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DEWALT® Announces New Cordless Nailer Lineup

Press Release   •   May 18, 2017 11:14 EDT

TOWSON, MD (May 18, 2017) – DEWALT® is rapidly expanding its 20V MAX* System to include a total of seven cordless nailers for framing, flooring and finishing applications. Following the recent launches of 16 GA Angled Finish Nailer (DCN660), Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693), and 30 Degree Framing Nailer (DCN692), the new cordless nailers include the 18 GA Brad Nailer (DCN680), 18 GA Narrow Crown Stapler (DCN681), 15 GA Angled Finish Nailer (DCN650), and 18 GA Flooring Stapler (DCN682). The 18 GA Flooring Stapler is the world’s first battery-powered pro-grade flooring stapler.

Each of the new cordless nailers is exclusively battery-powered, eliminating the hassles of using gas, compressors, and hoses. For both large and small jobs, the cordless nailers offer features found on of pneumatic tools including micro-noses (DCN680, DCN650), tool-free depth adjustment, tool-free selectable trigger, and low nail lockout, all with the freedom of cordless. Designed to be used as primary tools, the nailers are lightweight and compact. Common applications include decorative molding, kitchen moldings, staircases, shoe molding, baseboards, cabinet and furniture building, crown molding, engineered flooring, solid hardwood flooring, and more. Other features of the nailers include a paddle trigger (DCN682) and multifunctional LED lights.

The 18 GA Brad Nailer (DCN680) drives 18 GA brad nails from 5/8” to 2-1/8” and incorporates a micro-nose that improves line of sight and accuracy of nail placement**. The 18 GA Narrow Crown Stapler (DCN681) drives 18 GA 1/4" Narrow Crown Staples from 1/2” to 1-1/2” and provides versatility for a wide variety of projects. The 15 GA Angled Finish Nailer (DCN650) drives 15 GA “DA” Angled Finish Nails from 1-1/4” to 2-1/2” and also includes a micro-nose for improved sight and accuracy of nail placement***. Finally, the 18 GA Flooring Stapler (DCN682) works with 1/2” to 1-1/2” fasteners and can achieve up to 1,500 staples per charge using 18 GA 1/4" Narrow Crown Staples into flooring that’s between 3/8” and 5/8” thick (when used with DEWALT battery DCB204).

These additions to the 20V MAX* System from DEWALT, which now totals over 100 products, feature efficient brushless motors. In addition, the cordless nailers are complemented by a full line of compatible fasteners (sold separately). Available where DEWALT products are sold in spring 2017, the 20V MAX* Cordless Nailers from DEWALT will come standard with a three-year limited warranty, one-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.

20V MAX* XR® 18 GA Brad Nailer

  • -DCN680B: $249 Bare MSRP
  • -DCN680D1: $299 Kitted with (1) 2.0Ah (DCB203) MSRP

20V MAX* XR® 18 GA Narrow Crown Stapler

  • -DCN681B: $249 Bare MSRP
  • -DCN681D1: $299 Kitted with (1) 2.0Ah (DCB203) MSRP

20V MAX* XR® 15 GA Angled Finish Nailer

  • -DCN650B: $319 Bare MSRP
  • -DCN650D1: $399 Kitted with (1) 2.0Ah (DCB203) MSRP

20V MAX* XR® 18 GA Flooring Stapler

  • -DCN682B: $319 Bare MSRP
  • -DCN682M1: $399 Kitted with (1) 4.0Ah (DCB204) MSRP

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

** Compared to DEWALT DC608

***Compared to DEWALT DC628



DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial corded and cordless power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools in categories that include Woodworking, Drilling & Fastening, Concrete & Metal Power Tools, as well as Cutting, Abrasive, and IMPACT READY® Impact Driver Power Tool Accessories. Hand Tool categories include Measuring & Layout, Knives & Blades, Mechanics Tools, and Storage Solutions.

With seven manufacturing locations in the USA, DEWALT remains committed to domestic manufacturing and produced over 90 million individual units of Power Tools, Hand Tools, and Accessories in the United States with global materials in 2016 alone. Visit the website to learn more about DEWALT products Made in the USA with global materials.

DEWALT tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With more than 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, visit or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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