The Milwaukee M12™ FUEL™ 3/8-Inch Ratchet is a battery-operated tool designed to replace pneumatic ratchets. When paired with a M12™ REDLITHIUM™ Battery (sold separately), this cordless ratchet provides up to 55 ft-lbs. of max torque and delivers variable speed up to 200 RPM for optimal productivity. Featuring a POWERSTATE™ Brushless motor, this M12 ratchet is the first brushless ratchet in the industry and it delivers up to 2x longer motor life. It has a low profile head design that allows users more access in tight, confined spaces. In addition, it offers ergonomic advantages at only 11.8-inches long and weighing only 2.8-lbs (with battery, sold separately). Backed by Milwaukee’s REDLINK PLUS™ intelligence, the tool and battery are protected from overloading and overheating. In addition, the FUEL™ technology is housed in a reinforced cast steel yoke casing which enhances the tools durability and longevity. For added convenience, this tool features LED lights that illuminate the work surface and an on-board fuel gauge display that shows remaining run time. This cordless tool is ideal for professionals such as automotive mechanics, repair technicians and maintenance workers looking to ditch the nuisance of air hoses and ongoing upkeep of pneumatic tools.