If the battery of the cordless drill or any power tools India, that does not hold a charge or it may run down quickly, it needs to be replaced on time and accurately. Some cordless drill batteries could wear out over time. The performance of the battery could also deteriorate if the battery has become damaged. A multimeter, cordless drill batteries could be tested, which determines if they need to be replaced.
- Plug on the battery in and also charge it for at least an hour before. Unplug the battery when you are ready for testing.
- Touches the multimeter probes to the two battery terminals, Be sure to touch the negative probe on to the negative terminal, and also the positive probe to the positive terminals.
- Cross check the voltage indicators on the multimeter. For checking fully charged battery at least should have 1 volt higher than the voltage that has been listed on the battery. For example: and 18-volt battery must be tested at 19 volts or may be higher.
- If any voltage indicator is below or at the voltage rating on the battery, the battery needs to be replaced.
- If the voltage indicators indicate the higher voltage, but the battery is still not holding a charge, it needs to be repaired. In this case, take the battery to a tool repairing shop for more thorough testing and improving.
Some of the common safety measures need to be taken place with a power drill
When it comes to the user for power tools, a little knowledge goes a little longer ways towards preventing injuries and for prolonging the life of the tools. Below are some power drill safety tips which will help you to protect yourself and the tool.
- Avoid baggy the clothing: loosen sleeves, jewelry, and hairs could be hazardous when you are working power drill. The spinning action of a cordless drill could catch and tangle of any loose objects. While operating any power tools, wear short sleeves or forgo jewelry and also tie the hair back if necessary.
- Have to wear protective gear: safety goggles are always of a good idea when using a power drill. Workers may also use, but if the material you are drilling produces lots of dust or shavings. Gloves could help protection for hands, but only if they are forming fitting and not baggy.
- Secure the workpiece: nobody wants the wood or the metal pieces you are working on, or it shifts while work has to be done. Clamp the workpiece down or to secure it on a vice before applying the power drill to it.
- Drill the pilot holes: it is much easier to insert a small screw into a pre-drilled pilot hole in a piece of wood. The gap tends to be straighter, too. And one has to apply less pressure to the drill to drive in the screw.
- Use a driller stand: a drill stand works as a guide or a frame for the power drill. You could use a position when drilling a harder material like a glass or a metal or when the straight holes are crucial.