1/2 in. electric drill variable speed / reversible double insulated (14 pages)
Summary of Contents for Craftsman 315.10136
Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions before first use of this product. Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Visit the Craftsman web page: www.sears.com/craftsman 972000-996 4-02 Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 • Safety • Features •...
• Table of Contents ... • General Safety Rules ... • Specific Safety Rules ... • Symbols ... • Features ... • Operation ... • Maintenance ... • Accessories ... • Warranty ... • Exploded View and Repair Parts List ... •...
Tool Use and Care • Use clamps or other practical way to secure and support the workpiece to a stable platform. Holdingthe work by hand or against your body is unstable and may lead to loss of control. • Do not force tool. Use the correct tool for your application.
Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when performing an operation where the cutting tool may contact hidden wiring or its cord. Contact with a "live" wire will make exposed metal parts of the tool "live" and shock the operator. Additional Rules for Safe Operation •...
Important: Some of the following symbols may be used on your tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL Volts Amperes Hertz Watt Minutes Alternating Current No Load Speed Class II Construction...
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION Your hammer drill has a precision built electric motor. It should be connected to a power supply that is 120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only (normal household Do not operate this tool on direct current (DC). A voltage drop of more than 10 percent will cause a loss of power and the motor will overheat.
Failure to do so could result in accidental starting of your drill resulting in possible serious injury. Also, do not lock the trigger on jobs where your drill may need to be stopped suddenly. REVERSIBLE See Figure 3.
Running at low speeds under constant usage may cause your drill to become over- heated. If this occurs, cool your drill by running it without a load and at full speed. The following guidelines may be used in determining correct speed for various applications: •...
A depth gage rod has been packed with your hammer drill to assist you in controlling the depth of drilled holes. • Install depth gage rod thru depth gage clamp as shown in figure 7.
Open or close the chuck jaws to a point where the opening is slightly larger than the drill bit you intend to use. Also, raise the front of your drill slightly to keep the drill bits from falling out of the chuck jaws.
The oil will prolong the life of the bit and increase the drilling action. If the bit jams in the workpiece or if your drill stalls, stop the tool immediately. Remove the bit from the workpiece and determine the reason for jamming.
• Insert a 8 mm (5/16 in.) or larger hex key into the chuck of your drill and tighten chuck jaws securely. • Tap the hex key sharply with a mallet in a counterclockwise direction.
If damaged replace immediately. Never use tool with a damaged cord since touching the damaged area could cause electrical shock result- ing in serious injury. Extension cords suitable for use with your drill are available at your nearest Sears Retail Store. Page 13...
TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will repair it, free of charge. If this rRRFTSHRN Drill is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.