An attendee gives a virtual jobsite competition at try.
Tom Bagsarian An attendee gives a virtual jobsite competition at try.

Dewalt Tools hosted its Tough in the South new products event in Nashville, Tenn., on Aug. 18 for members of the trade press. Below are some products that may interest concrete contractors. For more information, visit the company's website.

Concrete Paddle Mixer

The new 60V MAXFLEXVOLT Dual-Handle Paddle Mixer (DCD240) is a powerful, cordless choice for mixing a wide range of materials, including concrete, thin-set, and mortar. In addition to a variable speed dial, the mixer features a soft-start to reduce splashing upon start-up and an enclosed compartment to help protect the battery and terminals from contamination. Available in January 2018.

Jobsite WiFi

DEWALT’s WiFi mesh technology provides a key solution with its ruggedized access points built to withstand the harsh and variable conditions of a construction jobsite. DEWALT WiFi enables general and trade contractors to collaborate in real time across large-scale jobsites and to easily access critical site information such as prints, schedules, budgets and RFIs. Each access point will cost $1,499.

Design Assist

A new structural design software program that will streamline and optimize the design of Dewalt anchoring products in accordance with the latest national and international building codes. The software will include new features and tools to optimize the design process for a variety of applications. Complete release in l;ate 2017.

Laser Measurers

Dewalt has introduced three Laser Distance Measurers designed for accuracy and convenience with features that support a broad range of leveling and layout applications and jobsite requirements. They deliver 30-foot to 100-foot working ranges,

Air Compressor

For the user that wants to leverage their existing pneumatic tools, the FLEXVOLT 60V MAX 2.5 Gallon Cordless Air Compressor is a compact, portable, and lightweight choice at only 21.5 lbs. without a battery. The compressor achieves up to 1,220 nails per charge using one 6.0Ah FLEXVOLT Battery (DCB606) and a DEWALT 18 GA Brad Nailer (DWFP12233).