The Milwaukee M18 FUEL 18 in. Hedge Trimmer has the power to cut ¾ in. Branches, cuts up to 30% faster, and provides up to 2-hours of run-time per charge. Designed to meet landscape maintenance professional needs, the handle placement and weight distribution provide users with the best combination of balance and control.The cordless hedge trimmer features a slider-crank mechanism and all-metal gear case providing users with unmatched durability and longer life. Hedge Trimmer removes more material in a single pass, increasing productivity. The blade tip guard prevents damage to property and the blades. The M18 FUEL 18 in. Hedge Trimmer is fully compatible with over 250 solutions on the M18 System. Powerstate brushless motor: delivers more power under load and longer motor life. REDLINK plus intelligence: provides optimized performance and overload protection using total system communication among tool, battery and charger. Strokes per minute: 3,400. Compatible with all M18 batteries. Part of the M18 system, featuring over 250 plus tools. Up to 2-hours per charge. Includes: one M18 FUEL 18 in.