Maintenance - Black & Decker EGBHP146 User Manual

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• To lock the tool, set the forward/reverse
slider into the centre position.
Selecting the operating mode or torque
(fig. D)
This tool is fitted with a collar to select the
operating mode and to set the torque for
tightening screws. Large screws and hard
workpiece materials require a higher torque
setting than small screws and soft
workpiece materials. The collar has a wide
range of settings to suit your application.
• For drilling in wood, metal and plastics,
set the collar (3) to the drilling position
by aligning the symbol
marking (11).
• For screwdriving, set the collar to the
desired setting. If you do not yet know
the appropriate setting, proceed as
Set the collar (3) to the lowest torque
Tighten the first screw.
If the clutch ratchets before the desired
result is achieved, increase the collar
setting and continue tightening the
screw. Repeat until you reach the correct
setting. Use this setting for the remaining
Drilling in masonry (fig. D & E)
• For drilling in masonry, set the collar (3)
to the hammer drilling position by
aligning the symbol
• Slide the speed selector (5) towards the
front of the tool (2nd gear).
Speed selector (fig. E)
• For drilling in steel and for screwdriving
applications, slide the speed selector (5)
towards the rear of the tool (1st gear).
• For drilling in materials other than steel,
slide the speed selector (5) towards the
front of the tool (2nd gear).
(Original instructions)
with the
with the marking
• Select forward or reverse rotation using
the forward/reverse slider (2).
• To switch the tool on, press the switch (1).
The tool speed depends on how far you
press the switch.
• To switch the tool off, release the switch.
Hints for optimum use
• Always apply a light pressure in a straight
line with the drill bit.
• Just before the drill tip breaks through
the other side of the workpiece, decrease
pressure on the tool.
• Use a block of wood to back up
workpieces that may splinter.
• Use spade bits when drilling large
diameter holes in wood.
• Use HSS drill bits when drilling in metal.
• Use masonry bits when drilling in soft
• Use a lubricant when drilling metals other
than cast iron and brass.
• Make an indentation using a centre punch
at the centre of the hole to be drilled in
order to improve accuracy.
• Always use the correct type and size of
screwdriver bit.
• If screws are difficult to tighten, try
applying a small amount of washing liquid
or soap as a lubricant.
• Always hold the tool and screwdriver bit
in a straight line with the screw.


Your BLACK+DECKER tool has been
designed to operate over a long period of
time with a minimum of maintenance.
Continuous satisfactory operation depends
upon proper tool care and regular cleaning.


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