Drills can be used to tighten screws and to drill needed holes in ceramics, fiberglass, laminates and plastics. There are specialized drills that can also be used to drill hard metals, but these are usually bulky machines and lack the convenience and ease when being used. Cordless battery powered drills for sale are also used to mix paints and usually have two types of battery the nickel cadmium and lithium-ion battery. The latter holds longer charge and is preferred more than the nickel cadmium type.
The constraints of using cordless drills are dependent on the capacity of its battery charge, battery lifespan which is usually 2 years and its weight. Battery drills for sale make the drills heavy in comparison with the drills that are used with direct plug in power. Usually the battery is even more expensive than the drill itself like the 18 volts Makita battery drills for sale at www.amazon.com which has an original list price of $166. The good thing about the website is that special promos are given and the current price tag of the product is $77.25. Reviews on the product have only one negative observation noted and it is the lifespan of the battery. Another source offers battery drills for sale is EBay. The wide range of battery drills for sale on EBay will offer consumers the opportunity to choose between brand new products and used drills to purchase. Here are three things that can be employed in order to make the battery active and durable.
- Do not wait for the battery to be fully discharged when being used. When power is noticeably decreasing replace the battery and have it recharge to achieve its maximum performance.
- When the battery is made to stay longer in the shelf it is recommended that it will be charged time to time even though it is not used. Lithium ion batteries have computer chips and circuitry that will not be damaged even if it is continuously charged. This will ensure that the product is active and refreshed when the time comes that it is needed.
- Another thing to watch out for is the charger itself. Sometimes the battery is not the concern but the charger which is defective and can cause damage to the battery.
A Possibility of Repair
Just like any tools for sale batteries of powered drills can be reconditioned and repaired when the damage is not so significant. When the cause of its malfunction is simply due to oxidation that has accumulated there is a great possibility that it can be brought back to its maximum performance. Battery drills for sale in the market have practically the same built and features, be it a cadmium or lithium ion battery the technology applied in creating them is one and the same. Things that will be needed in order to repair battery drills are screw drivers, a soldering iron with chisel tip, a dremmel tool with a wire brush attachment for cleaning, epoxy adhesive and replacement chargeable Ni-Cad or Ni-Mh batteries.
If the battery pack is fused together by screws the screw driver will suffice in opening it up and checking the problem of the batteries can be done. But if there are no screws that can be seen a soldering gun will be used to open the battery pack. The insides of the battery drills for sale is usually composed of rechargeable batteries that are pack in a cardboard casing take this out and clean the connections of oxidation with the dremmel tool and replaced the old C charged batteries with the new one. www.ehow.com has the full discussion in reconditioning battery drill packs.
Comparing Cordless Drills with Cord Drills
Cordless drills for sale in the market just like any other tools have its own limitations and concerns when it comes to its features. Moderate work will be suitable for the purposes of the battery powered drills but heavy duty construction work that requires the consistency on the use of the drill, it is recommended to use the corded type. Besides the limitation of the battery life the cost of replacing the power source can sometimes become a constraint on the budget. Battery drills for sale with premium quality can reach a price up to $280. Whereas, a cordless drill will only fetch 60 to 100 dollars and is already of premium quality and already has a dual speed capacity that can be utilized for screw driving purposes. The major advantage of cordless drill is its ease of use even though it can be heavy on the wrist when utilized for a longer period of time. Www.factsfacts.com has the details when it comes to comparing cordless and corded drills. When all these things have been considered operating a hand drill either battery operated or not will be efficient and comfortable.
Tips in Properly Operating a Cordless Drill
Here are some tips in operating a hand drill in achieving its optimum performance.
- Before using make sure that the batteries are fully charged in order to have a continuity of work. Charging the battery packs by placing in the proper grooving of the charger will guarantee that the drill will function as required. Charging usually requires a minimum of three hours.
- Make sure that the rotation of the drill is in the neutral position or in the middle when latching on the battery and drill bit this is safety purposes. The drill bit can be inserted on the jaws of the drill and can be tightened either by the use of the chuck key or the tightening mechanism of the drill itself.
- The drill can is now ready to use and can be switched on by turning the selector in forward position. Have the drill located in the material that will be worked on and depressed the trigger slowly and proceed with the task at hand.
- Drills can sometimes be hazardous when not properly utilized and it is imperative that proper precaution is observed while working.