The Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Compact Band Saw, No. XBP01, is powered by one 18V LXT battery that reaches a full charge in only 30 minutes. It has a blade cover to enable appropriate one-handed operation, and it has a 630 ft-per-minute blade speed for fast, efficient cutting. The saw accepts standard 32-7/8" by 1/2" blades, and with a 2-1/2" cutting capacity, it is able to cut conduit, Unistrut, copper pipe, threaded rod, angle iron and channel. Additional features include a built-in LED, "tool-less" blade change, and adjustable foot to protect material and provide improved support for more accurate cutting.The band saw weighs only 7.5 lbs.