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Craftsman Nextec 320.61326 Operator's Manual

12.0-volt lithium-ion cordless sander
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Model No. 320. 61326
owered by an
charger for a
better environment
To reduce
the risk of
injury, the user must read and understand
the Operator's
this product.
* Warranty
* Safety
* Assernbly
* Operation
* Maintenance
before first
Sears Brands Management Corporation, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 12.0-VOLT LITHIUM-ION CORDLESS SANDER Model No. 320. 61326 ENERGYSTAR ® * Warranty owered by an qualified battery * Safety charger for a * Assernbly better environment * Operation WARNING: To reduce the risk of * Maintenance injury, the user must read and understand the Operator's manual before...
  • Page 2 For warranty coverage details to obtain free replacement, visit the web site: This warranty does not cover sandpaper and bulbs, which are expendable parts that can wear out from normal use within the warranty period.
  • Page 3: Safety Symbols

    The purpose of safety symbols is to attract you attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols, and the explanations with them, deserve your careful attention and understanding. The symbol warnings do not by themselves eliminate any danger. The instructions and warning they give are no substitutes for proper accident prevention measures.
  • Page 4 Some of these 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 DESIG NATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency...
  • Page 5: General Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAFETY RULES WARNING: Read all safety warnings and instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. Save all warnings and instructions for future reference. The term power tool in the warnings refers to your mains-operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated...
  • Page 6: Personal Safety

    PERSONAL SAFETY Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating a power tool. Do not use tool while tired or under influence of drugs, alcohol, or medication. A moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
  • Page 7 Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control. Use the power too[, accessories and, too[ bits etc. in accordance with these instructions, taking into account the working conditions and the...
  • Page 8 Battery tools do not have to be plugged into an electrical outlet; therefore, they are always in operating condition. Be aware of possible hazards when not using your battery tool or when changing accessories. Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric shock, fire or serious personal injury.
  • Page 9: Specifications

    KNOW YOUR SANDER (Fig. 1) Fig. 1 FuelGauge power indicator Soft grip handle OFF switch ON switch Base plate Battery pack LED worklight Vacuum adapter " Sandpaper TrueFinish technology: the sander is counterbalanced for more efficient, smooth sanding. PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Rating No load Speed 11000 RPM, 22000 OPM...
  • Page 10: Packing List

    WARNING: If any part is broken or missing, do not attempt to plug in the power cord or operate the sander until the broken or missing part is replaced. Failure to do so could result in possibly serious injury. _i_ WARNING: Do not attempt to modify this sander or create accessories not recommended for use with this sander.
  • Page 11: Operation

    LOW-BATTERY CAPACITY iNDiCATOR If the FuelGauge shines red when the trigger switch on the saw is depressed, battery pack power has run out, and the battery pack should be recharged. Unlike other battery-pack types, Lithium-Ion battery packs deliver fade-free power for their entire run time. The tool will not experience a slow, gradual loss of power as you work.
  • Page 12: How To Charge

    FuelGauge This tool is equipped with a FuelGauge which indicates the battery pack charge level. The green LED on the FuelGauge indicates that the battery is fully charged. The orange LED on the FuelGauge indicates that the battery has used approximately one half of its charge.
  • Page 13: Battery Pack

    LED FUNCTIONS OF CHARGER (Fig. 3) BATTERY GREEN LED INDICATOR ACTION PACK Charging will begin Hot/Cold when battery returns to (SEE MANUAL) H|/LO TEMP. battery 32°F (0°O)-104°F (40°0) Battery pack or Defective Flashing Charger/Adapter BATTERY DEFECTIVE defective Charging Flashing Charging CHARGING BATTERY Fully...
  • Page 14: Assembly

    BATTERY FULL If the battery pack is within normal temperature range, the green LED will illuminate and the red LED will be off. The battery pack is fully charged ready to use. The battery pack will fully charge, but will not overcharge, if left on the charger.
  • Page 15: Turning The Sander On/Off

    TURNING THE SANDER ON/OFF (Fig.5) Attach the battery pack to Fig. 5 the sander. To turn the sander ON, depress the ON switch. To turn the sander OFF, FuelGauge depress the OFF switch. FueIGauge (Fig.5) This tool is equipped with a FuelGauge which indicates battery pack charge level.
  • Page 16 • A sandpaper sheet that has been used for metal should not be used for other materials. Sandpaper for this tool is available at Sears stores and other Craftsman outlets. For sanding, always connect vacuum adapter. CAUTION: Where possible, clamp smaller workpieces to the bench.
  • Page 17 VACUUM ADAPTER (Fig.8) Always connect the vacuum i[ Fig. 8 adapter when sanding. Remove the battery pack from the sander before mounting the vacuum adapter. To improve dust extraction from the working area, insert the adaptor into the rear of the sander, and connect adapter to a suitable vacuum cleaner.
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    _lk WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. _l_ WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when using compressed air to clean tool. If the operation is dusty, also wear a dust mask.
  • Page 19: For Recycling

    BATTERY PACK REMOVAL AND PREPARATION FOR RECYCLING To preserve natural resources, please recycle or dispose of batteries properly. This product contains Lithium-ion batteries. Local, state or federal laws may prohibit disposal of lithium-ion batteries in ordinary trash. Consult your local waste authority for information regarding available recycling...
  • Page 20 12.0=VOLT LiTHIUM=ION CORDLESS SANDER MODEL NUMBER 320.61326 The Model Number will be found on the Nameplate attached to the handle of the sander. Always mention the Model Number when ordering parts for this tool. 61326 Manual_Revised_lO 0226 Page 20...
  • Page 21 12.0=VOLT LiTHIUM=ION CORDLESS SANDER MODEL NUMBER 320.61326 The Model Number will be found on the Nameplate attached to the handle of the sander. Always mention the Model Number when ordering parts for this tool. 4890634000 PCB Assembly 3124964000 Switch Cover 3125136000 Light Guide Pole 3660430000...
  • Page 22 3420936000 Block 3120362000 Rear Pad Support 3421010000 Guard 3124970000 Dust Bracket 5610024000 i Tapping Screw 3124973000 Base Plate 3704576000 Soft pad 3810473000 Sand paper 3700137000 Flange Screw 2243139000 Name Plate 3320906000 Right Housing 4860004000 Inner Wire 3402298000 Contact Receptacle Assembly 3700960000 Handle Hoop 2770153000...
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  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Your Home For troubleshooting, product manuals and home solutions advice: manage home For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories owner's...