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DeWalt Launches Heavy Duty Spade Bits, Self-Feed Bits, and Power Ship Auger Bits

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DeWalt Industrial Tool Co.
626 Hanover Pike, P.O. Box 158
Hampstead, MD, 21074
USA



Press release date: February 28, 2007

-- New Wood Drilling Accessories Offer Longer Life, Superior Durability and Faster Speed --

February 2007 - DeWALT, a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories announced the launch of its heavy-duty spade bits (DW1570-DW1586; DW1590-DW1595), self-feed bits (DW1630-DW1649) and power ship auger bits (DW1665-DW1676, DW1680-DW1692). Available in early 2007, the new wood drilling accessories provide end users with longer bit life, faster speed and improved durability. The new bits are ideal for all professional contractors including residential electricians, residential plumbers, framers, concrete forming and other professional construction end users drilling holes in wood.

HEAVY-DUTY SPADE BITS

The new spade bits from DeWALT have been redesigned with an optimized cutting geometry to allow end users to drill faster holes. The spade bits are equipped with patented chamfered corners to offer professional end users increased longevity. In addition they have a heavy-duty shank that provides maximum durability in wood. The new DeWALT spade bits are available in 23 sizes ranging from 3/8" to 1 ½" in diameter and will fit all ¼" quick-change systems.

HEAVY-DUTY SELF FEED BITS

The new self-feed bits from DeWALT offer an optimized cutting geometry for longevity. They are heat-treated for improved durability to help withstand wear in nails. They also have a cutter design that provides end users with the ability to re-sharpen them easily and the self-feeding screw provides fast material penetration. The self-feed bits are also equipped with a 7/16" ball groove quick-change shank. DeWALT offers 13 bit sizes from 1" to 4 5/8" in diameter, as well as, two sets and two extensions.

HEAVY-DUTY POWER SHIP AUGER BITS

The new power ship auger bits from DEWALT are designed with a hardened steel edge that is easy to re-sharpen. To ensure longer life, DEWALT developed a dual cutting edge that maximizes durability when encountering nails during drilling. Additionally, the auger bits are equipped with a self-feed spur for fast material penetration and a hollow center flute for aggressive chip removal. Like the self-feed bits, the ship auger bits have a 7/16" ball groove quick-change shank and are available in 25 different lengths and diameters from 9/16" to 1-1/2".

About DeWALT (www.dewalt.com)

DeWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DeWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With more than 1,000 factory owned and authorized locations DeWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America.

Specifications: DW1665 - DW1676 and DW1680- DW1692 Power Ship Auger Bits

Catalog Number Description Diameter Flute Length Overall Length Shank Size DW1665 5/8" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 5/8 4 6 7/16 DW1666 11/16" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 11/16 4 6 7/16 DW1667 3/4" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 3/4 4 6 7/16 DW1668 13/16" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 3/4 4 6 7/16 DW1669 7/8" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 7/8 4 6 7/16 DW1670 15/16" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 15/16 4 6 7/16 DW1671 1" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 1 4 6 7/16 DW1672 1-1/16" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/16 4 6 7/16 DW1673 1-1/8" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/8 4 6 7/16 DW1674 1-1/4" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/4 4 6 7/16 DW1675 1-3/8" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-3/8 4 6 7/16 DW1676 1-1/2" x 6" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/2 4 6 7/16 DW1680 9/16" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 9/16 12 17 7/16 DW1681 5/8" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 5/8 12 17 7/16 DW1682 11/16" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 11/16 12 17 7/16 DW1683 3/4" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 3/4 12 17 7/16 DW1684 13/16" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 13/16 12 17 7/16 DW1685 7/8" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 7/8 12 17 7/16 DW1686 15/16" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 15/16 12 17 7/16 DW1687 1" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 1 12 17 7/16 DW1688 1-1/16" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/16 12 17 7/16 DW1689 1-1/8" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/8 12 17 7/16 DW1690 1-1/4" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-1/4 12 17 7/16 DW1691 1-3/8" x 17" Power Ship Auger Bit 1-3/8 12 17 7/16
Specifications: DW1630 - DW1649 Self-Feed Bits

Catalog Number Description Diameter Shank Size DW1630 1" Self-Feed Bit 1 7/16 DW1631 1-1/8" Self-Feed Bit 1-1/8 7/16 DW1632 1-1/4" Self-Feed Bit 1-1/4 7/16 DW1633 1-3/8" Self-Feed Bit 1-3/8 7/16 DW1634 1-1/2" Self-Feed Bit 1-1/2 7/16 DW1635 1-3/4" Self-Feed Bit 1-3/4 7/16 DW1636 2" Self-Feed Bit 2 7/16 DW1637 2-1/8" Self-Feed Bit 2-1/8 7/16 DW1638 2-1/4" Self-Feed Bit 2-1/4 7/16 DW1639 2-9/16" Self-Feed Bit 2-9/16 7/16 DW1640 3" Self-Feed Bit 3 7/16 DW1641 3-5/8" Self-Feed Bit 3-5/8 7/16 DW1642 4-5/8" Self-Feed Bit 4-5/8 7/16
Specifications: DW1570-DW1586; DW1590-DW1595 Heavy-Duty Spade Bits

Catalog Number Description Diameter Length DW1570 1/4" x 6" Spade Bit 1/4 6 DW1571 5/16" x 6" Spade Bit 5/16 6 DW1572 3/8" x 6" Spade Bit 3/8 6 DW1573 7/16" x 6" Spade Bit 7/16 6 DW1574 1/2" x 6" Spade Bit 1/2 6 DW1575 9/16" x 6" Spade Bit 9/16 6 DW1576 5/8" x 6" Spade Bit 5/8 6 DW1577 11/16" x 6" Spade Bit 11/16 6 DW1578 3/4" x 6" Spade Bit 3/4 6 DW1579 13/16" x 6" Spade Bit 13/16 6 DW1580 7/8" x 6" Spade Bit 7/8 6 DW1581 15/16" x 6" Spade Bit 15/16 6 DW1582 1" x 6" Spade Bit 1 6 DW1583 1 1/8" x 6" Spade Bit 1-1/8 6 DW1584 1 1/4" x 6" Spade Bit 1-1/4 6 DW1585 1 3/8" x 6" Spade Bit 1-3/8 6 DW1586 1 1/2" x 6" Spade Bit 1-1/2 6 DW1590 3/8" x 16" Spade Bit 3/8 16 DW1591 1/2" x 16" Spade Bit 1/2 16 DW1592 5/8" x 16" Spade Bit 5/8 16 DW1593 3/4" x 16" Spade Bit 3/4 16 DW1594 7/8" x 16" Spade Bit 7/8 16 DW1595 1" x 16" Spade Bit 1 16
Erin Bradin
Warschawski
Tel: (410) 367-2700 ext. 18
Fax: (410) 367-2400
www.warschawski.com
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