The M18 short throw press tool is the fastest press tool on the market, pressing 40% faster than the competition providing users the fastest, effortless installs from branch to fixture. Designed for one handed use, the M18 short throw press tool is an easy to use solution compared to hand tools. Spring loaded jaws grip the ring for precise alignment to the fitting, while auto cycle ensures a full press every time; delivering added assurance of quality connections. Providing force optimized for residential installs and eliminating the downtime caused by calibration intervals, the M18 short throw press tool reduces cost of owner ship and maximizes productivity for the residential installer. Powered by the M18 Red Lithium battery means this is a part of the only press system where you can cut, fasten and connect on one system.