Charging batteries for power tools
Battery powered tools are ideal for small projects, and that’s why people prefer them to the corded ones when dealing with such jobs. You can get into hard to reach spots and save time when using battery power tools. Because they run on batteries, it is important that you charge them from time to time, a task you can easily accomplish if you follow these steps.
- take out the batteries and put them in the charging receptacle.
- using a DC cord, plug the charger into an outlet.
- let the charger work for an hour or two, until the batteries are fully charger. There is a small led that will tell you when the charging process has finished..
- unplug the charger and place the batteries in the tool. Unplug the DC cord as well, otherwise it will heat up and become a fire hazard.
How to keep battery power tools efficient
Keeping the batteries charged will help the tool perform better, but there are types of batteries that can last longer in special environments.