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Alto Classic 12 Operator's Manual

Alto belt sander operator's manual classic 12.

 
IVIE Enterprises
www.ivie-ent.com
Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807
Operator's
Classic 12
Manual
Belt Sander
READ THIS BOOK
This book has important information for the use and safe operation of this machine. Failure to read
this book prior to operating or attempting any service or maintenance procedure to your ALTO
machine could result in injury to you or to other personnel; damage to the machine or to other property
could occur as well. You must have training in the operation of this machine before using it. If you
cannot read English, have this manual explained fully before attempting to operate this machine.
Si Ud. o sus operadores no pueden leer el Inglés, se hagan explicar este manual completamente antes
de tratar el manejo o servicio de esta máquina.
All directions given in this book are as seen from the operator's position at the rear of the machine.
For new books write to: ALTO U.S. INC., 2100 Highway 265, Springdale, Arkansas 72764.
Form No. 70048A 11/00
AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY
Printed in the

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    IVIE Enterprises www.ivie-ent.com Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807 Operator's Classic 12 Manual Belt Sander READ THIS BOOK This book has important information for the use and safe operation of this machine. Failure to read this book prior to operating or attempting any service or maintenance procedure to your ALTO machine could result in injury to you or to other personnel;...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Assembly Parts List #2 ... 25 Assembly Drawing #3 ... 26 Assembly Parts List #3 ... 27 Wiring Diagram ... 28 www.ivie-ent.com AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 2 Contents of this Book IVIE Enterprises Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807...

  • Page 3: Operator Safety Instructions

    Electrocution could occur if the machine is used on a power circuit that repeatedly trips or is undersized. Have a licensed electrician check the fuse, circuit breaker or power supply. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual AVERTISSEMENT...

  • Page 4

    DANGER: Electrocution or injury could occur if the power cord is run over or damaged by the sander. Keep the cord free from under the machine to avoid contact with the sandpaper. Always lift the power cord over the machine.

  • Page 5: Machine Safety Statements

    8. Use caution when transporting. The motor weighs 120 lbs. The machine weighs 157 lbs. 9. Always operate in a well ventilated area. 10. Always dispose of sanding dust properly. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 5...

  • Page 6: Introduction And Machine Specifications

    Always consult with the flooring manufacturer on the proper installation, preparation, and finishing of their product. Determine suitability of your equipment in preparing the product. www.ivie-ent.com AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 6 Motor Starter / Protector Tension Release Lever 07055C 11-7/8"...

  • Page 7: Electrical Connection Instructions

    Source Voltage If motor appears to labor or takes a considerably longer time to come up to speed, reduce sanding pressure. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Figure 1 Feet/Wire Guage (Stranded Copper)

  • Page 8: How To Transport The Machine, One Person

    The fan drive belt should deflect ½" at the center of the span with 5 lbs. of pressure. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 8 Figure 2 Figure 3...

  • Page 9: Two People

    1. One operator places hands under the front of the machine main casting. 2. Person #2 lifts the machine by the handle. www.ivie-ent.com AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual IVIE Enterprises Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807 Page 9...

  • Page 10: Machine Set-up

    12. Close the access door. Place the end of the draw latch over the keeper on the access door and push the draw latch flat against the mainframe to secure. www.ivie-ent.com AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 10 IVIE Enterprises Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807 Figure 5...

  • Page 11: How To Operate The Machine

    DANGER: Hitting a nail while sanding can cause sparks and create an explosion or fire. Always countersink all nails before sanding floors. www.ivie-ent.com AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual IVIE Enterprises Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807 Page 11...

  • Page 12

    Sanding dust can spontaneously ignite and cause a fire or explosion. Empty dust into a metal container located outside of the building. www.ivie-ent.com AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 12 IVIE Enterprises Ph:(918)254-5161 or (888)262-5161 Fax:(918)250-4807...

  • Page 13

    C. Second pass forward, overlap ½ the drum width. second path forward, etc...for the entire room. E. Work the remaining unsanded floor in the same fashion, right to left. Figure 10, A - E AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 13...

  • Page 14: Sanding Cuts And Sandpaper

    For finishing cut on certain conifers. For finishing cut on certain conifers where a smooth surface is desired. For surface roughing between coats of finish. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 14 Abrasive Belts Aluminum Oxide...

  • Page 15: Sander Adjustment Procedures

    Minimum pressure is reached when the sanding pressure knob extends 7/8" off of the casting. See figure 12. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Figure 11 Figure 12 Page 15...

  • Page 16

    2. Screw the control rod adjuster (fig. 15b) off the control rod until desired reach is found. 3. Hold the control rod adjuster and tighten the locknut. See figure 15a. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual Page 16 Figure 13 Figure 14...

  • Page 17: Routine Maintenance

    1 Rollers Periodically check the guide rollers and the tension roller for wear. Also check for build-up of debris on tension roller. AMERICAN SANDERS TECHNOLOGY Classic 12 Belt Sander Operator's Manual 650 hrs. 1500 hrs. 2500 hrs. 2500 hrs.

  • Page 18

    Problem Drive belts slip. (Squeaking or squealing sound) Squealing, growling or grinding noise coming from machine. Dust pick-up is poor. Motor will not start. Motor runs sluggishly. Motor circuit breaker trips/repeatedly trips. Uneven cut. www.ivie-ent.com Cause Tension drive belt as described in Insufficient tension.

  • Page 19

    Problem Burning or glazing. Slow cutting. Waves on sanded surface. Chatter marks on sanded surface. (close evenly spaced ripples) Difficult to actuate tension release lever. Abrasive belt hunts. (seeks) Abrasive belt will not track. Abrasive belt tears along its length. www.ivie-ent.com Cause Replace abrasive.

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