Rawlinson Belt

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Rawlinson Belt

Belt disc sander safety rules quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What must you have completed before operating the belt/ disc sander?
    • A. 

      Permission from instructor

    • B. 

      Safety Glasses

    • C. 

      100% on safety exam

    • D. 

      Apron

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      All of the above except apron. Apron is optional

  • 2. 
    The stock you are working with must be firmly on the _____ as you are sanding.
    • A. 

      Hand

    • B. 

      Fence

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Top

  • 3. 
    It is safe to sand on either side of the disc on the belt/disc sander.
    • A. 

      True. It is OK to sand on any side of the disc or belt.

    • B. 

      False. You may not sand on the downward side of the disc.

    • C. 

      True. The sander it completely safe and you need not worry about danger.

    • D. 

      False. Sanding on the upward side of the disc can cause the piece to be lifted violently.

  • 4. 
    Always keep fingers at least 2" away from the belt or disc when sanding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    It is OK to sand 1/4" off of the stock to get to the correct dimension.
    • A. 

      False! The sander should never be used for shaping or removing alot of material

    • B. 

      True! The sander is a good choice for removing material quickly

  • 6. 
    It is fun and educational to create objects like pointy sticks and knife shapes on the sander.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False! This is a referrable offense. You will be sent to the school officer for this

  • 7. 
    The more pressure you put on the wood against the sandpaper the faster and better it removes the material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The sander can easily sand the end of your fingers if you are pushing too hard against the sandpaper or you are not paying attention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is safe to use the belt/disc sander when the abrasive belt or disc is torn or damaged
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You should sand all of the line off when using the belt/disc sander.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The belt/disc sander should be stopped with a piece of scrap wood after turning it off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When sanding very short pieces you must
    • A. 

      Be extra careful

    • B. 

      Use a clamp to hold the piece so that your fingers do not get close to the abrasive

    • C. 

      Go slow

  • 13. 
    Only light pressure weight on the sander belt/disk is adequate for most jobs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False