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Sanders Safety Test



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

 1. 

Before you plug in the electric cord of the portable sander, you should be certain:
a.
machine is free of sawdust
c.
machine is resting on its side
b.
sanding belt or disk has been removed
d.
is resting on its abrasive surface
 

 2. 

You should make all adjustments on the portable sander:
a.
while the electric cord is disconnected
c.
with one hand
b.
only when other students are at a safe distance
d.
while it is in gear
 

 3. 

When operating a disk sander, you should hold your work against the disc:
a.
rim
c.
upward motion side
b.
center
d.
downward motion side
 

 4. 

You should feed stock into the abrasive material of the sander:
a.
as fast as possible
c.
both upward and downward
b.
at a moderate rate of speed and pressure
d.
both forward and backward
 

 5. 

While sander is in motion, you should:
a.
blow away the sawdust
c.
use extreme feed pressure
b.
remove abrasive surface
d.
keep your fingers away from abrasive surface
 

 6. 

Material to be sanded with a portable sander should be:
a.
clamped in a vise or to a bench
c.
clamped to sander
b.
held by hand
d.
held by another student
 

 7. 

The distance between the edge of the disk sander table and the face of the disk should be:
a.
1/2 inch
c.
1/8 inch
b.
1/4 inch
d.
3/4 inch
 

 8. 

Alignment, tracking and tension or belt sanders should be checked to insure against:
a.
looseness
c.
tightness
b.
run-up
d.
run-off
 

Matching
 
 
Fill in the blank with the missing word
a.
vice
f.
opperating
b.
on
g.
off
c.
hands
h.
pressure
d.
running
i.
fingers
e.
upward
j.
downward
 

 9. 

Stock that is to be sanded with a portable sander should be clamped in a __________.
 

 10. 

Make sure that the switch is __________ and the sander is on tis side before plugging in.
 

 11. 

Keep __________ away from the abrasive surgace on the sander.
 

 12. 

Use moderate rate of feed and _________ to avoid burning the stock and overloading the motor.
 

 13. 

Sand on the __________ motion side of the disk sander.
 

 14. 

Do not talk to others while __________ the sanding machine.
 
 
Match the number with the name:
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a.
Random Orbital Sander
h.
Disk Sander
b.
Base
i.
on/off switch
c.
Handel
j.
Table
d.
Power Cord
k.
Angle Guage
e.
Dust Collecter (bag)
l.
Sanding Pad
f.
Sand Paper
m.
Sanding Belt
g.
Bench Top Belt/Disc Sander
n.
Lower wheel guard
 

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