sanders Safety Tips For SandersBoth disk sanders and belt sanders can be dangerous for health and cause serious burns if not used properly. We suggest that the user be trained to use it.

 

  • When using Sanders, apply limited pressure and let the tool work its way. If you require excessive pressure, you need to replace the sanding paper more often.
  • When you are working to remove stains or paint, replace sanding belt and paper more frequently  as the working surface will get clogged.
  • Make sure you empty the dust bag specially right after you have finished sanding.
  • Make sure you keep your tool clean and avoid exposure to dusk. This will help to extend the life of your tool.
  • Always use proper safety glasses, gloves and respiratory system to help protection from toxic material which can be very dangerous to your health.
  • Make sure that the sanding belt is not too loose or too tight
  • Make sure you use the right grade of abrasive material for your projects.
  • Always keep 1/4 inch distance between the circular sander and the edge of the table.
  • Always stand on the down side of the stroke of the sander.
  • Always use a jig to hold small pieces of the objects and do not try to hold it with your hand.
  • Never wear jewellery or clothes with loose fitting. And always tie your long hair.

 

 

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