DEWALT 18-Volt Cordless Cut-Out Tool (Tool Only)-DC550B - The Home Depot
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Model # DC550B

Internet # 202220994

Store SKU # 435895

18-Volt Cordless Cut-Out Tool (Tool Only)

DEWALT 18-Volt Cordless Cut-Out Tool (Tool Only)

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$99.00 / each


Model # DC550B

Internet # 202220994

Store SKU # 435895

Store SO SKU # 1000898141

The DEWALT DC550B 18-Volt Cordless Cut-Out Tool is great for cutting holes in a number of different materials. Its tool-free bit change system allows you to make faster bit changes. This tool's cordless design helps maximize its portability. For added durability, the tool features a dust-sealed switch.

  • Powerful motor produces up to 26,000 RPM for cutting through drywall, plywood, acoustical ceiling tile, light-gauge/non-ferrous metals and other materials
  • Tool-free design allows for faster bit changes
  • Cordless design for enhanced portability
  • Works with compatible lithium-ion and NiCad rechargeable batteries, battery charger and carrying case (not included)
  • Dust-sealed switch adds durability and helps lengthen switch life
  • Batteries and chargers sold separately, this tool works with these batteries (DC9096, DC9180) and chargers (DCB103, DW9117, DC9310, DC9319, DC9320, DC012)
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Assembled Depth (in.) 
11.13 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
4 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
4.69 in 
Product Depth (in.) 
10 in 
Product Height (in.) 
3.5 in 
Product Width (in.) 
2 in 
Additional attachments included 
Amperage (amps) 
Batteries Included 
Battery Power Type 
Battery Size 
Case Included 
Charger Included 
Chuck Capacity 
1/4 in 
Chuck Type 
Color Family 
Cordless Tool Type 
Maximum Speed (rpm) 
Power Tool Product Type 
Product Weight (lb.) 
2.1 lb 
Tools Product Type 
Power Tool 
Variable Speed 
Voltage (volts) 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
CSA Listed,ETL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
90 Day Money Back Guarantee, 1 Year Free Service Contract, 3 Year Limited Warranty 


Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very Happy With Purchase I bought this one because I currently have 18V DeWalt tools and I wanted cordless operation. As a previous reviewer mentioned, the stop is just a clip-on so it wiggles a bit on the frame. This poses no issues when I'm using it and pressing it against the drywall. I have cut out new construction recess lights and electric utility boxes with great success. The RotoZip bits fit just fine and it comes with a larger chuck as well as 2 bits. Some may like the no tool chuck, some may not for it does take some dexterity to press down the chuck locking button on the frame and pressing down the chuck collar button and rotating the collar to lock/unlock the bit. The only con is that battery life is a bit low, but I don't mind for the power is good and I have lots of batteries. I'm giving it 5 stars across the board for ease of use, portability, and performance. February 27, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Great for first few months! Powerful cut out tool for drywall,bit heavy but not heavy duty! Batteries don't last long! Used almost daily for Drywall. Have gone through 2 of these in less than 2 years and feel Dewalts quality has slipped in power tools last few years! First tool caught on fire, second just stopped dead,tried fresh and brand new battery,still nothing. Just bought the Ryobi cut out tool tonite! Figure if I'm going to throw these out in 10 months ,better to waste $40 than $100 each time! February 3, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by it's a Dewalt excellent little heavy but works great on wood, drywall and everything else to cut into April 18, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Tool Far superior to the Ryobi I had, but finding compatible Li-ion batteries has been a chore. Tool works well, but front guide wobbled about some (I shimmed it and its fine now), and "tool-less" bit change collar makes watching the cut line a bit difficult - but it is far-and-away the best battery-driven rotary saw I have see, and works about as well as my corded Zip. September 22, 2011
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good product Good tool for my trade.(electrical) no courds lot of power July 31, 2011
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