FME300 | Stanley FME300 CIRCULAR SAW instruction manual

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FME300
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(Original instructions)
Intended use
Your Stanley Fat Max saw has been designed for sawing wood
and wood products. This tool is intended for professional and
private, non professional users.
Safety instructions
General power tool safety warnings
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Warning! Read all safety warnings and all
instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and
instructions listed below may result in electric
shock, fire and/or serious injury.
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
The term "power tool" in all of the warnings listed below refers
to your mains operated (corded) power tool or battery operated (cordless) power tool.
1. Work area safety
a. Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark
areas invite accidents.
b. Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases
or dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the
dust or fumes.
c. Keep children and bystanders away while operating a
power tool. Distractions can cause you to lose control.
2. Electrical safety
a. Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs
with earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs
and matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
b. Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and
refrigerators. There is an increased risk of electric shock
if your body is earthed or grounded.
c. Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions.
Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of
electric shock.
d. Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for
carrying, pulling or unplugging the power tool. Keep
cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving
parts. Damaged or entangled cords increase the risk of
electric shock.
e. When operating a power tool outdoors, use an
extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Use of a cord
suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
f. If operating a power tool in a damp location is
unavoidable, use a residual current device (RCD)
protected supply. Use of an RCD reduces the risk of
electric shock.
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3. Personal safety
a. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common
sense when operating a power tool. Do not use a
power tool while you are tired or under the influence
of drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention
while operating power tools may result in serious personal
injury.
b. Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye
protection. Protective equipment such as dust mask,
non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection
used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal
injuries.
c. Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in
the off-position before connecting to power source
and/or battery pack, picking up or carrying the tool.
Carrying power tools with your finger on the switch or
energising power tools that have the switch on invites
accidents.
d. Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning
the power tool on. A wrench or a key left attached to a
rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
e. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. This enables better control of the power tool in
unexpected situations.
f. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves away
from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair
can be caught in moving parts.
g. If devices are provided for the connection of dust
extraction and collection facilities, ensure these are
connected and properly used. Use of dust collection can
reduce dust-related hazards.
4. Power tool use and care
a. Do not force the power tool. Use the correct power
tool for your application. The correct power tool will do
the job better and safer at the rate for which it was
designed.
b. Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it
on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
c. Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the
battery pack from the power tool before making any
adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power
tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
d. Store idle power tools out of the reach of children and
do not allow persons unfamiliar with the power tool or
these instructions to operate the power tool. Power
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
(Original instructions)
e. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or
binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any
other condition that may affect the power tools
operation. If damaged, have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained power tools.
f. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less
likely to bind and are easier to control.
g. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc. in
accordance with these instructions, taking into
account the working conditions and the work to be
performed. Use of the power tool for operations different
from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
5. Service
a. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair
person using only identical replacement parts. This will
ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Additional power tool safety warnings
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Warning! Safety instructions for all saws
Cutting procedures
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Keep hands away from cutting area and
the blade. Keep your second hand on
auxiliary handle, or motor housing. If
both hands are holding the saw, they cannot be cut by the blade.
Do not reach underneath the workpiece. The guard
cannot protect you from the blade below the workpiece.
Adjust the cutting depth to the thickness of the
workpiece. Less than a full tooth of the blade teeth should
be visible below the workpiece.
Never hold piece being cut in your hands or across
your leg. Secure the workpiece to a stable platform. It
is important to support the work properly to minimize body
exposure, blade binding, or loss of control.
Hold the power tool by insulated gripping surfaces
only, when performing an operation where the cutting
tool may contact hidden wiring or its own cord.
Contact with a "live" wire will also make exposed metal
parts of the power tool "live" and could give the operator
an electric shock.
When ripping, always use a rip fence or straight edge
guide. This improves the accuracy of cut and reduces the
chance of blade binding.
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g. Always use blades with correct size and shape
(diamond versus round) of arbour holes. Blades that
do not match the mounting hardware of the saw will run
eccentrically, causing loss of control.
h. Never use damaged or incorrect blade washers or
bolt. The blade washers and bolt were specially designed
for your saw, for optimum performance and safety of
operation.
Further safety instructions for all saws
Kickback causes and related warnings
kickback is a sudden reaction to a pinched, bound or
misaligned saw blade, causing an uncontrolled saw to lift
up and out of the workpiece toward the operator;
u when the blade is pinched or bound tightly by the kerf
closing down, the blade stalls and the motor reaction
drives the unit rapidly back toward the operator;
u if the blade becomes twisted or misaligned in the cut, the
teeth at the back edge of the blade can dig into the top
surface of the wood causing the blade to climb out of the
kerf and jump back toward the operator.
Kickback is the result of saw misuse and/or incorrect operating
procedures or conditions and can be avoided by taking proper
precautions as given below.
a. Maintain a firm grip with both hands on the saw and
position your arms to resist kickback forces. Position
your body to either side of the blade, but not in line
with the blade. Kickback could cause the saw to jump
backwards, but kickback forces can be controlled by the
operator, if proper precautions are taken.
b. When blade is binding, or when interrupting a cut for
any reason, release the trigger and hold the saw
motionless in the material until the blade comes to a
complete stop. Never attempt to remove the saw from
the work or pull the saw backward while the blade is
in motion or kickback may occur. Investigate and take
corrective actions to eliminate the cause of blade binding.
c. When restarting a saw in the workpiece, centre the
saw blade in the kerf and check that saw teeth are not
engaged into the material. If saw blade is binding, it may
walk up or kickback from the workpiece as the saw is
restarted.
d. Support large panels to minimise the risk of blade
pinching and kickback. Large panels tend to sag under
their own weight. Supports must be placed under the
panel on both sides, near the line of cut and near the edge
of the panel.
e. Do not use dull or damaged blades. Unsharpened or
improperly set blades produce narrow kerf causing
excessive friction, blade binding and kickback.
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(Original instructions)
f. Blade depth and bevel adjusting locking levers must
be tight and secure before making cut. If blade
adjustment shifts while cutting, it may cause binding and
kickback.
a. Use extra caution when sawing into existing walls or
other blind areas. The protruding blade may cut objects
that can cause kickback.
Lower guard function
a. Check lower guard for proper closing before each
use. Do not operate the saw if lower guard does not
move freely and close instantly. Never clamp or tie the
lower guard into the open position. If saw is
accidentally dropped, lower guard may be bent. Raise the
lower guard with the retracting handle and make sure it
moves
freely and does not touch the blade or any other part, in all
angles and depths of cut.
b. Check the operation of the lower guard spring. If the
guard and the spring are not operating properly, they
must be serviced before use. Lower guard may operate
sluggishly due to damaged parts, gummy deposits, or a
build-up of debris.
c. Lower guard may be retracted manually only for
special cuts such as "plunge cuts" and "compound
cuts". Raise lower guard by retracting handle and as soon
as blade enters the material, the lower guard must be
released. For all other sawing, the lower guard should
operate automatically.
d. Always observe that the lower guard is covering the
blade before placing saw down on bench or floor. An
unprotected, coasting blade will cause the saw to walk
backwards, cutting whatever is in its path. Be aware of the
time it takes for the blade to stop after switch is released.
Riving knife function
a. Use the appropriate saw blade for the riving knife. For
the riving knife to function, the body of the blade must be
thinner than the riving knife and the cutting width of the
blade must be wider than the thickness of the riving knife.
b. Adjust the riving knife as described in this instruction
manual. Incorrect spacing, positioning and alignment can
make the riving knife ineffective in preventing kickback.
c. Always use the riving knife except when plunge
cutting. Riving knife must be replaced after plunge
cutting. Riving knife causes interference during plunge
cutting and can create kickback.
d. For the riving knife to work, it must be engaged in the
workpiece. The riving knife is ineffective in preventing
kickback during short cuts.
e. Do not operate the saw if riving knife is bent. Even a
light interference can slow the closing rate of a guard.
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Residual risks.
Additional residual risks may arise when using the tool which
may not be included in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual
risks can not be avoided. These include:
u Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving parts.
u Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or accessories.
u Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When using
any tool for prolonged periods ensure you take regular
breaks.
u Impairment of hearing.
u Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed when
using your tool (example:- working with wood, especially
oak, beech and MDF.)
Saw blades
Do not use blades of larger or smaller diameter than
recommended. For the proper blade rating refer to the
technical data. Use only the blades specified in this
manual, complying with EN 847-1.
u Warning! Never use abrasive wheels.
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Safety of others
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their
safety.
u Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
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Vibration
The declared vibration emission values stated in the technical
data and the declaration of conformity have been measured
in accordance with a standard test method provided by
EN 60745 and may be used for comparing one tool with
another. The declared vibration emission value may also be
used in a preliminary assessment of exposure.
Warning! The vibration emission value during actual use of
the power tool can differ from the declared value depending
on the ways in which the tool is used. The vibration level may
increase above the level stated.
(Original instructions)
When assessing vibration exposure to determine safety
measures required by 2002/44/EC to protect persons regularly
using power tools in employment, an estimation of vibration
exposure should consider, the actual conditions of use and the
way the tool is used, including taking account of all parts of the
operating cycle such as the times when the tool is switched off
and when it is running idle in addition to the trigger time.
Labels on tool
The following symbols are shown on the tool:
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Warning! To reduce the risk of injury, the user
must read the instruction manual.
Electrical safety
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This tool is double insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always check that the power
supply corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised Stanley Fat Max Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
Features
This tool includes some or all of the following features.
1. On/off switch
2. Lock-off button
3. Main handle
4. Secondary handle
5. Spindle lock button
6. Shoe
7. Saw blade
8. Saw blade guard
9. Riving knife
10. Saw dust outlet
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Assembly
Warning! Before attempting any of the following operations,
make sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged and that
the saw blade has stopped.
Removing and fitting a saw blade (fig. A)
Removing
u Keep the spindle lock button (5) depressed and rotate the
blade until the spindle lock engages.
u Loosen and remove the blade retaining screw (11) by turning it counterclockwise using the spanner (12) supplied.
u Remove the outer washer (13).
u Remove the saw blade (7).
Fitting
u Place the saw blade onto the inner flange (14), making
sure that the arrow on the blade points in the same direction as the arrow on the tool.
u Fit the outer washer (13) on the spindle, with the raised
part pointing away from the saw blade.
u Insert the blade retaining screw (11) into the hole.
u Keep the spindle lock button (5) depressed.
u Securely tighten the blade retaining screw by turning it
clockwise using the spanner (12) supplied.
u Adjust the riving knife as described below.
Adjusting the riving knife (fig. B)
The riving knife prevents the saw blade from jamming during
rip sawing operations. The riving knife must be adjusted after
replacing the saw blade.
u Loosen the screws (15), using the spanner (12), while
holding the riving knife in position.
u Position the riving knife (9) as shown.
u The distance between the toothed rim and the riving knife
should be 2 - 3 mm.
u The height difference between the toothed rim and the
lower end of the riving knife should be 2 - 3 mm.
u Tighten the screws.
Fitting and removing the parallel fence (fig. C)
u The parallel fence is used to saw in a straight line parellel
to the edge of the workpiece.
Fitting
u Loosen the locking knob (16).
u Insert the parallel fence (17) through the openings (18).
u Slide the parallel fence into the desired position.
u Tighten the locking knob.
Removing
u Loosen the locking knob.
u Pull the parallel fence off the tool.
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(Original instructions)
Use
Warning! Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
This tool can be used in the right hand or the left hand.
Adjusting the sawing angle (fig. D)
u Use a square to check that the angle between the saw
blade and the shoe is 90o. If the angle does not measure
90o adjust as follows:
u Loosen the locking knob (19) to unlock the saw shoe.
u Loosen the locknut (20) on the adjusting screw (21).
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u Screw the adjusting screw in or out to achieve a 90
angle.
u Retighten the locknut.
u Tighten the locking knob to lock the saw shoe in place.
Adjusting the depth of cut (fig. E)
The depth of cut should be set according to the thickness of
the workpiece. It should exceed the thickness by approx. 2
mm.
u Loosen the knob (22) to unlock the saw shoe.
u Move the saw shoe (6) into the desired position. The corresponding depth of cut can be read from the scale (23).
u Tighten the knob to lock the saw shoe in place.
Adjusting the bevel angle (fig. F)
This tool can be set to bevel angles between 0o and 45o.
u Loosen the locking knob (19) to unlock the saw shoe.
u Move the saw shoe (8) into the desired position. The corresponding bevel angle can be read from the scale (24).
u Tighten the locking knob to lock the saw shoe in place.
Switching on and off
u To switch the tool on, move the lock-off button (2) into the
unlock position and squeeze the on/off switch (1).
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To switch the tool off, release the on/off switch.
Sawing
Always hold the tool with both hands.
u Let the blade run freely for a few seconds before starting
the cut.
u Apply only a gentle pressure to the tool while performing
the cut.
u Work with the shoe pressed against the workpiece.
Note: Take care not to allow the blade tips to overheat.
Using the sight guide (fig. G)
The tool is equipped with a sight guide for straight cutting (25)
and for 45o bevel cutting (26).
u Adjust the sight guide as described below.
u Align the left edge of the guides (25) or (26) with the cutting line (27).
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Keep the sight guide aligned with the cutting line while
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Work with the shoe pressed against the workpiece.
sawing.
Adjusting the sight guide
u Make a test cut halfway through a piece of scrap wood.
u Withdraw the saw so the cutting line (27) becomes visible.
u While keeping the saw in this position, loosen the sight
guide on the saw shoe as shown.
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Align the 0o mark (25) on the sight guide with the cutting
line (27). When adjusting for 45o bevel cuts, align the 45o
mark (26) on the sight guide with the cutting line.
u Secure the sight guide using the screw (28).
Dust extraction
An adaptor is required to connect a vacuum cleaner or dust
extractor to the tool.
u Insert the dust extraction adaptor into the saw dust outlet
(10).
u Connect the vacuum cleaner hose to the adaptor.
Hints for optimum use
Always use the appropriate type of saw blade for the
workpiece material and type of cut.
u Always hold the tool with both hands.
u Let the blade run freely for a few seconds before starting
the cut.
u Apply only a gentle pressure to the tool while performing
the cut.
u Work with the shoe pressed against the workpiece.
u As some splintering along the line of cut on the top side of
the workpiece cannot be avoided, cut on the side where
splintering is acceptable.
u Where splintering is to be minimised, e.g. when cutting
laminates, clamp a piece of plywood onto the top of the
workpiece.
u Support large panels to minimize the risk of blade pinching
and kickback. Large panels tend to sag under their own
weight.
u Supports must be placed under the panel on both sides,
near the line of cut and near the edge of the panel being
cut.
u Never hold piece being cut in your hands or across your
leg.
u Secure the workpiece to a stable platform using clamps. It
is important to support the work properly to minimize body
exposure, blade binding, or loss of control.
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(Original instructions)
Accessories
The performance of your tool depends on the accessory used.
Stanley Fat Max accessories are engineered to high quality
standards and designed to enhance the performance of your
tool. By using these accessories you will get the very best
from your tool.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Stanley Europe office at
the address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Stanley Europe repair agents and full details of our
after-sales service and contacts are available on the Internet
at: www.2helpU.com
Maintenance
Technical data
Your tool has been designed to operate over a long period of
time with a minimum of maintenance. Continuous satisfactory
operation depends upon proper tool care and regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance, switch off and
unplug the tool.
u Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool and
charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
u Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
u Safely dispose of the old plug.
u Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
plug.
u Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality plugs.
Recommended fuse: 13 A.
Protecting the environment
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Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
FME300 (Type 1)
Input voltage
Vac
Power input
W
No-load speed
-1
Max depth of cut
Max depth of cut at 45o bevel
Blade diameter
Blade bore
Blade tip width
Weight
min
230
1,600
5,000
mm
65
mm
50
mm
190
mm
16
mm
2.3
kg
5.4
LpA (sound pressure) 94 dB(A), Uncertainty (K) 3 dB(A)
LWA (sound power) 105 dB(A), Uncertainty (K) 3 dB(A)
Vibration total values (triax vector sum) according to EN 60745:
Cutting wood (ah, W) 4.8 m/s2, uncertainty (K) 1.5 m/s2
Should you find one day that your Stanley Fat Max product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product available for separate collection.
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Separate collection of used products and packaging allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials.
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of electrical products from the household, at municipal waste sites or
by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Stanley Europe provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Stanley Fat Max products once they have reached
the end of their working life. To take advantage of this service
please return your product to any authorised repair agent who
will collect them on our behalf.
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(Original instructions)
EC declaration of conformity
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MACHINERY DIRECTIVE
FME300
Stanley Europe declares that these products described under
"technical data" are in compliance with:
2006/42/EC, EN 60745-1, EN 60745-2-5
These products also comply with Directive
2004/108/EC and 2011/65/EU. For more information, please
contact Stanley Europe at the following address or refer to the
back of the manual.
The undersigned is responsible for compilation of the technical
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file and makes this declaration on behalf of Stanley Europe.
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Kevin Hewitt
Vice-President Global Engineering
Stanley Europe, Egide Walschaertsstraat14-18,
2800 Mechelen, Belgium
07/10/2013
Guarantee
StanleyEurope is confident of the quality of its products and
offers an outstanding guarantee for professional users of
the product. This guarantee statement is in addition to and
in no way prejudices your contractual rights as a private
non-professional user. The guarantee is valid within the territories of the Member States of the European Union and the
European Free Trade Area.
ONE-YEAR FULL WARRANTY
If your Stanley Fat Max product becomes defective due to
faulty materials or workmanship within 12 months from the
date of purchase, Stanley Europe guarantees to replace all
defective parts free of charge or – at our discretion – replace
the unit free of charge provided that:
u The product has not been misused and has been used in
accordance with the instruction manual.
u The product has been subject to fair wear and tear;
u Repairs have not been attempted by unauthorised persons;
u Proof of purchase is produced.
u The Stanley Fat Max product is returned complete with all
original components
If you wish to make a claim, contact your seller or check the
location of your nearest authorised Stanley Fat Max repair
agent in the Stanley Fat Max catalogue or contact your local
Stanley office at the address indicated in this manual. A list
of authorised Stanley Fat Max repair agents and full details
of our after sales service is available on the internet at: www.
stanley.eu/3
(Original instructions)
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United Kingdom
Stanley Fat Max
210 Bath Road
Slough, Berkshire SL1 3YD
90603471 REV-0
Tel. 01753 511234
Fax 01753 572112
www.stanleytools.co.uk
10/2013
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