RVHS Finishing Machines

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Machine Quizzes & Trivia

This test covers proper procedures for sanding machines, such as: Orbital Sanders, Belt Sanders, Disc Sanders, Spindle Sanders, Stationary belt (horizontal) Sander, etc.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There is very little danger when using these machines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The clearance between the sanding disc and the table should not exceed 1/16 inch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    One must sand small workpieces on the upside of the spinning disc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Small pieces should be held in some type of holding device and not in the hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The belt on the belt sander should be loose so it will not grab wood out of the operator’s hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When sanding thin stock, a push block should be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Federal Safety rules require nip points on belt sanders to be guarded
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If the Sanding Disc becomes loose, one should press the stock on it harder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Adjustments can be made to a closer tolerance when the belt sander is running.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The stock should be moved constantly to keep from burning both the disc and the stock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When using a belt sander, a stop should be used to keep the belt from throwing the stock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Always wear safety glasses when operating the spindle sander
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    It is safe to move your stock in the same direction that the spindle is turning
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Never reach around the spindle when it is spinning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Always choose the largest spindle that will fit the curve that you are sanding
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The work piece should always be flat on the table when sanding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The spindle sander should be used for sanding concave surfaces only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Always use the throat plate that is closest in size to the spindle that you are using
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Never try to change the throat plate when the spindle sander is moving or plugged in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    It is important to hold stock securely, especially when initially coming in contact with the abrasive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Never touch the abrasive with your fingers or hands when the spindle is moving
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    You should never allow the table of the drum sander to “bottom out”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    There is no need to remove excess glue before using the drum sander.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Check sanding strip for high spots, rips/tears, etc. before starting the drum sander.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Make sure to turn off both the sanding drum and the infeed table when finished  using the drum sander. The infeed table is very quiet, and can be easily forgotten and left on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False