Bostitch T40M Specifications

T40M
PNEUMATIC STAPLER
OPERATION and MAINTENANCE MANUAL
! WARNING:
BEFORE OPERATING THIS TOOL, ALL OPERATORS SHOULD STUDY THIS MANUAL, TO UNDERSTAND
AND FOLLOW THE SAFETY WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS. KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS WITH THE
TOOL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT YOUR STANLEY-BOSTITCH
REPRESENTATIVE OR DISTRIBUTOR.
102272REVB 3/97
INTRODUCTION
The Stanley-Bostitch T40 series staplers are precision-built tools, designed for high speed, high volume stapling.
These tools will deliver efficient, dependable service when used correctly and with care. As with any fine power
tool, for best performance the manufacturer’s instructions must be followed. Please study this manual before operating the tool and understand the safety warnings and cautions. The instructions on installation, operation and
maintenance should be read carefully, and the manuals kept for reference. NOTE: Additional safety measures may
be required because of your particular application of the tool. Contact your Stanley-Bostitch representative or distributor with any questions concerning the tool and its use.
Stanley-Bostitch, Inc., East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818.
INDEX
Safety Instructions
Basic Tool Operation
Trouble Shooting
Operating the Tool
Air Supply: Fittings, Hoses, Filters, Air Consumption, Regulators,
Operating Pressure, Setting Correct Pressure
Lubrication
Maintaining the Pneumatic Tool
Loading the Tool
Tool Specifications
Accessories
3
6
7
4&5
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9
10
10
13
NOTE
Stanley-Bostitch tools have been engineered to provide excellent customer satisfaction and are designed to
achieve maximum performance when used with precision Stanley-Bostitch fasteners engineered to the same
exacting standards. Stanley-Bostitch cannot assume responsibility for product performance if our tools are
used with fasteners or accessories not meeting the specific requirements established for genuine StanleyBostitch nails, staples and accessories.
PROTECT YOUR TOOLS
USE ONLY GENUINE
FASTENERS
LIMITED WARRANTY
Stanley-Bostitch, Inc., warrants to the original retail purchaser that this product is free from defects in material and
workmanship, and agrees to repair or replace, at Stanley-Bostitch’s option, any defective product within 90 days
from the date of purchase. This warranty is not transferable. It only covers damage resulting from defects in
material or workmanship, and it does not cover conditions or malfunctions resulting from normal wear, neglect,
abuse or accident.
THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES. ANY WARRANTY OF MECHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IS LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY.
STANLEY-BOSTITCH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
To obtain warranty service, you must return the product at your expense together with proof of purchase to a
Stanley-Bostitch Regional warranty repair center listed below or you may call us at 1-800-556-6696 or
1-800-832-3080 for the location of additional authorized warranty service locations in your area.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
! WARNING:
EYE PROTECTION which conforms to ANSI specifications and provides protection
against flying particles both from the FRONT and SIDE should ALWAYS be worn by the
operator and others in the work area when loading, operating or servicing this tool. Eye
protection is required to guard against flying fasteners and debris, which could cause
severe eye injury.
The employer and/or user must ensure that proper eye protection is worn. Eye protection
equipment must conform to the requirements of the American National Standards
Institute, ANSI Z87.1-1979 and provide both frontal and side protection. NOTE: Non-side
shielded spectacles and face shields alone do not provide adequate protection.
CAUTION:
EAR PROTECTION may be required in some environments. As the working area may
include exposure to high noise levels which can lead to hearing damage, the employer
and user should ensure that any necessary hearing protection is provided and used by
the operator and others in the work area.
AIR SUPPLY AND CONNECTIONS
! WARNING:
Do not use oxygen, combustible gases, or bottled gases as a power source for this tool
as tool may explode, possibly causing injury.
! WARNING:
Do not use supply sources which can potentially exceed 200 P.S.I.G. as tool may burst,
possibly causing injury.
! WARNING:
The connector on the tool must not hold pressure when air supply is disconnected. If a
wrong fitting is used, the tool can remain charged with air after disconnecting and thus
will be able to drive a fastener even after the air line is disconnected possibly causing
injury.
! WARNING:
Do not pull trigger or depress contact arm while connected to the air supply as the tool
may cycle, possibly causing injury.
! WARNING:
Always disconnect air supply: 1.) Before making adjustments; 2.) When servicing the tool;
3.) When clearing a jam; 4.) When tool is not in use; 5.) When moving to a different work
area, as accidental actuation may occur, possibly causing injury.
LOADING TOOL
! WARNING:
When loading tool: 1.) Never place a hand or any part of body in fastener discharge area
of tool; 2.) Never point tool at anyone; 3.) Do not pull the trigger or depress the trip as
accidental actuation may occur, possibly causing injury.
OPERATION
! WARNING:
Always handle the tool with care: 1.) Never engage in horseplay; 2.) Never pull the trigger unless nose is directed toward the work; 3.) Keep others a safe distance from the
tool while tool is in operation as accidental actuation may occur, possibly causing injury.
! WARNING:
The operator must not hold the trigger pulled on contact arm tools except during fastening operation as serious injury could result if the trip accidentally contacted someone or
something, causing the tool to cycle.
! WARNING:
Keep hands and body away from the discharge area of the tool. A contact arm tool may
bounce from the recoil of driving a fastener and an unwanted second fastener may be
driven possibly causing injury.
! WARNING:
Check operation of the contact arm mechanism frequently. Do not use the tool if the arm
is not working correctly as accidental driving of a fastener may result. Do not interfere
with the proper operation of the contact arm mechanism.
! WARNING:
Do not drive fasteners on top of other fasteners as this may cause deflection of
fasteners which could cause injury.
MAINTAINING THE TOOL
! WARNING:
When working on air tools note the warnings in this manual and use extra care when
evaluating problem tools.
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TOOL OPERATION
! WARNING:
EYE PROTECTION which conforms to ANSI specifications and provides protection
against flying particles both from the FRONT and SIDE should ALWAYS be worn by the
operator and others in the work area when loading, operating or servicing this tool. Eye
protection is required to guard against flying fasteners and debris, which could cause
severe eye injury.
The employer and/or user must ensure that proper eye protection is worn. Eye protection
equipment must conform to the requirements of the American National Standards
Institute, ANSI Z87.1-1979 and provide both frontal and side protection. NOTE: Non-side
shielded spectacles and face shields alone do not provide adequate protection.
BEFORE HANDLING OR OPERATING THIS TOOL:
I. READ AND UNDERSTAND THE WARNINGS CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL.
II. REFER TO “TOOL SPECIFICATIONS” IN THIS MANUAL TO IDENTIFY THE
OPERATING SYSTEM ON YOUR TOOL.
There are three available systems on STANLEY-BOSTITCH pneumatic tools. They are:
1. TRIGGER OPERATION
2. CONTACT TRIP OPERATION
3. SEQUENTIAL TRIP OPERATION
OPERATION
1. TRIGGER OPERATION
A TRIGGER OPERATED tool requires a single action to drive a fastener. Each time the trigger is pulled the tool
will drive a fastener. The trigger operated model is intended for use only when a contact trip or sequential trip
cannot be used due to the requirements of the application.
2. CONTACT TRIP OPERATION
The CONTACT TRIP MODEL tool contains a contact trip that operates in conjunction with the trigger to drive a
fastener. There are two methods of operation to drive fasteners with a contact trip tool.
A. SINGLE FASTENER PLACEMENT: To operate the tool in this manner, first position the contact trip on
the work surface, WITHOUT PULLING THE TRIGGER. Depress the contact trip until the nose touches
the work surface and then pull the trigger to drive a fastener. Do not press the tool against the work
with extra force. Instead, allow the tool to recoil off the work surface to avoid a second unwanted fastener. Remove your finger from the trigger after each operation.
B. RAPID FASTENER OPERATION: To operate the tool in this manner, hold the tool with the contact trip
pointing towards but not touching the work surface. Pull the trigger and then tap the contact trip
against the work surface using a bouncing motion. Each depression of the contact trip will cause a
fastener to be driven.
! WARNING:
! WARNING:
The operator must not hold the trigger pulled on contact trip tools except during fastening
operation, as serious injury could result if the trip accidentally contacted someone or
something, causing the tool to cycle.
Keep hands and body away from the discharge area of the tool. A contact trip tool may
bounce from the recoil of driving a fastener and an unwanted second fastener may be
driven, possibly causing injury.
3. SEQUENTIAL TRIP OPERATION:
The SEQUENTIAL TRIP MODEL contains a contact trip that operates in conjunction with the trigger to drive a
fastener. To operate a sequential trip tool, first position the contact trip on the work surface WITHOUT PULLING
THE TRIGGER. Depress the contact trip and then pull the trigger to drive a fastener. As long as the contact trip is
contacting the work and is held depressed, the tool will drive a fastener each time the trigger is depressed. If the
contact trip is allowed to leave the work surface, the sequence described above must be repeated to drive another
fastener.
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TOOL OPERATION CHECK
CAUTION: Remove all fasteners from tool before performing tool operation check.
1.TRIGGER OPERATED TOOL:
A. With finger off the trigger, hold the tool with a firm grip on the handle.
B. Place the nose of the tool against the work surface.
C. Pull the trigger to drive. Release the trigger and cycle is complete.
CAUTION: THE TOOL WILL CYCLE EACH TIME THE TRIGGER IS PULLED!
2.CONTACT TRIP OPERATION:
A. With finger off the trigger, press the contact trip against the work surface.
THE TOOL MUST NOT CYCLE.
B. Hold the tool off the work surface, and pull the trigger.
THE TOOL MUST NOT CYCLE.
C. With the tool off the work surface, pull the trigger. Press the contact trip against the work surface.
THE TOOL MUST CYCLE.
D. Without touching the trigger, press the contact trip against the work surface, then pull the trigger.
THE TOOL MUST CYCLE.
3.SEQUENTIAL TRIP OPERATION:
A. Press the contact trip against the work surface, without touching the trigger.
THE TOOL MUST NOT CYCLE.
B. Hold the tool off the work surface and pull the trigger.
THE TOOL MUST NOT CYCLE.
Release the trigger. The trigger must return to the trigger stop on the frame.
C. Pull the trigger and press the contact trip against the work surface.
THE TOOL MUST NOT CYCLE.
D. With finger off the trigger, press the contact trip against the work surface. Pull the trigger.
THE TOOL MUST CYCLE.
IN ADDITION TO THE OTHER WARNINGS CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL OBSERVE
THE FOLLOWING FOR SAFE OPERATION
• Use the STANLEY-BOSTITCH pneumatic tool only for the purpose for which it was designed.
• Never use this tool in a manner that could cause a fastener to be directed toward the user or others in the
work area.
• Do not use the tool as a hammer.
• Always carry the tool by the handle. Never carry the tool by the air hose.
• Do not alter or modify this tool from the original design or function without approval from
STANLEY-BOSTITCH, INC.
• Always be aware that misuse and improper handling of this tool can cause injury to yourself and others.
• Never clamp or tape the trigger or contact trip in an actuated position.
• Never leave a tool unattended with the air hose attached.
• Do not operate this tool if it does not contain a legible WARNING LABEL.
NOTE: Do not continue to use a tool that leaks air or does not function properly. Notify your nearest Stanley-Bostitch
representative if your tool continues to experience functional problems.
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BASIC TOOL OPERATION
Stanley-Bostitch pneumatic tools are cycled by a compressed air operated single piston design. The following
illustrations show the four functional cycles that occur when the tool is operated to drive a fastener:
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AIR PRESSURE RETURNS
TO TOP OF HEAD VALVE
MAINTAINING THE PNEUMATIC TOOL
! WARNING:
When working on air tools, note the warnings in this manual and use extra care
evaluating problem tools.
CAUTION: Pusher spring (constant force spring). Caution must be used when working with the spring
assembly. The spring is wrapped around, but not attached to, a roller. If the spring is extended
beyond its length, the end will come off the roller and the spring will roll up with a snap, with a
chance of pinching your hand. Also the edges of the spring are very thin and could cut. Care
must also be taken to insure no permanent kinks are put in the spring as this will reduce the
springs force.
REPLACEMENT PARTS:
STANLEY-BOSTITCH replacement parts are recommended. Do not use modified parts or parts which will not
give equivalent performance to the original equipment.
ASSEMBLY PROCEDURE FOR SEALS:
When repairing a tool, make sure the internal parts are clean and lubricated. Use Parker “O”-LUBE or
equivalent on all “O”-rings. Coat each “O”-ring with “O”-LUBE before assembling. Use a small amount of oil on
all moving surfaces and pivots. After reassembly add a few drops of STANLEY-BOSTITCH Air Tool Lubricant
through the air line fitting before testing.
AIR SUPPLY-PRESSURE AND VOLUME:
Air volume is as important as air pressure. The air volume supplied to the tool may be inadequate because of
undersize fittings and hoses, or from the effects of dirt and water in the system. Restricted air flow will prevent
the tool from receiving an adequate volume of air, even though the pressure reading is high. The results will be
slow operation, misfeeds or reduced driving power. Before evaluating tool problems for these symptoms, trace
the air supply from the tool to the supply source for restrictive connectors, swivel fittings, low points containing
water and anything else that would prevent full volume flow of air to the tool.
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TROUBLE SHOOTING
PROBLEM
CAUSE
CORRECTION
Trigger valve housing leaks air
Trigger valve stem leaks air
Frame/nose leaks air
O-ring cut or cracked
O-ring/seals cut or cracked
Loose nose screws
O-ring or Gasket is cut or cracked
Bumper cracked/worn
Damaged gasket or seal
Cracked/worn head valve bumper
Loose cap screws
Air supply restriction
Tool dry, lack of lubrication
Worn head valve O-rings
Broken cylinder cap spring
Head valve stuck in cap
Tool dry, lacks lubrication
Broken cylinder cap spring
O-rings/seals cut or cracked
Exhaust blocked
Trigger assembly worn/leaks
Dirt/tar build up on driver
Cylinder sleeve not seated correctly
on bottom bumper
Head valve dry
Air pressure too low
Worn bumper
Tar/dirt in driver channel
Air restriction/inadequate air flow through
quick disconnect socket and plug
Worn piston O-ring
Tool dry, lacks lubrication
Damaged pusher spring
Low air pressure
Loose magazine nose screws
Fasteners too short for tool
Bent fasteners
Wrong size fasteners
Leaking head cap gasket
Trigger valve O-ring cut/worn
Broken/chipped driver
Dry/dirty magazine
Replace O-ring
Replace trigger valve assembly
Tighten and recheck
Replace O-ring or gasket
Replace bumper
Replace gasket or seal
Replace bumper
Tighten and recheck
Check air supply equipment
Use STANLEY-BOSTITCH Air Tool Lubricant
Replace O-rings
Replace cylinder cap spring
Disassemble/Check/Lubricate
Use STANLEY-BOSTITCH Air Tool Lubricant
Replace cap spring
Replace O-rings/seals
Check bumper, head valve spring, muffler
Replace trigger assembly
Disassemble nose/driver to clean
Frame/cap leaks air
Failure to cycle
Lack of power; slow to cycle
Skipping fasteners; intermittent feed
Fasteners jam in tool
Worn magazine
Driver channel worn
Wrong size fasteners
Bent fasteners
Loose magazine/nose screws
Broken/chipped driver
Disassemble to correct
Disassemble/lubricate
Check air supply equipment
Replace bumper
Disassemble and clean nose and driver
Replace quick disconnect fittings
Replace O-ring, check driver
Use STANLEY-BOSTITCH Air Tool Lubricant
Replace spring
Check air supply system to tool
Tighten all screws
Use only recommended fasteners
Discontinue using these fasteners
Use only recommended fasteners
Tighten screws/replace gasket
Replace O-ring
Replace driver (check piston O-ring)
Clean/lubricate use STANLEY-BOSTITCH
Air Tool Lubricant
Replace magazine
Replace nose/check door
Use only recommended fasteners
Discontinue using these fasteners
Tighten all screws
Replace driver
COIL NAILERS
Skipping fasteners; intermittent feed
Feed piston dry
Feed piston O-rings cracked/worn
Check Pawl binding
Canister bottom not set correctly
Fasteners jam in tool/canister
Broken weld wires in nail coil
Wrong size fasteners for tool
Broken welded wires in nail coil
Wrong slide plate adjustment for
wire/plastic collated nail coil
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Add STANLEY-BOSTITCH Air Tool Lubricant
in hole in feed piston cover
Replace O-rings/check bumper and spring.
Lubricate assembly.
Inspect Pawl and spring on door.
Must work freely.
Set canister bottom for length of nails
being used
Remove coil of nails and use another coil
Use only recommended fasteners/check canister
bottom adjustment
Remove coil of nails and use another coil
Adjust switch pins for wire/plastic collated nail coil
AIR SUPPLY AND CONNECTIONS
! WARNING:
Do not use oxygen, combustible gases, or bottled gases as a power source for this tool as
tool may explode, possibly causing injury.
FITTINGS:
Install a male plug on the tool which is free flowing and which will release air pressure from the tool when
disconnected from the supply source.
HOSES:
Air hoses should have a minimum of 150 p.s.i. (10.6 kg/cm2) working pressure rating or 150 percent of the
maximum pressure that could be produced in the air system. The supply hose should contain a fitting that will
provide “quick disconnecting” from the male plug on the tool.
SUPPLY SOURCE:
Use only clean regulated compressed air as a power source for this tool. NEVER USE OXYGEN, COMBUSTIBLE
GASES, OR BOTTLED GASES, AS A POWER SOURCE FOR THIS TOOL AS TOOL MAY EXPLODE.
REGULATOR:
A pressure regulator with an operating pressure of 0 - 125 p.s.i. is required to control the operating pressure for
safe operation of this tool. Do not connect this tool to air pressure which can potentially exceed 200 p.s.i. as tool
may fracture or burst, possibly causing injury.
OPERATING PRESSURE:
Do not exceed recommended maximum operating pressure as tool wear will be greatly increased. The air supply
must be capable of maintaining the operating pressure at the tool. Pressure drops in the air supply can reduce the
tool’s driving power. Refer to “TOOL SPECIFICATIONS” for setting the correct operating pressure for the tool.
FILTER:
Dirt and water in the air supply are major causes of wear in pneumatic tools. A filter will help to get the best
performance and minimum wear from the tool. The filter must have adequate flow capacity for the specific
installation. The filter has to be kept clean to be effective in providing clean compressed air to the tool. Consult
the manufacturer’s instructions on proper maintenance of your filter. A dirty and clogged filter will cause a pressure
drop which will reduce the tool’s performance.
LUBRICATION
Frequent, but not excessive, lubrication is required for best performance. Oil added through the air line connection
will lubricate the internal parts. Use STANLEY-BOSTITCH Air Tool Lubricant, Mobil Velocite #10, or equivalent. Do
not use detergent oil or additives as these lubricants will cause accelerated wear to the seals and bumpers in the
tool, resulting in poor tool performance and frequent tool maintenance.
If no airline lubricator is used, add oil during use into the air fitting on the tool once or twice a day. Only a few
drops of oil at a time is necessary. Too much oil will only collect inside the tool and will be noticeable in the
exhaust cycle.
COLD WEATHER OPERATION:
For cold weather operation, near and below freezing, the moisture in the air line may freeze and prevent tool
operation. We recommend the use of STANLEY-BOSTITCH WINTER FORMULA air tool lubricant or permanent
antifreeze (ethylene glycol) as a cold weather lubricant.
CAUTION: Do not store tools in a cold weather environment to prevent frost or ice formation on the tools
operating valves and mechanisms that could cause tool failure.
NOTE: Some commercial air line drying liquids are harmful to “O”-rings and seals – do not use these low
temperature air dryers without checking compatability.
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T40 TOOL SPECIFICATIONS
All screws and nuts are metric.
TOOL AIR FITTING:
This tool uses a 1/4” N.P.T. male plug. The inside diameter should be .200” (5mm) or larger. The fitting must be
capable of discharging tool air pressure when disconnected from the air supply.
OPERATING PRESSURE:
70 to 100 p.s.i.g. (4.9 to 7.0 kg/cm2). Select the operating pressure within this range for best fastener performance.
DO NOT EXCEED THIS RECOMMENDED OPERATING PRESSURE.
AIR CONSUMPTION:
The T40 requires 2.6 cubic feet per minute (73.6 liters per minute) of free air to operate at the rate of 100 staples
per minute, at 80 p.s.i. (5.6 kg/cm2). Take the actual rate at which the tool will be run to determine the amount of
air required. For instance, if your fastener usage averages 50 staples per minute, you need 50% of the 2.6 c.f.m.
(73.6 liters per minute) which is required to operate the tool at 100 staples per minute.
OPERATION
STANLEY-BOSTITCH OFFERS THREE TYPES OF OPERATION FOR THIS SERIES TOOL
CONTACT TRIP
The common operating procedure on “Contact Trip” tools is for the operator to contact the work to actuate the trip
mechanism while keeping the trigger pulled, thus driving a fastener each time the work is contacted. This will allow
rapid fastener placement on many jobs, such as sheathing, decking and pallet assembly.
All pneumatic tools are subject to recoil when driving fasteners. The tool may bounce, releasing the trip, and if
unintentionally allowed to recontact the work surface with the trigger still actuated (finger still holding trigger pulled)
an unwanted second fastener will be driven.
SEQUENTIAL TRIP
The Sequential Trip requires the operator to hold the tool against the work before pulling the trigger. This makes
accurate fastener placement easier, for instance on framing, toe nailing and crating applications.
The Sequential Trip allows exact fastener location without the possibility of driving a second fastener on recoil, as
described under “Contact Trip”.
The Sequential Trip Tool has a positive safety advantage because it will not accidentally drive a fastener if the tool
is contacted against the work – or anything else – while the operator is holding the trigger pulled.
TRIGGER OPERATED
The Trigger Operated model is cycled by actuation of the trigger only. This model does not have a Contact Arm
and is intended for use only where a Contact Arm CANNOT be used to satisfy the requirements of the application.
The Trigger Operated tool will cycle each time the trigger is actuated.
MODEL IDENTIFICATION:
Refer to Operation Instructions on page 4 before proceeding to use this tool.
CONTACT TRIP
SEQUENTIAL TRIP
TRIGGER OPERATED
Identified by:
Identified by:
Identified by:
BLACK TRIGGER
GRAY TRIGGER
BLACK TRIGGER
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LOADING THE T40M TOOLS
1. Move pusher to rear until latched.
2. Use stick of staples to move cover spring to one
side and drop over core of magazine.
Repeat until magazine is loaded, allowing
enough space for pusher to disengage from
the latch.
3. Depress pusher latch pin with thumb and
allow pusher to slide forward to engage
staples. On narrow crown models pull
pusher back out of notch and allow to slide
forward.
NOTE: Use only staples recommended by Stanley-Bostitch for the T40 Series staplers or staples which meet
Stanley-Bostitch specifications.
FASTENER SPECIFICATIONS
STAPLE SERIES
TOOL MODEL
CROWN
WIRE SIZE
MAXIMUM LEG LENGTH
Wide Crown
S2-16 Ga.
T40S2
1.000 (25mm)
.0625 (1.58mm)
1-1/2” (38mm)
Narrow
Crown
S4-16 Ga.
S5-17 Ga.
SX5035
S5-17 Ga.
T40S4
T40S5
T40SX
T40S5-SF
1/2” (13mm)
7/16” (11mm)
5/32” (4mm)
7/16” (11mm)
.0625 (1.58mm)
.054 (1.37mm)
.050x.035 (1.3x0.89mm)
.054 (1.37mm)
1-1/2” (38mm)
1-1/2” (38mm)
1-1/4” (32mm)
1/2” (13mm)
STAPLE TYPE
• S2 & S4 Staples: 50 staples per stick; 3 sticks per load
• S5 Staples: 56 staples per stick; 3 sticks per load
• SX Staples: 100 staples per stick; 2 sticks per load
• All staples are galvanized finish.
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QUICK RELEASE DOOR
Models T40S2, T40S4, T40S5, and T40SX contain a Quick Release Door feature. The door is designed
to “pop” open if a jam occurs providing easy access for removing a jammed fastener.
! WARNING: ALWAYS DISCONNECT AIR SUPPLY BEFORE CLEARING A JAMMED FASTENER.
If the door does not “pop” open when a jam occurs, it can easily be opened with a screwdriver, as shown in illustration #1.
Use a firm twist on the screwdriver to open the door, see illustration #2.
The door will not open completely if the driver is still down. To open the door completely the driver must be pushed back
into the tool.
The “Quick Release Door” makes cleaning the nose and front portion of the magazine a rapid and easy operation with
a minimum of effort.
To close the door simply press the door firmly against the edge of the work table or suitable stationary object until the two
latch pins snap into a locked position.
CAUTION: Do not use your hands to close the door as injury may occur if skin is pinched between the door and
nose when the latch pins engage.
FIG. 1
FIG. 2
WIDE CROWN NOSE ILLUSTRATED
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CLEANING T40S2 STAPLERS
USED WITH ASPHALT SHINGLES
Tar and dirt may build up on the nose and contact arm. This can prevent
correct operation. Remove any buildup with kerosene, #2 fuel oil or diesel
fuel. Do not immerse the stapler into these solvents beyond the bottom of
the frame to avoid getting the solvent into the drive cylinder.
As an aid in cleaning or to help remove a jam if necessary, the nose may be opened by
inserting a screwdriver into the drive channel and prying to pop open the door.
Dry off the stapler before use. Any oil film left after cleanup will accelerate
the tar buildup, and the stapler will require more frequent re-cleaning.
! WARNING: Do not use gasoline or similar highly flammable liquids to clean the tool.
Vapor in the tool could be ignited by a spark causing the tool to explode.
NOTE: Solvents sprayed on nose to clean and free up the trip may have the opposite effect!
The solvent may soften the tar on the shingles and cause tar buildup to be accelerated. Dry
operation is better, as noted above.
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ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE
BC602
1 pint General Purpose Air-Tool Lubricant.
BC603
1 pint “Winter-Formula” Air-Tool Lubricant.
BC604
1 quart General Purpose Air-Tool Lubricant.
N5583
4mm Hex Wrench for M5 screws.
851487
4mm Hex Wrench, long pattern for M5 screws.
ORK1
O-Ring Kit
BK6
Bumper Kit
T40WBK
Wide Crown Bumper Kit
851325
Loctite #271, 0.5cc packet
N80K2
Remote Cycle Kit
T40K2
Auto Cycle Kit
TVA2
Remote Cycle Kit
104509
Vinyl Siding Kit (T40S4M, T40S5M) to be used on tools only equippped
with the speed trigger (silver stem)STV1
101214
Driver/Piston Assembly (natural) - Standard length
101215
Driver/Piston Assembly (blue) - .050 Longer than standard
101216
Driver/Piston Assembly (red) - .100 Longer than standard
101213
Contact Trip, Special, bend downward
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