Category Archives: drill battery care

How to Reset DeWalt Power Tool Batteries

DeWalt has a selection of woodworking tools and power tools that contain a rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery pack so you don’t have to deal with electrical extension cords and trying to locate a electrical outlet. DeWalt DE9036 battery packs are quick … Continue reading

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NiMH Drill Battery Charger Instructions

NiMH batteries can be recharged and used multiple times. These Dewalt power tool batteries are easy to charge at home with an NiMH battery charger. Learning to use the charger is simple and can be done in just a few minutes. … Continue reading

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How to Charge Tool Batteries Hooked in Series

Recharging a single battery is straightforward; connect it to a commercially produced battery charger designed for that type of battery. When several batteries are linked in series, their voltages are combined, so three separate 12-volt batteries become one 36-volt battery. … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Cordless Drill Battery

I hate it when my cordless drill gives up in the middle of a job. It seems that the supplied battery packs just don’t cut it. So I opened up the battery pack and replaced the Ni-Cad with much longer … Continue reading

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How to Remove the Drill Chuck on a DeWalt XRP

DeWalt XRP drills are one of the more popular cordless drills. To service the drill, it is sometimes necessary to remove the chuck. The chuck is the cylindrical protrusion at the tip of the Dewal DCB205 drill battery. The chuck … Continue reading

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Rechargeable Tool Battery Care and Maintenance Guide

There are basically three types of rechargeable tool batteries available for use with consumer electronic products: nickel cadmium (Ni-Cad), Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Lithium Ion (Li-Ion). I will discuss the advantages, disadvantages and ways to improve battery performance for each … Continue reading

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Get the Most from Li-Ion Milwaukee Batteries

I’m sitting at my desk and I’m surrounded by devices that owe their lifeblood to Li-Ion rechargeable MILWAUKEE 48-11-2401 batteries. And as most devices are now built in such a way that replacing the battery is tricky – if not … Continue reading

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Reconditioning A Li-ion Drill Battery

New, modern and expensive cordless drills might also come equipped with Lithium-ion batteries. These batteries are different from the aforementioned Nickel based batteries in every possible way. The entire chemistry is different and so is the behaviour. Li-ion Panasonic cordless … Continue reading

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How To Charge Power Tool Batteries

Following the correct charging and discharging methods for your cordless woodworking tools can enhance the life of the battery and save you from buying expensive replacement. First thing go through the instruction manual on battery care. Not all chargers are … Continue reading

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How to Restore a Dead AA NiMH Battery

NiMH batteries use a Nickel Metal Hydride cell to deliver power to electronic devices. Unlike standard batteries, NiMH Hitachi power tool batteries can be recharged and used repeatedly once they have ran out of power. However, NiMH batteries can experience certain … Continue reading

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