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The Li-Ion Rechargeable Vacuum Cleaner Battery

Each cell of a battery stores electrical energy as chemical energy in two electrodes, a reductant (anode) and an oxidant (cathode), separated by an electrolyte that transfers the ionic component of the chemical reaction inside the cell and forces the electronic component outside the battery. The output on discharge is an external electronic current I at a voltage V for a time ?t. ...



How to Clean a Cordless Tool Drill

Cordless power tools are one of the more widely-recognized brands used worldwide by contractors and homeowners alike. The distinctive gold and black design are unmistakable in the home improvement tool market. DeWalt drills are lightweight, durable and come in both corded and cordless versions. Keeping the vents clear and the casing free of grease and dirt adds life to your tool...


Revive Dead Rechargeable Tool Batteries

Rechargeable batteries are conducive with a green standard of living that has taken the world by storm. These batteries are low maintenance with the proper care, but a little more care may be needed for Paslode nail gun batteries that have been stored for a long time, or batteries that have not been properly cared for.

Put the batteries into the electronic device and try to...


How do I Rebuild an 18-Volt Makita Battery

Makita has been making power tools for almost a century, although cordless tools are a relatively recent innovation. Makita makes 18-volt batteries using nickel cadmium (NiCad), nickel metal hydride (NiMH) and, more recently, lithium ion (Li-ion) cells. The chemical composition of Li-ion cells and the requirement that power-surge breakers be fitted into battery packs means that...



Lithium batteries and portable energy

In this day and age, if you start reading about current battery technologies it won’t be long before you see lithium mentioned. That’s because in recent years lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have come to be recognized as an important breakthrough in the field of portable energy sources.

Compared with other types of primary and secondary cell, Li-ion Hitachi cordless drill...


How to Repair a Cordless Drill Charger

Cordless drills run primarily on a detachable and removable Black & Decker cordless drill battery pack. When your cordless drill stops holding a charge, there are a few factors that come into play. But most commonly, you can trace the issue back to your battery pack or external battery charger. While you can rebuild the battery pack, it is a complex procedure. In many cases,...


How to Charge a Marine Battery With a Charger

There are three types of marine batteries. Starting AEG cordless drill batteries are designed for a short burst of high amperage that will crank your boat's engine to life. As soon as the engine kicks on, the alternator will take over recharging the battery. In average use, a starter battery won't discharge by more than 10 percent. The plates in starters are thinner and more ...


Replace Cordless Drill Batteries in the Battery Pack

A cordless drill serves many functions. It can be used to make minor fixes and repairs around the house and can also be used on a construction site. Several manufacturers make different brands and models of Hitachi cordless drill batteries, all with different specifications, speeds and features. However, the battery packs used in the various cordless drills all remain the same....


How to Save an 18V Ryobi Battery

Saving any type of RYOBI drill battery requires properly maintaining, using and storing the battery in an appropriate location when not in use. This will notably extend the life of any battery, including the 18 volt Ryobi batteries generally used in conjunction with Ryobi cordless power tools. Failing to fully charge your batteries before use, overcharging, or storing your...


My Paslode Battery Is Not Charging

A Paslode Cordless Angled Finish Nailer battery usually stops charging if the charger is experiencing technical difficulty or if the battery is faulty or dead. The battery, which controls the tool's nail cycle rate and continuous operation, must be charged in order maximize the nailer's performance. If your Paslode battery isn't charging, the manufacturer provides a few ...