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DeWalt DW006 Technical data
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U.K. & Ireland
230 V tools
230 V tools
10 Amperes, mains
13 Amperes, in plugs
The following symbols are used throughout this
Table of contents
Technical data
EC-Declaration of conformity
Safety instructions
Package contents
Electrical safety
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
Using an extension cable
Assembly and adjustment
Instructions for use
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Technical data
No load speed
1st gear
2nd gear
1st gear
2nd gear
Max. torque
Chuck capacity
Maximum drilling capacity in
Weight (without battery pack)
Denotes risk of personal injury, loss of life
or damage to the tool in case of nonobservance of the instructions in this
Denotes risk of electric shock.
EC-Declaration of conformity
DEWALT declares that these Power Tools have been
designed in compliance with: 98/37/EEC,
89/336/EEC, 73/23/EEC, EN 50144, EN 50260,
EN 55014-2, EN 55014, EN 61000-3-2 &
EN 61000-3-3.
For more information, please contact DEWALT at the
address below, or refer to the back of the manual.
Level of sound pressure according to 86/188/EEC &
98/37/EEC, measured according to EN 50144:
(sound pressure)
LWA (acoustic power)
* at the operator’s ear
Battery pack
Take appropriate measures for the
protection of hearing if the sound
pressure of 85 dB(A) is exceeded.
Mains voltage
Approx. charging time
Weighted root mean square acceleration value
according to EN 50144:
6.1 m/s2
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Director Engineering and Product Development
Horst Großmann
DEWALT, Richard-Klinger-Straße 40,
D-65510, Idstein, Germany
Safety instructions
When using Power Tools, always observe the
safety regulations applicable in your country to
reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and
personal injury. Read the following safety
instructions before attempting to operate this
product. Keep these instructions in a safe place!
1 Keep work area clean
Cluttered areas and benches can cause accidents.
2 Consider work area environment
Do not expose Power Tools to humidity.
Keep work area well lit. Do not use Power Tools
in the presence of flammable liquids or gases.
3 Guard against electric shock
Prevent body contact with earthed surfaces
(e.g. pipes, radiators, cookers and refrigerators).
For use under extreme conditions (e.g. high
humidity, when metal swarf is being produced,
etc.) electric safety can be improved by inserting
an isolating transformer or a (FI) earth-leakage
4 Keep children away
Do not let children come into contact with the
tool or extension cord. Supervision is required for
those under 16 years of age.
5 Store idle tools
When not in use, Power Tools must be stored in
a dry place and locked up securely, out of reach
of children.
6 Dress properly
Do not wear loose clothing or jewellery. They can
be caught in moving parts. Preferably wear
rubber gloves and non-slip footwear when
working outdoors. Wear protective hair covering
to keep long hair out of the way.
7 Wear safety goggles
Also use a face or dust mask in case the
operations produce dust or flying particles.
8 Beware of maximum sound pressure
Take appropriate measures for the protection of
hearing if the sound pressure of 85 dB(A) is
9 Secure workpiece
Use clamps or a vice to hold the workpiece. It is
safer and it frees both hands to operate the tool.
10 Do not overreach
Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
11 Stay alert
Watch what you are doing. Use common sense.
Do not operate the tool when you are tired.
12 Remove adjusting keys and wrenches
Always check that adjusting keys and wrenches
are removed from the tool before operating the
13 Use appropriate tool
The intended use is described in this instruction
manual. Do not force small tools or attachments
to do the job of a heavy-duty tool. The tool will
do the job better and safer at the rate for which it
was intended.
Warning! The use of any accessory or attachment
or performance of any operation with this tool, other
than those recommended in this instruction manual
may present a risk of personal injury.
14 Maintain tools with care
Keep the tools in good condition and clean for
better and safer performance. Follow the
instructions for maintenance and changing
accessories. Inspect the tool cords at regular
intervals and, if damaged, have them repaired by
an authorized DEWALT repair agent. Keep all
controls dry, clean and free from oil and grease.
15 Check for damaged parts
Before using the tool, carefully check it for
damage to ensure that it will operate properly
and perform its intended function. Check for
misalignment and seizure of moving parts,
breakage of parts and any other conditions that
may affect its operation. Have damaged guards
or other defective parts repaired or replaced as
Do not use the tool if the switch is defective.
Have the switch replaced by an authorized
DEWALT repair agent.
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16 Remove the battery pack
Remove the battery pack when not in use, before
servicing and when changing accessories.
17 Have your tool repaired by an authorized
DEWALT repair agent
This Power Tool is in accordance with the
relevant safety regulations. To avoid danger,
electric appliances must only be repaired by
qualified technicians.
Labels on charger and battery pack
In addition to the pictographs used in this manual,
the labels on the charger and the battery pack show
the following pictographs:
Battery charging
Battery charged
See technical data for charging time
Refresh mode
Package contents
The package contains:
1 Cordless percussion drill/driver
1 Battery charger (DW006K/DW006K2)
1 Battery pack (DW006K)
2 Battery packs (DW006K2)
1 Kitbox (K-models only)
1 Instruction manual
1 Exploded drawing
• Check for damage to the tool, parts or accessories
which may have occurred during transport.
• Take the time to thoroughly read and understand
this manual prior to operation.
Problem charging
Description (fig. A)
Charges NiMH and NiCd battery packs
Do not probe with conductive objects
Do not charge damaged battery packs
Your cordless percussion drill/driver has been
designed for professional drilling and screwdriving
1 Variable speed switch
2 Forward/reverse slider
3 Two gear selector
4 Mode selector
5 Side handle
6 Sleeve
7 Keyless chuck
8 Battery release button
9 Battery pack
Read instruction manual before use
Do not expose to water
Have defective cords replaced
Charge only between 4 °C and 40 °C
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Your DEWALT charger accepts DEWALT 24 V NiCd
and NiMH battery packs.
9 Battery pack
10 Charger
11 Charging indicator (red)
12 Refresh mode button
Electrical safety
The electric motor has been designed for one
voltage only. Always check that the battery pack
power corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate. Also make sure that the voltage of your
charger corresponds to that of your mains.
Your DEWALT charger is double
insulated in accordance with EN 50144.
Mains plug replacement
(U.K. & Ireland only)
• Should your mains plug need replacing and you
are competent to do this, proceed as instructed
below. If you are in doubt, contact an authorized
DEWALT repair agent or a qualified electrician.
• Disconnect the plug from the supply.
• Cut off the plug and dispose of it safely; a plug
with bared copper conductors is dangerous if
engaged in a live socket outlet.
• Only fit 13 Amperes BS1363A approved plugs
fitted with the correctly rated fuse (1).
• The cable wire colours, or a letter, will be marked
at the connection points of most good quality
plugs. Attach the wires to their respective points
in the plug (see below). Brown is for Live (L) (2)
and Blue is for Neutral (N) (4).
• Before replacing the top cover of the mains plug
ensure that the cable restraint (3) is holding the
outer sheath of the cable firmly and that the two
leads are correctly fixed at the terminal screws.
Never use a light socket.
Never connect the live (L) or neutral (N)
wires to the earth pin marked E or .
Using an extension cable
An extension cord should not be used unless
absolutely necessary. Use an approved extension
cable suitable for the power input of your charger
(see technical data). The minimum conductor size is
0.5 mm2; the maximum length is 30 m.
Always switch off the tool before
inserting or removing the battery pack.
Before using the tool, make sure the
battery pack is properly seated.
Battery pack (fig. A)
Charging the battery pack (fig. A)
Always check the mains prior to charging the battery
pack. If the mains is functioning but the battery pack
does not charge, take your charger to an authorized
DEWALT repair agent. Whilst charging, the charger
and the battery pack may become warm to touch.
This is a normal condition and does not indicate a
Do not charge the battery pack at
ambient temperatures < 4 °C or > 40 °C.
Recommended charging temperature:
approx. 24 °C.
• To charge the battery pack (9), insert it into the
charger (10) as shown and plug in the charger.
Be sure that the battery pack is fully seated in the
charger. The red charging indicator (11) will blink.
After approx. 1 hour, it will stop blinking and
remain on. The battery pack is now fully charged
and the charger automatically switches to
equalization mode. After approx. 2-4 hours, it will
switch to maintenance charge mode. The battery
pack can be removed at any time or left in the
connected charger indefinitely.
• The red charging indicator flashes rapidly to
indicate a charging problem. Reinsert the battery
pack or try a new one. If the new pack also
refuses to charge, have your charger tested by
an authorized DEWALT repair agent.
• When plugged into power sources such as
generators or sources that convert DC to AC,
the red charging indicator (11) may blink twice,
switch off and repeat. This indicates a temporary
problem of the power source. The charger will
automatically switch back to normal operation.
Assembly and adjustment
Prior to assembly and adjustment,
always remove the battery pack.
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Refresh mode (fig. A)
The refresh mode helps to maintain
the optimum capacity of the battery
pack. It is therefore recommended to
use the refresh mode weekly or every
10 charge/discharge cycles.
Please make sure to use the feature
whenever you notice decreased
battery pack performance.
• Start the charging process as described above.
• Press the refresh mode button (12). The red
charging indicator will stop blinking momentarily,
quickly blink three times and then resume blinking
as before. The charger is now in refresh mode.
• After up to 8 hours, the red charging indicator will
stop blinking and remain on. The battery pack is
now fully charged and can be removed at any
time or left in the connected charger indefinitely.
• To cancel refresh mode, you can remove and reinsert the battery pack at any time.
Inserting and removing the battery pack
• Insert the battery pack into the corresponding
slot in the tool until it clicks in place.
• To remove the battery pack, press the release
button (8).
Inserting and removing bits (fig. A & B)
• Open the chuck by turning the sleeve (6)
counterclockwise and insert the bit shank.
• Place the bit in the chuck as far as it will go and
lift slightly before tightening.
• Press the spindle lock (13) and tighten firmly by
turning the sleeve clockwise.
• To remove the bit, proceed in reverse order.
Selecting the operating mode (fig. C)
The tool can be used in two operating modes:
Rotary drilling:
for steel, wood and plastics
Percussion drilling:
simultaneous rotating and impacting for
concrete and masonry drilling
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• Select the required operating mode by rotating
the mode selector (4) towards the appropriate
Forward/reverse slider (fig. A)
• To select forward or reverse rotation, use the
forward/reverse slider (2) (see arrows on tool).
Always wait until the motor has come to
a complete standstill before changing the
direction of rotation.
Two gear selector (fig. A)
Your tool is fitted with a two gear selector (3) to vary
the speed/torque ratio.
1 low speed/high torque
(drilling large holes, driving screws)
2 high speed/low torque (drilling smaller holes)
For speed rates, refer to the technical data.
• Always push the two gear selector
completely forward or backward.
• Do not change gears at full speed or
during use.
Removing and fitting the chuck (fig. D & E)
• Open the chuck jaws as far as possible.
• Insert a screwdriver into the chuck and remove
the chuck retaining screw (14) by turning
clockwise as shown in figure D.
• Tighten an Allen key into the chuck and strike it
with a hammer as shown in figure E. This will
loosen the chuck so that it can be unscrewed
by hand.
• To refit the chuck, proceed in reverse order.
Fitting the side handle (fig. A)
The side handle (5) can be fitted to suit both
RH- and LH-users.
Always use the tool with the side handle
properly assembled.
• Loosen the side handle.
• For RH-users, slide the side handle clamp over the
43 mm collar behind the chuck, handle at the left.
• For LH-users, slide the side handle clamp over the
43 mm collar behind the chuck, handle at the right.
• Rotate the side handle to the desired position
and tighten the handle.
Instructions for use
• Always observe the safety instructions
and applicable regulations.
• Be aware of the location of pipework and
• Apply only a gentle pressure to the tool.
Excessive force does not speed up
drilling but decreases tool performance
and may shorten tool life.
• To minimise stalling on break-through,
progressively reduce the drill point
pressure towards the end of the operation.
• Keep the motor running when pulling the
bit back out of a drilled hole. This will
help prevent jamming.
Drilling in wood
• Holes in wood can be made with the same twist
drills used for metal. These bits may overheat
unless pulled out frequently to clear chips from
the flutes.
• For larger holes use Auger bits.
• Use a block of wood to back up workpieces that
may splinter.
Percussion drilling
Drilling in masonry
• Use carbide-tipped masonry bits. Keep even
force on the drill. A smooth, even flow of dust
indicates the proper drilling rate.
Consult your dealer for further information on the
appropriate accessories.
Prior to operation:
• Make sure your battery pack is (fully) charged.
• Insert the appropriate bit.
• Mark the spot where the hole is to be drilled.
• Select forward or reverse rotation.
Switching on and off (fig. A)
• To run the tool, press the variable speed switch
(1). The pressure exerted on the variable speed
switch determines the tool speed.
• To stop the tool, release the switch.
The drill is equipped with a brake to stop
the tool as soon as the variable speed
switch is fully released.
Screwdriving (fig. A)
• Select forward or reverse rotation using the slider (2).
• Select the rotary drilling mode using the mode
selector (4).
Your DEWALT Power Tool has been designed to
operate over a long period of time with a minimum
of maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation
depends upon proper tool care and regular cleaning.
Your Power Tool requires no additional lubrication.
• Unplug the charger before cleaning the housing
with a soft cloth.
• Remove the battery pack before cleaning your
Power Tool.
• Keep the ventilation slots clear and regularly
clean the housing with a soft cloth.
Drilling (fig. A)
• Select the drilling mode using the mode selector (4).
Drilling in metal
• Use a cutting lubricant when drilling metals.
The exceptions are cast iron and brass which
should be drilled dry.
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Rechargeable battery pack
This long life battery pack must be recharged when
it fails to produce sufficient power on jobs which
were easily done before. At the end of its technical
life, discard it with due care for our environment:
• Run the battery pack down completely,
then remove it from the tool.
• NiCd and NiMH cells are recyclable. Take them
to your dealer or a local recycling station.
The collected battery packs will be recycled or
disposed of properly.
If you are not completely satisfied with the
performance of your DEWALT tool, simply return
it within 30 days, complete as purchased, to the
point of purchase, for a full refund or exchange.
Proof of purchase must be produced.
If you need maintenance or service for your
DEWALT tool, in the 12 months following purchase,
it will be undertaken free of charge at an authorized
DEWALT repair agent. Proof of purchase must be
produced. Includes labour and spare parts for
Power Tools. Excludes accessories.
Unwanted tools
Take your tool to an authorised DEWALT repair
agent where it will be disposed of in an
environmentally safe way.
If your DEWALT product becomes defective due
to faulty materials or workmanship within
12 months from the date of purchase,
we guarantee to replace all defective parts free of
charge or, at our discretion, replace the unit free
of charge provided that:
• The product has not been misused.
• Repairs have not been attempted by
unauthorized persons.
• Proof of purchase date is produced.
This guarantee is offered as an extra benefit
and is additional to consumers statutory rights.
For the location of your nearest authorized
DEWALT repair agent, please use the appropriate
telephone number on the back of this manual.
Alternatively, a list of authorized DEWALT repair
agents and full details on our after-sales service
are available on the Internet at
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