Compact hammer drill driving 

Compact hammer drill driving 


18V XR Compact Brushless Hammer Drill Driver

At only 173mm in length but delivering up to 70Nm in torque, the DCD796 is a compact hammer drill driver designed for heavy-duty use in confined spaces. With adjustable speed and torque control, it’s ideal for countless professional tradesmen including plumbers, HVAC installers, carpenters and general contractors. 

Choose your kit
  • DCD796
    NEW DCD796
    18V XR Brushless Hammer Drill Driver - Bare Unit
  • DCD796P2K
    Discontinued DCD796P2K
    18V XR Brushless Hammer Drill Driver - 2 X 5Ah
18v XR

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Brushless motor for increased efficiency and runtime

Compact power

Compact power

The compact DCD796 can easily undertake heavy-duty tasks. Delivering 70Nm of torque it can drill at a capacity of 40mm in wood, 13mm in metal and masonry. Its power to size and weight ratio make it perfect for use in confined spaces.

Total control

Total control

The DCD796 has a 2 speed all metal transmission and a 15 position adjustable torque control for controlled drilling into a variety of materials. With both a drill driver mode and hammer mode, users have total control over a wide range of applications.



Weight 1.3 kg
Max. Drilling Capacity (Wood) 40.0 mm
Max. Drilling Capacity (Metal) 13.0 mm
Battery Capacity 5.0 Ah
Max. Drilling Capacity (Masonry) 13.0 mm
Max Torque (Hard) 70.0 Nm
No Load Speed (Drilling/ Driving Mode) 0-550/2000 rpm
Beats per Minute 0-9350/34000 bpm
No Load Speed (Hammer Mode) 0-550/2000 rpm
Battery Chemistry Li-Ion
Power Output 420.0 W
Max Torque (Soft) 27.0 Nm
Chuck capacity 1.5-13 mm
No. of Speeds 2.0
Weight (incl. battery) 1.9 mm
Length 173.0 mm
Height 203.0 mm
Depth 67.0 mm
Sound Pressure 89.0 dB(A)
Sound Pressure Uncertainty 3.0 dB(A)
Sound Power 100.0 dB(A)
Sound Power Uncertainty 3.0 dB(A)
Hand/Arm Vibration - Drilling into metal <2.5 m/s²
Uncertainty K 1 (Vibration) 1.5 m/s²
Hand/Arm Vibration - Hammer drilling into concrete 11.5 m/s²
Uncertainty K 2 (Vibration) 1.6 m/s²
Hand/Arm Vibration - Screw driving without impact <2.5 m/s²
Uncertainty K 3 (Vibration) 1.5 m/s²

What's Included

Belt hook 1 X
Magnetic bit holder 1 X
5Ah XR battery packs with state of charge indicator 2 X
Multi-voltage XR charger 1 X
TSTAK heavy duty kitbox 1 X


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Warranty & Service

Up to 3 years warranty

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We take extensive measures to ensure all our products are made to the very highest standards ad meet all relevant industry regulations.

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Cordless and with 18V pf power and over 140 power tools available in the range, the XR range has you covered whatever your job or job site needs.