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Craftsman 11218 - 5 in. Random Orbit Sander Operator's Manual

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Operator's Manual
®
P R O F E S S I O N A L
/
3.0 Amp
5-in. Diameter
Random Orbital Sander
Model No. 172.27675
CAUTION:
Read, understand and follow
all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions
in this manual before using this product.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Visit our Craftsman
website: www.sears.com/craftsman
®
3025736
Certified
to CAN/CSA-
C22.2 No.745-1,745-2-4
Conforms to UL
STD 745-1, 745-2-4
Double Insulated
• WARRANTY
• SAFETY
• UNPACKING
• DESCRIPTION
• ASSEMBLY
• OPERATION
• MAINTENANCE

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  • Page 1

    • SAFETY all Safety Rules and Operating Instructions • UNPACKING in this manual before using this product. • DESCRIPTION • ASSEMBLY Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. • OPERATION Visit our Craftsman website: www.sears.com/craftsman • MAINTENANCE ®...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ONE YEAR FULL WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN® PROFESSIONAL TOOL Failure to obey this safety warning WILL result in death or If this Craftsman Professional Tool fails due to a defect in material or workmanship DANGER serious injury to yourself or to others. Always follow the...

  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. TOOL USE AND CARE SAFETY WARNING: BE SURE to read and understand all instructions in this manual before using this power tool. Failure to follow all instructions may result in electric WARNING: BE SURE to read and understand all instructions before shock, fire and / or serious personal injury.

  • Page 4

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. WARNING: Some dust created by using power tools contains chemicals NOTE: Only those dust masks suitable for working with lead paint dust and fumes should known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other be used.

  • Page 5: Unpacking

    5. If any of the parts are damaged or missing (refer to PARTS LIST below), return the 1. Powerful 3.0 amp motor provides the torque, power and durability for a variety sander to your nearest Sears store or Craftsman outlet to have the sander replaced. of continuous sanding applications.

  • Page 6

    DESCRIPTION cont. ASSEMBLY This Random Orbit Sander has the following features cont.: 6. On/Off rocker switch is conveniently located for easy control. Sealed to keep out WARNING: Your sander should NEVER be connected to the power source dust for long life. when you are assembling parts, making adjustments, installing or removing 7.

  • Page 7

    ASSEMBLY cont. ASSEMBLY cont. TO REMOVE AND EMPTY DUST BAG (See Fig. 4 and 4a) WARNING: Empty dust bag before storage to help prevent possible fire 1. Unplug the sander. hazard, especially when resin coating or linseed oil finishes have been sanded. WARNING: Failure to unplug the sander could result in accidental starting causing possible serious personal injury.

  • Page 8

    ASSEMBLY cont. Fig. 7 VARIABLE SPEED SWITCH (see Fig. 7) ATTACHING VAC HOSE TO THE DUST COLLECTION SYSTEM cont. The variable speed dial allows matching the correct speeds to sandpaper grits and various surfaces and NOTE: A standard 1 -in. vac hose connection fits inside the smaller diameter materials being sanded for either fast material hole inside the dust exhaust, while a standard 2 -in.

  • Page 9

    OPERATION cont. OPERATION cont. OPERATION cont. USING YOUR SANDER cont. WARNING: CAUTION: Empty dust bag before storage to help prevent possible fire To ensure proper brake operation after extended use, periodically hazard, especially when resin coating or linseed oil finishes have been sanded. check its operation by removing the sanding disc and running the sander without load (off the workpiece).

  • Page 10: Maintenance

    3. Keep the motor air openings free from oil, grease and sawdust or woodchips, and store tool in a dry place. Disconnect LUBRICATION Your Craftsman ® Professional Orbital Sander has been properly lubricated and is ready to use. No further lubrication is needed under normal operating conditions. All bearings in the sander are lubricated for the life of the tool.

  • Page 11: Accessories

    5-inch, 8 Hole, Hook and Loop Sanding Discs come in very fine, fine, medium and coarse grit. Visit your local Sears store or other Craftsman outlets or shop sears.com/craftsman for all of the accessories for your random orbital sander. 27675...

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