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DEWALT DCH172P2 18v Brushless Compact SDS Plus Hammer Drill with 2x5ah Batteries

DCH172P2-GB Product Overview

The DeWalt DCH172P2 18v 24 mm brushless Ultra Compact Rotary Hammer is a class leading tool with fast drilling speed. It has a fast-drilling speed compared with the competition and a low operational vibration, providing a professional feel and finish to each job. It has a reduced size and weight then the previous model for greater access to more awkward spaces. It has an LED work-light for super bright working conditions, even in poor light.

Part No: DCH172P2-GB(DEWPDCH172P2)

DCH172P2-GB Technical Specifications

  • Voltage: 18v
  • Battery Type: Lithium-ion
  • Battery Compatibility: Dewalt 18v Li-Ion
  • Chuck Type: SDS-PLUS
  • Drilling Modes: Rotary and Rotary Hammer
  • Speed Control: Variable Speed
  • Impact Energy: 1.4 J
  • Blows Per Minute: 4980 bpm
  • Bit Capacity in Concrete: 14 mm

DEWALT DCH172P2 18v Brushless Compact SDS Plus Hammer Drill with 2x5ah Batteries

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DCH172P2-GB Key Features

  • Robust and durable design
  • Reduced size and weight
  • Excellent run time
  • Two modes of operation

DCH172P2-GB What’s Included

  • 18v 5Ah Li-Ion Batteries
  • Battery Charger
  • Carry Case
  • Number of Batteries Supplied: 2
  • Voltage: 18v
  • Type: Brushless
ExpertOur Expert Says…
The DeWalt DCH172P2 is a compact and lightweight rotary hammer drill offering 1.4J of impact energy, 0-4980 bpm and a no load speed of 0-1060 rpm. This DeWalt Power Tool features all-metal gearing and anti-vibration system. It is ideal for drilling anchors and fixing holes into concrete, brick and masonry from 4 to 16mm. The DCH172P2 is supplied with two batteries, a charger and TSTAK kit box.
Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns
We offer free delivery on orders over £55, placed before 4pm Monday to Thursday. Note that next day delivery for orders placed after 4pm on Thursday, up to 4pm Friday, is usually Monday (excluding bank holidays). Estimated delivery for all orders placed over a weekend is Tuesday. Note that due to the size and weight of some products, next working day delivery is not available and additional carriage charges will apply. If you would like to return your goods, we will offer a full refund or exchange within 30 days of purchase. For full details, visit our delivery and returns page. Ts&Cs apply.
FAQs
FAQs
What should I look for when buying a Cordless SDS Plus Hammer?

Cordless SDS Plus Hammers are tools which pack a lot of punch. They’re designed for driving into masonry, which means that they need to rotate as quickly as possible. On top of that, because their primary role is as a hammer drill, the impact rate – measured in either impacts per minute (ipm) or blows per minute (bpm) is definitely an important characteristic to consider. You should also check the maximum drilling capacity, which determines how far the tool will go into the material you’re working with.

What's the difference between SDS and hammer drills?

The main differences are in the kind of drill bits they use and the amount of power they can bring to a task.  Slotted Drive System drills use bits with slots or indentations and a pair of sprung ball bearings at the end of the shaft, which ensure a snug fit into the chuck. The fact that SDS drills usually have faster rotations and provide more blows per minute sets them apart from a ‘traditional’ hammer drill and makes them particularly suitable for tougher drilling tasks, such as driving into concrete.

What's the difference between SDS Plus and SDS Max?

One significant difference between these kinds of tools is the size of the shank. SDS Plus bits typically have a 10mm shank, while SDS Max is 18mm. This means that an SDS Max tool can use SDS Plus drill bits with an adaptor, but SDS Max bits aren’t ‘backwards’ compatible. The other main difference is that an SDS Max drill has even more power than an SDS Plus tool and is designed for working on tougher jobs than you might use the SDS Plus machine for.

Which is better: brushless or brushed drills?

Brushed motors use carbon brushes to transfer power from the fixed part of the motor to the rotor. This creates a reliable and relatively inexpensive motor, but brushed motors do require regular maintenance, in order to either clean the brushes or replace them as they wear out. A brushless motor, by contrast, uses a magnet mounted on the rotor to generate the power and electrical switching to perform the function carried out by the brushes. The additional complexity of the motor’s working means that brushless motors are usually more expensive than brushed.

However, eliminating the brushes also eliminates internal friction and maintenance, meaning that brushless motors offer both increased power and a longer working life. Brushless motors also generate less heat and noise and so, on balance, are considered superior to brushed motors.

Which voltage should I choose?

That depends entirely on what your SDS Plus Hammer needs to do. One useful rule of thumb is to remember that the higher the voltage of the tool, the more it should be able to do. As an example, a 12v machine will usually have a drilling capacity in concrete of less than 15mm; the new 54v tools from DeWalt can drill to 30mm. We also have 18v, 36v and 40v options, from leading brands including Hikoki and Makita.

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Warranty
Warranty
All of our products come with a standard 1 year manufacturers warranty, however if you would like to discuss extending this warranty, please contact our customer service team on 03330 043777, or email customerservices@toolstoreuk.co.uk. For further warranty information from this specific manufacturer, visit our warranty page.

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