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Austrlia Battery Depot
Australia
http://www.drill-battery.com.au
Interests: http://www.battery-depot.com.au http://www.drill-batteries.com http://www.drillbattery.co.uk
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What does NiMH stand for? The material is Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) which has many advantages over other battery construction materials. What is meant by battery memory? Older generation and Makita power tool battery with other chemical make-up were subject to a memory effect. This is when a battery must... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rainco Lu's blog
What to do with old, spent batteries has become an environmental issue as more and more battery-powered items hit the market every year, amassing an ever-increasing number of batteries for disposal. Due to their chemical makeup, batteries cannot be thrown in a fire because they will explode. Therefore, laws and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Lithium-ion technology is continuing to redefine the cordless power tool industry. As tool manufacturers continue to search for that “Holy Grail” of the perfect power tool, advances in Bosch drill battery technology keep changing the game. Lithium-ion battery technology is considered to be one of the biggest innovations in nearly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless drills are useful around the home for repairs and building projects. Most cordless drills run on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. After a while your drill's battery may start to lose charge quickly, or not sustain a charge at all. In most cases, this problem is caused by the drill's... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Insert a hex socket into the chuck. If the method above failed to loosen your chuck, an impact wrench can provide more force. Insert a hex socket into the center of your chuck and tighten the chuck to hold it in place. If there is a screw in the center... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Insert a hex socket into the chuck. If the method above failed to loosen your chuck, an impact wrench can provide more force. Insert a hex socket into the center of your chuck and tighten the chuck to hold it in place. If there is a screw in the center... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
What to do with old, spent HP 593554-001 laptop batteries has become an environmental issue as more and more battery-powered items hit the market every year, amassing an ever-increasing number of batteries for disposal. Due to their chemical makeup, batteries cannot be thrown in a fire because they will explode.... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Eighteen-volt batteries are commonly used in such professional power tools as drills, which require more electrical energy than power tools designed for the DIY enthusiast. However, an 18-volt battery is not a single battery cell, it’s made from multiple battery cells that are wired in series, a method that combines... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Many users will find the need to reformat their HP laptop at one time or another. Most reformat to restore their laptop to the original factory settings, and the most common reason to do that is to remove a virus. Another reason to format your HP 593554-001 battery is to... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Electric batteries are made of two different kinds of metals. Since metals release and absorb electrons at different rates, a battery uses this imbalance to create electricity. When the anode and cathode of a Dewalt power tool battery are attached, electrons flow from one to the other. If a device... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
A lithium polymer, or LiPo, battery pack is commonly used in hobby, model and toy cars, planes and helicopters. Unlike other types of batteries and battery packs, lithium polymer batteries are environmentally safe and with a little pre-work, can be disposed of in the regular garbage. Remove the power tool... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless drills are useful around the home for repairs and building projects. Most cordless drill battery run on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. After a while your drill's battery may start to lose charge quickly, or not sustain a charge at all. In most cases, this problem is caused by the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Drills with electrical cords use a key chuck system in which the drill bit is loosened and tightened by using a key inserted into the chuck of the drill. With Makita power tool battery there is no need for a key because the drill bit is added and removed using... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Drill battery packs can contain nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion or lithium polymer cells. Lithium ion and lithium polymer cells produce more energy and last longer, but they have to be monitored during the charging process as lithium-based cells can catch fire, or even explode, if they are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
How to Test a Battery Charger. If you're unsure whether your battery charger is working properly, there's an easy way to find out. Running a test on your battery charger is an easy process. Plug in your charger to an electrical outlet. Remove any Makita cordless drill batteries you may... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless drill has introduced value-priced power tools, including drills, to the do-it-yourself market. The high-quality devices are easy to operate. However, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with the use of these tools--for safety reasons and to get the most out of the products. Charge the power tool battery... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless drill manufactures a large range of portable tools powered by battery packs. Replacement battery packs can be expensive, often up to a third of the price of a new power tool. Before deciding to purchase a new Ryobi battery pack it sensible to try and fix it yourself as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at Rainco Lu's blog
Cordless power tools offer versatility for workers so that they can easily move about a job site. In particular, Dewalt tools come with a Dewalt DCB145 battery and charger unit that need proper care to function correctly. When a Dewalt battery is being charged, a chemical process occurrs between the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
An 18-volt Dewalt battery is made up of 12 size C rechargeable battery cells linked in a series. Each of these cells is linked together in a chain of batteries to provide a total of 18 volts of power. The 18V Dewalt battery can die if even one out of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
An 18-volt Dewalt battery is made up of 12 size C rechargeable battery cells linked in a series. Each of these cells is linked together in a chain of batteries to provide a total of 18 volts of power. The 18V Dewalt battery can die if even one out of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
Laptop computers are valued for their portability and usefulness on the go, but a failing battery can quickly strip the device from any sort of portability or extended usefulness. Unfortunately, like all rechargeable batteries, your laptop's battery will lose its ability to hold a charge over time and repeated use.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
Laptop computers are valued for their portability and usefulness on the go, but a failing battery can quickly strip the device from any sort of portability or extended usefulness. Unfortunately, like all rechargeable batteries, your laptop's battery will lose its ability to hold a charge over time and repeated use.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
A replacement laptop battery with a memory is one that is running at decreased capacity. A battery develops a memory when it's consistently charged before all of its charge is used up. It's a good idea to expend a battery's charge almost completely before plugging it back in to prevent... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
Resetting the memory in a NICAD battery will revive dead rechargeable NICAD batteries. The resetting process will not only revive the NICAD battery but also enable the battery to hold a charge for a longer period of time. As NICAD rechargeable batteries are used and recharged, crystals build up within... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog
New Batteries A new rechargeable battery comes in a discharged condition and must be charged before use (refer to the manual for specific charging instructions). Upon initial use (or after a prolonged storage period) the battery may require three to four charge/discharge cycles before achieving maximum capacity. It is normal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2016 at Rainco Lu's blog