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Motion Selection; Disconnect Sander From Power Supply; Preparing For Operation; To Operate - Craftsman 315.116131 Owner's Manual

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OPERATION (Cont.)
MOTION SELECTION
The dual motion feature of your sander provides re-
quired motion lor any sanding application. The or-
bital motion provides fast cutting aclion when you
need to remove old finishes, smooth rough wood,
cut stock down to required dimensions, or sand sur-
faces to be painted. Straight line motion provides
line finish sanding on work to be stained orvarnish-
ed. See Figure L
ORBITAL
MOTION
STRAIGHT.LINE
MOTION
t i o n a l h e a t . Do n o l a l l o w s a n di n g o n o n e s po t too
long as the sander's rapid action may remove too
m u c h m a t e r i a l m a k i n g th e s ur f ac e u n e v en .
F l u s h s a n d i n g c a n b e p er f o r m e d w i th th r ee of th e
four sides ol your sander. Every side but the rear of
the sander can be used when sanding in corners.
The dust-skirt may or may nol be removed while per-
forming this operation. Always lift your sander from
workpiece before turning oft.
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DISCONNECT SANDER FROM POWER SUPPLY.
1. Do nol change motion setting while you are
operating your sander.
2. For straight.line motion, slide lever forward as
shown In Flgure 5.
3. For orbital motion, slide lever backwards as
shown in Figure 5.
I{OTE: THERE lS A DECAL ON THE SIDE OF YOUR
SANDER WHTCH INDICATES iIOTION SETTINGS,
PREPARING FOR OPERATION
For ease of operation, your sander has both a front
handle and a rear handle. See Figule t. This provides
for two-hand operation, which ii necessary'ih order
to maintajn proper_conlrol of your sander and keep
.both hands clear of the sandpaper and sanding area.
When operating your sander, always use both Fands.
See Figure 6.
TO OPERATE
Clamp or otherwise secure the work to orevent it
from moving under your sander.
Hold the tool in front and away from you, keeoino
your sander clear ol the workpiece. Start your sahde'r
b y p us hi n g t he " o n " si de o f the s witch 'a n d le t t h e
motor build to ils maximum speed. Graduallv tower
your sander on the work with a slight f,orward
motion..See Figure 6- Move it slowly us-ing forward
and backward strokes.
DO N O T F O RC E . T h e w eig ht of the un it su p p t ie s
adequate pressure, so let the sanding sheet and
sa nde r d o th e w o r k . Ap ply i ng addi ti on a l p r e ssu r e o n -
ly s lo ws t h e mot o r , r api dl y we ar s sa nd p a p e r a n d
g re at ly re duc e s s peed. Ex ces si ve p r e ssur e w il l
overload the moior causing possible damage from
motor overhealing and can resull in inferior work.
A ny f inis h o r r e s i n on w ood m ay s olt e n fr o m the f r ic-

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