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Caution On Lithium-Ion Battery - Hitachi RB 14DSL Handling Instructions Manual

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5) Battery tool use and care
a) Recharge only with the charger specified by the
manufacturer.
A charger that is suitable for one type of battery
pack may create a risk of fire when used with
another battery pack.
b) Use power tools only with specifically designated
battery packs.
Use of any other battery packs may create a risk
of injury and fire.
c) When battery pack is not in use, keep it away
from other metal objects like paper clips, coins,
keys, nails, screws, or other small metal objects
that can make a connection from one terminal
to another.
Shorting the battery terminals together may
cause burns or a fire.
d) Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected
from the battery; avoid contact. If contact
accidentally occurs, flush with water. If liquid
contacts eyes, additionally seek medical help.
Liquid ejected from the battery may cause
irritation or burns.
6) Service
a) Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair
person using only identical replacement parts.
This will ensure that the safety of the power tool
is maintained.
PRECAUTION
Keep children and infirm persons away.
When not in use, tools should be stored out of reach of
children and infirm persons.

CAUTION ON LITHIUM-ION BATTERY

To extend the lifetime, the lithium-ion battery equips
with the protection function to stop the output.
In the cases of 1 and 2 described below, when using this
product, even if you are pulling the switch, the motor
may stop. This is not the trouble but the result of
protection function.
1.
When the battery power remaining runs out, the
motor stops.
In such case, charge it up immediately.
2.
If the tool is overloaded, the motor may stop. In this
case, release the switch of tool and eliminate causes
of overloading. After that, you can use it again.
Furthermore, please heed the following warning and
caution.
WARNING
In order to prevent any battery leakage, heat generation,
smoke emission, explosion and ignition beforehand,
please be sure to heed the following precautions.
1.
Make sure that swarf and dust do not collect on the
battery.
During work make sure that swarf and dust do not
fall on the battery.
Make sure that any swarf and dust falling on the
power tool during work do not collect on the battery.
Do not store an unused battery in a location exposed
to swarf and dust.
Before storing a battery, remove any swarf and
dust that may adhere to it and do not store it together
with metal parts (screws, nails, etc.).
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2.
Do not pierce battery with a sharp object such as a
nail, strike with a hammer, step on, throw or subject
the battery to severe physical shock.
3.
Do not use an apparently damaged or deformed
battery.
4.
Do not use the battery in reverse polarity.
5.
Do not connect directly to an electrical outlets or
car cigarette lighter sockets.
6.
Do not use the battery for a purpose other than
those specified.
7.
If the battery charging fails to complete even when
a specified recharging time has elapsed,
immediately stop further recharging.
8.
Do not put or subject the battery to high
temperatures or high pressure such as into a
microwave oven, dryer, or high pressure container.
9.
Keep away from fire immediately when leakage or
foul odor are detected.
10. Do not use in a location where strong static
electricity generates.
11. If there is battery leakage, foul odor, heat generated,
discolored or deformed, or in any way appears
abnormal during use, recharging or storage,
immediately remove it from the equipment or
battery charger, and stop use.
CAUTION
1.
If liquid leaking from the battery gets into your
eyes, do not rub your eyes and wash them well
with fresh clean water such as tap water and contact
a doctor immediately.
If left untreated, the liquid may cause eye-problems.
2.
If liquid leaks onto your skin or clothes, wash well
with clean water such as tap water immediately.
There is a possibility that this can cause skin irritation.
3.
If you find rust, foul odor, overheating, discolor,
deformation, and/or other irregularities when using
the battery for the first time, do not use and return it
to your supplier or vendor.
WARNING
If an electrically conductive foreign object enters the
terminals of the lithium ion battery, a short-circuit may
occur resulting in the risk of fire. Please observe the
following matters when storing the battery.
Do not place electrically conductive cuttings, nails,
steel wire, copper wire or other wire in the storage
case.
Either install the battery in the power tool or store
by securely pressing into the battery cover until
the ventilation holes are concealed to prevent short-
circuits. (See Fig. 1)
PRECAUTIONS FOR CORDLESS BLOWER
1. Always charge the battery at a temperature of 0
– 40°C. A temperature of less than 0°C will result
in over charging which is dangerous. The battery
cannot be charged at a temperature higher than
40°C.
The most suitable temperature for charging is that
of 20 – 25°C.
2. When one charging is completed, leave the charger
for about 15 minutes before the next charging of
battery.
Do
not
charge
consecutively.
more
than
two
batteries

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