A new line of Cat 60 volt outdoor power equipment, manufactured by Positec Tool Corporation, is set to launch in the U.S., according to. Jan. 24 press release from Cat.
The entire Cat OPE product assortment is powered by either 60V 2.5Ah and 5.0Ah lithium-ion batteries. All Cat OPE products will be sold kitted with battery and charger or there are bare tool options minus the battery and charger.
Cat 60V lithium-ion batteries feature an intelligent management system that monitors charging and discharging, voltage, temperature reporting and current state of health. High density thermoplastic encapsulates each cell to dissipate heat to maintain cooling while increasing efficiency and run time. This fully-enclosed cell provides vibration and impact resistance and thermal overload protection. The battery’s charge level indicator illuminates by pressing a button.
The new Cat 60V OPE line covers multiple equipment categories, including lawnmowers, string trimmers, chainsaws, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers and accessories.