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DEWALT® Introduces DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Accessories Line; A Breakthrough in Accessory Innovation Designed to Deliver Superior Performance
April 28, 2022
•DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ premium accessories are the latest advancement of DEWALT total jobsite solutions that professionals demand to get the job done
•Select DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ accessories are proudly Made In The USA with global materials

TOWSON, MD (April 28, 2022) – DEWALT, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, unveils DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ accessories, an innovative line of accessories that signifies a new threshold of durability. The full portfolio of top-of-the-line DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ accessories includes circular saw blades, hole saws, reciprocating saw blades, diamond masonry cutting blades, abrasives, and masonry drilling accessories all designed by DEWALT to deliver groundbreaking industry performance, exceptional strength, and long life for professional users.

“Put simply, DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ accessories are built to last,” said Tabata Gomez, President, Hand Tools, Power Tools Accessories & Storage Group at Stanley Black & Decker. “We developed several innovations across the product line to provide professionals with the benefits of long life, durability, and productivity. We are also incredibly proud that select DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ products are made right here in the USA in East Longmeadow, Mass. with global materials.”

The DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ lineup includes:

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Circular Saw Blades

Boasting up to 2X life than Diablo®’s D0724R Circular Saw Blade, the 7-1/4-In 24T DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Circular Saw Blade (DWAW71424) lasts up to 320 more cuts and cuts up to 1,282 more linear feet.†† This extended lifespan is achieved through a breakthrough multi-tooth design and proprietary welded carbide tips that increase bond strength and provide extraordinary durability. In addition, the blades’ large vents are designed to reduce heat buildup and improve chip ejection producing effortless, smooth cuts. The portfolio of DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Circular Saw Blades tackle tough wood, hard wood, LVL beams, trim, cross cutting, sheet goods, and soft wood, making the blades ideal for framing, finishing and general construction applications. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Circular Saw Blades are available now in 6-1/2-In. and 7-1/4-In. diameters.

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Abrasives

Swiftly cut through rebar, heavy wall pipe, and sheet metal with DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Metal Cutting Wheels. Engineered for longer life, DEWALT’s ELITE SERIES™ 4-1/2-In. Cutting Wheel (DWA8951F) provides up to 2.5X life vs. Norton® (38454) and 3M® (66525) 4-1/2-In. metal cutting wheels**. The wheels are designed to cut more metal in high-intensity applications. Through a Pressure Pact™ design, the wheels’ sharp, crystalline grains are heat-treated and pressurized, allowing users to make fast cuts in a range of metals. All cutting wheels are available now with grinding wheels coming this fall. For a complete list of SKUs and specs, visit dewalt.com/elite-series-cutting-wheels.

Made in the USA with Global Materials: DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Carbide Tipped Reciprocating Saw Blades

New DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Demolition and Metal Cutting Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades are proudly made in the USA with global materials in East Longmeadow, Mass. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Demolition (DWAR656CT-1) and Metal Cutting (DWAR6108CT-1) Carbide Tipped Reciprocating Saw Blades feature precision welded carbides along the cutting edge to withstand multiple nail strikes in demolition applications or when cutting hard materials like cast iron and stainless steel. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ 6TPI Demolition blade lasts up to 30% longer vs Diablo® (DS0606CWX)***, while DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ 8TPI Metal Cutting blade has up to 25% longer life vs. Diablo® (DS0608CF)****. Both DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ blades contain a tall, thick blade profile designed for durability in tough applications. The demolition blades also feature Iron Blast Technology™ surface enhancement that strengthens the blade to resist fatigue and teeth stripping. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Demolition and Metal Cutting Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades are available now.

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Carbide Tipped Hole Saws

Also Made in the USA with global materials, DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Metal Cutting Carbide Tipped Hole Saws 3-In. and smaller (DAH32) have up to 3X longer life vs. Milwaukee®β carbide tip hole saws and feature advanced welding technology to increase bond strength and retain carbide tips. The carbide tipped cutting edge cuts through a variety of tough materials such as nail embedded wood, thick metal, and stainless steel. In addition, an aggressive tooth design penetrates hard metals and removes chips efficiently to reduce heat buildup, with large, continuous slots providing multiple leverage points for easy plug removal.

Built to tackle multiple materials, the DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Multi-Material Hole Saw (DAH42916) features large carbide tips to resist wearing down when striking nails or abrasive material. The carbide tipped design cuts through abrasive materials including nail embedded wood, concrete block, and fiber cement.

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Metal Cutting Carbide Tipped Hole Saws and Multi-Material Hole Saw are available now.

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ SDS MAX and SDS PLUS 4C Masonry Drill Bits

The DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ SDS MAX and SDS PLUS 4C Masonry Drill Bits are backed by a No Break Guarantee; as long as the anchor wear mark is present, the bit will not break or DEWALT will replace it free of charge. The DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ SDS PLUS drill bits (DW5504 and DW5809) deliver up to 2X the life of Bosch® masonry drill bits (HCFC2012 and HC5021)ββ. For added durability, DEWALT Iron Blast technology™ prepares the bit for impact while advanced welding technology secures the carbide contributing to extended life. The bits are ideal for drilling holes in concrete and designed to resist breakage when striking rebar. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ SDS MAX and SDS PLUS Masonry Drill Bits will be available in May.

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Flap Discs

DEWALT Elite Series™ DWA8280 flap discs last up to 75% longer than comparable Norton® 34872 flap discs when grinding 1/4-In. 45# steel. ∆ A premium ceramic grain provides aggressive grinding action for fast material removal in tough applications. In addition, a proprietary design provides the fast removal rate of a grinding wheel with the high-end finish of a fiber resin disc. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Flap Discs will be available in August.

DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ DiamondBlades

The DEWALT DW47427 ELITE SERIES™ DiamondBlade provides up to 5X longer life vs. Norton® blade 50517-038∆∆. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ DiamondBlades achieve peak performance by cooling the high-alloy steel core with an aerodynamic design producing exceptionally precise cuts. Users also benefit from productivity with laser welded segments that feature twice the diamondconcentration vs. DEWALT HP™ blade cutting C35 concrete. Through a proprietary swordfish-shaped blade design, friction is reduced providing users with fast, smooth cuts. DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ Diamond Blades will be available in August.

For more information on DEWALT ELITE SERIES™ products and accessories, visit DEWALT.com.

- These blades use manufactured diamonds engineered for cutting.

†† - vs. DIABLO® D0724R 7 ¼" 24T Saw Blade in double-stacked 3/4" x 48" Particle Board in a lab test. DIABLO® is a registered trademark of Freud America, Inc., which has not endorsed, approved, or sponsored this comparison.

** -Vs. Norton® 38454 (4-1/2 in.) and 3M® 66525 (4-1/2 in.) cutting 1/2 in. Carbon Steel Threaded Rod. Norton is a registered trademark of Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., which has not endorsed or approved this comparison. 3M is a registered trademark of 3M Company, which has not endorsed or approved this comparison.

*** - Vs. DIABLO® DS0606CWX blade cutting 2”x4” fir with stainless steel nails. DIABLO® is a registered trademark of Freud America, Inc., which has not endorsed, approved, or sponsored this comparison

**** - Vs. DIABLO® DS0608CF blade cutting 2.375 in. OD X .109 in. Wall 304 Stainless Steel pipe. DIABLO® is a registered trademark of Freud America, Inc., which has not endorsed, approved, or sponsored this comparison

β - cutting .105" thick stainless steel sheet. MILWAUKEE® is a registered trademark of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., which has not endorsed or approved this comparison.

ββ DEWALT Elite Series™ 5/8” x 21” SDS MAX drill bit DW5809 vs. BOSCH® Speed X™ HC5021 drill bit based on total drilling C35/45 concrete.

DEWALT Elite Series™ 3/16” x 8” SDS PLUS drill bit DW5504 vs. BOSCH® HCFC2012 drill bit drilling C35/45 concrete.

BOSCH® is a registered trademark of Robert Bosch GmbH, which has not endorsed or approved this comparison.

∆ - Based on DWA8280 (4.5”) vs. Norton ® 34872 (4.5”) grinding ¼” 45# steel. Norton is a registered trademark of Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., which has not endorsed or approved this comparison.

∆∆- Vs. Norton® 50517-038 14-in Segmented Blade. Norton is a registered trademark of Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., which has not endorsed or approved this comparison.

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About DEWALT

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

About Stanley Black & Decker

Headquartered in the USA, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is the world’s largest tool company operating nearly 50 manufacturing facilities across America and more than 100 worldwide. Guided by its purpose – for those who make the world – the company’s more than 60,000 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: www.stanleyblackanddecker.com.

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