What breaker is right for me?
To help you select the tool, it’s important to ask yourself the following questions…
1. Where will I be working in most of the time?
2. What base materials will I be primarily working with?
3. What percentage of time will I be working with each material?
4. What is the material thickness?
When thinking about those questions, it’s important to remember that breakers aren’t intended to drill, there is no rotation of the chuck; Instead, the insert is thrust in a powerful hammering motion. This means that these types of breakers can be used to break up an especially hard material such as concrete.
The size of your demolition breaker will depend on what you’re trying to achieve. If you want to chip away at a standing wall, you should hire a smaller breaker that makes vertical breaking more manageable, for example a TE 500-AVR breaker. Or if you’re breaking concrete floors or brick pathways, invest in something heavier like a TE 1000-AVR breaker.