Milwaukee M12 Heated Jacket Review

Company: Milwaukee

Product: M12 Heated Jacket

Price: $$$$

Our Rating: 4.9/5

Overview: The Milwaukee M12 is one of the best heated jackets on the market and is one that all workers should consider. It’s is a little pricey but I think it’s more than worth its price tag.


Advanced Gear Tech – Born out of necessity on sub-zero commercial job sites and developed by teams of advanced engineers, the Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket combines patented Carbon Fiber Heating Technology with the power and durability of the M12 REDLITHIUM™ Battery Technology to battle extreme work site temperatures.

Milwaukee Heated Gear combines technology and industrial strength toughness to redefine warm layering for any job site. Custom developed materials provide for maximum and ultimate warmth, versatility, durability and flexibility to outperform traditional fabrics against abrasion and tearing.

The inner warming layer uses patented carbon fiber heating elements to create and distribute heat to the chest and back. Additional heating focus, specifically for the pockets, are the third heating area. Special attention has been paid to allow durability, but flexibility, so that you can actually work in this gear. High-wear zone reinforcement and trade-focused features maximize utility and extend product life. You don’t expect your tools to break down, neither should your gear.

3 Heat Settings

Find the perfect heat setting for you with ease. The Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket has a one-touch LED controller with (3) heat settings: High, Medium and Low. These heat settings allow users to adapt and withstand changing temperature conditions with the touch of a button. This button is located on the jacket’s front chest area. Use the LED controller to cycle through the various heat settings, finding the perfect temperature for you and your work conditions.

Reach Optimal Heat 3X Faster

Milwaukee heated gear will get you warm in 2.5 minutes versus that of a competitor’s 8 minutes of cold. The Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket utilizes a quick heat function to quickly achieve optimal warmth. Faster to heat means that you can keep productivity up and keep working towards getting your job done.

Wind and Waterproof Materials

Designed for protection against the elements, the Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket provides wind and water resistance. That means even in the worst outdoor conditions, you can be assured that this jacket will provide great protection against whatever Mother Nature is throwing at you.

Durable Material Construction

The Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket will hold up to the elemental cold and harsh job site conditions. This Heated Gear is made with GridIron Ripstop Polyester which outlasts 12 oz. cotton duck by 3X (times).

3 Heating Zones

Utilizing patented technology, primary heat zones warm your core/front and back. An additional heat zone warms the front pocket areas in order to keep your hands warm. This jacket’s technology is designed with your warmth and comfort in mind.

8 Hour Heat Time

Up to (8) hours of run-time with M12 REDLITHIUM 2.0 compact battery pack. This means that you can stay warm throughout your work period with the use of a single battery, even in the coldest of conditions. The M12 REDLITHIUM 2.0 compact battery pack is a rechargeable battery; charger included. The extended battery run time means no loss in productivity due to the extreme cold at a work site.

Washer and Dryer Safe

Economical cleaning of the Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket is available with simple, at-home cleaning. No need for the additional expense of dry cleaning or other special cleaning, this jacket is washer and dryer safe. Meaning, your work site grime will simply wash away for pennies a day. CAUTION: Remove the M12 Lithium battery before washing; the battery pack is not waterproof. See the garments care label for additional cleaning details.

Part of the M12 System, Featuring Over 80+ tools, But Also Compatible with M18 Batteries

Compatible with all M12 REDLITHIUM batteries and all M18 REDLITHIUM batteries (M18 power source sold separately). Freely use the M12 REDLITHIUM battery across the family of Milwaukee’s cordless and rechargeable tools. Seamlessly go from using the battery to warm your Heated Gear to powering your Milwaukee power saw, or any of the other over 80+ eligible tools available.

FreeFlex Mobility Gussets Provide Enhanced Mobility

The FreeFlex Mobility Gussets have been strategically placed in order to allow you to move and work freely while wearing this jacket. Designed with maximizing flexibility and utility in mind, the Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket will allow you to do all the stretching, pulling and bending needed to comfortably accomplish your work goals. No need to worry about being too stiff to get the job done. Stylish, yet functional, Milwaukee Heated Gear is designed to make warmth and mobility the least of your concerns when it comes to getting your work finished.

Additional Design Features

The Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket utilizes GridIron 900 Denier Ripstop Polyester in high wear areas to outlast 12 oz. cotton duck work wear by 3X (times) against abrasion and tearing. Also featuring tarnish resistant metal zippers, with riveted, reinforced storage pockets, the 3-in-1 Heated Jacket is built to survive job site conditions in any weather. Integrated rib knit cuffs, exterior storm flap and drop tail extended back are included as well for additional protection from the elements. The adjustable rib knit cuffs and waist are further designed to lock in heat and comfortable warmth.

With the riveted and reinforced pocket edges, the pockets are: (4) large outer zipper pockets, (1) quick-access pencil pocket, (2) large inner pockets, (1) inner zipper pocket and (1) low-profile battery pocket. High loft insulation is incorporated and designed to trap heat.

Colors

The Milwaukee M12 3-in-1 Heated Jacket is available In 3 distinct styles: Black, Red and Camouflage. (Heated Hoodie also available in Gray.)

ToughShell Stretch Polyester Delivers 5X Longer Life

Know that your investment in the Milwaukee M12 3-In-1 Heated Jacket will be with you for years to come. The ToughShell Stretch Polyester is designed for a long and useful life. Job sites can be tough places to work. Know that this jacket is just as tough to endure any workplace hazards.

Available Style Variations

Available in multiple styles for men and women, there is a Milwaukee M12 3-In-1 Heated Gear garment which is right for you: Heated Quietshell Jacket (Men’s), Heated Axis Jacket (Men’s and Women’s), Heated Hoodie (Men’s and Women’s), Heated Axis Vest (Men’s and Women’s) and Heated Toughshell Jacket (Men’s).

Advanced Gear Tech

Born out of necessity on sub-zero commercial job sites and developed by teams of advanced engineers, all Milwaukee® Heated Gear combines patented Carbon Fiber Heating Technology with the power and durability of REDLITHIUM™ Batteries to battle extreme temperatures. Made to survive the elements, custom developed materials maximize durability and flexibility to outperform traditional fabrics against abrasion and tearing. High-wear zone reinforcement and trade-focused features maximize utility and extend product life.

Warranty

You don’t expect your tools to break down, neither should your gear. 1 Year Limited Warranty included.

M12 REDLITHIUM 2.0 Compact Battery Pack Multi-Tool Compatibility

Per the Milwaukee website, additional information on the M12 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Compact Battery Pack 2.0Ah interchangeability with other tools: https://www.milwaukeetool.com/Innovations/M12

Number 1 Multi-Tool System on the Market
With the Milwaukee® M12™ 12-Volt Lithium-Ion Compact Battery Pack multi-tool cordless system, you get industry leading durability and power. Innovative engineering makes the M12™ efficient technology which far outpaces competitors and yields work site greatness. More than 80+ unique tool combination possibilities make the M12™ suite of products the largest sub-compact cordless system on the market.

Milwaukee is a world leader in cordless innovation. As part of the backbone within the cordless system, the M12 battery is an integral part of the M12 FUEL™ collection – Milwaukee’s family of high-performance cordless power tools. From design to finished product, these tools are built to enhance any project’s productivity. Designed and engineered to be industry leaders, Milwaukee integrates three key technologies across its suite of tools: a POWERSTATE™ brushless motor, REDLITHIUM™ battery technology and REDLINK PLUS™ Intelligence smart technology. Enjoy unrivalled durability, long run-times and enhanced performance with the M12 FUEL™ collection.

Engineered Productivity
The advanced combination of brute hardware and computer-aided software, REDLINK™ Intelligence makes your tools work smarter. With REDLINK™, your batteries and tools communicate, working together to allow for optimal performance and productivity.

Extended Run-Time, Unrivaled Durability
Software enhanced REDLITHIUM™ batteries last up to 8 hours, beating all other professional LITHIUM-ION batteries. Trust in the reliability of your M12 FUEL™ toolset to be a great partner, even in the harshest environments. Count on REDLITHIUM™ batteries to deliver the power you need in order to get your work done over and over again.

Built to Last
With the Milwaukee brand, professionals have come to depend on its tools’ durability. Durability enhancing details such as the M12™ drill’s all metal gear house or tubbing cutter’s sealed front end, these additional features help ensure that your tools will stand up to the toughest job site conditions.

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