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Protecting The Environment; Maintenance - Black & Decker EGBL144 Original Instructions Manual

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Switching on and off
Variable speed switch
To switch the tool on, press the variable speed switch (1).
The tool speed depends on how far you press the switch.
To switch the tool off, release the variable speed switch.
Hints for optimum use
Drilling
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 masonry.
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.
Screwdriving
Always use the correct type and size of screwdriver bit.
amount of washing liquid or soap as a lubricant.
Always hold the tool and screwdriver bit in a straight line
with the screw.

Maintenance

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.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on the tool,
remove the battery from the tool. Unplug the charger before
cleaning it.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool and
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.
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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
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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.
Batteries
Black & Decker batteries can be recharged many
times. At the end of their useful life, discard batteries
with due care for our environment:
Run the battery down completely, then remove it from the
tool.
NiCd, NiMH and Li-Ion batteries are recyclable. Take them
to any authorised repair agent or a local recycling station.
Notes
Black & Decker's policy is one of continuous improvement
to our products and, as such, we reserve the right tochange
product specifications without prior notice.
Standard equipment and accessories may vary by
country.
Product specifications may differ by country.
Complete product range may not be available in all
countries. Contact your local Black & Decker dealers for
range availability.

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