Dewalt discontinues 18V NiCad battery line

Dewalt has announced that it is phasing out its 18V NiCad batteries (DC9096 and DC9096S). The 18V XRP lithium ion battery (DC9180) and all other compatible battery models for 18V XRP have also been discontinued. Current supplies of the 18V NiCad batteries should be available until March 2022.

An adapter allows customers to use 20V Max lithium ion batteries in most 18V Dewalt tools. The company also offers a Factory Service Trade Up Program.