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you get ready to use the Dust Collector, read these important
the Dust Collector. The Dust Collector comes equipped with
an approved 3-conductor cord and a 3-prong grounding type
plug to fit the proper grounding type receptacle. The green
conductor in the cord is the grounding wire. Never connect
the green wire to a live terminal.
dangerous environments. Electric shock could occur if the
Dust Collector is used on wet surfaces. Do not expose it
to rain, snow or wet floors. Store it indoors.
not operate the Dust Collector without the 3-way inlet or
the 4" inlet assembly securely mounted in place. The powerful
suction can actually pull body parts into the intake opening
and cause contact with the motor fan.
not pick up water or wet materials with the Dust Collector.
the hose(s) out of the way so you won't trip over them.
not pick up hot or burning materials such as cigarettes
and ashes. They could ignite a fire in the bag. These materials
should be properly disposed of in a fire-proof container.
not attach the Dust Collector to a tool used for metal grinding
or sharpening. Sparks generated during grinding could ignite
dust and shavings inside the bag. They may also damage the
hose and the fittings.
not reach across a power tool to turn off the Dust Collector.
Turn off the power tool and then go around to the Dust Collector
and turn it off.
not force the Dust Collector to do a job for which it was
damaged parts. A damaged part should be properly repaired
or replaced before further use. If a strange noise or vibration
develops, immediately turn off the power, unplug the Dust
Collector and correct the problem.
unintentional starting. Make sure the switch is in the Off
position before plugging in or unplugging the Dust Collector.
off and unplug the Dust Collector before changing bags and
performing maintenance or service.
not stand or lean on the Dust Collector. You could fall
onto it, or it could tip over, injuring you and/or damaging
the Dust Collector.
only recommended Shopsmith replacement parts and accessories
on your Dust Collector. NEVER use nonShopsmith replacement
parts or accessories. Using nonShopsmith parts may cause
a hazardous condition and will void your warranty.
not leave the Dust Collector running unattended.
not drag the cord across sharp tools or edges which could
damage the cord. Do not try to move or unplug the Dust Collector
by pulling on the cord.
Static electrical discharge sometimes builds up on the Dust
Collector, hoses and wands. It is rarely a safety problem,
but it can give you an unpleasant sting--especially when you're
not expecting it while using the Dust Collector. When the
Dust Collector is operating under dry conditions
(dry air and/or dry wood), static electricity can build up
in the flexible hose(s). To keep static electricity to a minimum,
before and during vacuuming, maintain hand contact with a
metal surface of the nearest turned off machine.
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