We’re excited to share with you the announcement of the DEWALT POWERSTACK™ 18V Compact Battery, a next-generation technological breakthrough that marks a new era of performance for DEWALT cordless power tools.

The DEWALT POWERSTACK™ battery is the world’s first major power tool brand to use pouch battery cell technology for the construction industry. This revolutionary design delivers the lightest and most powerful compact battery from DEWALT (1).

Features and benefits: 

- 50% more power (2) enabling broad application capabilities and fast performance with cordless tools.

- 25% more compact (3) and 15% lighter (4), designed by DEWALT to provide tool maneuverability, high precision and reduced fatigue when used in tight workspaces.

- Twice the lifespan (1) providing the user benefit of more overall investment value.

The DEWALT POWERSTACK™ battery is GUARANTEED TOUGH and is a significant feat of engineering that reflects a long history of innovation leadership from DEWALT to provide our customers with the best cordless power tool experience on the market.

The product will rollout globally to DEWALT distributors, retailers and e-commerce channels from February 2022. This is just the beginning; we will continue to expand this innovation to bring our users THE NEXT DIMENSION IN POWER™. There’s more to come as we continue to develop further products to push the boundaries for the jobsite of the future.

CIB Partners will launch this new line in South Africa during 2022. We will update you on the launch date closer to the time.


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(1) vs. DEWALT 18V Batteries 2Ah or lower; not in application.

(2) vs. DCB183 Battery, not in application

(3) Footprint vs. DCB183 Battery

(4) Charge cycles vs. DCB183 Battery