Power Tool-Specific Safety Warnings; Cutting-Off Operations; Service - Bosch 1380 SLIM Operating/Safety Instructions Manual

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b) Do not use the power tool if the switch
does not turn it on and off. Any power tool
that cannot be controlled with the switch is
dangerous and must be repaired.
c) Disconnect the plug from the power
source and/or the battery pack from the
adjustments, changing accessories, or
storing power tools. Such preventive
safety measures reduce the risk of starting
the power tool accidentally.
d) Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons
unfamiliar 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 or binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts and any other
condition that may affect the power
Safety Warnings Common for Grinding,
Sanding, Wire Brushing, and Abrasive

Cutting-Off Operations:

a) This power tool is intended to function
as a grinder, sander, wire brush or cut-
off tool. Read all safety warnings,
specifications provided with this power
tool. Failure to follow all instructions listed
below may result in electric shock, fire
and/or serious injury.
b) Operations such as polishing is not
recommended to be performed with this
power tool. Operations for which the power
tool was not designed may create a hazard
and cause personal injury.
c) Do not use accessories which are not
specifically designed and recommended
by the tool manufacturer. Just because
the accessory can be attached to your
power tool, it does not assure safe
d) The rated speed of the accessory must
be at least equal to the maximum speed
marked on the power tool. Accessories
running faster than their RATED SPEED
can break and fly apart.

Power Tool-Specific Safety Warnings

tool's operation. 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
instructions, 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) Service

a) 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
e) The outside diameter and the thickness
of your accessory must be within the
capacity rating of your power tool.
Incorrectly sized accessories cannot be
adequately guarded or controlled.
f) The arbor size of wheels, flanges,
backing pads or any other accessory
must properly fit the spindle of the
power tool. Accessories with arbor holes
that do not match the mounting hardware of
the power tool will run out of balance,
vibrate excessively and may cause loss of
g) Do not use a damaged accessory. Before
each use inspect the accessory such as
abrasive wheels for chips and cracks,
backing pad for cracks, tear or excess
wear, wire brush for loose or cracked
wires. If power tool or accessory is
dropped, inspect for damage or install an
undamaged accessory. After inspecting
and installing an accessory, position
yourself and bystanders away from the
plane of the rotating accessory and run
the power tool at maximum no-load
speed for one minute. Damaged
accessories will normally break apart during
this test time.

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