DEWALT Debuts Cordless Roofing Nailer

20V MAX* System continues to grow with new cordless options for pros

DEWALT announces the 20V MAX* 15° Coil Roofing Nailer (DCN45RN), another addition to its expansive 20V MAX* System, featuring over 200 products. Optimized for small jobsite applications, this nailer is ideal for service and repair jobs, small production work, flashing and shingling around windows, skylights, and vents.

Roofing professionals can save up to 20 minutes daily in set-up and clean-up time by switching from a pneumatic nailer to a DEWALT battery-powered roofing nailer, such as the Coil Roofing Nailer (DCN45RN)**. The 20V MAX* 15° Coil Roofing Nailer drives 500 nails per charge and can fire up to three nails per second†. It includes features standard among pro-grade corded equipment such as bump actuation mode and tool-free depth adjustment for precise nailing. The nailer can install up to one square (100 square feet) of asphalt roofing shingles per charge at four nails per shingle using a 2.0Ah Battery (DCB203).

The nailer includes components that allow for tool-free adjustments, including a tool-free stall release that returns the driver blade in the event of a jam. With a 120-nail capacity and a standard nail canister, the 20V MAX* 15° Coil Roofing Nailer is compatible with most coil 1/4 to 1-3/4-in. roofing nails. The tool features an efficient brushless motor for long runtime and motor life. In addition, the tool is ergonomically designed with a handle that fits comfortably in a user’s hand, helping to limit fatigue.

Available in early summer 2020 where DEWALT products are sold, the 20V MAX* 15° Coil Roofing Nailer will come kitted with (1) 2.0Ah Battery and Charger (DCN45RND1) or as a bare tool (without a battery or charger) for (DCN45RNB). For roofers and general contractors alike, this nailer adds to the extensive line of DEWALT fastening products. More information on DEWALT tools, including additional fastening options, can be found at


  • Fires up to 3 nails per second on a 2 Ah Battery**
  • Up to 500 nails per charge**
  • Can install up to one square (100 sq’) of asphalt roofing shingles per charge†
  • Brushless motor for increased runtime and durability
  • Bump mode for efficiency and productivity
  • Tool-free nail tray easily adjusts to accommodate the full range of roofing nails
  • Tool-free depth adjustment wheel for precise nailing
  • Tool-free stall release lever to return driver blade in event of a jam
  • Belt hook for convenience 
  • 15° canister holds up to 120 wire collated roofing nails 
  • Ergonomic handle design for better control and comfort

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

**Based on survey of users of multiple types of pneumatic nailers on the time required to set-up and clean-up compressors, air hoses, extension cords, and other nailer-related accessories and attachments.

†In asphalt roofing shingles and ½” plywood, using DCB203 2.0 Ah battery.



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