The Dewalt DCH333 is the latest addition to their cordless SDS Drill range providing more choice to tradesmen from many different industries looking for the best SDS drill option. Should you go for Cordless or Corded? Is there a big difference between 18v or 54v?

We take a brief look at the benefits of choosing cordless and the key differences between the Dewalt 18v and 54v SDS Drills.

Benefits of a Dewalt cordless SDS Drill

Dewalt are a recognised brand in the trade for manufacturing high quality power tools. The Dewalt XR cordless range is one of the most popular out there, delivering market leading results for run times and power. This includes their cordless SDS drills.

Dewalt SDS drills are a popular choice for tradesmen for their quality build and range of features. With the new Dewalt Flexvolt technology, they have innovated one step further and given the trade the opportunity to work anywhere on site without losing the benefits of corded machines. Ultimately, not having to rely on a power source on site and having the added flexibility is the main attraction for going cordless.

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The key players: DCH333 vs. DCH273/ DCH274

The DCH333 model (left) is the new Flexvolt 54v cordless SDS Drill from Dewalt that is now available online and in store with 2x 54v 9.0Ah Lithium-ion Batteries. It rivals corded machines for power and cordless SDS Drills for longer run time, featuring a brushless motor and 3 mode function.

The DCH273 (right) was the previous leading Dewalt cordless SDS Drill and features a Brushless motor and 3 mode function, supplied with 2x 18v 5.0Ah Lithium-ion Batteries. The DCH274 model boasts the same features and stats as the DCH273, but comes with an additonal keyless chuck for use normal drill bits.

DCH333 DCH273
Voltage: 18 / 54 v 18 v
Max. battery capacity: 9.0 Ah 5.0 Ah
Impact energy: 3.5 J 2.1 J
Tool holder: SDS Plus SDS Plus
Weight: 3.7 Kg 3.1 Kg
Max Drilling Capacity (wood): 30 mm 26 mm
Max Drilling Capacity (concrete): 30 mm 24 mm
Max Drilling Capacity (metal): 13 mm 13 mm
Hand/ arm vibration (when chiselling): 8.5 m/s² 5.4 m/s²

Choosing a Dewalt Cordless SDS Drill

Before deciding to buy a Dewalt cordless SDS Drill, think about the applications you will be using it for. If portability and power are key, cordless Dewalt SDS drills are a solid option.

If you’re looking for a more lightweight or cheaper alternative; we stock a wide range of cordless SDS drills both in store and online here.