DEWALT DCS370K 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Band Saw Review

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DEWALT DCS370K 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Band Saw Review

Product Name: DEWALT DCS370K 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Band Saw

Product Description: Dewalt Band Saw

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 9.2/10
    Rating - 9.2/10
9.2/10

Summary

Dewalt has rarely received any complaints from the consumer or any negative reviews. Be it regular users or professional technicians, all seem to be satisfied with the performance. The band saw is surely worth all the money spent, and does not need to be replaced any time soon.

Industrial application or construction jobs require high quality electronic tools to complete various engineering, electrical and mechanical tasks. Band saws are one of the essential tools for a professional’s tool kit. Hence our product of the day for review is the DEWALT DCS370K 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Band Saw.

Carrying the same DEWALT quality and accessibility features, this band saw provides optimum performance and lasts long. The band saw comes along with one 18 volt NiCad battery, 1 charger, 1 blade tracking wrench, a 14/18 saw blade and a contractor’s bag to house them all.

New and improved capacities

The DEWALT 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Band Saw band saw has a cutting capacity of about 2 ½ inches. This will allow it to make a cut of 2 inches in an SCH 40 pipe. It is suitable for a variety of cutting applications. These include, conduit of up to 2-inch diameter, a 1 5/8 inches uni-strut, all thread tube, square or a rectangular tube or an angle iron.

It weighs less than pounds, hence is suitable for longer tasks and does not cause fatigue to the user. It is an ideal tool for plumbers, craftsmen, electricians, professional contractors or sprinkler fitters. Small footprint allows easy use on lift or while accessing some tight spots.

Convenient usage

The DEWALT 18-Volt Cordless Band Saw has been designed while keeping the basics of balance and ergonomics in mind. This is why it results in accurate and faster cuts and drastically reduces cutting time and user’s fatigue. The user can easily hang the saw when not in use while using the integrated hook. This will prevent any damage to the front handles or the base.

It comes with a tool less blade changing lever. This can lose its tension while changing the blade for user’s convenience. An ergonomically designed soft grip handle fits into user’s hand and provides desired comfort.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 10 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 12.4 x 16.2 x 9.4 inches
  • Origin: China
  • Color: Yellow
  • Power Source: cordless-electric
  • Voltage: 18 volts
  • Included Components: battery
  • Warranty Description: 3 Year Limited Warranty

Pros

  • Has 1/2″ cut capacity to cut up to 2″ of an SCH 40 pipe
  • Superior balance and ergonomics allows
  • Integrated hang hook to hang the saw without damage
  • Blade tracking adjustment increases blade life
  • Tool less blade changing lever
  • Includes Battery, 1 hour charger, 14/18 blade

Cons

  • NiCad batteries may drain faster than lithium ion ones

Verdict

Dewalt has rarely received any complaints from the consumer or any negative reviews. Be it regular users or professional technicians, all seem to be satisfied with the performance. The band saw is surely worth all the money spent, and does not need to be replaced any time soon.

The DEWALT DCS370K 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Band Saw also comes with a 3-year manufacturer warranty to assure that a customer receives the after sales services. Reviews from the current users are positive, and the ratings are certainly high. Hence it is a highly recommended tool for industrial and professional uses.

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