Safety Rules and • Features Operating Instructions before • Operation first use of this product. • Maintenance • Parts List Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 ® Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Visit the Craftsman web page: www.sears.com/craftsman 972000-687 10-00...
Parts Ordedng / Service ..........................FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN SANDER If this CRAFTSMRN Sander fails to give complete satisfaction within one year from the date of purchase, RE- TURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will repair it, free of charge.
The purpose of safety symbols Is to attract your attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols, and the explanaUons with them, deserve your careful attention and understanding. The safety warnings do not by themselves eliminate any danger. The InstrucUons or warnings they give are not substitutes for proper accident prevention measures.
Do not change the plug in any way. • OUTDOOR USE EXTENSION CORDS. When tool • WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL is used outdoors, use only extension cords suitable CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS. for use outdoors. Outdoor approved cords are • SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. Refer to them...
• arsenic and chromium from chemically- WARNING: Some dust created by power treated lumber. sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities contains chemicals known Your risk from these exposures varies, depending to cause cancer, birth defects or other on how often you do this type of work. To reduce reproductive harm.
KNOWYOUR SANDER ELECTRICAL CONNECTION See Figure 1. Your sander has a precision built electdc motor. It Before attempting to use your sander, familiarize should be connected to a power supply that Is 120 yourself with all operating features and safety volts, 60 Hz, AC only (normal household current).
INSTALLING SANDPAPER • Wrap sandpaper around cushion. Rotate lever on the opposite end of your sander out and lift up; See Figures 2 and 3. insert loose end of sandpaper under the paper The cushion on your sander gives you the option of clamp;...
REMOVING SANDPAPER BEFORE STORAGE Do not store your sander with pressure sensitive adhesive sandpaper installed. Heat generated from sanding causes the pressure sensitive adhesive to flow and form a tight bond between the cushion and sandpaper. Removing the sandpaper soon after you have finished a sanding operation avoids letting the adhesive set up.
REMOVING DUST SKIRT A'FrACHING DUST BAG See Figure 7. Your tool comes packed with the dust skirt installed. However, if desired, your sander can be operated without the dust skirt. • Unplug your sander. DUST WARNING: Failure to unplug your sander could EXHAUSTHOLE result in accidental starting causing possible serious personal injury.
CAUTION: Be careful not to let your hand cover WARNING: Before connecting your sander to the air vents. power supply source, always check to be sure the switch is not in ON position. Failure to do so could result in accidental starting of your sander SANDING resulting in possible serious injury.
EXTENSION CORDS WARNING: When servicing use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other The use of any extension cord will cause some loss of parts may create a hazard or cause product power. To keep the loss to a minimum and to prevent damage.
CRAFTSMAN SANDER m MODEL NUMBER 315.116163 SEE NOTE "A" PAGE 13...
CRAFTSMAN SANDER - MODEL NO. 315.116163 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your SANDER or when ordering repair parts. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING...
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