DeWalt introduces six-tool Atomic series
By Mike Jiggens
April 1, 2019 – DeWalt has announced the six-tool Atomic™ compact series of tools that are lightweight and optimized for use in tight spaces. Part of the 20V Max® System, they will be available throughout 2019 and 2020.
New to the 20V MAX* System, which now features more than 200 products, the Atomic™ Compact Series combines performance and durability in a compact format. It is optimized for tight spaces, overhead work, and for long periods of use. For general contractors, remodelers, electricians, mechanical and HVAC tradespeople, plumbers, cabinetry and furniture builders, these tools serve users in a wide variety of applications. The line will include the following tools:
Available Spring 2019
• 20V MAX* Compact Drill/Driver
√ Kitted with two compact batteries: $219 MSRP (DCD708C2)
√ Bare (without batteries): $129 MSRP (DCD708B)
• 20V MAX* Compact Impact Driver
√ Kitted with two compact batteries: $219 MSRP (DCF809C2)
√ Bare (without batteries): $129 (DCF809B)
Available Fall 2019
• 20V MAX* Compact Hammer Drill/Driver
√ Kitted with two compact batteries: $229 MSRP (DCD709C2)
√ Bare (without batteries): $139 (DCD709B)
• 20V MAX* Compact Circular Saw
√ Kitted with one 5.0Ah battery: $339 MSRP (DCS571P1)
√ Bare (without batteries): $189 MSRP (DCS571B)
• 20V MAX* Compact Oscillating Multi-Tool
√ Bare (without batteries): $159 MSRP (DCS354B)
Available Early 2020
• 20V MAX* Compact Reciprocating Saw
√ Pricing to be determined for the DCS369
The Drill/Driver, Impact Driver, and Hammer Drill/Driver come equipped with efficient brushless motors that deliver long runtime, LED work lights for visibility in dark workspaces, variable speed triggers, and adjustable belt hooks for left or right attachment. The 20V MAX* Compact Drill/Driver has up to 13 per cent more power on average, using a 1.3Ah battery (DCB207 sold separately) and is 25 per cent more compact than the DCD771. The 20V MAX* Compact Impact Driver has up to 21 per cent more max torque than the DCF885, on average, using 1.3Ah battery (DCB207 sold separately). Performance information is below:
• The 20V MAX* Compact Drill/Driver achieves 340 UWO and 0-1650 RPM.
• The 20V MAX* Compact Impact Driver achieves 1700 inch-pounds of max torque and 2800 RPM.
• The 20V MAX* Compact Hammer Drill/Driver achieves 340 UWO, 0-1650 RPM, and 0-28,050 BPM for fast drilling in masonry materials.
The cutting tools included in the Atomic Compact Series also offer efficient brushless motors and long runtime. The 20V MAX* Compact Circular Saw has the power and depth-of-cut to complete 2×4 dimensional lumber at 90 degrees. With its extended reach, the rear-handle-design is maximized to rip sheet goods such as 3/4-inch OSB (oriented strand board). The circular saw also features a removable auxiliary handle, onboard dust port, electronic blade brake, and onboard blade key storage. The 20V MAX* Compact Oscillating Multi-Tool includes a Quick-Change™ accessory blade holder, bright LED work light, and ergonomic Dual-Grip™ variable speed trigger. The Reciprocating Saw also includes a bright LED work light, Quick-Change™ blade holder, an ergonomic variable speed trigger, and a pivoting shoe for cutting performance. The tools will come standard with a three-year limited warranty, one-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee. For more information on the ATOMIC™ Compact Series, visit www.DEWALT.ca.