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20V XR Cordless 3 in. Cut-Off Tool (Tool Only)

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  • 20,000 RPM motor with 7/8 in. max depth of cut
  • Cuts through a variety of materials: metal, tile, stone & more
  • Brushless motor delivers efficient performance
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About This Product

Cut a wide range of tough materials with the 20V MAX* XR (R) Brushless 3 in. Cut-Off Tool. With a no-load speed of 20,000 rpm, this durable tool is designed to cut through a variety of materials like metal, tile, stone, plastic, and drywall/fiber cement. You won't waste time hunting for a hex wrench thanks to the onboard storage and spindle lock which enable quick wheel changes. With both forward and reverse capability, you can conveniently change the direction of the cut depending on the application. The included dust shroud with adjustable shoe and AirLock (TM) connection allows for convenient attachment to DEWALT extractors, while the integrated LED lets you work in dark spaces. This versatile tool is Lanyard Ready (TM) Capable to protect against drops, and is Chip-Ready to allow tracking via the TOOL CONNECT (TM) System (chip and lanyard sold separately).

Highlights

  • POWER THROUGH DIFFICULT APPLICATIONS with brushless motor and 550 MWO**
  • CUT A WIDE RANGE OF MATERIALS: Includes Bonded Abrasive Wheel, Diamond Multi-Material Wheel, and Diamond Tile Wheel
  • ILLUMINATE DARK WORK AREAS with bright LED
  • CONVENIENTLY SET DESIRED DEPTH: Tool-free depth adjustment for shoe with a 7/8 in. max depth of cut
  • CONNECT TO EXTRACTORS: Includes a removable dust shroud with an AirLock (TM) connection, enabling the unit to be connected to a DEWALT extractor (sold separately)
  • COMPATIBLE WITH ACCESSORIES: Includes an adaptor ring to be placed over 3/8 in. arbor, allowing use of 3 in. accessories that require a 7/16 in. arbor
  • QUICKLY ADJUST SPARK DIRECTION when cutting metal with tool-free adjustable guard
  • TOOL CONNECT (TM) CHIP READY: Chip pocket accepts TOOL CONNECT (TM) Chip DCE042 (sold separately) and connects with Site Manager app for easy asset management on the jobsite
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Product Information

Internet # 317267403

Model # DCS438B

Store SKU # 1006472470

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 4.875 in, W 6.063 in, D 11.125 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)11.125 inProduct Height (in.)4.875 in
Product Width (in.)6.063 in

Details

Batteries IncludedNoBattery Amp HoursNo Battery
Battery Power TypeLithium IonBattery SizeLithium Ion
Battery Voltage (V)20VBattery/ChargerTool Only
Charger IncludedCharger Not IncludedColor FamilyYellow
ConditionNewCordless Tool TypeCut-Off Tool
Cordless/CordedCordlessIncludedSecond Handle
Motor TypeBrushlessNumber of Total Batteries Included0
Pack Size1Power Tool FeaturesAdjustable Handle Position
Product Weight (lb.)2.6 lbReturnable90-Day
Tools Product TypePower ToolVariable SpeedNo

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and ListingsCSA ListedManufacturer Warranty3 Year Limited Warranty 1 Year Free Service Contract 90 Day Money Back Guarantee

Questions & Answers

37Questions
caret
Q:Does it come with a hook
by|Feb 17, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  A belt clip or hook is not included.

by|Feb 21, 2024
    caret
    Q:Would this to cut multiple metals in commercial setting like thresholds & Metal type door jams?
    by|Jan 13, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  With the Diamond Multi‑Material Wheel (DW8530), you can cut through Drywall, fiber cement, plastic, steel, non-ferrous materials

    by|Feb 23, 2024
      caret
      Q:Does this come with battery and charger?
      by|Jan 2, 2024
      1 Answer
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      A:  No, the DCS438B does not include the battery or charger.

      by|Jan 3, 2024
        caret
        Q:Will this work on opening up / cutting cement cracks on driveways? Trying to fill in cracks to stop running.
        by|Nov 19, 2023
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  Yes, the DCS438B with a no-load speed of 20,000 rpm, this durable tool is designed to cut through a variety of materials like metal, tile, stone, plastic, and drywall/fiber cement.

        by|Jan 10, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.7 out of 5
          • 4.7 out of 246 reviews
          • 86% recommend this product
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          I highly recommend
          I have two of these Dewalt units one Milwaukee and one Ryobi unit. I do not have brand loyalty, I buy what works the best. Of the three I have, the Dewalt is by far the best, works great, I have used it to cut through vinyl siding and concrete with great results. The Ryobi also worked well on both, the Milwaukee, just needs more gripping space for big hands. If you want a great tool at a slightly higher price, buy the Dewalt. If price is a factor buy the Ryobi, both will make you happy.
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            • Recommended
            Perfect tool for glass tiles.
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            The best
            This tool is one of the best that I ever use. I use it to cut everything never let me down.
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              • Recommended
              Small, Light, POWERFUL!!!
              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] My first use of the 20V XR Cut-off wheel was simple and fast. Straight out of the box, pick a cut off wheel, and ready to work. Combined with the 20V Power Stack battery, everything is light and portable. It made easy work of clipping off a few stripped screws. I trimmed the edges of my new vinyl coated fence with it as well. Small enough to carry around, powerful enough to get the job done.
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                • Recommended
                A Great Little Tool
                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The cut-off tool does exactly what you need it to do all while being a small, lightweight, compact tool. It fits and feels great in the hand. With all of that, it makes the tool very easy to handle while cutting material. Having the ability to change the direction of the sparks is nice when able to (depending on the wheel being used). My only issue is with the dust shroud as it seems to me that it won't last. With it mostly plastic, only snapping on, and not able to be tightened, it will come loose if too much force is put on it. Other than that, the tool free adjustable depth shoe with the Airlock connection for extractors works great. All around, a great little tool.
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                  • Recommended
                  Great tool for very tight places
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The DeWalt Cut-Off Tool is an extremely compact cutting tool that can get in tight places and accomplish what almost no other tool could do. The ability to cut many different types of materials (metal, wood, concrete, etc.) in one tool adds to the versatility. I was able to use this to cut off some large #6 rebar inside of an already formed concrete wall before pouring. We had to install a beam pocket and this tool was able to cut one piece of rebar that was in the way of the pocket. While it did take a little while (maybe 2 minutes or so) to get through the metal, it was able to make the cut in a spot that would have been incredibly difficult for any other tool.
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                    • Recommended
                    Wonder-Tool for homeowners and DIY.
                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Light and compact, fits into tight spaces and easy to control with one hand. Can think of many demo and remodel jobs in the past where this tool would have saved a bunch of time and effort. I've used it to cut copper, PVC and tile. Comes with three blades for all types of materials. Much like my trusty Dewalt Drill/Drivers, this is a tool every homeowner will find themselves using often. The Dust Shroud easily pops off with the push of a button... no hex wrench required. Blades change quickly. It has forward/reverse direction as well, making it even better between joists or tight areas. A true and worthwhile multi-purpose tool.
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                      • Recommended
                      Great metal working tool addition!
                      [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Haven’t used this for tile yet, but I’ve used this for metal work. Cut through 1/4 steel easily with the metal cutoff wheel. Easy to handle. The one thing I didn’t like is that it’s a little hard to see where the wheel is cutting because the guard is in the way. If you used a straight edge guide with this, it would be super easy to get really nice straight cuts in steel. Overall, easier to handle than an angle grinder and works great for quick metal cuts.
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                        • Recommended
                        Small cut-off tool to make quick work of big jobs
                        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The 3 inch cut-off tool is great for small jobs like cutting off screw and nails, plywood, steel and iron rods, and small pipe. Pros: It's compact, cordless, plenty of power/high RPMs, optional dust extractor, makes quick work of small cutting jobs, and works in the DeWalt ecosystem. Con: It's not quite a compact angle grinder. If you're looking for cut-off tool to fit in tight spaces and you want to make quick work of cuts, this is your tool.
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                          • Recommended
                          Awesome tool to add to the arsenal
                          [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Awesome tool to add to the arsenal. Very creative and can be used for multiple things. This works well for cutting tile. Would recommend for that application. My trade is electrician and is also nice for cutting emt conduit. Nice tool to have in the toolbox
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