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INSTRUCTIVODE OPERACION, CENTROS DE SERVICIOY POLIZA
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CAT. NO's. GC9600, GC1200, GC1440, GC1800, GC2400, GCO9600, GCO1200,
GCO1440, GCO1800, GCO2400
Form No. 90548719 REV 01
Copyright © 2012 Black & Decker
Printed in China
ilt is important for you to read and understand this manual. The information it contains relates to
iprotecting YOUR SAFETY and PREVENTING PROBLEMS. The symbols below are used to help
you recognize this information.
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result
in death or serious injury.
indicates a potentially hazardous
which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
indicates a potentially
which, if not avoided, may
result in minor or moderate injury.
the safety alert symbol indicates
which, if not avoided, may result in property damage.
Power Tool Safety
ZLWARNING: Read all safety warninas
and all instructions.
follow.the warnings and instructions rhay result in electric shock, fire and/
SAVE ALL WARNINGS
he term, 'power, topl" i,n th, e warnings rpfers t,_your mains,-operated
roeo) power [OOlor oa[[ery-opera[eo
(coroless) power [OOl.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
1) WORK AREA SAFETY
• Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents.
• Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flare=
mable liquids, gases or dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust or fumes.
• Keep children
away while operating
a power tool. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
a) Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do
not use any adapter
plugs with earthed (grounded)
and matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock:
b) Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces
such as pipes, radiators,
ranges and refrigerators. There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is
earthed or grounded.
c) Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions.
Water entering a power tool
will increase the risk of electric shock.
d) Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying,
pulling or unplugging
the power tool. Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving
Damaged or entangled cords increase the risk of electric shock.
e) When operating a power tool outdoors,
use an extension
door use. Use of a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock:
f) If operating
a power tool in a damp location
is unavoidable, use a ground fault cir=
cult interrupter (GFCl) protected supply.
Use of a GFCI reduces the risk of electric shock:
a) Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating
a power tool. Do not use a power tool while you are tired or under the influence
of drugs, alcohol
A moment of inattention while operating power tools
may result in serious personal injury.
b) Use personal
Always wear eye protection.
equipment such as dust mask, nonskid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection
used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
Ensure the switch
is in the off position
to power source and/or
battery pack, picking
up or carrying
Carrying power tools with your finger on the switch or energizing power tools that have
the switch on invites accidents.
d) Remove any adjusting
key or wrench before turning
the power tool on. A wrench
or a key left attached to a rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
e) Do not overreach.
Keep proper footing
and balance at all times.
better control of the power tool in unexpected
f) Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing
Keep your hair, cloth-
ing and gloves away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry or long hair can be
caught in moving parts.
g) If devices are provided for the connection
of dust extraction
ensure these are connected
and properly used. Use of dust collection can
reduce dust-related hazards.
4) POWER TOOL USE AND CARE
a) Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power tool for your application.
correct power tool will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
b) Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it on and off. Anypower
tool that cannot be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
the plug from the power source and/or the battery pack from the
power tool before making any adjustments,
power tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of starting the power
d) Store idle power tools out of the reach of children
and do not allow persons
with the power tool or these instructions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
e) Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment
of moving parts,
of parts and any other condition that may affect the power tool's
tion. If damaged,
have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are
caused by poorly maintained power tools.
f) Keep cutting
tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained cutting tools with sharp
cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control
g) Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits, etc. in accordance with these instruc=
tions, taking into account the working conditions
and the work to be performed. Use of
the power tool for operations different from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
5) BATTERY TOOL USE AND CARE
a) Recharge only with the charger
by the manufacturer.
A charger that is
suitable for one type of battery pack may create a risk of fire when used with another
b) Use power tools only with specifically designated
packs. Use of any
other battery packs may create a risk of injury and fire.
c) When battery
pack is not in use, keep it away from other metal objects like
paper clips, coins,
keys, nails, screws,
or other small metal objects that can
make a connection
from one terminal
Shorting the battery terminals
together may cause bums or a fire.
d) Under abusive
liquid may be ejected from the battery, avoid contact.
If contact accidentally
occurs, flush with water. If liquid contacts
ally seek medical
help. Liquid ejected from the battery may cause irritation or burns.
a) Have your power tool serviced
by a qualified
repair person using only identical
parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
• Wear ear protectors with impact drills. Exposure to noise can cause hearing loss.
• Use auxiliary
handles supplied with the tool. Loss of control can cause personal injury.
• Hold power tool by insulated gripping
when performing an operation
where the cutting
Cutting accessory contacting
a "live" wire may make exposed metal parts of the power tool "live" and could give the
operator an electric shock.
• When working
on a ladder or on scaffolding
be sure to lay the tool down on its side
when not in use. Some tools with large battery packs will stand upright but may be easily
• Use clamps or another practical way to secure and support
the work piece to a
stable platform. Holding the work by hand or against your body leaves it unstable and
may lead to loss of control.
• Keep your hair, clothing,
and gloves away from air vents. Air vents often cover moving
parts in which these items can be caught.
• Hold tool firmly with two hands. Use auxiliary handle if provided.
If auxiliary handle not
provided, grip toot at bottom of handle. Loss of control can cause personal injury.
Some dust created by power sanding,
known to the State of
to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive
harm. Some exam=
pies of these chemicals
• lead from lead-based
• crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of
work. To reduce your exposure to these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and
work with approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially
designed to filter out microscopic particles.
• Avoid prolonged contact with dust from power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling,
and other construction
Wear protective clothing
and wash exposed areas
with soap and water. Allowing dust to get into your mouth, eyes, or lay on the skin may
promote absorption of harmful chemicals.
Use of this tool can generate
dust, which may cause
serious and permanent respiratory
or other injury. Always use NIOSH/OSHA approved
respiratory protection appropriate for the dust exposure. Direct particles away from face
The label on your tool may include the following symbols.
min ........................ minutes
- - -. ..................... direct current
 .......................... Class II Construction
z_ ........................ safety alert symbol
_, ....................... alternating current
no load speed
.../min .................. revolutions or
BATTERY CAP INFORMATION
Battery storage and carrying caps are provided for use whenever the battery is out of the
tool or charger. Remove cap before placing battery in charger or tool.
Do not store or carry battery so that metal objects can contact exposed
battery terminals. For example, do not place battery in aprons, pockets, tool boxes,
product kit boxes, drawers, etc. with loose nails, screws, keys, etc. without battery cap.
Transporting batteries can possibly cause fires if the battery terminals inadvertently come
in contact with conductive materials such as keys, coins, hand tools and the like. The US
Department of Transportation
Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR) actually prohibit
batteries in commerce or on airplanes (i.e. packed in suitcases and carryon
luggage) UNLESS they are properly protected from short circuits. So when transporting
individual batteries, make sure that the battery terminals are protected and welt insulated
from materials that could contact them and cause a short circuit.