carpentry 1- pneumatic and fuel-powered tools
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which factor should have the greatest influence over your choice of compressor?
the delivered air rating cfm cubic feet per minute, volume
what is the preferred way to extend the working distance from the power source when using an electric compressor?
recommended not to use an extension cord but to use a longer air hose
which design of portable compressor minimizes tipping?
smaller twin tanks mounted near the bottom
when using your compressor , what should you do daily to keep it in good running order?
drain the condensation which can be milky its normal
when using couplers, how can you ensure that the gun is not left under pressure when disconnected?
the gun will lose pressure when disconnected... nipple is on the gun
why is using bottled gases to power air tools a problem?
they can explode
what causes a fastener to ricochet?
firing a fastener at too great an angle or hitting something hard
under what circumstances would you want to be sure to disconnect the tool from the air supply?
before doing any maintenance or repair
how are air tools prevented from unintentionally firing (2)?
trigger and a nose that must be depressed and some have a double trigger
what are 2 common firing systems for air nailers and staplers?
- 1. bounce/contact
name 3 common systems designed for clearing jammed fasteners.
- 1.flip open nose
- 2.removable nose plate
- 3.magazine release
which type of oil is recommended for use in air tools and compressors?
always use non detergent oil or ones recommended by the manufacturer
what style of magazines are available for air nailers?
strip or coil
what are 2 common power sources for cordless nailers and staplers?
- 1. rechargeable batteries
- 2. fuel cells or combustion engine
what is the purpose of the coating on the fasteners?
the glue helps secure the nails , the heat melts the glue when driven and quickly hardens again
why are most chainsaws equipped with a chain brake?
it prevents injury from kickback by quickly stopping the chain
in addition to protecting yourself from the chain, how should you position the chainsaw to carry it?
with the bar away from you pointing to the rear
why is proper chain tension on a chainsaw so important?
ensures good cutting and long life. loose can come off and to tight binds and over heats
explain the proper method of starting a chainsaw.
place on the ground with your foot in the handle and pull the pull start...NEVER one hand drop start a chainsaw
what causes the most injuries for chainsaw operators?
What would you like to do?
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