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Phillips Steven J, White Daniel J, Casalena Adam M, Kuehne Brent A, Bailey Rouse Roby, Roberts Michael W, Marcinkowski Robert J, Bowers Michelle L: Battery pack and internal component arrangement within the battery pack for cordless power tool system. Black &Amp, Decker, May 2, 2007: EP1780825-A1 (255 worldwide citation)

An internal component arrangement within a battery pack housing having multiple cells and adapted for cordless power tools may provide desired mechanical support to constrain the cells. The housing with internal component arrangement is configured to route sensing wires from the cells to an electron ...


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White Daniel J, Phillips Steven J, Casalena Adam M, Johnson Alexis W, Roberts Jr Michael W: Cell connection straps for battery cells of a battery pack. Black & Decker, May 2, 2007: EP1780819-A1 (16 worldwide citation)

A cell connection strap for electrically connecting a pair of adjacent battery cells within a battery pack includes, in one example, a fusible link for preventing a thermal runaway condition from occurring in a cell connected thereto. The strap may include raised features thereon for permitting rela ...


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Casalena Adam M, White Daniel J, Phillips Steven J, Kuehne Brent A, Data Mark M, Patel Arvind: Battery pack charger and terminal block arrangements for cordless power tool system. Black &Amp, Decker, May 2, 2007: EP1780818-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

A battery pack, charger, and terminal blocks for the pack, charger and a cordless power tool are provided. The pack includes battery cells disposed between end caps within a bottom housing of the pack, and a potting boat for housing pack electronics electrically connected to the cells between the en ...


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Brotto Daniele C, Phillips Steven J, White Daniel J, Casalena Adam M, Trinh Danh T, Rice Gregory A: Thermal management system for a battery pack. Black & Decker, May 2, 2007: EP1780865-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

In a cordless power tool system, high temperature gases created in a battery pack by the battery cells during a charging or discharging operation can be routed into a housing of one of an attached power tool or charger to reduce the temperature of the gases, prior to venting the gases externally. In ...


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White Daniel J, White Paul S, Casalena Adam M: Battery pack and method for constructing same. Black & Decker, January 8, 2003: EP1274139-A2

An improved battery pack is proposed. The battery pack includes a housing, and first and second cells disposed in the housing, the first cell having a radius and a periphery. In addition, the battery pack includes a metal strap connecting the first and second cells, the strap having an end disposed ...


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Casalena Adam M, White Daniel J, Phillips Steven J, Howard Geoffrey S, Watson James B: Charger system for cordless power devices. Black & Decker, May 2, 2007: EP1780866-A2

A battery charger is provided which includes a housing formed by an upper housing half-shell and a lower housing half-shell connected together so that the half-shells align with one another, an opening for inserting a battery pack and an electrical cord extending form the housing. The upper and lowe ...