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Instruction manual
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Manual de instrucciones
Part No. N113677 04-07-11 Rev. 00
Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 Porter-Cable


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    Español (36) Instruction manual Manuel d'instructions Manual de instrucciones INSTRUCTIVO DE OPERACIÓN, CENTROS DE SERVICIO Y PÓLIZA DE GARANTÍA. LÉASE ESTE INSTRUCTIVO ANTES DE USAR EL PRODUCTO. Part No. N113677 04-07-11 Rev. 00 Copyright © 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 Porter-Cable...

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    2) ELECTRICAL SAFETY a) Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock. b) Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces such as pipes, radia- tors, ranges and refrigerators.

  • Page 4: Additional Specific Safety Rules

    sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control. g) Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc., in accordance with these instructions taking into account the working conditions and the work to be performed. Use of the power tool for operations different from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.

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    Minimum Gauge for Cord Sets Volts Total Length of Cord in Feet (meters) 25 (7.6) 50 (15.2) 100 (30.5) 150 (45.7) 120V Ampere Rating 50 (15.2) 100 (30.5) 200 (61.0) 300 (91.4) 240V More Not More Than Than Not Recommended Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

  • Page 6: Carton Contents

    FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION FOREWORD Model 557 is designed to cut the grooves required for Porter-Cable biscuit sizes "FF", "0", "10", and "20". Adjustments are also provided which allow the tool to cut grooves for the following plate joiner accessories sold by other manufacturers: #6 biscuits, Duplex accessories, and Simplex accessories.

  • Page 7: Operation

    For "0" size accessories For "10" size accessories For "20" size accessories Fig. 2 MAX For "6" size accessories, provides maximum depth of cut with 4" blade For Porter-Cable "FF" biscuits For "Duplex" accessories For "Simplex" accessories...

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    While holding adjustment knob in desired position, tighten lock-nut firmly. ADJUSTABLE FENCE Model 557 is equipped with an integral, adjustable fence which: • provides micro-height adjustment. The distance scale includes indexes to top of cut, to center of cut, and to bottom of cut.

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    Angle Adjustment (see Figs. 6, 7, 8 & 9) Loosen locking knob (A). For angles between 0° and 90° - swing fence downward until desired angle on lower scale (B), aligns with lower index mark (E). Tighten knob (A), to secure in place.

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    BLADES (2" and 4") Model 557 is shipped with a 4" diameter blade installed. This blade is used for all operations except for the "FF" biscuit. To install the 2" blade for the "FF" biscuit: Handle blades carefully. They are extremely sharp.

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    10. Lift safety lever (A) Fig. 13, fully retract the plunge mechanism, and reposition the safety lever as shown in Fig. 14. Slowly release pressure on plunge mechanism. 11. Reposition blade cover plate to tool, and secure in place with the four retaining screws (removed in step 1).

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    "DUPLEX" HINGES You can use the 557 to make the mortises required for installing "duplex" hinges. Make a spacer and attach it to the 557 fence. The spacer can be made of scrap " wood. Cut the spacer to approximately 3- "...

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    CORNER JOINT Fig. 19A SURFACE JOINT Fig. 19B Fig. 19C PRACTICE CUTS BUTT After each set-up or adjustment to the JOINT tool make several practice cuts in scrap material. CORNER JOINTS L a y o u t g ro o v e p o s i t i o n s a s d e s c r i b e d i n "P O S I T I O N I N G GROOVES"...

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    At a slow, steady pace, push tool forward in base as far as depth stop allows. Release trigger switch to stop tool and remove tool from work. 10. Repeat steps 6 through 9 until all the grooves for this joint are completed.

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    Fig. 26 Fig. 25 NOTE: Assemble all joints and verify alignments before applying glue (see Fig. 26). BUTT JOINTS Tool adjustment and operation for producing butt joints (see Fig. 19) are the same as for "CORNER JOINTS". MITER JOINTS Layout groove positions as described in "POSITIONING GROOVES"...

  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    ONLY be performed by a PORTER-CABLE FACTORY SERVICE CENTER OR PORTER-CABLE AUTHORIZED WARRANTY SERVICE CENTER. At approximately 100 hours of use, take or send your tool to your nearest Porter-Cable Factory Service center or Porter-Cable Authorized Warranty Service Center to be thoroughly cleaned and inspected.

  • Page 17: Service

    90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with the perfor- mance of your PORTER-CABLE Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund – no questions asked.

  • Page 18: Warning Label Replacement

    WARNING LABEL REPLACEMENT If your warning labels become illegible or are missing, call (888) 848-5175 for a free replace- ment. PATENT NOTIFICATION Manufactured under one or more of the following U.S. patents: 6,896,016 6,422,275 6,612,349 6,006,802 Other patents pending.

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