To minimise splintering, clamp a piece of scrap wood or
hardboard to both sides of the workpiece and saw
through this sandwich.
Be aware that sawing metal takes much more time than
Use a saw blade suitable for sawing metal.
When cutting thin sheet metal, clamp a piece of scrap
wood to the back surface of the workpiece and cut
through this sandwich.
Spread a film of oil along the intended line of cut.
The performance of your tool depends on the accessory used.
Black & Decker and Piranha accessories are engineered to
high quality standards and designed to enhance the
performance of your tool. By using these accessories you will
get the very best from your tool.
This tool is suitable both for U-shank and T-shank saw blades.
Your 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.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots with a clean, dry
To clean the tool, use only mild soap and a damp cloth.
Never let any liquid get inside the tool and never immerse
any part of the tool into liquid.
Occasionally apply a drop of oil to the axle of the blade
Protecting the environment
Black & Decker provides a facility for recycling
Black & Decker products once they have reached the
end of their working life. This service is provided
free of charge. 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
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
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
Number of strokes (no load)
Max. depth of cut
EC declaration of conformity
Black & Decker declares that these products conform to:
98/37/EC, 89/336/EEC, 73/23/EEC, EN 50144, EN 55014,
(sound pressure): 85 dB(A), L
hand/arm weighted vibration < 2.5 m/s
Spennymoor, County Durham DL16 6JG,
Black & Decker is confident of the quality of its products and
offers an outstanding guarantee. This guarantee statement is
in addition to and in no way prejudices your statutory rights.
The guarantee is valid within the territories of the Member
States of the European Union and the European Free Trade
If a Black & Decker product becomes defective due to faulty
materials, workmanship or lack of conformity, within 24 months
from the date of purchase, Black & Decker guarantees to
replace defective parts, repair products subjected to fair wear
and tear or replace such products to ensure minimum
inconvenience to the customer unless:
The product has been used for trade, professional or hire
The product has been subjected to misuse or neglect;
The product has sustained damage through foreign
objects, substances or accidents;
Repairs have been attempted by persons other than
authorised repair agents or Black & Decker service staff.
To claim on the guarantee, you will need to submit proof of
purchase to the seller or an authorised repair agent. You can
check the location of your nearest authorised repair agent by
contacting your local Black & Decker office at the 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 at:
800 - 3,200
(acoustic power) 98 dB(A),
Director of Consumer Engineering