AL?IIIN
Alphat Wet Stone Gutter
lnstruction Manual
PartNo:AWS-125/ AWS-225
A
Alpha Protessiotal Tools'
250 BraenAvenue,Wyckoff,NJ 07481.800-648-7229.Fax:800-286-0114
www.Alpha-Tools.com
Copyright @ 2004 Alpha Professional Tools. All rights reserved.
TABLEOF CONTENTS:
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Safetyinstructions...........
lnstructions...........
................4
Technical
data......
...................4
Safetyadvice....
...............5
Usage.:..
......5
Mainconnection.............
.........5
thefeltsstrips......
for installing
Instruction
................6
of waterattachment.........
lnstallation
.................'..7
Waterf|ow........
anddisassembling.......
Assembling
.......8
BladeInstallation............
Straight
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BladeInstallation
CurveCutting
on andotf..........
Switching
.................10
depth.....
cutting
Adjusting
UsingtheRulerGuide.....
...1...........
Accessories..........
Recommended
WetStoneCutterschematic.....................:......
WetStoneCutterparts1ist..........
..................10
..-.12
...-.'.-..-..-..-14
......15
LoanerProgram.
--..............17
Card.
Registration
Product
................18
Warranty
..............19
SAFETVTNSTRUCTIONS:
A
Fteadall theseinstructions
beforeattemptingto operatethis product.
in a safeplacefor futurereference.
$avetheseinstructions
should
Warning:Whenusingelectrictools,basicsafetyprecautions
alwaysbe followedto reducethe riskof fire,electricshock,and personal
the following.
injury,including
For SafeOperation:
1. Keepwork area clean
Clutteredareasand benchesinviteinjuries.
2, Gonsiderwork areaenvironment
Don'texposepowertoolsto rain.Don'tuse powertoolsin dampor
. wet locationswithoutGFCIprotection.Keepworkareaswell lit.
liquidsor gases.
Do not usethe toolin presenceof flammable
3. Guardagainstelectricshock
Preventbodycontactwith groundedsurfaces,For example:pipes,
enclosures;usegrounded
radiators,ranges,and refrigerator
outlets.
4. Keepchildren and visitors away
Do not let visitorscontacttool or extensioncord. All visitors
shouldbe keptawayfromworkarea. Keepout of reachof
children.
5. Tool Storage
Whennot in use,toolsshouldbe storedin a securedry location.A
lockedstorageareaor highshelfout of children'sreachis ideal.
6. Don't force the tool
It will do the job betterand saferat the ratefor whichit was
. intended.
7: Usethe right tool
to do the job of a heavy-duty
Don'tforcea smalltool or attachment
tool. Don'tusethe toolfor purposesit is notdesignedfor - (for
example- don'tusestonecutterfor cuttingtreelimbsor logs.)
L Dress properly
Do not wear looseclothingor jewelry.ltemssuchas thesecan be
caughtin movingparts. Rubberglovesand non-skidfootwearare
hair
Wearprotective
whenworkingoutdoors.
recommended
coveringto containlonghair.
9. Use safety glasses
Also usefaceor dustmaskif cuttingoperationis dusty.
10. Don't abusethe electriccord
cordor pullit to disconnect
Nevercarrythe toolby the electrical
from receptacle.Keepthe electricalcordfrom heat,oil and sharp
edges.
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11. Securework
Useclampsor1a viseto holdwork.lt's saferthanusingyourhanddnd
'
it allowsbothhandsto operatetool.
12. Don't overreach
Keepproperfootingandbalanceat all times.
13. Maintaintools with care
Follow
Keeptoolssharp& cleanfor betterand saferperformance.
Inspecttool
for lubricating
instructions
and changingaccessories.
and if damaged,haveit repairedby
electrical
cordperiodically
authorized
servicefacility.Inspectextensioncordsperiodically
and replaceif damaged.Keephandlesdry, cleanand free fromoil
and grease.
14. Disconnecttools
Disconnect
the tool fromthe powersupplywhennot in use,before
'
such as blades,bits,
servicing,and whenchangingaccessories,
cutters.
15. Removeadjusting keys and wrenches
Formthe habitof checkingto see that keysand adjustingwrenches
are removedfromthe tool beforeturningit on.
16. Avoid unintentionalstarting
toolwithfingeron switch.Be sureswitch.
Don'tcarrya plugged-in
'ir
is off whenpluggingin.
17. Outdoor use extensioncords
Whentool is usedoutdoors,use only extensioncordsintendedfor
useoutdoorsand so marked.
18. Stayalert
Watchwhatyou are doing.Usecommonsense.Do not operatetool
whenyouaretiredor on medication.
19. Checkfor damagedparts
Beforefurtheruseof the tool,a guardor otherpartthat is damaged
thatit willoperateproperly
shouldbe carefullycheckedto determine
of moving
andperformits intendedfunction.Checkfor alignment
parts,breakageof parts,mounting,
that
andanyotherconditions
mayaffectits operation.A guardor otherpartthat is damagedshould
be properlyrepairedor replacedby an authorizedservicecenter
manual.Have
unlessotherwiseindicatedelsewherein this instruction
Do not use
center.
replaced
by
authorized
service
defectiveswitches
off
the
switch.
if
it
be
turned
on
and
by
thetool cannot
20. Warning
otherthanrecommended
Theuseof anyotheraccessoryor attachment
manualor the catalogmaypresenta riskof persona!
in thisinstruction
anywarranty.
injuryandcouldinvalidate
21. Only qualifiedtechniciansshould repairthis tool
withthe standard
in accordance
Thiselectrictool is manufactured
safetyrules.Onlyexpertsmaycarryout the repairof electrictools,
dangerfor the operator.
otherwiseit maycauseconsiderable
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INSTRUCTIONS:
providesthe highestqualitypartsand
Tools@
AlphaProfessional
of thistool.In order
manufacturing
techniquesin the manufacture
and providethe highest
to obtainthe maximumetfectiveness
degreeof safety,it is necessaryto reviewandfollowthese
instructions
carefullybeforeusingthe tool.
DATA:
TECHNICAL
Power
Normalpower(W)
No-loadspeed(min{)
Cuttingdiskdiameter
Arbor
Max.cuttingdepth
Weight
115V-60H2
22OY-SOHz
1200W
12,000R.P.M.
5' | 125mm
718"l22mm
1-5/8"| 41mm
7.2 lbs/3.3kg
SAFEW ADVICE:
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Pleasenotesafetyinstructions
Do not piercethe motorhousingas thiscoulddamagethe
doubleinsulation.
Alwaysremoveplugfromthe outletbeforemakingany
changesto the settingsor carryingout maintenance.
Onlyplug-inwhenmachineis switchedotf.
Keeppowercableclearfromworkingrangeof the machine.
The powercableshouldalwaysleadawayfromyou and behind
area.
the operating
Beforeuse,chebkthe machine,cableand plugfor any
damagesor materialfatigue,onlyauthorizedserviceagents
shouldcarryout repairs.
otf,the machinewillnot idledownimmediately.
Afterswitching
Allowthe machineto cometo a completestopbeforeputtingit
down.
Alwayswearsafetyglassesand ear protectionwhenworking
to wearsafety
withthis machine.lt is furtherrecommended
gloves,apron,as wellas sturdynon-slipping
shoes.
Onlyusetoolswhosepermittedspeedis at leastas highas
the highestno-loadspeedof the machine.
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Be surecuttingdiskfits tool properlyand securely.Do not
moditythe toolto forcefit the blade.Forexarnpledo not
removebladeguard.
chcck cuttingtoolsbeforeuse. The cuttingtool mustbe
properlymountedand turnfreely. pefforma test runfor at
least30 secondswithoutany road. Do not usedamaged,out
of roundor vibratingcuttingtools.
lmmediately
switchoff the machinein caseof considerable
vibrations
or if othermarfunctions
occur. checkthe machinein
orderto findout the cause.
Alwaysuseand storethe cuttingdisksaccordingto the
manufacturer's
instructions.
The boltmustbe tightenedbefore
startingto workwiththe machine.
The workpiecemustbe securedif it is not heavyenoughto
preventmovement.
Do not useemerywheel.
Thetoolis designedfor cuttingon horizontal
surfaces.
USAGE:
Thisstonecuttercan be usedfor cuttingmanyditferentmaterials,
e.g.tile,concrete,
stoneor glass.In caseof doubtpleasereadthe
manufacturer's
instruction.
Do not usethisproductin anyother
way as statedfor normaluse.
MAIN CONNECTION:
connectonlyto single-phase
AC currentsupplyandonlyto the
mainvoltagespecifiedon the ratingplate.connectionto sockets
withoutgroundproipctionis possidleas the appliancefeatures
protective
insulation
to DINsrn4olvDE or4o and cEE 20. Radio
suppression
complieswiththe European
standardEN 55014.
INSTRUCTIONS
FOR INSTALLINGTHE FELTSTF'PS
ON THEAWS-125/AWS-225BASEPLATE:
1. Wipebaseplatewitha cleanragto removeany
dirtor residue.
2. Peeloff filmfromthe pressuresensitiveadhesiveon the enclosedfeltstrips.
3. Placestripson baseplateparallelwiththe blade
and pressintoplace.
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INSTALLATION
OF WATER
ATTACHMENT:
l.Removethe wingboltandwasher
for adjustingthe cuttingdepth.(See
Figure-1)
2.Raisecuttingdepthso thereis
roombetweenthe bodyand the
baseplate.(SeeFigure-1)
Figure-1
3.tnsertthe plastic nozzleonthe waterfeedassemblybehindthe height
adjustment
slide.Makesurethatthe bridge(PartNo. 133094)is in frontof
the plasticnozzlesshouldbe
the slide.lf yourbladeis alreadyinstalled,
positionedso that each nozzledirectswatersprayontoeachsideof the
blade.(SeeFigure-2& Figure-3)
4.Alignthe bridgewiththe wingnut holeand insertwingbolt.
(SeeFigure-4)
Figure-2
Figure-3
S.Adjustthe heightof the blade
and securelytightenthe wing bolt.
Figure-4
WATERFLOW:A
Connectonlyto an isolatingtransformer
whenusingwaterflow.
Connectthe nylonhoseontothe
penstock,thenconnectthe adapteron
the nylonhoseto the waterfaucet.
Simplyadjustthe volumeof the water
flow by the penstock.
ASSEMBL//NG
& DTSASSEMBLTNG:
A
Makecertainto switchoff the machine
and unplugfromoutletbefore
or disassembling
of the
assembling
workingtool.
Clampthe flangewithspannerand
loosenboltby the boxspanner
Disassemble
bolt,flange
clockwise.
andworkingtool.
Pleasefollowthe samebut reverse
procedures
the
whenreassembling
workingtool.
Be surethe directionshownby arrow
on the surfaceof the workingtoolis
the sameas thatshownon the capof
the machine.Makecertainthe boltis
firmlytightened.
STRAIGHTBLADE INSTALLATION
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CURVECUTTINGBLADE INSTALLATION
SWITCHINGON AND OFF:
lntermittent
use
Switching
on: Pressswitchtrigger
Switching
off: Releaseswitchtrigger
Continuous
use:
Switchingon: Press the on/otf switch and then the locking button;
release on-off switch.
Switchingoff: Press the on/off switch and then release.
SERVICE:
Keep the machine and the ventilationslots clean. Use only Alpha
ProfessionatTools@
accessoriesand spare parts. Should
componentswhich have been describedneed to be exchanged
pleasecontactyour dealeror Alpha ProfessionatTools@.
Ground FaultCircuit lnterrupter:
DANGER!
(GFCI)
A GroundFaultCircuitInterrupter
is mountedat the endof powersupply
cord.TheGFCIgoesOFFwhenwater
entersinsidethe tool'shousingpreventing the operatorfrom receivingelectric
shocks.
Whenthe GFCIgoesOFF,the Reset
buttonpopsup.
Thisis the resultof waterenteringthe
circularsawhousing.
Figure-S
TurnOFFthe powerswitchandblowdryair insidethe
motorcoverthroughthe air vents.
Pressthe GFCIResetbutton.Thecircularsawis readyto start
workingafterthe reset buttonis presseddown.(Figure-S)
A
wARNTNG!!
1 . Do not removethe GFCI.
2 . Checkitemsbelowwhenthe GFCIgcesOFFfrequently.
.
.
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Forceappliedon the circularsaw.
Waterenteredinsidethe circularsaw.
Voltagedropdueto sharingthe samepowersourcein
workarea.
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ADJTISTING
CUTTINGDEPTH: A
Loosenthe wingbolton the depth
indicatorand movethe basefloorup and
downto the desiredcuttingdepthand
tightenthe wingnut to fix the basefloor.
Flemember
to tightenthe wingboltafter
youfinishthe adjustment
of the cuttingdeptheach
time,otherwisethe diamond-cutting
diskwouldbe damaged.
RULERGUIDEUSAGEOPTIONS:
to your
Youhavethreeoptionswiththe rulerguideaccording
applicationas follows.Installthe ruleron the AWSby insertingthe
armsintothe appropriate
slotson the baseplateandtightening
the screwsto securethe rulerin place.Whencutting,simplykeep
the rulerin contactwithedgeof stoneor the straightedgewhile
maintaining
evencuttingpressureandyourcutswillbe straight.
Whenusingthe edgeof the stoneas yourguide,installthe ruler
guidedownward(Figure-6)
so thatthe rulerguidewouldbe below
the baseplateand the innersideof the rulerguidewouldfollowthe
edgeof stone.Measurethe distancefromthe edgeto the intended
to set the rulerat the proper
cut and usethis measurement
distance.
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USINGTHE RttLER,GUIDE
(continued)
a ouj!9,instau
theruter
guide
upward
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useir
to set the rulerat the properdistance.
Figure-7
CURVE CITTTING
APPLICATION
IhT cuttingthe curvedline,you can removethe rulerguideand cut freehand.(Figure-8)
Step1.
Scoreafongthe cuttingline.
Step2.
Step-cutalongscoredline.
step 3'
Plungecut alllhe way to makefulfcontact
betweenbottom
plate-and stone,thenmaintain
cuttingpressureto followcurvedcut
line.
"u"n
Step 1
Step2
Step3
Figure-8
A
wARNrNcr!
supportthe sinkcutoutarea;sinkholecutoutpiece
maydropto the floor
at the end of cuttingapplication,if not ,rpporiJO.
1' supportthe sinkcutoutareaprlgl to cutting,
otherwisethe workpiecd
maydropto the froorat the end of the cutting-apprication.
2. Use the Arphd Eontour cutting brade
;t: Apprication
with inferior
bladesmaycausedamageto the stonecutter.
3' Do not forcethe stonecuuerduringtne cutting
application.Allowthe
bfadeto cut at its own pace.Excessiveforce
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cutter.
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R ECOMMENDED A CCESSORIES:
Alpha' PIus
The ultimatediamondbladefor cuttinggranite,marble,
naturaland engineeredstone,ceramictile and otherhard
materials.Madewith the highestqualitydiamondsand
matrixfor long life and chip-freecutting.The high
performance
turborim helpsget the job donefast!
Alpha'
Eclipse
The idealgeneralpurposebladefor use on masonry,
concreteand tile. The turbo rim allowsfor safe and
smoothoperation.lt is cost effective,long lastingand
providesconsistentresults.A valuableadditionto your
toolbox.
Alpha'
Libera
The ultimatebladefor cuttingmarble:The advanced
diamondrim is designedto cut softermaterials(marble,
travertine,
soapstone
andalabaster)
withoutthe chipping
and cracking-commonly
associated
withdry cutting.lt is
aggressiveand easyto use,whichreducesfinishingtime
andsaveson rawmaterials.
Alpha@
Numera
Uno
Our premiumwet saw blade:lt is designedfor cutting
naturalandengineered
stoneslabsandtile.Theadvanced
stylerim will cut mostdifficultnaturaland engineered
stonetilesquicklyand efficientlywhilereducingthe risk
of chippingand breaking.Atpha@Numero t/na is the
numberonechoice.
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Alphaa
Porcellana
The ntpna@Porcellana providesfast and consistent
performance
withminimalchippingwhencutting
cuttingino
for continuous
porcelain
tileor slab.Designed
Psrcellana is the best
dressingnecessa.qy..Alpha@
choicefor cuttingporcelain.Alsoworkswellon glassand
stone.
natura!or engineered
Alpha@
Esntour
Blade
for
Eranite
The new and improved Atpha' Eontour Blades are
designedfor cuttingsinkholesand othercurve
specifically
on graniteand hardertypesof natural
cuttingapplicatiohs
stone.Alpha'snew designincorporates
and engineered
diamondson both sides of the steel core for better
withAIph* AW5'l?5 Wet
pedormance.
fn combination
easyfor everyone.
application
makes
Eutter
5rtalne
Alpha@ Esntaur
Blade
fsr Porcelain
cutting
to Alpne Eontaurcurue
Thisisthelatestaddition
series blade for Porcelain.Alpha@made this application
possiblein conjunctionwith Alphd AW5'1ZS Wet 5talrre
Eutter. You can cut sinkhole of 1'114" porcelain slab
without breakingthe rim. Due to the nature of the material,
this blade nnustbe used wet onlY.
*Always wear eye proteetion and proper personal safety
equipment when using these products.
Atpha@ Vacuurm Hold lIawm Sgstem
The Atphd Vmnnr Hold IlaYvnfuPtstr
systemutilizing
restraining
is a,clamp-free
useful
aii that is particularly
compressed
with
sinkcutouts,polishing
whenpei'forming
the npha@ Edgecrafter, profilingwith a
whereclamping
andotherapplications
routetr,
is necessary.
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Description:
terminal
housing(blue)
insulation
disc
balfbearing608-2RZ(8x22x7'1
bearingcover
baff bearing 629-2RZ(9x26x8)
bearingsleeve
self.tapingscrewST4.8x65-F-H
air bridge
self-tapingscrewST3.9x1g-F-H
brushcap
cartonbrushassembly
brushterminalassembly
terminal
cableclamp
pipe
insulation
switch(withscrew)
dustsleeve
gear(small)
woodrutfkey
ring8
2x32xl0)
ballbearing6201-2RS(1
spindle
gear(big)
screwcap
O ring18x2.5
needlebearingBK081
0(8x12xl 0)
O ring25.5x2
M4x25(8.8grade)
boltassembling
boltassemblyM5x40(8.8grade)
(8.8grade)
boltM6x18-left
wingbolt (withscrew)
pin6x28
cableclip
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Description:
bridge
wrench
box wrench
screw M3x5 (8.8 grade)
washer 3
hose
sleeving connector
screw cap
joint
sleevingwasher
brand poster
cable sleeve
handle
gear box
washer for ruler
water attachment
GFCI 110Vt220V
cabfe 110V1220V
water valve
felt strip
s u p p re s s e ra s s e mb l y
cover
base plate assembly
TT ruler guide
flange I
flange ll
nozzle
rated plate 110Vl22OV
fl a n g el l l
bolt M6x28-left(8.8 grade)
field 110V1220V
armature 11OVt22OV
forward handle
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returnedto Alpha@
for repair. lf morethanone tool is beingreturned
for repair,the numberof loanertools providedwill be basedon
availability.
lf a loanertool is required,contactthe ToolDepartmentat Alpha@
at
(800) 648-7229to receivea LoanerToolApplication.A valid credit
cardnumbermustbe providedas a securitydeposit.The creditcard,
will only be chargedif the loanertool is not returnedto Alpha@
within
30 days. An authorizedsignatureis requiredfor the creditcardbeing
used. A secondsignatureis requiredas an agreementof the overall
policy.
Note: This programis not availableoutsidethe continentalUnited
States.
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EC DECLARATIONOF CONFORMITY:
..
Nameof Manufacturer:
AlphaProfessional
Tools@
Addressof Manufacturer:
250 BraenAvenue
Wyckotf,NJ 07481
USA
Herewithdeclaresthat:
ELECTRICHANDTOOL:
"ElectricStoneCuttef'
Make:AlphaProfessional
Tools@
Type:AWS-125(AWS-225
-doescomplywiththe provisionsof the LowVoltageDirective73/23EEC
amendedby 93/68EECand MachineryDirective9glg7lE}.
Andfurthermore
declaresthat:
-Thefollowing(parts/clauses
of) harmonized
standardshavebeenapplied:
EN5501
4-11+ A1: 2001, EN5501
4-21+ A1: 2001, EN61000-3-2:2000,
EN61000-3-3/+A1
:2001.
Yearof affixCE Marking:2003
Wyckoff,NewJerseyUSA
Mar 122.2004
Nao Takahashi
(President)
Limited Warranty of Alphao Wet Stone Cutter
Alpha Professional Tools@warrants this product against defects in material and
workmanshipfor a period of 180 days from the date of original retail purchase (proof
of purchase required).lf Alpha ProfessionalTools@
receives notice of such defects
during the warrantyperiod,our obligationassumed under this warrantyis limitedto
the repair or replacementof parts, without charge. This warranty does not apply to
tool accessories.
For Warranty Claims: Send complete tool with all your informationand details of the
problemto the address printedon the cover of this manual,transportationprepaid.
Do not send tool accessories.
Assembled in China
Last revised: 5113104
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