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Safety Instructions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When using a sander, do not ________ your work.

    • A.

      Lean too close to

    • B.

      Hold

    • C.

      Move

    • D.

      Check

    Correct Answer
    A. Lean too close to
    Explanation
    When using a sander, it is important not to lean too close to your work. Leaning too close can increase the risk of injury, as the sander may kick back or cause debris to fly towards your face. It is important to maintain a safe distance from the workpiece while using a sander to ensure personal safety.

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  • 2. 

    When sanding, protect your eyes from flying chips and torn abrasive paper by ________.

    • A.

      Wearing regular eye glasses

    • B.

      Wearing approved eye protection

    • C.

      Standing in the operator's position

    • D.

      Standing away from the operator's position

    Correct Answer
    B. Wearing approved eye protection
    Explanation
    The correct answer is wearing approved eye protection. When sanding, there is a risk of flying chips and torn abrasive paper, which can cause injury to the eyes. Regular eye glasses may not provide sufficient protection against these hazards. Therefore, it is important to wear eye protection that is specifically approved for this purpose to ensure the safety of the eyes.

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  • 3. 

    You should not use a sander belt ________.

    • A.

      For plastic materials

    • B.

      That has been used

    • C.

      For long pieces

    • D.

      With torn edges

    Correct Answer
    D. With torn edges
    Explanation
    Using a sander belt with torn edges can be dangerous and ineffective. Torn edges can cause the belt to snag or tear further, leading to potential injury or damage to the material being worked on. Additionally, the torn edges may result in an uneven sanding surface, resulting in an inconsistent finish. It is important to use a sander belt that is in good condition to ensure safe and efficient sanding.

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  • 4. 

    If the belt does not run ________, turn the machine off and report it to the teacher.

    • A.

      On the edge of the rolls

    • B.

      In the center of the rolls

    • C.

      At a fast rate of speed

    • D.

      Perpendicular

    Correct Answer
    B. In the center of the rolls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in the center of the rolls" because if the belt is not running in the center of the rolls, it could cause imbalance or misalignment of the machine. This could potentially lead to damage or accidents. Therefore, it is important to turn off the machine and inform the teacher if the belt is not running in the center of the rolls.

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  • 5. 

    Always keep articles that you are sanding ________.

    • A.

      Incontact with the table

    • B.

      In a water cooler

    • C.

      On a flat place

    • D.

      An inch above the table

    Correct Answer
    A. Incontact with the table
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to keep articles that you are sanding in contact with the table. This is because when sanding, it is important to maintain consistent pressure and contact with the surface being sanded in order to achieve an even and smooth result. If the article being sanded is not in contact with the table, it can lead to uneven sanding and potentially damage the surface.

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  • 6. 

    Do not use sanding belts or discs that are ________.

    • A.

      80 grit or finer

    • B.

      Used on metal

    • C.

      Loaded with pitch and/or warn out

    • D.

      Garnet or silicon carbide

    Correct Answer
    C. Loaded with pitch and/or warn out
    Explanation
    Using sanding belts or discs that are loaded with pitch and/or worn out can lead to ineffective sanding and poor results. When a sanding belt or disc is loaded with pitch, it becomes clogged with debris and loses its ability to effectively remove material. Similarly, using a worn-out sanding belt or disc will result in reduced cutting power and uneven sanding. Therefore, it is important to avoid using sanding belts or discs that are loaded with pitch and/or worn out to ensure optimal sanding performance.

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  • 7. 

    Do not try to shorten the sanding process by pressing hard on your work or holding the sander in one spot for a long time.  This will burn your work or may cause the belts or discs to break and ________.

    • A.

      Become expensive

    • B.

      Cause extra work

    • C.

      Be replaced

    • D.

      Injure you

    Correct Answer
    D. Injure you
    Explanation
    If you try to shorten the sanding process by pressing hard on your work or holding the sander in one spot for a long time, it can cause the belts or discs to break and injure you. This is because the excessive pressure or prolonged contact can cause the sanding tool to malfunction, leading to potential accidents or injuries. It is important to follow proper sanding techniques to ensure safety and prevent damage to both the workpiece and yourself.

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  • 8. 

    Be sure to use only half of the disc moving ________.  If the wrong half is used, the work may be thrown upward.

    • A.

      Upward

    • B.

      Downward

    • C.

      On the right

    • D.

      On the left

    Correct Answer
    B. Downward
    Explanation
    When using only half of the disc to move, it is important to use the correct half to ensure that the work is done properly. If the wrong half is used, the work may be thrown upward instead of being moved downward as intended. Therefore, it is crucial to select the appropriate half of the disc to avoid any undesired upward movement.

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  • 9. 

    Before you turn on the power, check carefully to see that the obressive disc is ________ to the disc and has no loose or torn edges.

    • A.

      Tightly semented

    • B.

      Semented loosely

    • C.

      Trimmed close

    • D.

      Welded

    Correct Answer
    A. Tightly semented
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tightly semented." This means that the oppressive disc should be securely attached to the disc and should not have any loose or torn edges. The term "tightly semented" suggests a strong and secure attachment, ensuring that the oppressive disc will function properly when the power is turned on.

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  • 10. 

    Do not put ________ ontop of the sander. 

    • A.

      Your hand

    • B.

      Pressure

    • C.

      Powercord

    • D.

      Work

    Correct Answer
    B. Pressure
    Explanation
    Putting your hand on top of the sander can be dangerous and may result in injury. The sander is a powerful tool that rotates at high speeds, and placing your hand on it can lead to serious cuts or burns. Therefore, it is important to avoid putting any body part, including your hand, on top of the sander while it is in use.

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  • 11. 

    Be sure the sandpaper ________ covers the sanding pad.

    • A.

      Completely

    • B.

      Partially

    • C.

      Lightly

    • D.

      Loosely

    Correct Answer
    A. Completely
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "completely" because for effective sanding, the sandpaper needs to fully cover the sanding pad. If the sandpaper only partially covers the pad, it may result in uneven sanding or missed spots. Lightly or loosely covering the pad would also not provide the necessary friction for effective sanding. Therefore, the sandpaper should be completely covering the sanding pad to ensure optimal results.

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  • 12. 

    Material less than ________ inches long should not be sanded with a portable belt sander.

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      14

    Correct Answer
    C. 12
    Explanation
    Material less than 12 inches long should not be sanded with a portable belt sander. This is because using a belt sander on small pieces of material can be dangerous and difficult to control. The size of the material is important to ensure stability and prevent accidents while sanding.

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  • 13. 

    When the sander is not in use, ________.  The sander in this position will not travel if accidently turned on.

    • A.

      Set it on the belt

    • B.

      Stand it on its end

    • C.

      Position upright

    • D.

      Lay it on its side

    Correct Answer
    D. Lay it on its side
    Explanation
    When the sander is not in use, laying it on its side is the recommended position. This is because if the sander is accidentally turned on, it will not travel or move if it is lying on its side. This position ensures that the sander remains stable and prevents any potential accidents or damage.

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  • 14. 

    Do not press down on the ________ for faster sanding.  This will overheat the sander and clog the belt

    • A.

      Table

    • B.

      Sander

    • C.

      Project

    • D.

      Surface

    Correct Answer
    B. Sander
    Explanation
    Pressing down on the sander for faster sanding can overheat the sander and clog the belt. This is because applying excessive pressure can cause the sander to work harder and generate more heat, leading to overheating. Additionally, pressing down too hard can also cause the belt to become clogged with sanding debris, reducing its effectiveness. Therefore, it is important to avoid pressing down on the sander to prevent damage and ensure optimal sanding performance.

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  • 15. 

    Use ________ pressure on the spindle when sanding.

    • A.

      Heavy

    • B.

      Light

    • C.

      Downward

    • D.

      Extra

    Correct Answer
    B. Light
    Explanation
    When sanding, it is recommended to use light pressure on the spindle. This is because applying heavy pressure can cause the sandpaper to wear out quickly and may result in uneven sanding. Light pressure allows for better control and prevents damage to the surface being sanded.

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  • 16. 

    Keep all material being sanded ________.

    • A.

      On the table

    • B.

      In your hand

    • C.

      In the tool rack

    • D.

      On the curved edges

    Correct Answer
    A. On the table
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on the table" because when sanding, it is important to keep the material being worked on stable and secure. Placing it on the table provides a flat and steady surface, allowing for better control and precision during the sanding process. Keeping the material on the table also prevents it from moving or slipping, reducing the risk of accidents or damage.

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  • 17. 

    Recieve assistance from ________ when changing spindles.

    • A.

      A friend

    • B.

      Your instructor

    • C.

      Another student

    • D.

      The principal

    Correct Answer
    B. Your instructor
    Explanation
    When changing spindles, it is advisable to receive assistance from your instructor. This is because the instructor is knowledgeable and experienced in this matter and can provide guidance and support during the process. They can ensure that the task is done correctly and safely, minimizing the risk of any accidents or mistakes. Additionally, the instructor can also provide valuable tips and advice to enhance the learning experience and improve one's skills in spindle changing.

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  • 18. 

    Keep hands away from the ________.

    • A.

      Belt drive

    • B.

      Table top

    • C.

      Moving spindle

    • D.

      Power switch

    Correct Answer
    C. Moving spindle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "moving spindle" because it is important to keep hands away from any moving parts to avoid injury. The moving spindle refers to a rotating part of a machine or equipment, and it can be dangerous if hands or fingers get caught in it. Therefore, it is crucial to maintain a safe distance from the moving spindle to ensure personal safety.

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  • 19. 

    Do not attempt to sand ________ and/or circles without assistance from the instructor.

    • A.

      Curved edges

    • B.

      Concave surfaces

    • C.

      Flat surfaces

    • D.

      Internal, enclosed curves

    Correct Answer
    D. Internal, enclosed curves
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because sanding internal, enclosed curves can be challenging without proper guidance or assistance from an instructor. These types of curves often require specialized techniques and tools to ensure a smooth and even finish. Without proper knowledge and support, attempting to sand internal, enclosed curves can result in uneven surfaces or damage to the object being worked on.

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  • 20. 

    Always sand ________ direction of the spindle movement.

    • A.

      In the opposite

    • B.

      In the same

    • C.

      At 90 degree angle from the

    • D.

      In any

    Correct Answer
    A. In the opposite
    Explanation
    When sanding, it is important to always sand in the opposite direction of the spindle movement. This is because sanding in the same direction as the spindle movement can cause the sandpaper to slip and create an uneven finish. Sanding at a 90-degree angle from the spindle movement may not effectively remove material or smooth the surface. Sanding in any direction can also lead to inconsistent results. Therefore, the best practice is to sand in the opposite direction of the spindle movement for optimal sanding results.

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  • 21. 

    Select the proper table insert to fit ________.

    • A.

      A regular sized spindle

    • B.

      The drum diameter

    • C.

      An extra large spindle

    • D.

      The smallest drum diameter

    Correct Answer
    B. The drum diameter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the drum diameter" because when selecting a table insert, it is important to choose one that is suitable for the size of the drum diameter. This ensures that the table insert fits properly and securely, preventing any potential accidents or damage.

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