battery pack from the power tool before making any
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 bind-
ing of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other
condition that may affect the power tool's operation.
If damaged, have the power tool repaired before use.
Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained power
f) Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly main-
tained 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.
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 maintained.
Safety Instructions For All Operations
Safety Warnings Common for Sanding Operations
a) This power tool is intended to function as a sander.
Read all safety warnings, instructions,
illustrations and 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 grinding, wire brushing , polishing or
cut-off are 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 operation.
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.
e) The outside diameter and the thickness of your acces-
sory must be within the capacity rating of your power
tool. Incorrectly sized accessories cannon be adequately
guarded or controlled.
f) Threaded mounting of accessories must match the
grinder spindle thread. For accessories mounted by
flanges, the arbour hole of the accessory must fit the
locating diameter of the flange. Accessories that do
not match the mounting hardware of the power tool will
run out of balance, vibrate excessively and may cause
loss of control.
g) Do not use a damaged accessory. Before each use in-
spect the accessory such as abrasive wheel 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 inspect-
ing 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.
h) Wear personal protective equipment. Depending on
application, use face shields, safety goggles or safety
glasses. As appropriate, wear dust mask, hearing
protectors, gloves and shop apron capable of stop-
ping small abrasive or workpiece fragments. The eye
protection must be capable of stopping flying debris gen-
erated by various operations. The dust mask or respirator
must be capable of filtrating particles generated by your
operation. Prolonged exposure to high intensity noise may
cause hearing loss.
i) Keep bystanders a safe distance away from work area.
Anyone entering the work area must wear personal
protective equipment. Fragments of workpiece or of a
broken accessory may fly away and cause injury beyond
immediate area of operation.
j) Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces only,
when performing an operation where the cutting
accessory may contact hidden wiring or its own cord.
Cutting accessory contacting a "live" wire may make
exposed metal parts of the power tool "live" and shock the
k) Position the cord clear of the spinning accessory. If
you lose control, the cord may be cut or snagged and your
hand or arm may be pulled into the spinning accessory.
l) Never lay the power tool down until the accessory
has come to a complete stop. The spinning accessory
may grab the surface and pull the power tool out of your
m) Do not run the power tool while carrying it at your
side. Accidental contact with the spinning accessory could
snag your clothing, pulling the accessory into your body.