Portable Rebar Cutter/Bender Model VB 16Y Handling instructions NOTE: Before using this Electric Power Tool, carefully read through these HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS to ensure efficient, safe operation. It is recommended that these INSTRUCTIONS be kept readily available as an important reference when using this power tool.
It is safer than using your hand and it frees both and stop operation. Contact the store where you hands to operate tool. bought the unit or an Authorised Hitachi Servise 13. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance Center, and ask for checkup and/or repair. Use of the unit without checkup and repair can result in injury.
5. While turning switches, never put your hand close to 7. If you use the machine continuously, the inner cover the cutter, reaction stopper, or bending roller. Bringing and gear cover can become hot. After such continuous your hand close to these components can result in use, do not touch the inner cover and gear cover.
4. Preparation confirmation working 6. Confirm that the cutter is in sharp condition. environment Make certain that the cutter is in a sharp condition. Check and confirm if the workplace is in proper Continued use of a worn out and deformed cutter with conditions as mentioned in the general operational dull edges results in damage to the unit and cutter as precautions item 2.
The rebar you are cutting may have a hard spot in it. purchased it or the Hitachi Koki Power Tool Center.) Quality may vary within each rebar. Do not attempt to cut NON-GRADE rebar.
During cutting work, securely hook the rebar to the reaction stopper B. Furthermore, secure enough length of the rebar to be hooked to the reaction stopper B. Set the rebar in the center or the recess of the cutter Lock button during cutting work.
SERVICE LIFE AND REPLACEMENT OF THE CUTTER 1. Service life of cutter (Fig. 6) Repeated cutting of the rebar can result in the “wear and tear”, “deformation”, “nicked edges”, etc. Using the cutter under such circumstances will not only damage the machine but also there will be a fear of the broken cutter fragments flying around.
200 mm Center plate Turn table Bending roller Stopper Fig. 9 Place the rebar on the center plate and set it so that it Fig. 10 is horizontal with the turntable surface. When bending multiple rebars at one time, some may If the side that is to be bent is set inclined upward, the come off the bending roller and guide, etc., and rebar can come loose from the bending roller while...
For your continued safety and electrical shock caught during cutting operation. (Fig. 14) protection, carbon brush inspection and replacement on this tool should ONLY be performed by a Hitachi Authorized Service Center. 4. Replacing supply cord If the supply cord of Tool is damaged, the Tool must be returned to Hitachi Authorized Service Center for the cord to be replaced.