- Do not operate the vacuum
forming machine unless you are trained and authorized to do
- Keep long hair, loose clothing,
ties, scarves, etc., away from sources of entanglement.
- Always make sure the work
area is clear of all people and things that could be crushed. Never activate the machine when you or anyone
else has any part of his body underneath or in contact with
the machine. Always step
away from the table before pushing any buttons.
- Always leave the machine
in the "down" position when not in use.
- The heaters, frame and table
surfaces are VERY HOT! Use
extreme care to avoid being burned.
- Beware of pinch points between
the frame and the table. Hands
and fingers could be crushed.
- Familiarize yourself with
the location and operation of the Emergency Shutoff button and
use it when necessary.
- IF THE STYRENE CATCHES FIRE:
turn the heaters off immediately and put out the fire (see Fire
- Never attempt to repair
or make any adjustments to the machine without making sure the
power is off. (See Lockout/Tagout)