finger on the switch or plugging in tools that have
the switch on invites accidents.
keys or wrenches
the tool on. A wrench or a key that is left
to a rotating part of the tool may result
in personal injury.
Do not overreach.
at all times.
enables better control of the tool in unexpected
Use safety equipment. Always wear eye
protection. Dust mask, nonskid safety shoes,
hard hat, or hearing protection must be used for
Tool Use and Care
Tool service must be performed only by
qualified repair personnel. Service or mainte-
nance performed by unqualified personnel could
result in a risk of injury.
a tool, use only identical
of this manual.
parts or failure to follow Mainte-
nance Instructions may create a risk of electric
shock or injury.
Safety Rules for Sanders
or other practical
way to secure
to a stable
the work by hand or against your
body is unstable
and may lead to loss of control.
Do not force tool. Use the correct
The correct tool will do the job
better and safer at the rate for which it is de-
Do not use tool if switch does not turn it on or
off. Any tool that cannot be controlled with the
switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
Disconnect the plug from the power source
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing the tool. Such preven-
tive safety measures reduce risk of starting the
Store Idle tools out of reach of children and
other untrained persons. Tools are dangerous
in the hands of untrained users,
tools with care. Keep cutting tools
sharp and clean. Properly maintained
sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are
easier to control.
Check for misalignment or binding of moving
parts, breakage of parts, and any other condi-
tion that may affect the tools operation. If
damaged, have the tool serviced before using.
Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained
Use only accessories
that are recommended
by the manufacturer
for your model. Accesso-
ries that may be suitable for one tool, may be-
come hazardous when used on another tool.
Hold tool by insulated
where the tool may
or its own cord. Contact
with a "live" wire will make exposed metal parts of
the tool "live" and shock the operator.
or any power
sanding or liquid polishing.
Failure to comply can
result in electrical shock causing
Keep hands away from sanding area.
Rules for Safe Operation
Know your power tool. Read operator's manual
carefully. Leam its applications and limitations as
well as the specific potential hazards related to this
• Always wear safety glasses. Everyday eye-
glasses have only impact-resistant lenses; they
are not safety glasses.
Protect your lungs. Wear a face or dust mask if
the operation is dusty.
Protect your hearing. Wear hearing protection
during extended periods of operation.
Don't abuse cord. Never carry tool by cord or
yank it to disconnect from receptacle.
from heat, oil, and sharp edges.
SURE YOUR EXTENSION
When using an extension
cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry
the current your product will draw. An undersized
cord will cause a drop in line voltage resulting in
loss of power and overheating.
A wire gage size
of at least 16 is recommended
extension cord 100 feet or less in length. A cord
exceeding 100 feet is not recommended.
doubt, use the next heavier gage. The smaller the
gage number, the heavier the cord.