoting shoe that offers added control in complex cuts.
Smart, Efficient Design
A patented tool-free blade-changing system allows you to quickly remove and change blades. No more wrestling with blades and looking for small bits and keys–simply change and go. The PC18RS comes with an oversized rubber boot and grip for comfort and safety.
Convenient Cordless Operation
Thanks to the cordless design, you can work on the job site safely and efficiently. And as part of the Porter-Cable Tradesman cordless line of tools, the PC18RS reciprocating saw uses an 18-volt battery that can be used interchangeably between other tools in the line. You can choose from either a nickel-cadmium or lithium-ion battery. Both types of batteries, and their respective chargers, are sold separately.
Since its inception in a garage in Syracuse, New York in 1906, Porter-Cable has earned its place as one of the most trusted names in power tools today. As a subsidiary of Black & Decker, and sister company of Delta Machinery, Porter-Cable designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of electric and cordless power tools for the professional woodworking, commercial/residential construction, plumbing and electrical markets.
At the forefront of power-tool innovation, Porter-Cable introduced the first 12-volt cordless drill in 1989, and has since been awarded with many industry accolades and awards, including Time's "Top Ten Products of the Year," Popular Science's "Best of What's New," and Popular Mechanics' "Design and Engineering Award." In 1996, the Smithsonian Institution honored Porter-Cable's history of innovation by establishing the museum's first collection of archived materials from a power tool company, and in 1999 the company received one of the highest manufacturing honors when Industry Week selected Porter-Cable as one of the "Top 10 Manufacturing Plants in the United States."
Today the company continues this long tradition of innovation and quality by using state-of-the-art CNC machining centers and motor winding cells to produce the highest quality components possible. Aluminum components are carefully machined and processed to provide close tolerances and surface finish to assure proper fit and function. Critical gears and pinions are meticulously fabricated from select cut steel and then heat treated for long lasting product life. And heavy-duty series universal motors are professionally designed and processed to provide maximum horsepower as well as optimum balance to result in a smooth running product. Supported by world-class manufacturing principles, Porter-Cable continues to embody a value system that drives its industry-leading objectives in priority of safety, quality, delivery, and cost through every process in its operation.
What's in the Box
PC1800RS reciprocating saw, wood cutting blade.