Ps:1 Router Safety Safety Exam

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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Router Quizzes & Trivia

This exam will test your knowledge of basic safety procedures for the router. Note: This test is intended for use by members of Pumping Station: One, Chicago, only.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check to see that the power switch is in the off position before connecting the routers power cord to the outlet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You can always assume that the router bit left in the router from a previous user is secure in the routers collet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When changing a router bit, make sure the router power switch is off and the router is unplugged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is okay to use a dull router bit is okay but only when routing soft woods such as pine and balsa?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Push the router bit up into the collet at least 1" or as far as it will go.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Always tighten the collet nut by hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Begin cutting with the router before the motor gets the full speed when starting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The stock you are routing should always be held by hand to avoid infeed vibrations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Always feed the wood with the direction of motor rotation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Allow the router to come to a complete stop before setting it down on the table or workbench.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Always store the router with the bit left in the router chuck collet. This will keep the collet from collapsing during storage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False