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Makita AN901 Instruction Manual

Makita instruction manual construction coil nailer an901
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Construction Coil Nailer
Air pressure
4.5 - 8.5
(65 - 120
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Min. hose diameter
Net weight
(L x H x W)
(12-112" x 16" x 5-118")
Nail length
Nail capacity
- 90
(1-314" - 3-112")
150 - 300



Summary of Contents for Makita AN901

  • Page 1 Construction Coil Nailer MODEL AN901 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Dimensions Air pressure Nail length Nail capacity Min. hose diameter Net weight (L x H x W) 4.5 - 8.5 - 90 kgf1cmZG 150 - 300 " (5116") (6.8 Ibs) pes' (65 - 120 (1-314"...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: WHEN USING THIS TOOL, BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. .For personal safety and proper operation and maintenance of the tool, read this instruction manual carefully before using the tool.
  • Page 3 General Tool Handling Guidelines: 1. Always assume that the tool contains fasteners. 2. Do not point the tool toward yourself or anyone whether it contains fasteners or not. 3. Do not actuate the tool unless the tool is placed firmly against the workpiece. 4.
  • Page 4 Only those involved in the work should be in the vicinity. Children especially must be kept away at all times. There may be local regulations concerning noise which must be complied with by keeping noise levels within prescribed limits. In certain cases, shutters should be used to contain noise.
  • Page 5 .Never use the tool with other than compressed air. If bottled gas (carbon dioxide, oxgen, nitro- gen, hydrogen, air, etc.) or combustible gas (hydrogen, propane, acetylene, etc.) is used as a power source for this tool, the tool will explode and cause serious injury.
  • Page 6 .Make sure that the trigger is locked when the change lever is set to the LOCK position. Check walls, ceilings, floors, roofing and the like carefully to avoid possible electrical shock, gas leakage, explosions, etc. caused by striking live wires, conduits or gas pipes. Use only nails specified in this manual.
  • Page 7 Make sure no one is nearby before nailing. Never attempt to nail from both the inside and outside at the same time. Nails may rip through and/or fly off, presenting a grave danger. Watch your footing and maintain your balance with the tool.
  • Page 8 Do not leave the loaded tool or the air compressor under pressure for a long time out in the sun. Be sure that dust, sand, chips and foreign matter will not enter the tool in the place where you leave setting.
  • Page 9 Stop nailing operations immediately if you notice something wrong or out of the ordinary with the tool. *Always disconnect the air hose and remove all of the nails: When unattended. 2. Before performing any maintenance or repair. 3. Before cleaning a jam. 4.
  • Page 10 *Do not operate this tool if it does not contain a legible WARNING LABEL. *Do not modify tool without authorization from Makita. Ask Makita’s Factory or Authorized service center for periodical inspection of the tool. To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, maintenance and repairs should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
  • Page 11 TOOL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND USE Selecting compressor The air compressor must comply with the requirements of ANSI 619.3 1981. Select a compressor that has ample pressure and air output to assure cost-efficient operation. The graph shows the relation between nailing frequency, applicable pressure and compressor air output.
  • Page 12 Nose adapter CAUTION: Always lock the trigger and disconnect the hose before installing or removing the nose adapter. When nailing workpieces with easily-marred surfaces, use Attach the nose adapter to the contact arm (see right). When not in use, store the nose adapter at the rear of the tool to keep it from being lost.
  • Page 13 Place the nail coil over the coil support plate. Uncoil enough nails to reach the feed claw. Place the first nail in the driver channel and the second nail in the feed claw. The nail heads must be in the slot in the feeder body. Place other uncoiled nails on feeder body.
  • Page 14 For No. 1 method, set the change lever to the “Intermittent Nailing” position. For No. 2 method, set the change lever to the “Continuous Nailing” position. After using the change lever to change the nailing method, always make sure that the change lever is properly set to the position for the desired nailing method.
  • Page 15 Never hang the tool on a waist belt or the like. Dangerous accidental firing may result. Nails Handle nail coils and their b x carefully. If the nail coils have been handled roughly, they may be out of shape or their connector breaks, causing poor nail feed.
  • Page 16 MAINTENANCE CAUTION: Always disconnect the hose before attempting to perform inspection or maintenance. Maintenance of nailer Always check the tool for its overall condition and loose screws before operation. Tighten as re- quired. With tool disconnected, make daily inspection to assure free movement of the contact element and trigger.
  • Page 17 When the tool is not to be used for an extended period of time, lubricate the tool using pneumatic tool oil and store the tool in a safe place. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight and/or a humid or hot environment. Maintenance of compressor, air set and air hose After operation, always drain the compressor tank and the air filter.
  • Page 18 To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, maintenance and repairs should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
  • Page 19 (MEMO)
  • Page 20 MAKITA LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY Warranty Policy Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. It is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase.