Your sander has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator safety. When properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, the user must read and understand the operator’s manual before using this product.
WHAT THIS WARRANTy COVERS: This warranty covers all defects in workmanship or materials in your RYOBI tool for a period of two years from the date of purchase. With the exception of batteries, power tool accessories are war- ranted for ninety (90) days.
WARNING! Read all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. The term “power tool” in all of the warn- ings listed below refers to your mains-operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated (cordless) power tool. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS WORk AREA SAFETy keep work area clean and well lit.
SERVICE Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair person using only identical replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained. WARNING! To reduce the risk of injury, user must read instruction manual.
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 Volts Amperes Hertz Watt Minutes Alternating Current Direct Current No Load Speed...
To avoid serious personal injury, do not attempt to use this product until you read thoroughly and understand com- pletely the operator’s manual. If you do not understand the warnings and instructions in the operator’s manual, do not use this product. Call Ryobi customer service for assistance.
DOUBLE INSULATION Double insulation is a concept in safety in electric power tools, which eliminates the need for the usual three- wire grounded power cord. All exposed metal parts are isolated from the internal metal motor components with protecting insulation. Double insulated tools do not need to be grounded.
ON/OFF SWITCH This tool is equipped with a simple switch control. To turn the sander ON, slide the switch to the left ( l ). Slide the switch to the right ( O ) to turn the sander OFF. PAPER CLAMPS Your sander has quick action paper clamps.
Do not discard the packing material until you have care- fully inspected and satisfactorily operated the product. If any parts are damaged or missing, please call 1-800-55-579 for assistance. PACkING LIST 1/4 Sheet Orbital Sander Sandpaper (4 sheets) Dust Bag Assembly Paper Punch Tool Bag Operator’s Manual...
INSTALLING SANDPAPER The cushion on the sander gives you the option of using either non-adhesive sandpaper that clamps to the platen or adhesive backed sandpaper with pressure sensitive adhesive backing that sticks to the cushion. INSTALLING NON-ADHESIVE SANDPAPER See Figure 2.
Unsecured work could be thrown towards the operator causing injury. Hold the sander in front and away from you, keeping it clear of the workpiece. Start the sander by pressing the switch button to “ON” position and letting the motor build to its maximum speed.
USING THE DUST BAG The dust bag provides a dust collection system for the sander. Dust is drawn up through holes in the sandpaper and cushion and collected in the dust bag during sanding.
ATTACHING SANDER TO VACUUM See Figure 9. When sanding for an extended period of time, you can easily attach the dust collection system of the sander to a vacuum. To attach: Unplug the sander. Remove dust bag from sander.
1-800-55-579. • HOW TO OBTAIN CUSTOMER OR TECHNICAL SUPPORT: To obtain Customer or Technical Support please contact us at 1-800-55-579. RYOBI is a registered trademark of Ryobi Limited used under license. ® 987000-15 -1-08 (REV:01) OPERATOR’S MANUAL 1/4 SHEET SANDER...