More stories about DeWalt

  • Brushless Impact Driver Teardown

    I tear things apart so you don't have to. Well, not really – I tear things apart because I am curious about what's inside, especially when the manufacturer makes a big deal out of it. Lately, the big deal has been brushless motors so I disassembled DeWalt's new brushless impact driver and shot...

  • Low-Cost Infrared Camera

    The growing emphasis on energy-efficient building has led to an increase in the number of companies making infrared cameras.

  • 4.0 Ah Batteries: The Plot Thickens

    In June I reported on some sightings of 4.0 Ah batteries: a Metabo battery that had been released for sale in the U.S., a Hitachi battery that’s available in Europe, and a photo of a DeWalt battery that was taken under mysterious circumstances in Australia and then posted on the DeWalt Owners Group...

  • Quick Hits from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable

    In June I was in New York City for a Stanley Black & Decker media event, during which a large number of new tools from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable were unveiled.

  • DeWalt Takes on Hilti?

    Late last week DeWalt's parent company, Stanley Black & Decker, purchased Powers Fasteners.

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers

    Today's cordless drills are significantly better than the ones I used four or five years ago — they have more power and greater runtime, and take less time to charge. Many of them are lighter, too. The most obvious change has been the move from nicad to lithium-ion batteries, with lithium-ion...

  • New DeWalt Saws

    DeWalt recently introduced three new saws, a compact corded recip saw, a corded circular saw, and a mini cordless recip saw with a folding handle...

  • More New 20 Volt Max Tools

    In addition to a brushless impact driver, DeWalt recently announced several new tools in their 20 Volt Max (18-volt tools) product line.

  • DeWalt Goes Brushless

    In a media event held a few weeks ago in Orlando, DeWalt unveiled their newest cordless innovation: an impact driver with a brushless motor. As part of their second generation...

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Impact Drivers

    For this article my crew and I tested 18 lithium-ion impact-driver kits. Some companies sell the same tool in two kits – each with different batteries – and in such cases we tested both versions. We used all the drivers for several months, trading them around so that everybody had experience with...