Black & Decker | F63E | Instruction manual | Black & Decker F63E Instruction manual
New Zealand
Your Black & Decker drill/screwdriver has been designed for
screwdriving applications and for drilling in wood, metal,
plastics and soft masonry. This tool is intended for consumer
use only.
electric shock.
Use of an RCD reduces the risk of
A moment of inattention
while operating power tools may result in serious personal
Failure to follow the warnings and
instructions listed below may result in electric shock,
Protective equipment such as dust mask,
non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection
used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal
The term "power tool" in all of the warnings listed below refers
to your mains operated (corded) power tool or battery
operated (cordless) power tool.
areas invite accidents.
Cluttered or dark
Power tools create sparks which may ignite the
dust or fumes.
energising power tools that have the switch on invites
A wrench or a key left attached to a
rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
This enables better control of the power tool in
unexpected situations.
Distractions can cause you to lose control.
Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair
can be caught in moving parts.
and matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
There is an increased risk of electric shock
if your body is earthed or grounded.
Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of
electric shock.
reduce dust-related hazards.
Use of dust collection can
The correct power tool will do
the job better and safer at the rate for which it was
Any power tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
Damaged or entangled cords increase the risk of
electric shock.
Use of a cord
suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
Cutting accessory contacting
a "live" wire may make exposed metal parts of the power
tool "live" and could give the operator an electric shock.
Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained power tools.
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less
likely to bind and are easier to control.
Fasteners contacting a "live" wire
may make exposed metal parts of the power tool "live"
and could give the operator an electric shock
Holding the
work by hand or against your body leaves it unstable and
may lead to loss of control.
Use of the power tool for operations different
from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
A charger that is suitable for one type of
another battery pack.
Use of any other battery packs may create
Shorting the battery terminals together may cause burns
Liquid ejected from the
battery may cause irritation or burns.
This will
ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
b. Power to the tool should always be supplied via residual
current device with a rated residual current of 30mA or
Additional safety warnings for drills and
impact drills
noise can cause hearing loss.
control can cause personal injury.
Exposure to
Loss of
location of wiring and pipes.
Avoid touching the tip of a drill bit just after drilling, as it
may be hot.
This tool is not intended for use by persons (including
children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible
for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
The intended use is described in this instruction manual.
The use of any accessory or attachment or performance
of any operation with this tool other than those
recommended in this instruction manual may present a
risk of personal injury and/or damage to property.
Additional residual risks may arise when using the tool which
may not be included in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual
risks can not be avoided. These include:
 Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving parts.
 Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or
 Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When using
any tool for prolonged periods ensure you take regular
 Impairment of hearing.
 Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed when
using your tool (example:- working with wood, especially
oak, beech and MDF.)
The following pictograms are shown on the tool:
To reduce the risk of injury, the user must
read the instruction manual.
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose the battery to water.
Do not store in locations where the temperature may
exceed 40 °C.
Charge only at ambient temperatures between 10 °C and
40 °C.
Charge only using the charger provided with the tool.
When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions given
in the section "Protecting the environment".
Do not attempt to charge damaged batteries.
Use your Black & Decker charger only to charge the
battery in the tool with which it was supplied. Other
batteries could burst, causing personal injury and damage.
Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
Have defective cords replaced immediately.
Do not expose the charger to water.
Do not open the charger.
Do not probe the charger.
The charger is intended for indoor use only.
Read the instruction manual before use.
Your charger is double insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always check that the mains
voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate. Never attempt to replace the charger unit with
a regular mains plug.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
This tool includes some or all of the following features.
1. Variable speed switch
2. Forward/reverse slider
3. Mode selector / torque adjustment collar
4. Chuck
5. Speed selector
6. Bit holder
7. Battery
8. Charger
9. Charge indicator
Before assembly, remove the battery from the tool.
tool. Slide the battery into the receptacle and push until
the battery snaps into place.
To remove the battery, push the release button (10) while
at the same time pulling the battery out of the receptacle.
exchange of bits.
 Lock the tool by setting the forward/reverse slider (2) to
the centre position.
 Open the chuck by turning it (4) with one hand while
holding the tool with the other.
 Insert the bit shaft into the chuck.
 Firmly tighten the chuck by turning it (4) with one hand
while holding the tool with the other.
This tool is supplied with a double-ended screwdriver bit in the
bit holder (6).
 To remove the screwdriver bit from the bit holder, lift the bit
from the recess.
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If the charger detects a weak or damaged battery, the
 Re-insert the battery (7).
Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
the location of wiring and pipes.
rate, use a different battery to determine if the charging
process works properly.
If the replaced battery charges correctly, the original
battery is defective and should be returned to a service
centre for recycling.
If the new battery gives the same indication as the original
battery, take the charger to be tested at an authorised
services centre.
easily done before. The battery may become warm while
charging; this is normal and does not indicate a problem.
Do not charge the battery at ambient temperatures
below 10 °C or above 40 °C. Recommended charging
temperature: approx. 24 °C.
To charge the battery (7), insert it into the charger (8). The
force. Be sure that the battery is fully seated in the
Plug in the charger and switch on at the mains.
The charge is complete when the charging indicator (9) lights
green continuously. The charger and the battery can be left
occasionally tops up the battery charge. The charging
indicator (9) will be lit as long as the battery is connected to
the plugged-in charger.
 Charge discharged batteries within 1 week. Battery life will
be greatly diminished if stored in a discharged state.
The charger and battery pack can be left connected with the
pack fresh and fully charged.
For drilling and for tightening screws, use forward (clockwise)
rotation. For loosening screws or removing a jammed drill bit,
use reverse (counterclockwise) rotation.
 To select forward rotation, push the forward/reverse slider
(2) to the left.
 To select reverse rotation, push the forward/reverse slider
to the right.
 To lock the tool, set the forward/reverse slider into the
centre position.
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 with the
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 setting.
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- 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 screws.
For drilling in masonry, set the collar (3) to the hammer
drilling position by aligning the symbol with the marking
Slide the speed selector (5) towards the front of the tool
(2nd gear).
For drilling in steel and for screwdriving applications, slide
the speed selector (5) towards the rear of the tool (1st
For drilling in materials other than steel, slide the speed
selector (5) towards the front of the tool (2nd gear).
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.
Always apply a light pressure in a straight line with the drill
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
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
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
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
NiCd, NiMH and Li-Ion batteries are recyclable. Take them
to any authorised repair agent or a local recycling station.
Input Voltage
Output Voltage
20 (Max)
Approx. charge time
Stanley Black & Decker
82 Taryn Drive, Epping Vic, 3076,
New Zealand
Stanley Black & Decker
Tel. 1800 338 002
Tel. +0800 339 258
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