Operator’s Manual 3.0 Amp 5-in. Diameter Random Orbital Sander Model No. 172.276750 Double Insulated CAUTION: Read, understand and follow all Safety Rules and Operating • WARRANTY Instructions in this manual before • SAFETY using this product. • UNPACKING • DESCRIPTION Sears Brands Management Corporation, •...
This signal word is to be limited to the most extreme situations. Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire, electric CRAFTSMAN PROFESSIONAL ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY shock, and personal injury. FOR ONE YEAR from the date of purchase, this product is warranted WARNING: Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result against any defects in material or workmanship.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS TOOL USE AND CARE SAFETY WARNING: Read all safety warnings and instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or WARNING: BE SURE to read and understand all instructions before serious injury.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. ELECTRICAL SAFETY SAFETY SYMBOLS FOR YOUR TOOL WARNING: Do not permit fingers to touch the terminals of plug when The label on your tool may include the following symbols. The label on your tool may include the following symbols. installing or removing the plug from the outlet.
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.
PARTS LIST (Fig. 1) UNPACKING cont. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS cont. ADDITIONAL RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION cont. 10. After long working periods external metal parts and accessories could be hot. 2. Dust Bag 11. If possible, ensure the work-piece is firmly clamped to prevent movement. Assembly 12.
DESCRIPTION cont. ASSEMBLY This Random Orbit Sander has the following features cont.: WARNING: Your sander should NEVER be connected to the power source 6. On/Off rocker switch is conveniently located for easy control. Sealed to keep out when you are assembling parts, making adjustments, installing or removing dust for long life.
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.
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.
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).
MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE cont. BRUSH (not supplied) REPLACEMENT (see Fig. 11, 11a, 11b and 11c) WARNING: To ensure safety and reliability, repairs, maintenance and adjustments MUST be performed by a qualified service technician. 1. Unplug the sander. WARNING: Failure to unplug the sander could result in accidental WARNING: For your safety, ALWAYS turn off switch and unplug sander starting causing possible serious personal injury.
The use of attachments or accessories that are not recommended for this tool might be dangerous and could result in serious injury. Sears and other Craftsman outlets offer a selection of Craftsman Professional Random ® Orbit Sander accessories designed for all your sanding applications.