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• USE RIGHT TOOL. Don't force small tool or attachment to do the job of a
heavy-duty tool. Don't use tool for purposes not intended.
• DRESS PROPERLY. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can be
caught in moving parts. Rubber gloves and non-skid footwear are
recommended when working outdoors. Wear protective hair covering to
contain long hair.
• USE SAFETY GLASSES AND OTHER SAFETY EQUIPMENT. Use safety
goggles or safety glasses with side shields, complying with applicable
safety standards and, when needed, a face shield. Also use face or dust
mask if cutting operation is dusty. This applies to all persons in the work
area. Also use a hard hat, hearing protection, gloves, safety shoes and
dust collection systems when specified or required.
• DON'T ABUSE CORD. Never carry tool by cord or yank it to disconnect from
receptacle. Keep cord from heat, oil, and sharp edges.
• SECURE WORK. Use clamps or a vise to hold work. It's safer than using your
hand and it frees both hands to operate tool.
• DON'T OVERREACH. Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
• MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools sharp and clean for better and safer
performance. Follow instructions for lubricating and changing accessories.
Inspect tool cords periodically and if damaged, have repaired by authorized
service facility. Inspect extension cords periodically and replace if damaged.
Keep handles dry, clean, and free from oil and grease.
• DISCONNECT TOOLS. Unplug the tool when not in use, when moving tool from
place to place, before servicing, and when changing accessories (such as
blades, bits, cutters) or making adjustments.
• REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form habit of checking to see
that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning it on.
• AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don't carry tool with finger on switch. Be
sure switch is off when plugging in.
• EXTENSION CORDS. Make sure your extension cord is in good condition.
When using an extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry the
current your product will draw.An undersized cord will cause a drop in line
voltage resulting in loss of power and overheating. The following table shows
the correct size to use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere rating.
If in doubt, use the next heavier gage. The smaller the gage number, the heavier
• OUTDOOR USE EXTENSION CORDS. When tool is used outdoors, use only
extension cords intended for use outdoors and so marked.
• STAY ALERT. Watch what you are doing. Use common sense. Do not operate
tool when you are tired or otherwise impaired.
• CHECK DAMAGED PARTS. Before further use of the tool, a guard or other part
that is damaged should be carefully checked to determine that it will operate
properly and perform its intended function. Check for alignment of moving
parts, binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, mounting, and any other
conditions that may affect its operation. A guard or other part that is damaged
should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorized service center unless
otherwise indicated elsewhere in this instruction manual. Have defective
switches replaced by authorized service center. Do not use tool if switch does not
turn it on and off.
ALWAYS WEAR EYE PROTECTION.
KEEP GUARDS IN PLACE.
• Use only grinding wheels having a maximum operating speed at least high as
"No Load RPM" marked on the tool's nameplate.
• Before using, inspect recommended accessory for cracks or flaws. If such a
crack or flaw is evident, discard the accessory. The accessory should also be
inspected whenever you think the tool may have been dropped.
• When starting the tool (with a new or replacement wheel installed) hold the tool
in a well protected area and let it run for one minute. If the wheel has an
Minimum Gage for Cord Sets
Total Length of Cord in Feet
American Wire Gage
ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR GRINDERS