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TO INSTALL/CHANGE SANDING BELT
See Figures 5 - 6.
Unplug the sander.
Position sander as shown.
Keep hands and fingers clear of front roller and
spring mechanism at all times. Failure to do so
could result in fingers getting pinched, causing
possible serious injury.
Belt tension must be released in order to install and remove
Release belt tension by lifting tension release lever.
Install sanding belt; make sure arrow inside of belt is
pointing in the direction of rotation, which is clockwise
when looking into open side of sander.
NOTE: Match the arrow on the sanding belt to that of the
If the sanding belt is not a bidirectional belt,
ensure that the arrow inside the belt is pointing
in the direction of the rotation (clockwise when
looking into the open side of the sander). Installing
unidirectional sanding belts backwards can create
a hazardous condition.
Align the sanding belt to its correct position.
Lower tension release lever to secure the sanding belt.
NOTE: This sander is equipped with automatic tracking,
which in most instances will cause the sanding belt to remain
centered. If the sanding belt does not stay in the center area,
manual adjustment of the belt tracking may be necessary.
To manually adjust, see Manually Adjusting Sanding Belt
Tracking in the Adjustments section of this manual.
SANDING BELTS WITH DIRECTION OF ROTATION
ARROWS MUST BE INSTALLED CORRECTLY
SANDING BELTS WITHOUT DIRECTION OF ROTATION
ARROWS CAN BE USED IN EITHER DIRECTION
LIFT BELT TENSION RELEASE LEVER
TO REMOVE SANDING BELT
LOWER BELT TENSION RELEASE
LEVER TO SECURE SANDING BELT