This page has been edited 28 times. The last modification was made by - gheuer gheuer on May 20, 2015 8:01 am GMT


7.3 Oscillating Spindle Sander

Considerations

  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • Steel mandrel is correctly installed in the spindle collet or socket.
  • Rubber cylinder, if used, has no defects before installing sandpaper sleeve.
  • Abrasive sleeve is correctly installed on the mandrel.
  • Abrasive sleeve has no defects such as tears, holes, or foreign material build up.
  • Table insert is correct size for the mandrel being used.
  • Operator uses proper pressure and speed to sand part.
  • 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

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and proper use of all machine specific controls.
  • Verifies table is at correct height/angle and locked
  • Verifies that correct size table insert is installed
  • Verifies work area is clean, organized and free from hazards

Level 2

  • Cleans abrasives and installs new abrasives when necessary
  • Adjusts table height (if equipped) to utilize fresh belt surface
  • Adjusts table angle
  • Selects and installs proper size mandrel and table insert
  • Selects & installs proper abrasive type and grit
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard

7.3.1 - Sand a Curved Contour

Level 1

Given an Oscillating Spindle Sander set up with the proper abrasive sleeve and with the table surface set to the proper angle, sand a curved contour traced from a template.
Performance Standard
  • Selects proper part/edge to be sanded
  • Surface of edge follows shape of contour within +.015"/-0" of layout
  • Surface of edge free of burn marks
  • Surface of edge free of "dips" or "divots"

Level 2

Given an Oscillating Spindle Sander install the proper abrasive sleeve and set the table surface to the proper angle. Sand a curved contour traced from a template.
Performance Standard
  • Checks machine for proper operating condition
  • Performs routine maintenance
  • Meets Level 1 Performance Standard

7.3.2 - Sand a Straight Edge with the aid of a fence

Level 1

Given an Oscillating Spindle Sander set up with proper abrasive sleeve, with the table set to proper angle, and equipped with a straight edge fence set up in relation to abrasive drum surface, sand a straight edge on rough cut material.
Performance Standard -
  • Selects proper part to be sanded
  • Surface of edge has all defects removed
  • Edge is straight and within +.015"/-0" of layout
  • Surface of edge free of burn marks
  • Surface of edge free of "dips" or "divots"
  • Material is sanded at proper angle

Level 2

Given an Oscillating Spindle Sander and material for sanding, set up sander with a fence, and sand a straight edge on workpiece, with the spindle at 90 degrees.
Performance Standard -
  • Install fence for straight sanding
  • Checks machine for proper operating condition
  • Performs routine maintenance
  • Meets Level 1 Performance Standard