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DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit price and review

DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit price and review

The light weight design makes this tool ideal for overhead 1/2 in. dropin drilling. This drill is also part of the PERFORM & PROTECT™ product line with the SHOCKS ACTIVE VIBRATION CONTROL® System. This kit provides OSHA Table 1 Compliance by pairing the rotary hammer with the DWH303DH On Board Extractor. The 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 1″ Rotary Hammer is a high-performance drill powered by a DEWALT brushless motor and a durable German engineered mechanism, delivering 2.1 Joules of impact energy. The 2-second power-off delay ensures that dust extraction continues after the drill is switched off. The extractor also features a durable, clear high-capacity dust box, a replaceable dust nozzle, a replaceable HEPA filter, and quick release for easy attachment and disassembly. Find details in DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit price and review.

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DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit – L shaped

DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit
DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit

Technical details

  • BLOWS/MIN 0-4,600 BPM
  • NO LOAD SPEED 0-1,100 RPM


  • Brushless motor for efficient performance and runtime
  • Powerful dust extraction system with built-in motor for increased suction and high tool performance
  • 2-second power-off delay ensures dust extraction continues after drill is switched off
  • 2.1 Joules impact energy for fast drilling in concrete
  • Lightweight design ideal for overhead applications
  • SHOCKS ACTIVE VIBRATION CONTROL® System reduces vibration felt by the user at the handles, compared to rotary hammers without this feature
  • Replaceable dust nozzle
  • Durable, clear high capacity dust box
  • Quick release for easy tool assembly and disassembly
  • Replaceable HEPA filter removes 99.97% of airborne particle 0.3 microns or greater.
  • Adjustable depth stop for accurate anchor hole depths

DEWALT 20V MAX XR Rotary Hammer Drill, D-Handle

DEWALT 20V MAX XR Rotary Hammer Drill

Technical Details

  • Manufacturer DeWalt
  • Item Weight 5 pounds
  • Product Dimensions 16 x 8.5 x 3.9 inches
  • Item Package Quantity 1
  • Speed 1500 RPM
  • Measurement System Metric
  • Included Components (1) 20v Max Rotary Hammer Drill.
  • Style Drill Only
  • Material Plastic
  • Power Source Battery Powered
  • Voltage 20 Volts
  • Batteries Required? Yes
  • Warranty Description 3 year limited warranty

DEWALT 20V MAX SDS Rotary Hammer Drill

DEWALT 20V MAX SDS Rotary Hammer Drill

The DCH273B 20V Max XR Brushless 1” Rotary Hammer is a high-performance drill that is powered by a DEWALT brushless motor and a durable German engineered mechanism that delivers 2.1 joules of impact energy. Coupled with it’s light weight design and SHOCKS Active Vibration Control technology, this hammer is ideal when used in overhead applications. The DCH273B is Dust Extraction ready for the D25303DH.

Technical details

  • Manufacturer Dewalt
  • Item Weight 6.4 pounds
  • Item Package Quantity 1
  • Batteries Included? No
  • Batteries Required? Yes
  • Battery Cell Type Lithium Ion
  • Product Dimensions 13 x 4.2 x 8.6 inches
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Style Rotary hammer
  • Material Plastic, Metal
  • Power Source Battery Powered
  • Voltage 20 Volts
  • Warranty Description 3 year limited warranty

How to use DeWALT 20v Max XR Rotary hammer drill kit to drill in a concrete?

1. Mark the Surface

  • Measure and mark the spot on the concrete where you want to drill a hole.
  • Check to be sure there is no infrastructure behind the concrete that might be damaged in the drilling. Check for water pipes, electrical wiring, or ductwork.

2. Prepare the Drill

  • Set the depth stop on the drill to ¼-inch longer than the depth you want your hole to be. If the drill does not have a depth guide or stop bar, wrap a little piece of masking tape around the drill bit at the required depth mark. 
  • Fit the hammer drill with a carbide masonry bit of the desired size.

Safety: When drilling into concrete, wear safety goggles, work gloves, ear protection and a mask.

3. Drill a Guide Hole

When you purchase concrete screws, the correct size drill bit is often included in the pack. Otherwise, get a 5/32-inch bit for concrete screws that are 3/16-inch in diameter and a 3/16-inch bit for ¼-inch screws. Be sure to keep spare bits in the correct size on hand as working in masonry can wear out a bit quicker and result in improperly drilled holes. 

If appearance is not an issue, purchase hex head concrete screws, which are easier to work with than flat-head screws.

  • Assume a stable stance, feet shoulder-width apart. 
  • Grip the drill in one hand; if the drill doesn’t have an auxiliary handle, brace the back of the drill with your non-grip hand. 
  • Position the tip of the drill on the mark you made on the concrete and keep the drill perpendicular as you drill. 
  • Start the drill at its lowest speed for better control. 
  • Drill forward with steady, light pressure; do not force the drill.
  • Drill the guide hole to a depth of 1/8- to ¼-inch.
  • Stop the drill, sweep or blow away the accumulated concrete dust and pull out the drill.
  • Blow away dust that accumulated in the guide hole.

Tip: Do not press forward on the drill with all your weight as too much force could break the drill bit.

4. Drill Desired Hole

  • Replace the drill in the pilot hole, ensuring that the drill is perpendicular surface. 
  • Start the drill and push forward with firm but not heavy pressure.
  • Run the drill at a slow to medium speed and pull the drill out periodically to help remove concrete dust from the hole. 
  • If you encounter an obstruction, stop the drill and remove it from the hole, then insert a masonry nail with the tip touching the block. 
  • Tap the masonry nail lightly with a hammer to break up the obstruction, but do not drive the nail in completely. 
  • Remove the nail and resume drilling. 
  • Once your hole is the correct depth, stop the drill and brush away the accumulated concrete dust outside the hole. Then remove the drill from the hole and vacuum or blow out the hole to remove as much dust as possible.

5. Attach Anchors (If Needed)

If the threads of a screw won’t grip, you can try to drill a new hole and relocate the screw. If this is not possible, use an anchor. 

  • Match the correct anchor size to that of the concrete screw. 
  • Expand the drill hole to accommodate the anchor. The hole should be slightly smaller than the maximum width of the anchor. 
  • Remove any concrete dust, then press the anchor into the hole until it is flush with the surface. If necessary, tap in lightly with a hammer. 
  • Insert the concrete screw into the anchor and drive into the wall until secure.

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