Australia Drill Battery Articles

Rebuilding NiCd Rechargable Power Tool Battery Packs

The second most important tool in your telescope building toolbox is your cordless drill. The problem with cordless drills is that read more >>

The 18v Li-ion Power Tool Battery Blues

This journey started with the drill you see above. It was my first Ridgid brand power tool; given to me years ago by a good friend. I was suspicious; I knew Ridgid was known for read more >>

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. read more >>

How to Care for Your Li-ion Drill Batteries?

You live and deal with them everyday, but do you really know the proper way to use and maintain them for optimal life? We dispel some of the myths and look at a few of the not-so-obvious care techniques so you can keep your gear juiced for the long-run. read more >>

Buyer's guide for cordless tools

There are a dizzying number of cordless tools, batteries and chargers on the market. Spending a lot of money on them is easy. But getting your money's worth is harder. read more >>

Cordless Drill Battery Type Decision: NiMH vs. NiCad vs. Li-Ion

If you've ever wondered about the difference between NiMH vs. NiCad vs. LiIon you're not alone - there are thousands of DIY home improvement types out there wondering the same thing as you read more >>

How to Use a Cordless Drill

If you're been reading my blog for a while you know how I feel about my cordless drill. Yes, I really do love it. read more >>

Takeing Care of DEWALT Your Cordless Drill Batteries

If you have your own workshop and you love working yourself, you must be aware of how important it is to have cordless drill batteries. read more >>

How to Care for Your Li-ion Cordless Tool Batteries

Batteries. You live and deal with them everyday, but do you really know the proper way to use and maintain them for optimal life? read more >>

How to Choose Cordless Drill Charger

Power tool chargers recharge a Hitachi cordless tool batteries. There are a multitude of chargers available, but there there may only be one that will charge your batteries. read more >>

Have you ever modified a Ryobi 18v tool to make a new tool?

I wish Ryobi would sell a device that converted their 18v batteries to a regulated 12v DC power supply. Then I could operate any portable tool that was designed to operate in a car. read more >>

Know the Cordless Drills of Today

Drills of various shapes, materials and designs have been in use since pre- Egyptian times. There have been discoveries of drill type devices found that read more >>

What The Heck is a NiCd Battery?

If this is not your first stop in the NiCd information trail I am sure the information that you have read, heard, or found on the internet is just about overwhelming. read more >>

Lithium Ion Vs. Ni-Mh Battery

As hybrid and electric cars become a more viable source of transportation, a debate has sprung up over lithium ion vs. Ni-Mh batteries. Two competing battery technologies have made their way into passenger hybrid and electric cars. read more >>

How to Care for Rechargeable Cordless Tool Batteries

Rechargeable cordless tools are convenient, portable, and ready to work at a moment’s notice. Cordless tool batteries last for several years; and with proper care and storage, you can extend battery life and your investment. read more >>

The Differences Between a NiCad Battery and an NiMh Battery

Increasingly, NiCad is being challenged by another nickel-based rechargeable battery based on a combination of nickel and metal hydrides (NiMH). read more >>

Battery Chemistry's Explained. Ni-Cad, Ni-MH, and Li-Ion

Rechargeable batteries aren't aware of the difference between the different types of rechargeable battery chemistries. The rest of the page will explain the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of rechargeable more >>

Get the Most Out of NiMH Rechargeable Drill Batteries

NiMH cells have soared in popularity as devices have become increasingly wire-free, and thus battery-dependent. And that’s a good more >>