Additional Safety Instructions For Small Angle Grinders; Operation; Electrical Safety - Black & Decker G720R Operator's Manual

Small angle grinder
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correct size and shape for your selected wheel.
Proper wheel flanges support the wheel thus reducing
the possibility of wheel breakage. Flanges for cut-off
wheels may be different from grinding wheel flanges.
Do not use worn down wheels from larger power
f.
tools. Wheel intended for larger power tool is not
suitable for the higher speed of a smaller tool and
may burst.
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6. Electrical safety

Your tool is double insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always check that the main
voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate.
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Warning! If the power cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by the manufacturer, authorized
Black & Decker Service Center or an equally
qualified person in order to avoid damage or
injury. If the power cord is replaced by an
equally qualified person, but not authorized by
Black & Decker, the warranty will not be valid.
7. Labels on tool
The label on your tool may include the following symbols:
Hz .......
Read
Instructions
W ........
Manual
min .....
Use Eye
Protection
Use Ear
Protection
V ........
Volts
n .......
A ........
Amperes
FEATURES (Fig. A)
1. Slider switch
2. Cable
3. Keyed guard
4. Body grip
5. Side handle (3 positions)
6. Spindle lock button
GUARD WITH FIXING SCREW (FIG. 2B)
1. Place the angle grinder on a table, spindle (b) up.
2. Align the lugs (k) with the notches (l).
3. Press the guard (f) down and rotate it to the required
position.
4. Securely tighten the screw (n).
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5. To remove the guard, slacken the screw.
CAUTION: If the guard cannot be tightened
by the adjusting screw, do not use the tool.
Hertz
...... Class II
Watts
....
minutes
.....
Alternating
....
Current
.....
Direct
.../min..
Current
Rated Speed
ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FOR SMALL ANGLE GRINDERS
Use the guard and ensure it is fitted correctly.
Check mounting flanges and the disc are correctly
fitted and are undamaged.
Ensure you are using the correct size and type of disc
for the task.
Ensure the disc are rated in excess of the spindle rpm
of your angle grinder. Allow a newly assembled wheel
to idle off-load for 30 seconds before starting any

operation.

OPERATION
Operating your angle grinder (Fig. A)
To switch on, push the slider switch forward (1). To switch
off, press the rear of the slider switch.
Fitting the discs (Fig. B and C)
Proceed as follows:
Disconnect the plug from the electricity supply.
Ensure the guard is fitted. Place the inner flange (7)
Construction
on the spindle. Ensure it is located on the two flats.
Earthing
Place the abrasive disc on the spindle and inner
Terminal
flange (8). Ensure it is correctly located.
Safety Alert
Fit the threaded outer flange (9), making sure it is
Symbol
facing in the correct direction for the type of disc fitted.
Revolutions
or Recipro-
For grinding discs, the flange (9) is fitted with the
cation per
minute
raised portion facing towards the disc. For cutting
discs, the flange (9) is fitted with the inner portion
facing away from the disc.
Hold the spanner on the flats of the spindle to prevent
rotation of the disc and tighten the outer flange with
the spanner provided.
Press in the spindle lock button and rotate the spindle
until it locks (Fig. C). Keeping the lock button pressed
in, tighten the outer flange with the spanner provided.
Handy hints (Fig. D)
Hold your angle grinder firmly with one hand around the
side handle and the other around the body of your angle
grinder.
Always position the guard so that as much of the
exposed disc as possible is pointing away from you.
Be prepared for a stream of sparks when the disc
touches the metal.
When grinding, always maintain the correct angle between
the disc and the work surface (15°)(Fig. D). This increases
ENGLISH • 7
To reduce the risk of personal injury, take the
tool and guard to a service centre to repair or
replace the guard.

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