From replacing batteries in your Black & Decker cordless tools to care, maintenance and recycling, all the battery and battery charger facts you need are right here.
Getting More From Your Batteries
Black & Decker batteries are designed to deliver optimal performance for each task. Proper use, care and maintenance will keep your batteries running long and strong.
- Always charge up a new battery for at least the recommended charge time in user’s manual.
- You should stop using a battery when you detect a noticeable decrease in power from the tool. Com
Check Out Lithium
Lithium-ion is fast-becoming a popular form of portable power because:
They’re generally much lighter than other types of rechargeable batteries of the same size and power.
Once charged, it holds the charge longer before running down.
- They’re generally much lighter than other types of rechargeable batteries of the same size and power.
- Once charged, it holds the charge longer before running down.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is my battery fully charged right out of the box?
No. You should charge the battery for at least the recommended charge time in user’s manual before you use your new cordless tool.
How can I improve the total life battery?
If no permanent damage has been done to your battery, you may be able to optimize its total life by following these steps:
- Discharge the battery under normal use, and remove the battery when you feel a loss of power from the tool.
- Let the battery sit out of the battery charger for at least two hours until the battery is at room temperature.
- Place the battery in the charger for the recommended charge time in user’s manual to allow for a full charge.
Recycle Your Batteries
Collecting and recycling rechargeable batteries is an important part of responsible tool ownership – and in some states, it’s the law.
So Black & Decker makes it easy and free.
Through the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), our rechargeable batteries are collected and sent to facilities where they are processed to reclaim reusable materials. Learn how and where to recycle here..
Get More Life From Your Batteries
Using, maintaining and storing your battery properly will ensure long life for both the battery and your Black & Decker cordless tools. See your user’s manual for detailed maintenance guidance for your tool’s specific battery, and follow these tips for great results.
Recycling is easy
Have your rechargeable batteries reached the end of their useful life? Recycling starts here.
Tips for battery care
- Charge new batteries for at least the recommended charge time in user’s manual before the first use to ensure a full charge.
- Stop using your battery as soon as you feel or hear a substantial decrease in power from the tool. Completely draining a battery may damage it.
- Charge and store your battery in a cool, dry location – ideally 40°F-70°F (see your user’s manual)
- Avoid using batteries below 32°F and above 105°F
- The optimum temperature range for charging batteries is 40°F- 85°F.
- Recharge for at least the recommended charge time in user’s manual after an extended period off the charger.
Need a new battery?
Need a back-up battery or battery charger to extend run-time – or a fresh battery to replace an old one? Start here.