Air motors are used in a variety of hand powered tools and machines. While the motors aren’t dangerous, it’s important to use them properly to ensure safety of each person who uses the tools or machine. Keep the safety tips below in mind to ensure that your tools provide maximum enjoyment and lifetime for your use.
Inspect the Tool
Inspecting your tools before each use takes a matter of seconds. It is an easy way to prevent many problems that would otherwise affect the tools or the safety of yourself and others in the area where the tool is being used.
Read the Owner’s Manual
Every power tool includes an owner’s manual. Read the owner’s manual from front to back and adhere to the information. When you follow the information and recommendations in this guide, you’ll enjoy maximum lifetime with the tool.
Help When Things go Wrong
Sometimes the motor in our power tools wear out. Some people toss their tools and buy them new when this happens. But if you own brand name, expensive power tools, you may find it a cheaper alternative to buy a gast air motor rebuild kit and repair the problem instead. Many people see these kits and it may benefit your needs as well.
Make sure the new motor is replaced correctly. Improper installation is the best way to cause big trouble. If you’re unsure of your ability to make the repair, hire someone that has the expertise to handle the job.
Using power tools makes it easy to complete a variety of jobs around the home and business with ease. But, things can go wrong with the motor in the power tool. Avoid risks and follow the tips above to use your power tools safely.