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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL D28000-XE Heavy-Duty Small Angle Grinder...
  • Page 3: Definitions: Safety Guidelines

    The term “power tool” in the warnings refers to your mains-operated (corded) power Definitions: Safety Guidelines tool or battery-operated (cordless) power tool. 1) WORK AREA SAFETY The definitions below describe the level of severity for each a) Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents. signal word.
  • Page 4: Electrical Safety

    b) Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye protection. Protective operation. If damaged, have the power tool repaired before use. Many equipment such as dust mask, non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing accidents are caused by poorly maintained power tools. protection used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
  • Page 5 • An extension cord must have adequate wire size (AWG or American Wire c) Do not use accessories which are not specifically designed and recommended Gauge) for safety. The smaller the gauge number of the wire, the greater the by the tool manufacturer. Just because the accessory can be attached to your capacity of the cable, that is 16 gauge has more capacity than 18 gauge.
  • Page 6: Kickback And Related Warnings

    k) Position the cord clear of the spinning accessory. If you lose control, the cord b) Never place your hand near the rotating accessory. Accessory may kickback may be cut or snagged and your hand or arm may be pulled into the spinning over your hand.
  • Page 7: Additional Safety Warnings Specific For Abrasive Cutting-Off Operations

    Additional Safety Warnings Specific for Abrasive Safety Warnings Specific for Wire Brushing Operations Cutting-Off Operations a) Be aware that wire bristles are thrown by the brush even during ordinary operation. Do not overstress the wires by applying excessive load to the a) Do not “jam”...
  • Page 8: Additional Safety Warnings

    • Avoid bouncing the wheel or giving it rough treatment. If this occurs, stop the Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of tool and inspect the wheel for cracks or flaws. work. To reduce your exposure to these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and work with approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially •...
  • Page 9: Assembly And Adjustments

    Rotating the Gear Case FIG. 1 WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious personal injury, turn off and unplug tool be fore making any adjustments or removing or in stall ing ac ces sories. 1. Remove guard and flanges from tool. 2.
  • Page 10: Operation

    not be used. Use only the accessories shown on manual. Accessory ratings must be OPERATION above listed minimum wheel speed as shown on tool nameplate. Switch Mounting and Using Depressed Center Grinding Wheels and WARNING: Hold the tool firmly with both hands to maintain control upon start up Sanding Flap Discs and during use and until the wheel or accessory stops rotaing.
  • Page 11: Cutting Wheels

    100 mm Grinding Wheels Wire Wheels 100 mm Sanding Flap Discs Type 27 guard Type 27 guard Type 27 guard Type 27 guard backing flange backing flange 75 mm (3") 100 mm (4") wire cup brush wire wheel Cutting Wheels non-hubbed Type 27 depressed sanding flap disc...
  • Page 12 3. While depressing the spindle lock button, thread the 5. Remove the tool from work surface before turning tool off. Allow the tool to stop clamp nut (G) on spindle. If the wheel you are rotating before laying it down. installing is more than 3.18 mm thick, place the EDGE GRINDING WITH GRINDING WHEELS threaded clamp nut on the spindle so that the raised...
  • Page 13 3. Maintain a 5˚ to 10˚ angle between the tool and 2. Apply minimum pressure to work surface, to allow the work surface. tool to operate at high speed. 4. Continuously move the tool in a forward and 3. Maintain a 5˚ to 10˚ angle between the tool and back motion to avoid creating gouges in the work work surface for wire cup brushes.
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    Use of 3. Install the threaded clamp nut with the raised section (pilot) facing away from the carbon brush not designed for this tool or not qualified by DEWALT may damage the wheel.
  • Page 15 Guarantee Reverse above procedures to finish brush change. WARNING: Make sure all screws are correctly fitted and tightened before Applicable to hand held Power Tools, Lasers and Nailers. re-connecting the tool to power supply. Three Year Limited Warranty Cleaning WALT will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or WARNING: Blowing dust and grit out of the motor housing using clean, dry workmanship for three years from the date of purchase.
  • Page 16 FREE WARNING LABEL REPLACEMENT: If your warning labels become illegible or are missing, call (AUS) 1800 654 155 or (NZ) 0800 339258 for a free replacement. D28000- ANGLE GRINDER WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, user must read instruction manual.
  • Page 20 WALT Industrial Tool Co., 20 Fletcher Road, Mooroolbark, VIC 3138 Australia • 5 Te Apunga Place, Mt Wellington, New Zealand (APR10) Part No. N039392 D28000-XE Copyright 2009, 2010 D WALT The following are trademarks for one or more D WALT power tools: the yellow and black color scheme; the “D” shaped air intake grill; the array of pyramids on the handgrip; the kit...

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