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DEWALT® Announces New Cordless Nailer Lineup

DEWALT® is rapidly expanding its 20V MAX* System to include a total of seven cordless nailers for framing, flooring and finishing applications. Following the recent launches of 16 GA Angled Finish Nailer (DCN660), Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693), and 30 Degree Framing Nailer (DCN692), the new cordless nailers include the 18 GA Brad Nailer (DCN680), 18 GA Narrow Crown Stapler (DCN681), 15 GA Angled Finish Nailer (DCN650), and 18 GA Flooring Stapler (DCN682). The 18 GA Flooring Stapler is the world’s first battery-powered pro-grade flooring stapler.

Each of the new cordless nailers is exclusively battery-powered, eliminating the hassles of using gas, compressors, and hoses. For both large and small jobs, the cordless nailers offer features found on of pneumatic tools including micro-noses (DCN680, DCN650), tool-free depth adjustment, tool-free selectable trigger, and low nail lockout, all with the freedom of cordless. Designed to be used as primary tools, the nailers are lightweight and compact. Common applications include decorative molding, kitchen moldings, staircases, shoe molding, baseboards, cabinet and furniture building, crown molding, engineered flooring, solid hardwood flooring, and more. Other features of the nailers include a paddle trigger (DCN682) and multifunctional LED lights.

The 18 GA Brad Nailer (DCN680) drives 18 GA brad nails from 5/8” to 2-1/8” and incorporates a micro-nose that improves line of sight and accuracy of nail placement**. The 18 GA Narrow Crown Stapler (DCN681) drives 18 GA 1/4″ Narrow Crown Staples from 1/2” to 1-1/2” and provides versatility for a wide variety of projects. The 15 GA Angled Finish Nailer (DCN650) drives 15 GA “DA” Angled Finish Nails from 1-1/4” to 2-1/2” and also includes a micro-nose for improved sight and accuracy of nail placement***. Finally, the 18 GA Flooring Stapler (DCN682) works with 1/2” to 1-1/2” fasteners and can achieve up to 1,500 staples per charge using 18 GA 1/4″ Narrow Crown Staples into flooring that’s between 3/8” and 5/8” thick (when used with DEWALT battery DCB204).

These additions to the 20V MAX* System from DEWALT, which now totals over 100 products, feature efficient brushless motors. In addition, the cordless nailers are complemented by a full line of compatible fasteners (sold separately). Available where DEWALT products are sold in spring 2017, the 20V MAX* Cordless Nailers from DEWALT will come standard with a three-year limited warranty, one-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.


*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

** Compared to DEWALT DC608

***Compared to DEWALT DC628

DEWALT® Introduces BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades

 DEWALT® announces new BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades, which are Made in the USA with global materials. With the innovative 2 blades in 1 design, users are able to break away the used section of the blade, and then reinsert the unused blade section back into the saw. The BREAKAWAY™ feature allows for maximum blade use, without compromising performance.

BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades come in two lengths, 6” (DWABK461418) and 9” (DWABK491418). The 6” blades break into 4” blades, and are ideal for cutting materials up to 1” in diameter. The 9” blades break into 6” blades, and are ideal for cutting materials up to 2” in diameter. At .042” thickness, DEWALT BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades have been designed with a thick kerf for durability. The blades are engineered with a 14/18 TPI (teeth per inch) variable tooth pattern for optimized cuts in a variety of metal cutting applications.

Common applications for DEWALT BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades include cutting galvanized pipe, copper pipe, conduit, metal studs, EMT, and other metals. DEWALT BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades are designed for the user who is tired of throwing away half-used blades. Available in spring 2017 where DEWALT products are sold, the BREAKAWAY™ Reciprocating Saw Blades solve the common frustration wasting blades.

For more information visit: www.dewalt.com



The dual-voltage 20V/60V MAX* FLEXVOLT® 9.0 Ah battery automatically changes voltage when you change tools, providing up to 6X runtime** in 20V MAX* tools and the power of corded in 60V MAX* and 120V MAX* tools. Take on tough jobs with this battery because patented technology and large format cells mean it runs cooler*** than the leading competitor 9.0 Ah battery pack under a constant discharge. This is the battery for FLEXVOLT® power and long runtime.

20V/60V MAX* FLEXVOLT® 9.0Ah Battery (DCB609 / DCB609-2)

  • Dual-voltage for ultimate flexibility
  • Get up to 6X runtime when used with DEWALT 20V MAX* tools
  • Get corded power when used with 60V MAX* or 120V MAX* (2 x 60V MAX*) toolsOffers 6X battery capacity vs. DEWALT 20V MAX* 1.5Ah battery
  • 180 watt hours of energy in each battery pack. Get 360 watt hours when using (2) FLEXVOLT® 9.0Ah batteries in 120V MAX* tools
  • Can operate down to 0°F – when jobs get tough, we stay cool.
  • Runs cooler than Milwaukee® 9Ah Battery(48-11-1890)**
    • **On average, the Milwaukee® 48-11-1890 Battery temperature rises 50% faster during a constant 60 amp discharge up to a 70°C thermal shutdown.
  • Silicone encapsulated module helps keep dust and debris out

Compatible with 20V MAX*, 60V MAX*, and 120V MAX* (2 x 60V MAX*) DEWALT tools

DEWALT® Charlotte Manufacturing Plant Celebrates Production Of Its 10-Millionth Tool

DEWALT® Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant celebrated a significant milestone this past week, as the professional tool brand’s 10-millionth tool rolled off the production line. Company executives were on hand to build the 10-millionth tool – a 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless 3-Speed Hammer Drill (DCD996P2).

Across its seven U.S. manufacturing plants, the brand produced more than 90 million individual products Made in the USA with global materials in 2016, an almost 50 percent increase from the 62 million individual products in 2015, just one year earlier. This is a meaningful accomplishment towards the brand’s effort to expand its domestic manufacturing using global materials, an effort that began in 2013. In addition to Charlotte, DEWALT operates manufacturing facilities in New Britain, CT; Greenfield, IN; Hampstead, MD; Shelbyville, KY; Cheraw, SC; and Jackson, TN.

Senior Vice President & Group Executive of Global Tools & Storage, Jeffrey D. Ansell, helps to build 10-millionth tool in Charlotte, NC.

Frank Mannarino, President of DEWALT Professional Products Group said, “Year after year, DEWALT has significantly increased its production of tools made in the US with global materials. We have worked hard to drive greater productivity and efficiency at our manufacturing facilities, delivering products with the same Guaranteed Tough quality customers have come to know and expect from the brand. We are a global brand proud to have been founded in the United States and proud to continue to manufacture in the United States.”

DEWALT understands that buying American products and building the American economy are important to its customers. Connie Grant, an employee at the Charlotte plant said, “It makes me proud to work for a company that still values the American workforce.” DEWALT is committed to crafting tools as strong as its American pride. Visit the website to learn more about DEWALT products Made in the USA with global materials.

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.



DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial corded and cordless power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools in categories that include Woodworking, Drilling & Fastening, Concrete & Metal Power Tools, as well as Cutting, Abrasive, and IMPACT READY® Impact Driver Power Tool Accessories. Hand Tool categories include Measuring & Layout, Knives & Blades, Mechanics Tools, and Storage Solutions.

With seven manufacturing locations in the USA, DEWALT remains committed to domestic manufacturing and produced over 90 million individual units of Power Tools, Hand Tools, and Accessories in the United States with global materials in 2016 alone. Visit the website to learn more about DEWALT products Made in the USA with global materials.

DEWALT tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With more than 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, visit www.dewalt.com or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Meet theThe New PORTER CABLE® Cordless Impact Wrench

New impact wrench marks extension of 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools

PORTER CABLE recently introduced its new 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740). This new impact wrench is an extension of the 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools, a range of widely used cordless tools created for residential professionals at an affordable price. This tool is the first cordless impact wrench from PORTER CABLE and operates on any PORTER CABLE 20V MAX* Lithium Ion battery.

The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) is engineered with residential contractors and mechanics in mind. The tool features a 1/2 Inch hog ring anvil, providing 330 ft-lbs of max torque for construction applications and lug nut removal. The 1/2 inch hog ring anvil allows for quick and easy socket changes for a variety of applications. A variable speed trigger enables the user to control the tool’s speed and delivers 0-1,700 Rotations Per Minute (RPM) and 0-2,500 Impacts Per Minute (IPM) to complete heavy-duty applications quickly. By eliminating cords and hoses of electric and pneumatic impact wrenches, the cordless tool offers convenience and efficiency.

The tool’s 4.0Ah 20V MAX* Lithium Ion battery pack delivers the runtime and performance that residential professionals require. The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) is 9.9 inches in length and, combined with the 4.0 Ah battery, weighs 6lbs. The cordless impact wrench is designed with an ergonomic over-molded grip for comfort engineered to limit user fatigue. The tool also includes an LED work light to help illuminate dark work areas.

The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools offer affordable power and performance for residential professional users. The PCC740LA is reasonably priced kitted with one 4.0Ah battery or the PCC740B is available bare as a stand alone tool. The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) comes with a three-year limited, one-year service, and 90-day money-back guarantee.

Battery     4.0 AH

330 Max ft lbs

RPM      0 – 1,700

IPM      0 – 2,500

Weight w/battery   6 lbs

Length 9.9 inches

Variable speed trigger control

LED work light

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

With more than 100 years of experience producing quality and performance-driven tools, PORTER CABLE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of professional-grade cordless and corded power tools, equipment, and accessories. Known for industry-changing innovation, PORTER CABLE introduced the world’s first helical drive circular saw, portable band saw, and portable belt sander. For more information about PORTER CABLE professional-grade power tools, visit http://www.portercable.com/