DEWALT Announces Fully-Automatic Powder-Actuated Tool

DEWALT Announces DFD270 Powder-Actuated Tool

TOWSON, MD (January 16, 2019) – DEWALT announces the new Fully-Automatic .27 Caliber Powder-Actuated Tool (DFD270). The launch of the new Powder-Actuated Tool is supported with a compatible line of newly-designed and independently-tested CSI (Concrete, Steel, & I-Beam) fasteners. This combination of tool and fasteners is the DEWALT premium, low-velocity direct fastening system designed for structural use in steel and concrete applications.The Powder-Actuated Tool is powered by a standard .27 caliber load safety strip and is compatible with current DEWALT Powder-Actuated fasteners. Driving both 8mm and .300-inch head fasteners in lengths from 1/2-inch to 2-7/8-inch, as well as 1/4-inch threaded studs, the tool features automatic piston return and load indexing between fastenings, making it ideal for high-capacity commercial applications.

With the addition of the Accessory Magazine (DFD2703 sold separately), the tool can also fasten collated pins. The Powder-Actuated Tool is available in two configurations: Single Shot Kit (DFD270SK) and Magazine & Single Shot Kit (DFD270MK). Both kits include a spall guard and cleaning kit, and are housed in a rugged kit box. The Single Shot and Magazine nose pieces can be rotated and interchanged tool-free. In addition to interchangeable nose pieces, the tool also includes several other features that provide versatility and ease-of-use including a power dial that allows users to further adjust the tool’s power level within .27 caliber load colors. Additionally, it disassembles tool-free for easy cleaning and servicing on-site. The tool comes equipped with an integrated utility hook and rubber over-mold.

The Powder-Actuated Tool will be supplemented with the new line of redesigned CSI pins from DEWALT. This range includes single and collated .145-inch to .157-inch diameter pins in lengths of 1/2-inch to 2-7/8-inches. Additionally, a range of accessories (sold separately) will be available to enable the tool to perform in a variety of applications and trades. In addition to their availability in kitted configurations, both nose pieces (Single Shot and Magazine) will also available as standalone accessories. Similarly, two replacement Driver Pistons (for 8mm and .300-inch head pins) will also offered. The cleaning kit included with the Powder-Actuated Tool will also available as an accessory.

The .27 Caliber Fully-Automatic Powder-Actuated Tool and new CSI pin range adds to the growing Direct Fastening system from DEWALT. Available in summer 2019 wherever DEWALT products are sold, the Powder-Actuated Tool will come standard with a three-year limited warranty, two-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.

DFD270SK – .27 Cal Automatic PAT (Single Shot Kit)$749
DFD270MK – .27 Cal Automatic PAT (Magazine Kit)$849
DFD2702 – Single Shot Nose Piece$139
DFD2703 – Magazine Nose Piece$209
DFD2704 – Cleaning Kit$49
DFD2705 – Driver Piston (Domed) for 8mm Head Pins$75
DFD2701 – Driver Piston (Flat) for .300” Head Pins$75

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Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz, and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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  1. Chad

    I’ve looked online to buy this tool but it does not seem to be available anywhere. Do you know who is selling these or why they are not available?

    1. Todd Fratzel

      Maybe not be available yet. Sometimes it takes quite a long time from the announcement.

  2. Maiko Veilleux

    Does it take hilti collated pins?

    1. Todd Fratzel

      Do not believe so.

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