Intended Use; Safety Instructions - Black & Decker 496011-00 User Manual

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Intended use

Your Black & Decker Glue Gun has been designed for leisure
and DIY activities in the home to join materials together
including paper, card and material.
This tool is intended for consumer use only.

Safety instructions

Warning! When using mains-powered appliances, basic
safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, personal injury
and material damage.
Read all of this manual carefully before using the
The intended use is described in this manual. The use of
any accessory or attachment or the performance of any
operation with this appliance other than those
recommended in this instruction manual may present a risk
of personal injury.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered and dark areas
invite accidents.
Do not expose the appliance to rain or wet conditions.
Water entering the appliance will increase the risk of
electric shock.
Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating the appliance. Do not use a power
tool while you are tired or under the influence of drugs,
alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while
operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
Never pull the power supply cord to disconnect the plug
from the socket. Keep the power supply cord away from
heat, oil and sharp edges.
If the power supply cord is damaged during use, disconnect
the appliance from the power supply immediately. Do not
touch the power supply cord before disconnecting from the
power supply.
Disconnect the appliance from the power supply when not
in use, before fitting or removing parts and before cleaning.
Safety of others
Do not allow children or any person unfamiliar with these
instructions to use the appliance.
Do not allow children or animals to come near the work
area or to touch the appliance or power supply cord. Close
supervision is necessary when the appliance is used near
After use
Switch off and remove the plug from the socket before
leaving the appliance unattended and before changing,
cleaning or inspecting any parts of the appliance.
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
place. Children should not have access to stored
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or defective
parts. Check for breakage of parts, damage to switches and
any other conditions that may affect its operation.
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or replaced
by an authorised repair agent.
Before use, check the power supply cord for signs of
damage, ageing and wear.
Do not use the appliance if the power supply cord or mains
plug is damaged or defective.
If the power supply cord or mains plug is damaged or
defective it must be repaired by an authorised repair agent
in order to avoid a hazard. Do not cut the power supply cord
and do not attempt to repair it yourself.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
Specific safety instructions for glue guns
Warning! This appliance must be placed on the stand when not
in use.
DO NOT TOUCH THE HEATED nozzle of the Glue Gun.
The operating temperature of this appliance is
approximately 199°C.
Keep hands away from the heated attachment and
work area. Heat may be conducted through the work piece.
Use clamps or pliers to hold the work piece.
The heating element will begin to heat up as soon as
the appliance is plugged in. To avoid injury or damage to
property always assume that the appliance is hot and return
it to the stand.
Protect the work surface and materials from heat
damage. Heat may be conducted through the work piece.
Use a heat resistant material to protect the work surface.
Glue sticks are not intended for ingestion and should
not come in contact with food, etc. If swallowed, seek
medical attention. Keep out of the reach of children.
Before cleaning, adjustment or changing the attachments.
Unplug the appliance and allow the attachment to cool.
Never attempt to force cool the appliance after use by
immersing any part of it in water or any other liquid.
Allow the appliance to air cool only.



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