Plunge Base Router Lab Report

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INTRODUCTION A plunge base router is designed pretty simple but extremely useful. Before you start using with a plunge base router, you have to being familiar with the unique features. With a plunge base router you can turn on the motor and the lower the spinning bit straight down into the work piece or plunge with complete control. So, you can plunge the bit into surface of your work piece without worry. Besides that, on a plunge base router the bit can be locked in the router the plunge in and out of the material. The motor rises back into position when downward pressure is released, raising the router bit above the base. Attached to a collect, the motor connect much like a hand drill. It come in two sizes, which is in 8mm and 12mm in metric…show more content…
1. When installed, it can be gently lower the motor until the level surface to be sitting on. This is the called as “zero” position. 2. Rotate the depth stop turret until lower that will be aligned with the depth rod. Loosen the depth indicator knob and lower the depth rod until contacts the turret. Then, slide the depth indicator until the red line indicates. 3. To set up the cutting depth, slide the depth rod up until the red depth indicator line and secure the position. 4. The desired depth of cut may achieved by contacts the selected by stopping on the turret. • When making deep cutters, started to cut it with highest step on the depth turret, after cutting it, rotate the depth progressively until the final depth is reached. To be certain that your depth is correct, make test cuts before beginning the final cutting operation. Fine Adjustment The fine adjustment system is allowing the router bit for superior routing accuracy. Each of the fine adjustment has four tick marks that are larger than the other to indicate a complete revolution. A reference indicator line are built into the depth rod. To use it, once the depth rod and turret have be set and can be check

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