To minimise splintering, clamp a piece of scrap wood or
hardboard to both sides of the workpiece and saw through
Be aware that sawing metal takes much more time than
Use a saw blade suitable for sawing metal.
When cutting thin sheet metal, clamp a piece of scrap wood
to the back surface of the workpiece and cut through this
When cutting metal piping, do not cut directly through the
pipe as you would saw a wooden dowel. Instead, cut
around the circumference of the pipe to avoid pinching the
blade. Only one section of the blade should be in contact
with the pipe.
Spread a film of oil along the intended line of cut.
Your Black & Decker corded/cordless appliance/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.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on corded/
cordless power tools:
Switch off and unplug the appliance/tool.
Or switch off and remove the battery from the appliance/
tool if the appliance/tool has a separate battery pack.
Or run the battery down completely if it is integral and
then switch off.
Unplug the charger before cleaning it. Your charger
does not require any maintenance apart from regular
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your appliance/tool/
charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Regularly open the chuck and tap it to remove any dust from
the interior (when fitted).
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again. Re-
use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials.
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of
electrical products from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have
reached the end of their working life. To take advantage of
this service please return your product to any authorised
repair agent who will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of
our after-sales service and contacts are available on the
Internet at: www.2helpU.com.
At the end of their useful life, discard batteries with
due care for our environment:
Do not short-circuit the battery terminals.
Do not dispose of the battery(s) in a fire as this may
result in a risk of personal injury or an explosion.
Run the battery down completely, then remove it from
Batteries are recyclable. Place the battery(s) in a
suitable packaging to ensure that the terminals cannot
be short-circuited. Take them to any authorised repair
agent or a local recycling station.