ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES FOR FOR THE ROUTER/SHAPER WARNING: FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE RULES MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY 1. DO NOT OPERATE THIS MACHINE UNTIL it is assembled and installed according to the instructions. 2. OBTAIN ADVICE from your supervisor, instructor, or another qualified person if you are not familiar with the operation of this machine.
A separate electrical circuit should be used for your machines. This circuit should not be less than #12 wire and should be protected with a 20 Amp time lag fuse. If an extension cord is used, use only 3-wire extension cords which have 3- prong grounding type plugs and matching receptacle which will accept the machine’s plug.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOREWORD Delta Model 43-505 Router / Shaper is an economical alternative to the production wood shaper. The Router / Shaper has a powerful, 9 amp, induction-type, ball bearing motor for long-lasting trouble free operation. The Router / Shaper also has a thermal overload protection which prevents motor overload.
WARNING: FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, DO NOT CONNECT THE MACHINE TO THE POWER SOURCE UNTIL THE MACHINE IS COMPLETELY ASSEMBLED AND YOU READ AND UNDERSTAND THE ENTIRE INSTRUCTION MANUAL. ASSEMBLING ACCESSORY STAND If you purchased the accessory stand for use with your Router/Shaper, the stand must be assembled as follows: 1.
ASSEMBLING OVERHEAD CUTTER GUARD BRACKET Assemble the overhead cutter guard holding bracket (A) Fig. 6, to the rear of the Router/Shaper and fasten with the two M6x10mm sheet metal screws (B). ASSEMBLING AND INSTALLING FENCE ASSEMBLY AND DUST CHUTE Two fence halves are supplied as standard equipment with the Router/Shaper.
6. Place dust hood (P) Figs. 9 and 10, over dust chute (H) and fasten dust hood to back of fence body (A) using two M5x10mm sheet metal screws (S), as shown in Fig. 10. NOTE: Dust hood (P) should always be used. Dust chute (H) is used only with a dust collection system.
OVERLOAD PROTECTION The Router/Shaper is equipped with overload protection. If the motor shuts off, or fails to start due to overloading (cutting stock too fast; using dull bits and cutters; using the machine beyond its capacity or at low voltage, etc.), TURN THE SWITCH (A) FIG.
SEE-THRU CUTTER GUARD The see-through cutter guard (A) Fig. 20, should always be used when using the fence to guide the work. The guard (A) raises as the workpiece is pushed along the fence and lowers at the completion of the cut. The guard (A) can be moved up and out of the way as shown in Fig.
bolt at the rear of the machine (not shown.). 6. Carefully move the spindle height lock knob (E) Fig. 24, up or down until the metal rod (A) is 90 degrees to the table surface. Then tighten adjustment bolts (D) which were loosened in STEP 5.
INSTALLING ROUTER BITS 1. DISCONNECT MACHINE FROM POWER SOURCE. 2. Raise spindle to the maximum height and tighten lock knob. 3. This machine is supplied with a 1/2 inch collet (A) Fig. 27, that accepts 1/2 inch shank router bits. A 1/4 inch adapter sleeve (B) Fig.
INSTALLING OVERHEAD CUTTER GUARD An overhead cutter guard, shown in Fig. 31, is supplied as standard equipment with your Router/Shaper and should always be used for operations that require the fence to be removed. To install the overhead cutter guard, proceed as follows: 1.
The following is an example of the setting-up and operational procedures when using the fence, collars and starting pin. Please review this information carefully before turning on the power to avoid damage to the machine or personal injury. WARNING: The use of accessories and attachments not recommended by Delta may result in risk of injuries.
POSITION OF COLLARS 1. The collars may be used in any of the following po- sitions: above, below or between two cutters. 2. When the collar is used below the cutter, as shown in Fig. 43, the progress of the cut can be observed at all times.
1-800-223-7278 (In Canada call 1-800-463-3582). Delta will repair or replace, at its expense and at its option, any Delta machine, machine part, or machine accessory which in normal use has proven to be defective in workmanship or material, provided that the customer returns the product prepaid to a Delta factory service center or authorized service station with proof of purchase of the product within two years and provides Delta with reasonable opportunity to verify the alleged defect by inspection.