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Drill Press Safety Test



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Drill press work should be held:
a.
with a pair of tongs
c.
in a vise or firmly clamped to the table
b.
by the hands
d.
by an assistant at all times
 

 2. 

The best way to remove chips from the drill press is with:
a.
your fingers
c.
a long ruler
b.
a small drill
d.
a brush
 

 3. 

When drill begins to break through the work, you should:
a.
ease up on the feed pressure
c.
stop the drill press immediately
b.
maintain the same feed pressure
d.
apply more pressure
 

 4. 

By removing the chuck key from the chuck before turning on the power, you will prevent
a.
the chuck from being damaged
c.
the chuck key from being thrown out at a terrific speed
b.
the drill from breaking
d.
the chuck from becoming unbalanced
 

 5. 

To change the belt to increase speed on a drill press not equipped with a speed adjustment:
a.
turn switch on and shift belt with a stick
c.
select a smaller drill
b.
turn switch off and shift belt with hands
d.
lower the table
 

 6. 

To protect the eyes from flying chips when operating a drill press, always
a.
shield your face with your hands
c.
turn away from the drill press
b.
slwo the speed down
d.
wear a face shield or safety glasses
 

 7. 

If work is seized by the drill, yo ushould (without endangering yourself):
a.
exert more feed pressure
c.
grab it with your hands
b.
stop the machine immediately
d.
decrease the feed pressure
 

Matching
 
 
Fill in the blank
a.
key
g.
brush
b.
chuck
h.
table
c.
seized
i.
drill bit
d.
evenly
j.
tight
e.
steady
k.
vice
f.
hands
l.
clamp
 

 8. 

Remove the chuck __________ immediately after using it.
 

 9. 

Be sure the chuck is __________ before turning on the drill.
 

 10. 

Use a drill press __________ to hold your work whenever possible.
 

 11. 

Clamp the press vise or work to the drill press ___________ whenever possible
 

 12. 

Keep hands away form the spindle, chuck, __________, and chips.
 

 13. 

Use a __________ to remove chips or shavings.
 

 14. 

Step away immediately if work comes loose or is __________ by the drill.
 
 
Match the numbers with the part
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a.
Bit Holder
h.
Table elivating handle
b.
Chuck
i.
feed handle
c.
Switch
j.
column
d.
belt guard/speed controll
k.
motor
e.
base
l.
Face Plate
f.
table
m.
Depth stop
g.
table clamp
n.
Light
 

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