DeWalt DCE210 Press Tool Tackles A Variety Of Pipe Pressing Tasks
If you’re in the HVAC or plumbing fields, press tools are all but a necessity on the job. Battery-powered press tools can save you a lot of time and energy when compared to manual solutions, and they’re much safer than the traditional sweating and soldering techniques of yesteryear. The DeWalt 20V Max Compact Press Tool boasts an updated design and we’re taking a look at what it has to offer.
DeWalt 20V Max Compact Press Tool Overview
- Model: DeWalt DCE210
- 1 1/4-inch capacity
- One-handed use
- Compact, inline design
- 180° rotating head
- LED light
- Press tracking software – Crimp Connect and Tool Connect
- Includes 1/2 in – 1 1/4 inch Compact CTS jaws
- Attachments available for larger pipes sold separately
- Grey galvanized coating prevents corrosion and rust
The DCE210 press tool updates DeWalt’s 20V press tool lineup with a compact, inline design that enables one-handed use. It features a 180° rotating head that allows you to press pipes in hard-to-reach areas and at awkward angles.
This press tool kit comes with 1/2-inch to 1 1/4-inch CTS (copper tube size) jaws that can be used to connect copper and stainless steel pipes. DeWalt tells us they will also offer additional jaw and ring press attachments for pipes larger than 1 1/4 inches in diameter (sold separately).
Additionally, this press tool is compatible with DeWalt’s Crimp Connect press-tracking software, which keeps track of the details of each crimp. It also uses Tool Connect to enable you to control and monitor your tools via Bluetooth on the Tool Connect app or website.
DeWalt 20V Max Compact Press Tool Price
This tool comes in two kit configurations. You can get the tool, two batteries, a charger, and a ToughSystem 2.0 box for $1,999. Adding in four press jaws ranging in sizes from 1/2-inch to 1 1/4-inch brings your price up to $2,399. Both kits are backed by a 3-year warranty and 1 year of free service when you register your tool.