OPERATOR’S MANUAL BELT/dISC SANdER Bd4600 Your belt/disc sander has been engineered and manufactured to our high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator safety. When properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, the user must read and understand the operator’s manual before using this product.
The replacement power tool will be covered by the limited warranty for the balance of the two year period from the date of the original purchase. WHAT THIS WARRANTy COVERS: This warranty covers all defects in workmanship or materials in your RYOBI power ®...
GENERAL SAFETy RULES MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep tools sharp and WARNING: clean for best and safest performance. Follow instructions Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow for lubricating and changing accessories. all instructions listed below, may result in electric shock, dISCONNECT TOOLS.
GENERAL SAFETy RULES INSPECT EXTENSION CORdS PERIOdICALLy and NEVER START A TOOL WHEN ANy ROTATING COM- PONENT IS IN CONTACT WITH THE WORKPIECE. replace if damaged. KEEP TOOL dRy, CLEAN, ANd FREE FROM OIL ANd dO NOT OPERATE A TOOL WHILE UNdER THE GREASE.
SyMBOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on this tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SyMBOL NAME dESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second)
If you do not understand ing, use only identical replacement parts. the warnings and instructions in the operator’s manual, do not use this product. Call Ryobi customer service for assistance. WARNING: The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage.
ELECTRICAL EXTENSION CORdS SPEEd ANd WIRING Use only 3-wire extension cords that have 3-prong ground- The belt speed of this tool is approximately 1,900 SFM. ing plugs and 3-pole receptacles that accept the tool’s plug. This speed is not constant and decreases under a load When using a power tool at a considerable distance from the or with lower voltage.
GLOSSARy OF TERMS Anti-Kickback Pawls (radial arm and table saws) Non-Through Cuts Any cutting operation where the blade does not extend A device which, when properly installed and maintained, is designed to stop the workpiece from being kicked back completely through the thickness of the workpiece. toward the front of the saw during a ripping operation.
FEATURES PROdUCT SPECIFICATIONS Table Size ..........8-1/ in. x 5-3/4 in. Belt Size ............4 in. x 36 in. Table Tilt ..............0°- 45° Belt Speed ............1,900 SFM Belt Tilt ..............0°- 90° Input ........ 10 V, AC only, 60 Hz, 4.3 Amps Disc Size ...............6 in.
FEATURES WARNING Do not reach across the sanding disc to turn the belt/disc sander ON or OFF. Contact with the sanding disc can result in serious personal injury. WARNING Before performing any adjustment, make sure the tool is unplugged from the power supply and the switch is in SWitCH the OFF ( O ) position.
LOOSE PARTS The following items are included with the tool: Sanding Disc Miter Gauge Disc Guard Hex Key Phillips Screws () Worktable Socket Head Screws, M8 x 1 () Work Support Washers () ...
ASSEMBLy INSTALLING SANdING dISC ANd dISC GUARd SAndinG diSC See Figure 6. Unplug the belt/disc sander. Remove the backing from the sanding disc. diSC GuArd Align perimeter of sanding disc with plate and press firmly into position. ...
ASSEMBLy ASSEMBLING WORK SUPPORT See Figure 10. Place the work support over the holes in the side of the WorK tool housing. SuPPort Using a hex key, fasten in place with the washers and SoCKet socket head screws. HeAd MOUNTING BELT/dISC SANdER TO WORK- SCreWS...
OPERATION 1/16 in. or WARNING: leSS Do not allow familiarity with tools to make you care- less. Remember that a careless fraction of a second is tABle sufficient to inflict serious injury. loCK KnoB WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating power tools.
OPERATION HORIZONTAL ANd VERTICAL SANdING SurFACe SAndinG WorKPieCe WorK See Figure 15. SuPPort The belt/disc sander can sand both vertically and horizontally. Depending on the workpiece, the work support can be used with either the horizontal or vertical sanding operation. ...
AdJUSTMENTS WARNING Before performing any adjustment, make sure the tool is unplugged from the power supply and the switch is in the OFF ( O ) position. Failure to heed this warning could result in serious personal injury. trACKinG KnoB AdJUSTING THE BELT TRACKING See Figure 19.
MAINTENANCE Remove the old drive belt. WARNING: Fit the new drive belt on the drive pulley first and then on the motor pulley. When servicing, use only identical replacement parts. Test belt tension by squeezing the belt with your Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause fingers.
When ordering repair parts, always give the following information: BD4600 • MODEL NUMBER • SERIAL NUMBER Ryobi is a registered trademark of Ryobi Limited used under license. ® ONE WORLd TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 148 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 965 Phone 1-800-55-579 www.ryobitools.com...