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DeWalt DCS377 Atomic 20V Compact Bandsaw


Compact Bandsaw Brings Fast, One-Handed Cutting to the Atomic Line

DeWalt unveiled the newest addition to the Atomic Compact Tool lineup at this past year’s NECA Virtual Convention. The DeWalt Atomic 1-3/4 in. Bandsaw packs cutting speed and power into the compact frame that is the hallmark of Atomic 20V tools.

10-Second Summary

  • Model: DeWalt DCS377
  • 1-3/4 inch cutting capacity
  • 6.6 lbs. (bare tool)
  • Brushless motor
  • 150 to 380 SFPM
  • Variable speed trigger and speed control dial
  • Hang hook and LED light
  • Lanyard Ready mounting bracket
  • Tool Connect compatible
  • Available February 2021
  • Price: $299 (kit); $199 (bare tool)

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Harness the Power of the Atom

The DeWalt Atomic Bandsaw runs on the 20V Max platform, but still manages a 6.6-lb bare tool weight. With an integrated guard, the Atomic Bandsaw is designed for one-handed use. This lightweight and compact tool should work particularly well for overhead work in electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and metalworking applications.

In addition to a compact size, DeWalt gave the Atomic Bandsaw a brushless motor. It cranks out between 150 and 380 SFPM. A variable speed trigger and speed dial control also let you further dial in the right application speed. It delivers a 1-3/4 inch cutting capacity for cutting smaller-diameter EMT, stainless steel, strut, or all thread.

The saw includes an integrated hang hook (rafter hook) so you can hang the tool on a ladder run, nail, or joist between cuts. Or, if you have the Layard Ready attachment, you an secure the bandsaw to your scaffolding when working at height via the included mounting bracket. Conveniently, DeWalt included an LED work light that illuminates the cut line while you work.

DeWalt DCE042 chip tool connect
Remove the two screws, and the DeWalt DCE042 chip inserts here to provide Tool Connect features to this Atomic bandsaw.

Finally, the DeWalt Atomic Bandsaw comes with Tool Connect compatibility as well. Attaching the optional DeWalt DCE042 chip in the secured slot located near the battery mounting plate lets you manage and track your tool within the Tool Connect app.

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Pricing and Availability

Expect the DeWalt 20V Max Atomic Bandsaw to hit stores in February of 2021. It will be available as a kit, with a compact 4.0Ah battery and charger, or as a bare tool. The kit will run you $299, while the bare tool retails for $199.

DeWalt will also have 27-inch 18 TPI replacement blades available in early 2021 as well. These will come packaged in 3-blade kits.

DeWalt Atomic Bandsaw Specs

  • Model: DeWalt DCS377
  • Motor: Brushless
  • Battery System: 20V Max
  • Ft/Min: 150-380
  • Max Cut Capacity: 1-3/4 in. (round and square)
  • Tool Weight: 6.6 lbs.
  • Available: February 2021
  • Kit Price: $299
  • Bare Tool Price: $199
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