Shrinker® Use Recommendations
Safe usage of Shrinker® holders
This provides various safety information and warnings to help you use the Shrinker® tool holder correctly for your own personal safety and the safety of others. It also helps you to avoid hazardous conditions and property damage. Always error on the side of caution and never ever take a short cut in safety procedures.
Always attach cutting tools properly as failure to do so may lead to serious personnel injury and property damage.
Always mount the Shrinker® holder properly to the spindle as failure to do so can lead to serious personnel injury and property damage. Follow the machine manufacturers instruction manual and directions for proper installation.
If anything unusual is noted, turn off the machine immediately and correct the underlying problem(s).
Never modify a Shrinker® tool holder.
Do not touch any cutting tools with bare hands, as injury will result. Always wear protective gloves.
Never touch a heated holder with bare hands. Always wear protective thermal heat resistant gloves. Remember after continuous operation the end mill and the holder are hotter and can burn you.
Never touch a rotating Shrinker® holder or cutting tool as severe injury will result. Always wait until the tool and holder have come to a complete stop.
Always wear protective approved safety goggles to protect your eyes.
Keep your hands away from any pressurized coolant as severe damage can result.
Never use a holder until it has cooled down to room temperature.
Never place a heated tool near flammable materials.
Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry around operating machines as they can get caught and cause severe injury to the individual.
Only use Shrinker® products that have cooling channels or a vent hole to release any pressure.
Always do routine maintenance and safety checks on all machines and equipment. Never use any equipment that appears to be damaged.
Always follow all company safety rules and procedures.