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Craftsman sears 315.277170 Owner's Manual

Orbit sander double insulated
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A Craftsman Sander
Industrial Random
Orbit Sander
Double Insulated
Rules For Safe Operation
Repair Parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Printed In U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Double Insulated Save This Manual For Future Reference Rules For Safe Operation Warranty Operation Thank You for Buying Maintenance A Craftsman Sander Repair Parts Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 972000-284 Printed In U.S.A. 2-98...
  • Page 2: Rules For Safe Operation

    RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION DOUBLE INSULATION is a safety concept in electric power IMPORTANT — Servicing of a tool with double insulation tools, which eliminates the need for the usual three wire requires extreme care and knowledge of the system and grounded power cord and grounded supply system.
  • Page 3 24. KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM SANDING AREA. 34. WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL 25. NEVER USE IN AN EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERE. CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS. Normal sparking of the motor could ignite fumes. 35. POLARIZED PLUGS. To reduce the risk of electric 26.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN INDUSTRIAL RANDOM ORBIT SANDER If this Craftsman Industrial Random Orbit Sander fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, Sears will repair it free of charge.
  • Page 5: Operation

    OPERATION UNPACKING WARNING: Your sander has been shipped completely assembled and ready for use. After removing it from the box, inspect it Do not allow familiarity with your sander to make you carefully to make sure no breakage or damaged has occurred careless.
  • Page 6 OPERATION WARNING: LOCK-ON BUTTON Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side SWITCH shields when operating your sander. Failure to do so TRIGGER could result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes resulting in possible serious injury. LOCK-ON BUTTON See Figure 2.
  • Page 7 OPERATION WARNING: Before connecting your sander to power supply source, always check to be sure it is not in "Lock-on" position (depress and release switch trigger). Failure to do so could result in accidental starting of sander resulting in possible serious injury. Also, do not lock the trigger on jobs where your sander may need to be stopped suddenly.
  • Page 8 OPERATION DUSTLESS SANDING The dust box located on the rear of your sander provides a dust collection system for your sander. Sanding dust is drawn up through the holes of the sanding disc to collect in the dust box during sanding operation. For more efficient operation, empty dust box when half full.
  • Page 9: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE WARNING: WARNING: When servicing use only identical Craftsman replacement Always wear safety goggles, or safety glasses with side parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or shields during power tool operation or when blowing dust. cause product damage.
  • Page 10: Exploded View And Repair Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN SANDER — MODEL NUMBER 315.277170 SEE NOTE “A” OPTIONAL ADAPTOR PAD (FOR CONVERTING SANDER TO USE HOOK AND LOOP TYPE SANDING DISCS) NOTE: “A” — The assembly shown represents an important part of the Double Insulated System. To avoid the possibility of alteration or damage to the System, service should be performed by your nearest Sears Repair Center.
  • Page 11: Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN SANDER — MODEL NUMBER 315.277170 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your CRAFTSMAN SANDER or when ordering repair parts. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 12: Parts/Ordering Service