Skil Launches New 16mm Impact Drill

Top Quote Highest rotation speed and impact rate in class. Perfect for high-performance, high-diameter drilling on wood, metal and masonry. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 25, 2010 - Skil introduces its new 16mm Skil Impact Drill 6716 - powerful and perfect for heavy-duty, high-diameter drilling on wood, metal and masonry.

    Extending its range of 10mm and 13mm impact drills, Skil has launched the 16mm Skil Impact Drill 6716 which is specifically designed for high diameter drilling applications such as hole-saw drilling. The new impact drill has a high input power of 710W, with a ball bearing system which enables users to perform the most demanding tasks with ease.

    The Skil Impact Drill 6716 is so powerful it delivers the highest drilling capacity in wood in its class - making it the preferred tool for any kind of wood drilling applications. The new power tool, now available in India, is a leader in its class with the highest rotation speed at 3,200 rpm and the highest impact rate of 51,200 bpm which provides added efficiency in metal and masonry drilling.

    Professional users are not just looking for a power, but also for a tool with a long lasting lifespan. The Skil Impact Drill 6716 is designed with an all-metal bearing system - making it particularly robust with a lifetime of more than twice its competitors in the market. This offers optimal value for money for the pragmatic professional.

    Besides an excellent price-performance ratio, the Skil Impact Drill 6716 offers ergonomic features including a soft-grip handle and auxiliary handle which give users a more secure hold and added comfort during use, as well as a lock-on button that makes continuous drilling more comfortable and easier. The easy-to-control variable speed trigger allows users to adjust the speed with just one hand during its operation.

    The Skil Impact Drill 6716 is equipped with a sliding switch for hassle-free switching between the impact and drilling modes. Users can also perform screw-driving with the same tool thanks to the forward/reverse function. The Skil Impact Drill 6716 also comes with a depth gauge that allows for more precise drilling depth measurement and better work results.

    Targeted at price conscious professionals, Skil has grown to become one of the most recognized power tools manufacturer brands in the industry. The Skil brand was taken over by the Bosch Group in 1996 and recent years have seen the comprehensive launch of Skil in the Asia Pacific region with products designed specifically for the Asian market. Skil provides a high standard of after-sales services, including guaranteed availability of spare parts for its products, to ensure that users can deliver consistent, outstanding work performance at all times.

    Skil 6716 Specifications
    Input power : 710 W
    Chuck Type : 13 mm (keyed)
    No load speed : 0 - 3,200 rpm
    Impact rate : 51,200 bpm
    Drilling diameter [Steel] : 13 mm
    [Masonry] 16 mm
    [Wood] 35 mm
    Variable switch : Yes
    Forward/reverse : Yes
    Net weight : 1.9 Kg

    Additional information can be accessed at

    About Bosch India
    In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services, and has a strong presence in the country at numerous locations in diverse industry segments. Bosch set up its manufacturing operations in 1953, and has grown over the years to 14 manufacturing sites and 3 development centers. Bosch employs about 18,030 associates in India, and in business year 2008 achieved total consolidated revenue of over Rs. 6400 crores.

    In India, the Bosch Group operates through the following companies -
    Bosch Ltd.
    Bosch Chassis Systems India Ltd.
    Bosch Rexroth India Ltd.
    Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Ltd.
    Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Ltd.
    Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Ltd.

    Additional information can be accessed at

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information
  • Additional information can be accessed at
  • Skil India
  • Bosch Limited Power Tool Division PA-AT Complex, Hosur Road
  • Audugodi Bangalore India
  • 560030
  • Voice: 1800 425 8665
  • Visit our Site