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6.10 Horizontal Mortiser

Considerations

  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • Stock is supported as necessary.
  • Proper stance and hand position are demonstrated.
  • Demonstrates appropriate feed rate to control cutter movement and waste removal.
  • Stock is held securely against fence or fixture.
  • Clears machine and cleans work area after operation.
  • Required OSHA approved personal protective equipment is worn.
  • Lock-out/Tag-out procedure is in place and followed.
  • Process is completed in a timely manner.

Pre-Operation Checklist

Level 1

Performance Standard -
  • Verifies tool is properly guarded.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and proper use of all machine specific controls.
  • Verifies cutting tools are secure and free of defects.
  • Verifies table is free of defects and clean.
  • Verifies jigs and/or fixtures are secure and operating effectively.
  • Verifies hold-downs are positioned correctly and function properly.
  • Verifies dust collection is positioned for effective chip removal.

Level 2

Performance Standard -
  • Installs cutting tools and verifies cutter rotation.
  • Installs and properly adjusts required jigs, fixtures and/or stops.
  • Verifies depth stops and table angle are set to specified dimension(s).
  • Verifies fences are set with appropriate clearance to cutter head.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.

6.10.1 - Mortise To Specified Location and Depth

Level 1

Given stock marked for single mortise, machine set up to work with cutter installed, fence, location, and depth stops set, create a slot mortise at the proper location to specified depth.
Performance Standard -
  • Material is mortised to proper depth, width and length ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"].
  • Material is mortised in proper position ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"].
  • Mortise is free of chip-out at entry point.
  • Sides of mortise are smooth and free of burn marks.

Level 2

Given a layout and stock ready to be mortised, set up and adjust machine to mortise in the proper position to specified depth.
Performance Standard - .
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.

6.10.2 - Mortise Completely Through Material

Level 1

Given stock marked for single mortise hole to be drilled, machine set up to work with bit installed, fence, location, and depth stops set, drill hole in proper position.
Performance Standard -
  • Mortise is located in proper position ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"].
  • Mortise is free of chip-out at entry and exit points.
  • Sides of mortise are smooth and free of burn marks.

Level 2

Given stock marked for hole(s) to be drilled, set up and adjust machine, drill hole(s) in proper position.
Performance Standard -
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.