DeWalt FLEXVOLT

DeWalt has announced its newest cordless technology, FLEXVOLT, which brings corded power to a cordless system.

The FLEXVOLT battery switches voltage to match the tool, so it’s compatible with DeWalt’s existing 20V MAX platform as well as the new 60V MAX and 120V MAX cordless lineup that includes a cordless table saw and cordless 12″ sliding mitre saw. The new mitre saw uses two FLEXVOLT 60V MAX batteries to deliver 120 Volts and the cutting performance of a corded saw.

Check out the slideshow below to see the other tools in the FLEXVOLT lineup.

  • DeWALT FLEXVOLT 120V MAX sliding mitre saw DHS790AT2
    120 Volt MAX 12" sliding mitre saw (DHS790T2) can make up to 289 cuts per charge.
  • DeWALT FLEXVOLT 60V MAX 7-1/4" circular saw with brake DCS575T2
    60 Volt MAX cordless 7-1/4" circular saw with brake (DCS575T2) can make up to 339 cuts per charge in 2x4.
  • DeWALT FLEXCUT 60V MAX table saw DWAFV3824
    60 Volt MAX cordless 8-1/4" table saw (DCS7485T1) cuts up to 302 linear feet of 3/4" OSB per charge
  • DeWALT FLEXVOLT 60V MAX stud and joist drill DCD460T2
    60 Volt MAX cordless 1/2" VSR stud and joist drill (DCD460T2) drills up to 138 holes in 2x10.
  • DeWALT FLEXVOLT 60V MAX recip saw DCS388T2
    60 Volt MAX cordless reciprocating saw (DCS388T2) makes up to 158 cuts per charge in 2x4.
  • DeWALT FLEXVOLT 60V MAX grinder DCG414T1
    60 Volt MAX cordless 4-1/2" to 6" grinder (DCG414T2) can make up to 126 cuts in 1/2" rebar per charge.

How Does FLEXVOLT Work?

The FLEXVOLT battery has 15 cells that run in either parallel or series, depending on the tool. When connected to a 20 V MAX tool, FLEXVOLT runs in parallel mode, delivering up to 6.0 Ah and four times the runtime.

When connected to a 60V tool, or the 120V mitre saw, FLEXVOLT runs in series, providing 2.0 Ah and the power of a corded tool.

FLEXVOLT Accessories

To complement its new cordless tools, DeWalt has launched a new line of accessories including

  • blades for circular saws, mitre saws and table saws
  • hole saws
  • abrasives
  • reciprocating saw blades.

Stay tuned and we’ll let you know when FLEXVOLT becomes available at KMS Tools.

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