4. Power tool use and care
a. Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power
tool for your application. The correct power tool will do
the job better and safer at the rate for which it was
b. Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it
on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
c. Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or
the battery pack from the power tool before making
any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing
power tools.Such preventive safety measures
reduce the risk of starting the power tool
d. Store idle power tools out of the reach of children
and do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power
tool or these instructions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained
e. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any
other condition that may affect the power tools
operation. If damaged, have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained power tools.
f. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc., in
accordance with these instructions, takinginto
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
a. Have your power tool serviced by a qualiﬁed repair
person using only identical replacement parts. This
will ensure that the safety of the power tool is
Additional Safety Instruction For Chopsaws
Always wear proper eye and respiratory protection.
Before using, inspect the cutting wheel for cracks or
ﬂaws. If such a crack or ﬂaw is evident, discard the
wheel. The wheel should also be inspected
whenever you think the tool may have been
dropped. Flaws may cause wheel breakage.
When starting the tool with a new or replacement
wheel or if you are unsure of the condition of the
wheel, hold the tool in a well protected area and let it
run for one minute. If the wheel has an undetected
crack or ﬂaw, it should burst in less than one minute.
Never start the tool with a person in line with the wheel.
This includes the operator.
In operation, avoid bouncing the wheel or giving it
rough treatment. If this occurs, stop the tool andinspect
the wheel for cracks or ﬂaws.
Clean your chop saw periodically following the procedure
in this manual.
Do not remove wheel guards or base.
ALWAYS USE THE VISE OR SPECIAL FIXTURE TO
CLAMP WORK SECURELY. Other aids such as spring,
bar, or C-clamps may be appropriate for certain sizes
and shapes of workpiece. Use care in selecting and
placing these clamps and make a dry run before making
Use only 14" type 1 wheels rated at 4100 rpm or higher.
Allow cut off parts to cool before handling.
Do not attempt to cut wood or plastic with this tool.
NEVER CUT MAGNESIUM WITH THIS TOOL.
Use chop saw in a well-ventilated area.
Turn chop saw off before removing any pieces from the
DO NOT CUT ELECTRICALLY LIVE MATERIAL.
Do not use circular saw blades or any other toothed
blades with this tool.Serious injury may result.
DO NOT OPERATE THIS TOOL NEAR FLAMMABLE
LIQUIDS, GASES OR DUST.Sparks or hot chips from
cutting or arcing motor brushes may ignite combustible
Do not use the side of the abrasive wheel as a deburring
grinder. This will substantially weaken the wheel creating
an unsafe condition. The wheel may come apart.