Routers - Festool / Dewalt
Festool 1400 Router
The OF 1400 is the new benchmark in the medium-power router class. It gives you more power in a lighter package, easier operation, smoother running, deeper stroke, and the ultimate in dust extraction. With thoroughbred performance and a host of unique features, it takes routing to a new level.
Festool 2000 Router
Tough, 1/2" collet production-grade router with double bearings for lasting precision. Fast and precise depth setting, electronic speed control. Very low vibration and ergonomic handle design make even long jobs go easy. Fiber base runner prevents surface marring.
Festool 1010 Router
Powerful, high-precision router. A turret stop allows fast and accurate adjustment of the height of the router without the use of special tools. Adjustable speed control produces higher surface quality and longer tool life. The router has a special base runner that leaves no scratches. Designed for one- or twohanded use. Fits Festool guide rail for precision straight guidance.
DeWalt makes routers in different configurations for varying needs. Choose from Trim Routers, fixed base routers, plunge base routers, and electronic variable speed routers. Most DeWALT routers can be grouped by type/output.
Dewalt offers several 1 3/4 horsepower routers, in fixed and plunge base form. These include the DW616K, DW616D, and DW616PK models. All allow for super accurate depth adjustment via micro-fine adjustable rings, and easy depth adjustment in 1/64" increments. All run 120 VAC, 11 amp, 24,500 rpm motors, which have tool-less adjustability for easy depth changes. Legendary DeWalt construction is evident as all feature precision machined die-cast aluminum router bases, nickel-plated diecast alum motor housing, and sealed switches to keep dust out. With rubber molded handles and low center of gravity, DeWalt routers are comfortable, balanced and easy to operate. All 1 3/4 hp routers ship with 1/2 and 1/4" 1 piece self-releasing collets, 2 wrenches and concentricty gauge. See individual models for additional features and differences.
The 2 1/4 hp DeWalt electronic variable speed plunge and fixed base routers offer constant speed under load from 8000 - 24000 rpm with soft starts for smooth routing hard materials. Same construction details and features as other models mentioned above. This line includes Dewalt DW618K, 618D, and DW618PK models. All feature a spindle lock that allows one wrench bit changing. The DW618PK features dust collection, brass bushings, case hardened steel guide rods, along with relocated switch and plunge lever for ease of operation. DW618D includes wrenches and detachable cordset. The DW618K router includes wrench, extra large hole sub-base and carrying case.
The DeWALT DW621 plunge router has a 2 hp, 120VAC, 10 amp motor with an rpm range of 8000-24000, 2 1/8" plunge stroke, three stage turret stop, with spindle-lock and micro-fin bit depth adjustment. Integrated dust collection system is through-column and offers 95% extraction efficiency. Comes with template guide bushing adapter.
The DW618B3 is a three base router kit that includes a wide range of tools and accessories. This router offers 2.5" plunge stroke, five position turret stop, detachable cordset, microfine bit depth adjuster, and spindle lock. Kit includes fixed, plunge, and D-handle bases, plus collets, wrench, concentricity gauge, extra large sub hole base, vacuum adaptor for dust collection, and carrying case.
See the DeWalt Trim Router section for specifications, descriptions, and details on those models.