Festool DWC 18 Drywall Gun & Screwdriver

by Festool
Hanging drywall is serious work and requires a serious drywall gun. Introducing the most refined and capable drywall gun yet – the DWC 18. Equipped with magazine attachment for using commonly available collated screws, on-demand push and drive system (no need to hold the trigger), electronic cut-off, precision depth control, user-serviceable magazine, and EC TEC brushless motor, the DWC is built to make hard work less hard on you. Quiet, efficient, and accurate, for faster installs with less fatigue.
  • Quiet, smooth, and tireless operation with EC TEC Brushless Motor.
  • Increased battery life with on-demand operation. The motor only runs when the screw is driven.
  • Excellent depth control with precision micro-adjust. Detachable, user-serviceable magazine for problem-free operation.



Sink screws consistently and precisely [to 1/256"] with mechanical and electronic depth control with automatic cut-off to prevent overdriven fasteners saving material as well as time in re-work to achieve quality results.


With motor speed of 4,500 RPM, coupled with the auto-feed magazine using collated screws, makes fast work of hanging sheets while the impulse-drive functionality provides exceptional battery life.


EC TEC brushless motor technology, robust internal parts, and serviceable magazine, the DWC 18 is built for heavy-duty fastening work.



Speed control for adjusting to all types of materials.

EC-TEC motor

The EC-TEC drive concept generates an extraordinary amount of power while consuming extremely low amounts of energy.


AUTO mode, also without having to press the main switch.

Forward/reverse rotation

For screwing and unscrewing screws.

Electronic monitoring of the winding temperature

Electronic monitoring of the coil temperature protects against damage to the motor.

Technical Data 

Weight with magazine attachment 5.07 lbs (2.3 kg)
Battery voltage 18 V
Weight with depth stop 4.19 lbs (1.9 kg)
Max. torque, wood/steel 44.3 in-lb (5 Nm)/123.9 in-lb (14 Nm)
Max. machinable screw length (magazine attachment) 2" (55 mm)


  • (1) DWC 18-4500 Screw Gun
  • (1) Magazine for Collated Screws
  • (1) Depth Stop Chuck
  • (1) Magnetic Bit Holder
  • (1) Phillips #2 Bit
  • (2) Phillips #2 Long Bits


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