Accessibility Statement



  • 13 torque settings and torque switch-off for precise fastening
  • Durable removable belt clip that can be mounted on either side
  • Easy to store and carry, the CXS 12 comes in a practical Systainer³ case for quick access to the drill and matching accessories
  • Includes a high-quality2.5 Ah lithium-ion battery with workpiece-friendly rubber coating and charge indicator, compatible with all chargers in the Festool 18-volt cordless line
  • Includes removable 3/8" (10mm) FastFix keyless chuck
  • Integrated magnetic bit holder
  • All attachments for the current 18V line are compatible with the CXS 12
  • The compact, ergonomic shape makes work easier, even in tight spaces
  • The depth stops and eccentric adapter enable depth-limited screwdriving close to edges
  • The ergonomic C-shape handle puts the user in line with the bit for more precise work and less fatigue
  • The work area is optimally lit by the onboard LED lighting that can be trigger activated

Main Applications:

  • Drilling in wood up to 1 3/8" (35mm) with Forstner drill bits
  • Driving into wood up to 1/4" × 7 7/8" (6mm × 200mm) – (reference value for countersunk screws with partial thread in softwood; the maximum screw size that can be used varies depending on the screw type and wood type)
  • Furniture, cabinet and kitchen assembly
  • Installation of skirt boards, boxes, curtain rods
  • Installation of skylights
  • Interior finishing
  • Light and medium drilling and driving in wood, metal and plastic
  • Manufacture of façade panelling and patio decks

Accessories Included:

  • 2 × BP 12 Li 2.5 C battery pack
  • Belt clip
  • FastFix keyless chuck 3/8" (10mm)
  • Systainer case SYS3 M 187
  • Rapid charger TCL 6

Festool Cordless Drill CXS 12 Set Includes:

  • AN-XS right-angle adapter
  • CENTROTEC BH 60 CE Imp magnetic bit holder
  • CENTROTEC chuck
  • Bit PZ 2


To order replacement parts for Festool products, please contact our customer service department.


Technical Data for Festool Cordless Drill CXS 12

Battery voltage: 10.8

Gears: 2

Idling speed, 1st gear/2nd gear: 0 to 470/0 to 1600

Battery capacity: 2.5

Chuck range: 1/32" to 3/8" (1mm to 10mm)

Torque setting 1st gear: 9.7 in-lb (1.1 Nm) to 70.8 in-lb (8 Nm)

Max. torque, wood: 150.5 in-lb (17 Nm)

Max. torque, wood/steel: 150.5 in-lb (17 Nm)/265.5 in-lb (30 Nm)

Weight: 1.54 lb (0.7kg)

Drilling diameter, wood/steel: 1 3/8" (35mm)/3/8"

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