Insert the saw blade into the blade clamp as far as it will
go. The blade clamp lever rotates and the saw blade is
fixed. Make sure that the saw blade cannot be extracted
even though you try to pull it out.
• If you do not insert the saw blade deep enough, the
saw blade may be ejected unexpectedly during
operation. This can be extremely dangerous.
If the lever is positioned inside the tool, switch on the
tool just a second to let the blade out as shown in the
Remove the battery cartridge from the tool.
To remove the saw blade, rotate the blade clamp lever in
the direction of the arrow fully. The saw blade is
removed and the blade clamp lever is fixed at the
• Keep hands and fingers away from the lever during
the switching operation. Failure to do so may
cause personal injuries.
If you remove the saw blade without rotating the
blade clamp lever fully, the lever may not be locked in
the released position
. In this case, rotate the blade
clamp lever fully again, then make sure that the blade
clamp lever locked at the released position
• Always press the shoe firmly against the workpiece
during operation. If the shoe is removed or held
away from the workpiece during operation, strong
vibration and/or twisting will be produced, causing
the blade to snap dangerously.
• Always wear gloves to protect your hands from hot
flying chips when cutting metal.
• Be sure to always wear suitable eye protection
which conforms with current national standards.
• Always use a suitable coolant (cutting oil) when
cutting metal. Failure to do so will cause premature
Press the shoe firmly against the workpiece. Do not allow
the tool to bounce. Bring the blade into light contact with
the workpiece. First, make a pilot groove using a slower
speed. Then use a faster speed to continue cutting.
• Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the
battery cartridge is removed before attempting to
perform inspection or maintenance.
Never use gasoline, benzine, thinner, alcohol or the
like. Discoloration, deformation or cracks may result.
Replacing carbon brushes
Remove and check the carbon brushes regularly.
Replace when they wear down to the limit mark. Keep
the carbon brushes clean and free to slip in the holders.
Both carbon brushes should be replaced at the same
time. Use only identical carbon brushes.
1. Limit mark
1. Blade clamp
1. Blade clamp
3. Fixed position