Having made the entire world wait nearly a year for its M18 High Torque 1-inch impact tool, Milwaukee decided to release an interim solution to fill the temporary gap for Pros looking for the ultimate in cordless torque. The new Milwaukee Tool Mini Diesel 1-inch Impact Wrench offers an astounding 3,500 foot-pounds of torque and is capable of securing together 1-inch thick steel beams at a uniform load capacity of 30,900 kN. That makes the Milwaukee Mini Diesel impact wrench the first cordless tool eligible to be certified by the FDOT for high load applications. SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1389975325257-0′); }); “At this point, nothing even comes close to the power-to-portability this tool offers. Milwaukee Tool continues to push the envelope with what cordless 18V tools are capable of, but in the meantime, it’s hard to beat pure diesel power for a seriously tough task. It was an opportunity we simply couldn’t ignore.” It takes a lot to miniaturize any technology—but diesel presented more than a few challenges. According to the company, the original prototype was phenomenal, for example. It didn’t, however, red...