Engineered for the Professional: DEWALT Announces New 20V MAX* XR® 3/8 in. & 1/2 in. and XTREME™ 12V MAX* 1/4 in. & 3/8 in. Sealed Head Ratchets Delivering Power, Versatility and Durability
June 26, 2023
Brushless motor provides 75 ft-lbs. of max torque and a no-load speed of 0-300 RPM in XR® model and 50 ft-lbs. of max torque and no-load speed of 0-450 RPM in XTREME™ model

TOWSON, MD June 26, 2023 – DEWALT, a Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) brand and leader in total jobsite solutions, today announced two new sealed head ratchets: the 20V MAX* XR® 3/8 in. and 1/2 in. (DCF510) as well as the XTREME™ 12V MAX* 1/4 in. & 3/8 in. (DCF500). The ratchets are ideal for automotive, electrical and mechanical as well as maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) professionals.

The new Sealed Head Ratchets are designed with features in mind for our user’s most demanding jobs. The innovative sealed head design and glass-filled nylon tool housing helps provide protection against oils and automotive solvents meeting the needs of pros across industries on any jobsite.

The new interchangeable anvil design allows users to quickly switch between square drives in both models in addition to a 1/4 in. quick change hex with the XTREME™ 12V MAX* model to complete a variety of applications. The low-profile head offers accessibility in tight workspaces, while the variable speed trigger and forward/reverse switch allow users to quickly change speed and direction to maximize productivity. The ratchets also feature a trigger lock that helps prevent accidental activation and an onboard LED work light to help illuminate dark areas.

The 20V MAX* XR® 3/8 in. and 1/2 in. Sealed Head Ratchet is compatible with all DEWALT 20V MAX* batteries and chargers (sold separately). The bare unit (tool only) is available now and the kitted unit with DEWALT POWERSTACK™ is available for preorder where DEWALT products are sold.

The XTREME™ 12V MAX* 1/4 in. & 3/8 in. Sealed Head Ratchet is compatible with all DEWALT 12V MAX* batteries and chargers (sold separately) and will be available as a bare unit (tool only) or kitted in late July where DEWALT products are sold.

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*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.
  Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 12 volts. Nominal voltage is 10.8 volts.

DEWALT, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, is obsessed with how users work in the real world and is relentlessly pursuing total jobsite and landscaping solutions. By incorporating its latest technology and industry innovations, DEWALT is leading the charge for the jobsite of the future and pioneering the next generation of outdoor equipment. DEWALT products. GUARANTEED TOUGH®. For more information, visit or follow DEWALT on FacebookTwitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

About Stanley Black & Decker
Headquartered in the USA, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is a worldwide leader in tools and outdoor operating manufacturing facilities worldwide. Guided by its purpose – for those who make the world – the company's more than 50,000 diverse and high-performing employees produce innovative, award-winning power tools, hand tools, storage, digital tool solutions, lifestyle products, outdoor products, engineered fasteners and other industrial equipment to support the world's makers, creators, tradespeople and builders. The company's iconic brands include DEWALT®, BLACK+DECKER®, CRAFTSMAN®, STANLEY®, CUB CADET®, HUSTLER® and TROY-BILT®. Recognized for its leadership in environmental, social and governance (ESG), Stanley Black & Decker strives to be a force for good in support of its communities, employees, customers and other stakeholders. To learn more visit:


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