CXS 18V Cordless Compact 2 Speed Drill 3.0Ah Set & Angle Attachment in Systainer


  • $795.00
  • SKU: 576884


Light, compact and impressively strong. The 18-volt CXS/TXS 18 compact screwdriver is your ideal helper for the most varied everyday work. The ergonomic C shape facilitates precise working through the grip position in the drilling and screwdriving axis. A number of attachments find solutions for the most difficult applications – perfect also for narrow spaces or corners. Fast tool change is secured by the FastFix interface and the CENTROTEC system. Clever details like the bit holder, the light control and the lid compartment Systainer³ make the CXS 18 a compact powerhouse with practical special equipment.

  • Impressive ergonomics and low weight for easy drilling and fastening.
  • The compact, handy shape makes work easier, even in cramped spaces.
  • The ergonomic C-shape of the direct handle in the screwing axis enables more targeted power transmission and more precise work
  • Quick conversion to drilling, screwdriving, angular drilling and angular screwdriving without the need for tools thanks to the FastFix interface.
  • The depth stops and eccentric adapter also enable depth-limited screwdriving close to edges.
  • Including exchangeable CENTROTEC tool chuck and 10 mm FastFix keyless chuck.
  • Numerous attachments for a variety of applications. All attachments of the current 18 V screwdrivers are compatible with the CXS 18 and TXS 18.
  • High-quality 18 V battery pack with workpiece-friendly rubber coating, charge indicator and 3.0 Ah for a long service life included in the scope of delivery
  • Long life also thanks to brushless EC-TEC motor.
  • Integrated magnetic bit holder.
  • The work area is optimally lit by LED lighting that can be switched on (in conjunction with a Bluetooth® battery pack, can also be controlled via the Work App)
  • For left-handed people, the Work App can be used to reverse the right-hand/left-hand selector switch such that the switch no longer causes disruption by protruding into the handle area during the main application – in clockwise rotation (only in combination with a Bluetooth® battery pack).
  • The CXS 18 comes in a practical lid compartment Systainer³ for quick access to drilling and screwdriving accessories
  • Simply mobile: the CXS 18 comes in a handy Systainer³ and so can be seamlessly integrated into bott vehicle equipment for easy transportation from the workshop to the construction site
  • 13 torque settings and torque switch-off for precision fastening.
  • Robust belt clip that can be mounted on both sides.

Main applications

  • Furniture, fittings and kitchen assembly
  • Installation of skirting boards, boxes, lamps, curtains
  • Interior finishing
  • Manufacture of façade panelling and patio decks
  • Light and medium drilling and screwdriving in wood, metal and plastic
  • Drive screws into wood up to 6x240 mm
  • Drilling in wood up to 35 mm with Forstner drill bits
Short design

With a length of 15.6 cm and a height of 20.6 cm (incl. 3.0 Ah battery), the CXS 18 is extremely compact.

Powerful 18 volt

Compactness combined with the compatibility of an 18 V battery. Ideally suited for all applications with screws up to 6 mm. All 18-volt lithium-ion battery packs thereby fit on the CXS 18 (except for the Ergo battery pack).

Impressive performance

The CXS 18 also performs impressively when working with Forstner drill bits up to 35 mm and screws up to 6x240 mm in softwood.

Optimal lighting

With the integrated LED light, you can work precisely even in dark corners – continuous lighting, afterglow or LED off can be controlled via the adjusting wheel. The brightness and duration of the afterglow can also be personalised via the Work App.

Everything is close to hand in an instant

Always at your fingertips, keep your hands free at the right moment: The belt clip can be positioned for right and left handed individuals.

Bits always at hand

The practical integrated bit holder provides space for multiple bits – magnetically secured against falling out.

CENTROTEC tool chuck – for even more speed at construction sites

For instantly changing between drilling, countersinking and screwdriving: The CENTROTEC tool chuck, which has proven itself since 2001, is a chuck and bit holder in one. For use with numerous CENTROTEC accessories. Even though it is half the size and weighs 80% less than a standard chuck: A real Festool invention with the usual Festool quality.

Unique system width and perfect system compatibility

Owing to the smart FastFix interface, all attachments of the current 18 V screwdriver are compatible with the CXS 18. No other compact screwdriver has such varied possible uses!

In the smallest of spaces

The angle attachment is perfect for work around corners and reaching concealed screws at tight angles. Bits can also be inserted into the direct holder of the spindle in narrow spaces.

Chuck for standard tools

The chuck with a standard width of up to 10 mm is always included in the scope of delivery – for all tools with a cylindrical shaft. Tool-free mounting via the FastFix interface.

Precise work

With the handle positioned on the drilling and screwing axis, the handy and perfectly balanced C-design enables extremely precise work.

Work comfortably

Also comfortable for overhead work thanks to perfect ergonomics and low weight

Amazingly powerful

A real powerhouse: with 18 V batteries, the CXS 18 rises to all challenges. 13 available torque settings for controlled power.

Machine underneath and accessories on top

With the Systainer with a lid compartment, you always have the accessories you need, neatly stowed away and quickly ready to hand. Also ideal for the bit set supplied. In addition, the transparent lid allows you to see everything at a glance.

Tech Specs
Tool Weight (kg)
0.70 kg
Drilling Diameter Steel (mm)
10 mm
No Load Speed 1st Gear (rpm)
0 - 470 min?¹
No Load Speed 2nd Gear (rpm)
0 - 1600 min?¹
Drilling Diameter Wood (mm)
35 mm
Battery Voltage (V)
18 V
Battery Capacity (Ah)
3.00 Ah
Power Source
Motor Type
Torque Adjustment 1st Gear (Nm)
1.1 - 8 Nm
Torque Adjustment 2nd Gear (Nm)
0.4 - 2.3 Nm
Maximum Torque Wood (Nm)
22 Nm
Maximum Torque Steel (Nm)
40 Nm
Chuck Range (mm)
1 - 10 mm
1 x CXS 18V Cordless Compact 2 Speed Drill
2 x 3.0 Ah Battery
TCL 6 Rapid Battery Charger
FastFix 10mm Compact Keyless Chuck for XS Series
FastFix Right Angle Chuck Attachment for XS Series
CENTROTEC 60 mm Impact Bit Holder
BKS SYS3 D5 PZ TX 100 CE bit cassette
bit PZ 2
belt clip
Systainer3 SYS 2 Medium 187mm x 396mm with Storage