Cordless Power Nail Guns

By: Dhiraj Bandurkar

Cordless Power Nail Guns

Nothing beats the conventional hammer when it is about driving a nail. But when it comes to driving hundreds of nails in a day then a hammer seems out of question. This is where the power nail gun comes into picture. A power nail gun is electronic device that is used to drive nails into the given surfaces using a hammer like force. The best part is there are virtually no mishaps as seen with the conventional hammer. In fact using the nail gun you can sink hundreds of nails in a matter of few minutes. That is why a power nail gun is the most popular products among the DIY community as well as the professionals. This article is meant to guide you through the complete details of a cordless power nail gun.

The cordless power nail gun is an effective tool when it comes to reaching really tight corners. Handling of a cordless nail gun gets really easy as there is no cable to hamper the working by getting short or jumbling. A cordless power nail gun takes very small startup time and hence is better if compared to the pneumatic nail gun. Compared to the pneumatic nail gun, the cordless nail gun drives power from a inflammable gas. This gas is drained from a disposable canister attached to the nail gun itself and then is injected into the combustion chamber above the piston. In the next step an electric charge from a battery ignites the gas which then explodes and drives the piston into a movement that is powerful enough to dispense a nail easily. As the tool and power source are self-contained, no cords or hoses are necessary which in turn makes the cordless nail gun really handy. On the power front, the cordless nail guns are as effective and powerful compared to its pneumatic counterpart. And that is why it is popularly used by homeowners and professionals.

But as are the advantages of a cordless power nail gun, so are some disadvantages associated with it. A cordless nail gun needs to be cleaned and maintained more frequently compared to the pneumatic nail gun. This is more so as it burns gas to drive power, which in turn can deposit carbon on the tool. A cordless nail gun cannot be used for a high volume of work. It is due to the restricted working time it allows with respect to its power source. That is why it is always better to use the cordless power nail gun for the low volume jobs. If you are a professional it is advised that you use both the pneumatic nail gun; for high volume jobs and the cordless power nail gun for jobs involving less nails to be driven in tight corners. In all, if the task in hand requires reaching obstructed areas, then a cordless power nail gun is what you should be looking for.

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