Husqvarna DM230 Core Drill
Steps before using a new drilling machine
Read through the operating instructions carefully before you begin using the machine.
This machine is designed for and intended for drilling concrete, brick and different stone materials. All other use is improper.
The machine is intended for use in industrial applications by experienced operators.
Check the assembly of the drill, see the section changing the drill bit.
Check that the cord and extension cord are intact and in good condition.
Keep the workplace tidy. Disorder leads to accident risks.
Always use common sense
It is not possible to cover every conceivable situation you can face when using a drilling machine. Always exercise care and use your common
sense. Avoid all situations which you consider to be beyond your capability. If you still feel uncertain about operating procedures after reading these
instructions, you should consult an expert before continuing. Do not hesitate to contact your dealer or us if you have any more questions about the
use of the drilling machine. We will willingly be of service and provide you with advice as well as help you to use your drilling machine both efficiently
Let your Husqvarna dealer check the drilling machine regularly and make essential adjustments and repairs.
All information and all data in the Operator's Manual were applicable at the time the Operator's Manual was sent to print.
WARNING! Under no circumstances may the design of the machine be modified without the permission of the manufacturer. Always use genuine
accessories. Non-authorized modifications and/or accessories can result in serious personal injury or the death of the operator or others.
WARNING! The use of products such as cutters, grinders, drills, that sand or form material can generate dust and vapours which may contain
hazardous chemicals. Check the nature of the material you intend to process and use an appropriate breathing mask.
Protective goggles or a visor
Heavy-duty, firm grip gloves.
Tight-fitting, heavy-duty and comfortable clothing that permits full freedom of movement.
Boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole.
Always have a first aid kit nearby.
Machine's safety equipment
This section describes the machine's safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it
operates correctly. See the "What is what?" section to locate where this equipment is positioned on your machine.
WARNING! Never use a machine that has faulty safety equipment! Safety equipment must be inspected and maintained.
Checking, maintaining and servicing the machine's safety equipment
IMPORTANT! All servicing and repair work on the machine requires special training. This is especially true of the machine's safety equipment. If your
machine fails any of the checks described below you must contact your service agent. When you buy any of our products we guarantee the
availability of professional repairs and service. If the retailer who sells your machine is not a servicing dealer, ask him for the address of your nearest
The power switch should be used to start and stop the machine.
Checking the power switch
Start the machine, release the power switch and check that the motor and the drill bit stop.
A defective power switch should be replaced by an authorized service workshop.
Checking the power switch lock
Press the power switch and check that the power switch is locked when the power switch lock is pressed in.
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