Safety Recommendations For The Use Of Flap Discs

- Jul 22, 2018-

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How to handle and store the flap disc?

1:All flap discs are fragile. They should be handled with care.

2:Flap discs should be stored on a flat, rigid surface, avoiding damp and frost or wide variation in temperature.

3:Use the oldest discs (on “first in, first out” basis).

How to fit the flap disc on the machine?

1:Follow carefully the instructions given in the machine handbook. 

2:Never fit a flap disc which is too loose or too tight on the flange. 

3:Align the outer flange correctly

4:Tighten only with the tool supplied with the machine.

5:Ensure the disc is properly gripped to prevent slippage, but do not tighten with excessive force. Never use a hammer. 

6:Keep flanges and screw threads clean and free of burrs and rust.

7:Replace distorted or damaged flanges before fitting the disc.

How to protect yourself?

1:Eye protection ( Glass ) 

2:Ear protection (ear sets)

3:Hand protection (gloves)

4:Lung protection (dust mask, also called respirator)

5:Never remove the protective machine guard and make sure it is properly adjusted to deflect debris away from you.

6:Ensure that no other person is at risk, especially near the machine while working.

How to handle the wheel after use?

1:Before storing the machine or transporting it to another location, always remove the disc and store it as recommended. 

2:Always carefully examine the flap disc for damage or defects, and destroy and discard if damaged. 

3:Do not fit worn out discs on a smaller machine. Destroy them.

4:When disposing of worn out or defective discs, it is recommended to damage them to prevent someone from removing them from waste and re-using them.

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