wrench or a key left attached to a rotating
part of the power tool may result in personal
e) Do not overreach. Keep proper
footing and balance at all times. This
enables better control of the power tool in
f) Dress properly. Do not wear loose
clothing or jewellery. Keep your hair,
clothing and gloves away from moving
parts. Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair
can be caught in moving parts.
g) If devices are provided for the connection
of dust extraction and collection facilities,
ensure these are connected and properly
used. Use of dust collection can reduce
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
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 accidentally.
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
e) Maintain power tools. Check for
misalignment or binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts and any other condition
that may affect the power tool’s operation.
If damaged, have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are caused by
poorly maintained power tools.
f) Keep cutting tools sharp and clean.
Properly maintained cutting tools with 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.
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 maintained.
Additional Safety Rules for
WARNING: Take special care when
sanding some woods (e.g. beech, oak)
and metal which may produce toxic
dust. Wear a dust mask specifically
designed for protection against toxic
dust and fumes and ensure that
persons within or entering the work
area are also protected.
WARNING: Use this tool in a well-
ventilated area when sanding ferrous
metals. Do not operate the tool near
flammable liquids, gases or dust.
Sparks or hot particles from sanding
or arcing motor brushes may ignite
WARNING: Observe the applicable
regulations for sanding paint. Pay
special attention to the following:
• Whenever possible, use a vacuum extractor
for dust collection.
• Take special care when sanding paint which
is possibly lead based:
– Do not let children or pregnant women
enter the work area.
– All persons entering the work area should
wear a mask specially designed for
protection against lead paint dust and
– Do not eat, drink or smoke in the
• Dispose of dust particles and any other
removal debris safely.
• Hold power tool by insulated gripping
surfaces when performing an operation
where the cutting tool may contact hidden
wiring or its own cord. Contact with a "live"
wire will make exposed metal parts of the tool
"live" and shock the operator.
• Use clamps or another practical way to
secure and support the workpiece to a