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Forum topic by Rohiem posted 02-19-2016 01:58 PM 384 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Rohiem

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02-19-2016 01:58 PM

Hello everybody .
I’m an maintenance engineer in a wood workshop .
A lot of two of our workers wounded from TF 130 nova .
I just wanna to know if there is a way to protect my workers .
the both workers had there fingers cut after the wood broke up


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Sundowner

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#1 posted 02-19-2016 02:03 PM

what is that? a shaper/moulderr?
have you considered a power feeder or a sliding table attachment to keep the fingers away from the sharp bits?
why is your wood breaking up? are you cutting up knotty stock or poor grade lumber?

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Brian

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#2 posted 02-19-2016 02:08 PM

I would assume you are using a power feeder on a machine that beasty.

I second Sundowner, my first question is about the wood.

-- “Always take a banana to a party, bananas are good!” - Tenth Doctor

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Jim Finn

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#3 posted 02-19-2016 02:36 PM

Train your workers better.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 02-19-2016 02:51 PM

Welcome to LJs
All of the above, plus inspect you wood for defects,install guards,make sure your cutters are sharp,slow down your feed rate.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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