A Look Inside Cordless Tool Batteries
Fine Homebuilding Ambassador Kiefer Limeback, aka Toolaholic, takes a peek inside the latest high capacity lithium-ion batteries.
Ever wonder why batteries for cordless tools are so expensive? Why two batteries of a similar size can have such different voltages or amp hour ratings? How they’re protected from impact, water, and electronic failure? Who’s making the battery cells for one vs. the other? Well, we don’t recommend you risk damage to your own battery packs just to find out. We’ll take care of that part for you.
In a pair of new YouTube videos, Fine Homebuilding Ambassador Kiefer Limeback, aka Toolaholic, takes a peek inside the latest high capacity lithium-ion batteries from Dewalt and Milwaukee. Makita will be posted next, so stay tuned!
See the Dewalt 9.0 amp hour 60v FlexVolt battery here:
See the Milwaukee 9.0 amp hour 60v battery here:
Don’t have the latest battery technology yet? No worries. Kiefer has you covered on the more mainstream existing packs from the major tool manufacturers, too: