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DEWALT Introduces First Line of Sledge Hammers and Axes

Press release   •   Mar 21, 2018 10:26 EDT

TOWSON, MD (March 21, 2018) – DEWALT has introduced a new line of seven ExoCore™ Sledge Hammers and three Axes all featuring carbon fiber composite handles for durability, overstrike protection and light tool weight. These are the first-ever DEWALT sledge hammers and axes.

Available in 6-, 8-, and 12-pound versions with a 32” handle and 4-pound with a 12” handle, DEWALT® ExoCore™ Sledge Hammers feature an efficient strike face for a clean and effective break and a carbon fiber composite overlay that helps prevent damage. The range is designed to meet a variety of needs and applications from metal and drywall to driving a punch or chisel.

DEWALT® ExoCore™ Axes are available in 20 oz. with a 12” handle and 3.5 single bit and 4.5-pound log splitter with a 32” handle. All DEWALT® ExoCore™ Axes feature a scalloped cutting edge, which ensure a deep cut and improved release from material, and carbon fiber composite handles for overstrike protection. The durable rubber over-mold on the grip provides comfort.

Available now where DEWALT products are sold, the ExoCore™ Sledge Hammers and Axes will come with a limited lifetime warranty for $29.99-$54.97 MSRP.


DWHT56028: 8 lb. EXOCORE™ Sledge Hammer

DWHT45026: 4 lb. EXOCORE™ Sledge Hammer

DWHT56025: 4 lb. EXOCORE™ Blacksmith Sledge Hammer

DWHT56027: 6 lb. EXOCORE™ Sledge Hammer

DWHT56029: 10 lb. EXOCORE™ Sledge Hammer

DWHT56030: 12 lb. EXOCORE™ Sledge Hammer

DWHT56024: 4 lb. EXOCORE™ Sledge Hammer


DWHT56033: 4.5 lb. EXOCORE™ Log Splitter

DWHT56032: 3.5 lb. EXOCORE™ Single Bit Axe

DWHT56031: 20 oz. EXOCORE™ Camper’s Hatchet



DEWALT 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 or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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