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Craftsman 315.115970 Operator's Manual

19.2 volt buffer/polisher
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19.2 vOLT bUffER/POLiShER
Model No.
To reduce the risk of injury,
the user must read and understand the
operator's manual before using this
Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
Visit the Craftsman web page:
7-23-08 (REV:00)
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  • Page 1 Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: 987000-355 Save this manual for future reference 7-23-08 (REV:00)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    If this Craftsman tool fails to give complete satisfaction within one year from date of purchase, RETURN iT TO ANY SEARS STORE OR OThER CRAfTSMAN OUTLET iN ThE UNiTED STATES fOR fREE REPLACEMENT. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
  • Page 3: General Safety Rules

    Such preventive safety measures reduce 315. 259260 (Ni-Cd) (140351001) the risk of starting the power tool accidentally. 315.115970  Store idle power tools out of the reach of children 1425301 ( 11041) and do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power 130279003, 315.115730...
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAfETY RULES operation. if damaged, have the power tool repaired  When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from before use. Many accidents are caused by poorly other metal objects like paper clips, coins, keys, maintained power tools. nails, screws, or other small metal objects that can make a connection from one terminal to another.
  • Page 5: Symbols

    SYMbOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on this product. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the product better and safer. SYMbOL NAME DESiGNATiON/EXPLANATiON Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second)
  • Page 6: Symbols

    If you do not understand the warnings and to your nearest SEARS PARTS AND REPAiR SERviCE instructions in the operator’s manual, do not use this CENTER for repair. When servicing, use only identical product. Call the Craftsman Consumer Helpline at replacement parts. 1-800-932-3188 for assistance. WARNiNG The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.
  • Page 7: Features

    fEATURES PRODUCT SPECifiCATiONS Motor ...............19.2 Volt DC Buffing Pad Size ............6 in. No Load Speed ........4,000 r/min. (RPM) Orbit Diameter ............1/2 in. HANDLE ROTATING BASE APPLICATION BONNET BUFFING / POLISHING BONNET Fig. 1 bUffiNG/POLiShiNG bONNET KNOW YOUR bUffER/POLiShER See Figure 1. The reusable buffing/polishing bonnet is made of synthetic tufted material and is used to buff and polish painted The safe use of this product requires an understanding...
  • Page 8: Assembly

    19.2 V lithium-ion bat- ® WARNiNG: Always wear safety goggles or safety tery packs and Craftsman 19.2 V nickel-cadmium battery glasses with side shields when operating products. packs. Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown For complete charging instructions, refer to the Operator’s into your eyes, resulting in possible serious injury.
  • Page 9: Operation

    OPERATiON STARTiNG/STOPPiNG ThE bUffER/POLiShER DEPRESS LATCHES TO BATTERY RELEASE BATTERY PACK See Figure 2. PACK  To start the buffer/polisher, place the power switch in the ON ( l ) position.  To stop the buffer/polisher, place the power switch in the Off ( O ) position.
  • Page 10 OPERATiON iNSTALLiNG/REMOviNG APPLiCATiON bONNET APPLiCATiON Of LiQUiD POLiSh See Figure 4. See Figure 6.  Place the power switch in the Off ( O ) position. Apply a small circle of liquid (about the size of a half- dollar) around the center of the bonnet, followed by two  Remove the battery pack from the buffer/polisher.
  • Page 11 OPERATiON WARNiNG: Keep a firm grip on the tool with both hands at all times. Failure to do so could result in loss of control leading to possible serious injury. APPLY POLiSh TO SURfACE See Figure 7. While holding the buffer/polisher firmly against the surface, slide the ON/OFF switch to the ON position (to the left).
  • Page 12: Maintenance

    WARNiNG: When servicing, use only identical Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other part plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of may create a hazard or cause product damage. commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
  • Page 13: Exploded View And Parts List

    CRAfTSMAN 19.2v bUffER/POLiShER – MODEL NUMbER 315.115970 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your bUffER/POLiShER or when ordering repair parts. SEE bACK PAGE fOR PARTS ORDERiNG iNSTRUCTiONS...
  • Page 14: Purchase

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