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Maintenance - Porter-Cable 10 IN. (254 MM) JOBSITE TABLE SAW Instruction Manual

10 in. (254 mm) jobsite table saw
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MAINTAINING YOUR TABLE SAW
GENERAL MAINTENANCE
WARNING
!
ALWAYS use safety glasses. Everyday eyeglasses
are NOT safety glasses. Also use face or dust mask if
cutting operation is dusty. ALWAYS WEAR CERTIFIED
SAFETY EQUIPMENT:
• ANSI Z87.1 eye protection (CAN/CSA Z94.3),
• ANSI S12.6 (S3.19) hearing protection,
• NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA respiratory protection.
WARNING
!
For your own safety, turn the switch OFF and
remove the switch key. Remove the plug from
the power source outlet before maintaining or
lubricating your saw.
1. Clean out all sawdust that has accumulated inside
the saw cabinet and the motor.
2. Polish the saw table with an automotive wax to keep it
clean and to make it easier to slide the workpiece.
3. Clean cutting blades with pitch and gum remover.
4. A worn, cut, or damaged power cord should be
replaced immediately.
WARNING
!
All electrical or mechanical repairs should be
attempted only by a trained repair technician. Contact
customer service for assistance. Use only identical
replacement parts. Any other parts may create a
hazard.
5. Use only mild soap and a damp cloth to clean the
tool. Never let any liquid get inside the tool; never
immerse any part of the tool into a liquid.
NOTE: Certain cleaning chemicals can damage
plastic parts.
6. Avoid use of cleaning chemicals or solvents,
ammonia and household detergents containing
ammonia.
WARNING
!
IMPORTANT: To assure product SAFETY and
RELIABILITY, repairs, maintenance and adjustment
(other than those listed in this manual) should be
performed by authorized service centers or other
qualified service organizations, always using identical
replacement parts.

MAINTENANCE

LUBRICATION
Ball bearings in the table saw are packed with grease at
the factory and require no further lubrication.
REPLACING THE CARBON BRUSHES (FIG. ff)
Always disconnect the plug from the power source
before inspecting the brushes.
The carbon brushes included with the unit will last
approximately 50 hours of running time, or 10,000
ON/OFF cycles. Replace both carbon brushes when
either has less than 1/4 in. (6.4 mm) length of carbon
remaining, or if the spring or wire is damaged or burned.
1. Remove the blade guard, blade, rip fence, miter
2. Lower the blade height to its minimum setting. This
3. Place cardboard or an old blanket on the floor to
4. Place the saw upside down on the protective
5. Tilt the blade elevation/tilting handwheel to the 45°
6. Remove the black plastic cap (1) from the side of the
7. Carefully remove the spring-loaded cap, and then
8. Replace the other side.
9. The ears on the metal end of the assembly go
10.Carefully set the saw in a upright position on a clean
11.Replace the blade guard, blade, rip fence, miter
30
WARNING
!
gauge and stand assembly from the table saw.
will make the brushes's location easier to access.
protect the saw table surface.
material.
position.
motor (2).
pull out the brush and replace.
in the same hole the carbon part fits into. Do not
overtighten the plastic cap.
level surface.
gauge and stand assembly to the table saw.
NOTE: To reinstall the same brushes, first make
sure the brushes go back in the way they came out.
This will avoid a break-in period that reduces motor
performance and increases wear.
Fig. ff
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