Basic Safety when working with Diamond Cup wheels

Always wear eye and hearing protection! Wear respiratory mask for dry cutting!

Careless or improper use of a diamond blade could cause personal injury!

  • Do not use any tools if damage is suspected.
  • Beware of sun damage to the operator
  • Have a fire extinguisher and first aid kit nearby
  • Install the cup wheel with the arrow pointing in the rotation direction of the tool.
  • Use a cup wheel that is suitable for the machine and the material to be cut.
  • Check for suitability before cutting dry.
  • Check diamond cup wheel for damage before installing.
  • Check machine condition before performing any cutting operations.
  • Check for a tight fit to the shaft of the machine.
  • Check condition of cup wheel regularly.
  • Check all electrical cords and plugs (if applicable) and protect them from water.
  • Never grind without the safety guards in place.
  • Be aware of fume build up even in open buildings

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