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M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Drywall Cut Out Tool (Tool-Only)

  • Delivers up to 20% faster cuts than other tools in the market
  • Tool Free Depth Adjustment
  • Fully compatible with the M18 system, featuring over 200+ tools
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Product Overview

M18 System: performance driven, trade focused, system wide.

M18 System

Professional grade power, extreme performance, and system compatibility.

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200+ solutions on a single 18-volt cordless system

Featuring high performing, trade-focused solutions

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Game changing products for the professional trades like Plumbing, Electrical and many others

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Performance Driven

Delivers the best-in-class performance

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Trade Focused

Milwaukee is dedicated to the trades - providing professional solutions on one platform

Milwaukee's power tools are part of the M18 System, featuring over 200 cordless solutions.

System Compatibility

Tools on the M18 System – Fit all M18 Batteries

M18 System tools offer high performance motors, REDLINK intelligence, and REDLITHIUM batteries.

M18 Cordless Tool Technology

Provides tradesmen with unmatched levels of performance, protection, and productivity.

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Multiple solutions for plumbers and mechanical contractors all on the same system including the M18 FUEL Deep Cut Band Saw.

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Trade-focused solutions all on the same system including the M18 FUEL SUPER HAWG Right Angle Drill.

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Carpentry solutions with system-wide compatibility including the M18 FUEL 8-1/4" Table Saw.

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Cordless power and compatibility for automotive solutions including the M18 FUEL 1" D-Handle High Torque Impact Wrench.

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Outdoor Power Equipment

Outdoor power equipment on a single battery system including the M18 FUEL String Trimmer.

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Lighting for any jobsite on one battery system including the M18 RADIUS Site Light.

The M18 Cut Out Tool is the fastest, most compact tool in the market. With our 4-pole motor this tool delivers up to 20% faster cuts than other tools in the market. The REDLINK Intelligence provides overload protection to defend against abusive situations. The REDLITHIUM 3.0Ah battery provides up to 120 outlet boxes per charge. The best in class ergonomics allow for increased comfort during all day work.
  • 4-pole motor: 28,000 RPM's
  • REDLINK intelligence provides overload protection to defend against abusive situations
  • REDLITHIUM 3.0Ah battery provides up to 120 cuts on one charge
  • Tool free depth adjustment
  • LED light
  • Vent on top of tool to blow debris away from the user
  • Includes: 2627-20 cut out tool, (1) belt clip, (2) 1/8 in. drywall bits, (1) 1/8 in. collet, (1) 1/4 in. collet, (1) wrench
  • Compatible with all M18 batteries and chargers
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Product Depth (in.)
Product Height (in.)
Product Width (in.)


Amperage (amps)
0 A
Batteries Included
Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery Amp Hours
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery Size
Tool Only
Tool Only
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Chuck Capacity
.25 in
Chuck Type
Color Family
Cordless Tool Type
Rotary Tool
Cordless/ Corded
No Additional Items Included
Maximum Speed (rpm)
Motor Type
Number of Batteries Included
Number of Total Batteries Included
Power Tool Features
Keyless Chuck
Product Weight (lb.)
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
Voltage (volts)

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed,ETL Listed,UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
5 Year Warranty

Questions & Answers


Can you use carbide burrs with this tool?

Asked by jmpolo August 19, 2020

As long as they have a 1/8 or 1/4 shank, yes. The tile bits are basically burrs.

Dust extraction????

Asked by Andre July 3, 2020

I know of no dust extraction kit for this tool. I will tell you, this tool produced significantly less dust than my corded Roto Zip.

will this work on plywood?

Asked by JP May 1, 2020

No. It’s for drywall

What's its industry? Any country.

Asked by Sizar February 9, 2020

Hi Sizar. Thank you for your question. The Milwaukee M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Drywall Cut Out Tool is made in China. It is designed as a Drywall Cut Out Tool. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance. Rick_HD_OC

What size is the collet

Asked by Ryan January 19, 2020

It comes with an 1/8th inch and a 1/4 inch collet

Can this tool be used to cut through drywall with a piece of strapping behind it?

Asked by HVAC1 November 17, 2019

Hello! Our M18 Cut Out Tool has the power to cut through drywall with the strapping attached to it. However, keep in mind that this type of application may wear the bit faster.


Asked by jim October 5, 2019

Yes it will.

Does this cut plaster ?

Asked by Ed420 August 17, 2019

tool is designed for cutting sheetrock

Can it cut through paneling

Asked by Sparky July 18, 2019

With the proper bit, and a bit o patience, it will. You can not go as fast as you would in drywall, but it is faster then cutting tile.

will this easily cut out a window into a piece of 4"x4" White PVC fence post?

Asked by Chris March 11, 2019

It might, but probably won’t work the best. It’s made for cutting through drywall along a guided edge. It would be very hard to control free hand. I would suggest drilling a hole in the corners for the “window” and using a jig saw, reciprocating saw, small hand saw, or an oscillating tool. Best.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.4
    out of 246 reviews
  • 87% recommend this product
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Easy one handed control
This tool is sturdy but light weight allowing accurate control by one hand. Cutting is relatively precise through dry wall with replacement bits available at THD to cut through wood and other materials. As others have mentioned the depth adjustment/limiting guide at the head of the tool has preset notches at specific intervals and so can not be smoothly adjusted to any particular depth you may desire. The fan near the cutting bit does blow some dust away but nothing that would keep you from wearing a mask or cleaning up with heavy use. All in all this tool is a great time saver and reliable.
by CBrown
2 people found this helpful
Does a nice job
This Milwaukee M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Cut Out Tool Bare Tool is a pretty nice tool over all. Very comfortable in your hand, quick bit change and very quick depth adjustment. Comparatively quiet. I found cutting with it very controllable and comfortable. The battery life I can not verify because as of this review, it hasn't died yet and I used it to create the Milwaukee demo(see pic) and cut out 6 outlet openings. I have an issue with the guide being somewhat wobbly and I just don't see the benefit of the advertised "Vent on top of tool to blow debris away from the user". But over all this is solid addition to my Milwaukee tool collection.
by Keith
7 people found this helpful
Awesome Handy Tool for the DIY person!!
This is a another great tool from a great manufacturer. The tool uses the M18 battery which is used on many of their other products. The tool comes with a handy clip on the battery side which is very handy for clipping on a tool belt. The tool comes with a couple of bits along with a very nice wrench which also has a bottle opener. very cool!! The tool also has a depth adjustment ring at the top. Overall, this product is great and I would strongly recommend!!
by HomeDepotCustomer
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Im a pro drywall hanger and i love it!
I hang drywall and i use the milwaukee router on a daily basis; ive been using it for a good 4yrs everyday and i love it. i always toss out the depth adaptor so i cant speak much for that but i do notice the motor burns out after a year or two of everyday use -but thats common with all routers they burn out after a while- and if you drop it it definitly drops it’s life span but because of milwaukee’s warranty to replace it it makes it worth it and the reason i give it 5Stars and for those complaing about bits breaking dont blame the tool buy more bits
by Pablo
Personaly, I think all tools should be brushless at this point. Two bits that came with the tool snapped after cutting about 10”. Drepth mechanism is loose as a goose! I will be returning this item.
by TTH9
useless tool, drywall bits dont fit
This tool is worthless. I bought the bits to use to cut the drywall. The bits are too big to go into the adapter for this. There are no recommendations on what size to use, and the product doesnt come with any additional size adapters. Not helpful, and now i own a tool that i cant use because the drywall bits wont fit inside. Why isnt there an adjustable chuck? Why use a plastic little piece to place the chuck in?
by Rusty
Drywall Cut Out Tool
Excellent tool, make the job a whole lot easier. I used to struggle with a utility knife and a drywall knife, even for the average DIY person this is an ideal tool.
by Steve
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