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How to Repair a Cordless Drill Charger

Cordless drills run primarily on a detachable and removable Hitachi 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, you can...


How to Restore a Dead AA NiMH Battery

NiMH cordless drill batteries use a Nickel Metal Hydride cell to deliver power to electronic devices. Unlike standard batteries, NiMH batteries can be recharged and used repeatedly once they have ran out of power. However, NiMH batteries can experience certain conditions that force them to loose their recharging capabilities. While some batteries are beyond repair and will not...


How to Care for NiMH Drill Batteries

Rechargeable NiMH (nickel-metal hydride) RYOBI drill batteries are a necessity for power-hungry devices such as digital cameras, which can quickly drain conventional alkaline batteries. However, whereas alkaline batteries require little maintenance, NiMH batteries do need special care to not only extend their lifetime, but also to avoid potential dangers.

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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...


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...


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...


How Do I Rebuild a DeWalt DC9096 Battery

The DeWalt DC9096 battery pack is an 18-volt unit consisting of 15 cells wired in series. The cells may be nickel metal hydride (NiMH) or nickel cadmium (NiCd) 1.2-volt cells. As with most rechargeable batteries, there is a finite number of times it can be charged and discharged. Eventually you find the battery goes dead quickly after getting charged. If this happens, don't...