Many people use a power drill as a universal tool, and this is true. But the versatility of the drill often depends on the bits that need to be changed.
Some bits are not suitable for wood, and some masters drill metal. And one day you will have to deal with changing bits to maintain the performance of the drill.
And now the main question arises:
How to change drill bit black and decker?
I cannot change drill bit black and decker. Something wrong with my drill?
No, your drill is OK.
The matter is that there are different types of drill bits and drill machine.
There are black and decker drills, which are suitable for wireless and wire drills.
When you use it for a wireless drill, you should use a keyless cartridge drilling system.
And in the case of a wire drill, you need to use a key. It will help to catch the splines on the cartridge.
It turns out that you have two ways to change drills on your drill: use the key or not use it.
What’s the difference?
The difference is large, because one way is not suitable for another, because it is radically different.
Do not worry, I’ll tell you everything.
How to Change Drill Bit Black and Decker
Here we will look at how to change bits on a keyless and key drill. Let’s start with the first one!
Changing Bits on a Black+Decker Drill
Open the cartridge
What is the cartridge or chuck? It is the thick end that brought together, bursting and tightening. The cartridge also holds a bit.
At the initial stage, you need to loosen the cartridge. Make it simple. You just need to take the cartridge and turn it counter-clockwise. This movement will weaken the cartridge.
Depending on the drill, loosening the cartridge will require pulling the trigger while simultaneously holding the cartridge so that it does not fall.
Why do this? To open the jaw of the cartridge and install a drill there.
Remove the bit (if it is)
And probably, the bit is set, even if you just arrived from the store.
I will remind you that the drill chuck is weakened and the drill moves freely inside the cartridge. All you need to do at this stage is to get a drill bit.
It is important to do this only when the jaws of the cartridge are free. Otherwise, you will not succeed.
When you get the drill from the cartridge, the first thing you have to do is check it. The drill bit must not be worn or defective. If so, then dispose of it immediately so that the next work with this drill is not dangerous.
Install the Required Drill Bit
Choose the right drill and hold it with your fingers. Remember that the smooth part of the drill must “look” to the cartridge, or rather to the jaws of the cartridge.
Thus, insert the drill into the socket, and pull towards you. Take care that the distance is not more than 1 centimeter when you will pull the cartridge.
All this time keep holding the drill and the cartridge. As you remember, we have not fixed it yet.
At this point, you need to tighten the drill, squeezing it. But do not forget to hold the drill in place.
Squeezing, hold the drill bit and be sure that you have installed the bit at right angles.
If it is necessary.
Any drill has a locking mechanism for the drill. It is necessary to exert additional pressure on the smooth part of the drill. How to do it? Just click it.
After that, you need to tap into this. Next, to the cartridge, there is a ratchet mechanism. You just have to screw it clockwise.
Chuck Key Using
Install the Cartridge Key
As with the keyless drill, you need to loosen the cartridge before you get the drill bit. Now you need to use the key of the cartridge.
Identifying the key is not difficult. It has denticles on the end. The teeth of the key are important when installing the cartridge key.
First, you need to create conditions when the teeth of the key will fit the teeth of the cartridge.
If it is so, insert the tip into the hole of the cartridge, which is located on the side.
If you cannot find the key or do not know where to put it after installing the drill, try to find the repository on the drill. Many drills have a special place for storing keys.
Work With the Cartridge Key
To bring this mechanism into action, you must turn the key counter-clockwise. You will understand that you are doing everything right when the jaws of the cartridge will open.
If you notice this, keep turning the key counter-clockwise. Your task is to achieve a fairly open cartridge.
Do not turn the bullet very wide, otherwise, the drill will fall out.
Get The Bit Out Of The Jaws
“Jaws” sounds scary, but there are a few grooves of the cartridge in fact. It holds the bit, which you must pull up, holding it firmly. So, you will get the drill from the cartridge.
I advise you to inspect the drill for defects.
It’s Time For A New Drill
Without closing the cartridge, insert a new drill. As in the previous case, you need to hold the drill bit. And yes, the smooth part of the drill should be directed towards the jaws of the cartridge.
Feel free to insert a drill but keep the cartridge and bit all the same.
Lock The Cartridge
The drill is in one hand, and with the other hand, you rotate the cartridge clockwise. Tighten this until the drill is firmly fixed in the jaw.
As a result, you can test the work of the bit by turning on the drill for a few seconds. If the bit does not swing and does not fall, it means that you did it right.
Why does not Black & Decker Keyless Chuck close?
If the chuck does not close, then it says that the jaws of the cartridge cannot fasten a bit. It is likely that rust, dirt or trash inside the chuck can prevent the jaw from closing.
But there is a situation.
I suggest you insert a delete bit and clear it. You can use a normal rag to cleanse. Next, install the drill bit completely and smoothly, so as not to damage the teeth inside.
Now the chuck should close, but if not, the reason is that it sticks, and you need to carry the drill to repair.
There is also a possibility that the cause is flows. In this case, check the threads that can get stuck.
If the source of the problem is not this, you only need to remove the cartridge, clean the thread and assembly. You can remove the cartridge with a screwdriver, removing the left screw. After you remove the chuck, clean it.
I hope you were convinced that a changing drill bit black and decker is simple. Despite the ease of the task, do not lose vigilance, because this is not the safest job.