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DW745 Heavy-Duty 10" (254 mm) Job Site Table Saw
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MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
INSTRUCTIVO DE OPERACIÓN, CENTROS DE SERVICIO Y PÓLIZA
DE GARANTÍA. ADVERTENCIA: LÉASE ESTE INSTRUCTIVO ANTES
DE USAR EL PRODUCTO.
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SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
General Safety Rules
WARNING: Read all instructions before operating product. Failure to follow all
instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: FOLLOW ALL WIRING CODES and recommended electrical connections
to prevent shock or electrocution.
If saw is of grounded construction, read the following instructions.
DANGER: SHOCK HAZARD. THIS MACHINE MUST BE GROUNDED WHILE IN USE.
SERIOUS INJURY COULD RESULT.
ALL GROUNDED, CORD-CONNECTED MACHINES
In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resis-
tance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This machine is equipped
with an electric cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.
The plug must be plugged into a matching outlet that is properly installed and grounded
in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. Do not modify the plug provided - if
it will not fit the outlet, have the proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. Improper
connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can result in risk of electric shock.
The conductor with insulation having an outer surface that is green with or without yel-
low stripes is the equipment-grounding conductor. If repair or replacement of the electric
cord or plug is necessary, do not connect the equipment-grounding conductor to a live
terminal. Check with a qualified electrician or service personnel if the grounding instruc-
tions are not completely understood, or if in doubt as to whether the machine is properly
grounded. Use only three-wire extension cords that have three-prong grounding type
plugs and matching three-conductor receptacles that accept the machine’s plug, as
shown in Fig. A. Repair or replace damaged or worn cord immediately.
GROUNDED, CORD-CONNECTED MACHINES INTENDED FOR USE ON A SUPPLY
CIRCUIT HAVING A NOMINAL RATING LESS THAN 150 VOLTS
If the machine is intended for use on a circuit that has an outlet that looks like the one
illustrated in Fig. A, the machine will have a grounding plug that looks like the plug illus-
trated in Fig. A. A temporary adapter, which looks like the adapter illustrated in Fig. B,
may be used to connect this plug to a matching two-conductor receptacle as shown in
Fig. B if a properly grounded outlet is not available. The temporary adapter should be
used only until a properly grounded outlet can be installed by a qualified electrician. The
green-colored rigid ear, lug, and the like, extending from the adapter must be connected
to a permanent ground such as a properly grounded outlet box. Whenever the adapter
is used, it must be held in place with a metal screw.
NOTE: In Canada, the use of a temporary adapter is not permitted by the Canadian
DANGER: IN ALL CASES, MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE RECEPTACLE IN QUESTION IS
PROPERLY GROUNDED. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE, HAVE A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN
CHECK THE RECEPTACLE.
If saw is of double-insulated construction, read the following instructions.
Double insulated tools are constructed throughout with two separate
layers of electrical insulation or one double thickness of insulation between
you and the tool’s electrical system. Tools built with this insulation system
are not intended to be grounded. As a result, your tool is equipped with a
two prong plug which permits you to use extension cords without concern
for maintaining a ground connection. Repair or replace damaged or worn
NOTE: Double insulation does not take the place of normal safety precautions when oper-
ating this tool. The insulation system is for added protection against injury resulting from a
possible electrical insulation failure within the tool.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this equipment has a polarized plug (one blade is wider
than the other). This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit
fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to
install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
Important Safety Instructions
• TO REDUCE THE RISK OF KICKBACK AND OTHER INJURIES, KEEP GUARDS IN
PLACE and in working order at all times.
• REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form habit of checking to see that
keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from spindle before turning tool on. Tools,
scrap pieces, and other debris can be thrown at high speed, causing injury.
• KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite accidents.
• DO NOT USE THE MACHINE IN A DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. The use of power
tools in damp or wet locations or in rain can cause shock or electrocution. Keep your
work area well-lit to avoid tripping or placing arms, hands, and fingers in danger.
• KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. All visitors should be kept at a safe distance from work area.
Your shop is a potentially dangerous environment.
Deﬁ nitions: Safety Guidelines
The definitions below describe the level of severity
for each signal word. Please read the manual and pay
attention to these symbols.
DANGER: Indicates an imminently hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or
WARNING: Indicates a potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, could result in death
or serious injury.
CAUTION: Indicates a potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or
CAUTION: Used without the safety alert symbol
indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if
not avoided, may result in property damage.
• MAKE WORKSHOP CHILDPROOF with padlocks, master switches, or by removing
starter keys. The unauthorized start-up of a machine by a child or visitor may result in
• DO NOT FORCE TOOL. It will do the job better and be safer at the rate for which it was
• USE RIGHT TOOL. Don’t force tool or attachment to do a job for which it was not
designed. Using the incorrect tool or attachment may result in personal injury.
• USE PROPER EXTENSION CORD. Make sure your extension cord is in good condi-
tion. If your product is equipped with a cord set, use only three-wire extension cords
that have three-prong grounding-type plugs and three-pole receptacles that accept the
tool’s plug. When using an extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry
the current your product will draw. An undersized cord will cause a drop in line voltage
resulting in loss of power and overheating. The following table shows the correct size to
use depending on cord length and nameplate ampere rating. If in doubt, use the next
heavier gauge. The smaller the gauge number, the heavier the cord.
MINIMUM GAUGE FOR CORD SETS
Volts Total Length of Cord in Feet
120V 0-25 26-50 51-100 101-150
240V 0-50 51-100 101-200 201-300
More Not more AWG
0 - 6 18 16 16 14
6 - 10 18 16 14 12
10 - 12 16 16 14 12
12 - 16 14 12 Not Recommended
• WEAR PROPER APPAREL. No loose clothing, gloves, neckties, rings, bracelets, or
other jewelry to get caught in moving parts. Non-slip footwear is recommended. Wear
protective hair covering to contain long hair. Air vents may cover moving parts and
should also be avoided.
• ALWAYS USE SAFETY GLASSES. Everyday eyeglasses are NOT safety glasses.
Also use face or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty. ALWAYS wear certified safety
• ANSI Z87.1 eye protection (CAN/CSA Z94.3)
• ANSI S12.6 (S3.19) hearing protection
• NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA respiratory protection.
• DO NOT OVERREACH. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. Loss of balance
may cause personal injury.
• MAINTAIN TOOLS WITH CARE. Keep blades sharp and clean for best and safest
performance. Follow instructions for lubricating and changing accessories. Poorly
maintained blades and machines can further damage the blade or machine and/or
• TURN THE MACHINE “OFF”, AND DISCONNECT THE MACHINE FROM THE
POWER SOURCE before installing or removing accessories, before adjusting or
changing set-ups, when making repairs or changing locations. Do not touch the plug’s
metal prongs when unplugging or plugging in the cord. An accidental start-up can cause
• REDUCE THE RISK OF UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Make sure that the switch is
in the “OFF” position before plugging in the power cord. In the event of a power failure,
move the switch to the “OFF” position. An accidental start-up can cause injury.
• USE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES. Use only accessories that are recommended
by the manufacturer for your model. Accessories that may be suitable for one tool may
be hazardous when used on another tool. Consult the instruction manual for recom-
mended accessories. The use of improper accessories may cause risk of injury to
• NEVER STAND ON TOOL. Serious injury could occur if the tool is tipped or if the cut-
ting tool is unintentionally contacted.
• CHECK FOR DAMAGED PARTS. Before further use of the tool, a guard or other part
that is damaged should be carefully checked to determine that it will operate properly
and perform its intended function—check for alignment of moving parts, binding of
moving parts, breakage of parts, mounting and any other conditions that may affect
its operation. A guard or other part that is damaged should be properly repaired or
replaced. Do not use tool if switch does not turn it on and off. Damaged parts can cause
further damage to the machine and/or personal injury.
• DIRECTION OF FEED. Feed work into a blade or cutter against the direction of rotation
of the blade or cutter only.
• NEVER LEAVE TOOL RUNNING UNATTENDED. TURN POWER OFF. Don’t leave
tool until it comes to a complete stop. Serious injury can result.
• DO NOT OPERATE ELECTRIC TOOLS NEAR FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS OR IN
GASEOUS OR EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES. Motors and switches in these tools may
spark and ignite fumes.
• STAY ALERT, WATCH WHAT YOU ARE DOING, AND USE COMMON SENSE. DO
NOT USE THE MACHINE WHEN YOU ARE TIRED OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE
OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL, OR MEDICATION. A moment of inattention while operating
power tools may result in serious injury.
• DO NOT ALLOW FAMILIARITY (gained from frequent use of your saw) TO
REPLACE SAFETY RULES. Always remember that a careless fraction of a second is
sufficient to inflict severe injury.
Additional Safety Rules for Table Saws
WARNING: ALWAYS USE SAFETY GLASSES. Everyday eyeglasses are NOT safety
glasses. Also use face or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty. All users and bystanders
MUST ALWAYS wear certified safety equipment:
• ANSI Z87.1 eye protection (CAN/CSA Z94.3),
• ANSI S12.6 (S3.19) hearing protection,
• NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA respiratory protection.
• AVOID AWKWARD POSITIONS, where a sudden slip could cause a hand to move into
a saw blade.
• NEVER REACH IN BACK OF, OR AROUND, THE CUTTING TOOL with either hand
to hold down the work piece.
• KEEP ARMS, HANDS AND FINGERS AWAY from the blade to prevent serious injury.
• USE A PUSH STICK OR PUSH BLOCK THAT IS APPROPRIATE TO THE APPLICA-
TION TO PUSH WORK PIECES THROUGH THE SAW. A push stick is a wooden or
non-metallic stick, usually homemade, that should be used whenever the size or shape
of the work piece would cause you to place your hands within six inches of the blade.
Use hold-downs, jigs, fixtures or feather boards to help guide and control the
work piece when the guard cannot be used. Use saw-blade guard and splitter for
every operation for which it can be used, including all through sawing.
• DO NOT PERFORM RIPPING, CROSSCUTTING OR ANY OTHER OPERATION
• NEVER reach around or over saw blade.
• STABILITY. Make sure the table saw is firmly mounted to a secure surface before use
and does not move.
• NEVER CUT FERROUS METALS (those with any iron or steel content), CEMENT
BOARD OR MASONRY. Certain man-made materials have special instructions for
cutting on table saws. Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations at all times.
Damage to the saw and personal injury may result.
• THE PROPER THROAT PLATE MUST BE IN PLACE AT ALL TIMES to reduce the
risk of a thrown work piece and possible injury.
• USE THE CORRECT SAW BLADE FOR THE INTENDED OPERATION. The blade
must rotate toward the front of the saw. Always tighten the blade arbor nut securely.
Before use, inspect the blade for cracks or missing teeth. Do not use a damaged
• NEVER ATTEMPT TO FREE A STALLED SAW BLADE WITHOUT FIRST TURNING
THE MACHINE OFF AND DISCONNECTING THE SAW FROM THE POWER
SOURCE. If a work piece or cut-off piece becomes trapped inside the guard, turn saw
off and wait for blade to stop before lifting the guard and removing the piece.
• NEVER START THE MACHINE with the work piece against the blade to reduce the risk
of a thrown work piece and personal injury.
• NEVER run the work piece between the fence and a molding cutterhead to reduce the
risk of a thrown work piece and personal injury.
• NEVER have any part of your body in line with the path of the saw blade. Personal
injury will occur.
• NEVER PERFORM LAYOUT, ASSEMBLY OR SET-UP WORK on the table/work area
when the machine is running. A sudden slip could cause a hand to move into the blade.
Severe injury can result.
• CLEAN THE TABLE/WORK AREA BEFORE LEAVING THE MACHINE. Lock
the switch in the “OFF” position and disconnect from the power source to prevent
• DO NOT leave a long board (or other work piece) unsupported so the spring of
the board causes it to shift on the table resulting in loss of control and possible
injury. Provide proper support for the work piece, based on its size and the type of
operation to be performed. Hold the work firmly against the fence and down against the
• DO NOT OPERATE THIS MACHINE until it is completely assembled and installed
according to the instructions. A machine incorrectly assembled can cause serious
• OBTAIN ADVICE from your supervisor, instructor, or another qualified person if you are
not thoroughly familiar with the operation of this machine. Knowledge is safety.
• ADDITIONAL INFORMATION regarding the safe and proper operation of power
tools (i.e., a safety video) is available from the Power Tool Institute, 1300 Sumner
Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2851 (www.powertoolinstitute.com). Information is also
available from the National Safety Council, 1121 Spring Lake Drive, Itasca, IL 60143-
3201. Please refer to the American National Standards Institute ANSI 01.1 Safety
Requirements for Woodworking Machines and the U.S. Department of Labor OSHA
TERMS: THE FOLLOWING TERMS WILL BE USED THROUGHOUT THE MANUAL
AND YOU SHOULD BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THEM.
• Through-sawing refers to any cut that completely severs the work piece.
• Push Stick refers to a wooden stick, usually homemade, that is used to push small
work piece through the saw and keeps the operator’s hands clear of the blade.
• Kickback occurs when the saw blade binds in the cut and violently thrusts the work
piece back toward the operator.
• Freehand refers to cutting without the use of a miter gauge or rip fence or any other
means of guiding or holding the work piece other than the operator’s hand.
SAW BLADE GUARD AND SPLITTER
Your table saw is equipped with a blade guard and splitter assembly that covers the blade
and prevents accidental contact. The splitter is a flat plate that fits into the cut made by the
saw blade and effectively fights kickback by lessening the tendency of the blade to bind
in the cut. The splitter can only be used when making through cuts that sever the wood.
When making rabbets and other cuts that make less than through cuts, the blade guard
and splitter assembly must be removed from the saw. Two anti-kickback pawls are located
on the sides of the splitter that allow the wood to pass through the blade in the cutting
direction but lock it if it tries to move backwards toward the operator.
MAKING A PUSH STICK (Inside Back Cover)
• In order to operate your table saw safely you must use a push stick whenever the size
or shape of the work piece would cause your hands to be within 6" (152 mm) of the saw
blade or other cutter. A push stick is included with this saw.
• No special wood is needed to make additional push-sticks as long as it’s sturdy and
long enough. A length of 12" (305 mm) is recommended with a notch that fits against
the edge of the work piece to prevent slipping. It’s a good idea to have several push
sticks of the same length [12" (305 mm)] with different size notches for different work
• See the inside back cover for a picture of a push stick. The shape can vary to suit your
own needs as long as it performs its intended function of keeping your hands away from
How to Avoid Them and Protect Yourself from Possible Injury
a. Be certain that the rip fence is parallel to the saw blade.
b. Do not rip by applying the feed force to the section of the work piece that will become
the cut-off (free) piece. Feed force when ripping should always be applied between the
saw blade and the fence; use a push stick for short work, 6" (152 mm) wide or less. For
less than 2" (51 mm) wide, you must use a special fixture.
c. Keep saw blade guard, splitter and anti-kickback teeth in place and operating properly.
Keep teeth sharp. If teeth are not operational, return your unit to the nearest authorized
EWALT service center for repair. The splitter must be in alignment with the saw blade
and the teeth must stop a kickback once it has started. Check their action before ripping
by pushing the wood under the anti-kickback teeth. The teeth must prevent the wood
from being pulled toward the front of the saw.
d. Plastic and composition (like hardboard) materials may be cut on your saw. However,
since these are usually quite hard and slippery, the anti-kickback pawls may not stop
a kickback. Therefore, be especially attentive to following proper set up and cutting
procedures for ripping.
e. Use saw blade guard and splitter for every operation for which it can be used, including
f. Push the work piece past the saw blade prior to release.
g. NEVER rip a work piece that is twisted or warped, or does not have a straight edge to
guide along the fence.
h. Use featherboards when the anti-kickback device or the guard and splitter cannot be
i. NEVER saw a large work piece that cannot be controlled.
j. NEVER use the fence as a guide or length stop when crosscutting.
k. NEVER saw a work piece with loose knots, flaws, nails or other foreign objects.
l. NEVER rip a work piece shorter than 10".
WARNING: Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other
construction activities contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer,
birth defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are:
been damaged during shipping. If any parts are missing or damaged, contact your dealer to
replace them before attempting to assemble the tool.
Refer to Figure 2 for the loose items and hardware included with the saw:
1. Rip fence
2. Arbor wrench and spindle wrench (attached to saw base)
3. Blade guard
4. Miter gauge
5. Push stick (attached to saw base)
6. Extra guard shims
FEATURES (Fig. 3, 4)
Examine Figures 3 and 4 to become familiar with the saw and its various parts. The
following sections on assembly and adjustments will refer to these terms and you must know
what and where the parts are.
A. Table J. Bevel lock lever
B. Miter gauge K. ON/OFF switch
C. Blade L. Rip fence indicator
D. Blade guard M. Adjustable feet
E. Fence N. Mounting holes
F. Fence rails O. Cord wrap
G. Rip fence front latch P. Handle
H. Fine adjustment knob Q. Anti-kickback teeth
I. Blade height adjustment wheel
R. Rip fence rear latch
V. Arbor wrench, spindle wrench
S. Dust collection port W. Rail lock lever
T. Dust shroud
U. Push stick
• lead from lead-based paints,
• crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber (CCA).
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of work.
To reduce your exposure to these chemicals: work in a well-ventilated area, and work with
approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter
out microscopic particles.
• Avoid prolonged contact with dust from power sanding, sawing, grinding,
drilling, and other construction activities. Wear protective clothing and wash
exposed areas with soap and water. Allowing dust to get into your mouth, eyes, or
lay on the skin may promote absorption of harmful chemicals.
WARNING: Use of this tool can generate and/or disburse dust, which may cause
serious and permanent respiratory or other injury. Always use NIOSH/OSHA approved
respiratory protection appropriate for the dust exposure. Direct particles away from face
and body. Always operate tool in well-ventilated area and provide for proper dust removal.
Use dust collection system wherever possible.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE USE
Miter Angle 60° L and R
Bevel Angle 0° to 45° L
Blade Size 10" (254 mm)
Max. Cut Depth 0° Bevel 3-1/8" (79 mm)
Max. Cut Depth 45° Bevel 2-1/4" (57 mm)
RPM, no load 3850
FIG. 1 FIG. 2
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, do not connect the machine to the power source
until the machine is completely assembled and you read and understand the entire
Open the box and slide the saw out, as shown in Figure 1. Carefully unpack the table saw
and all loose items from the carton. Examine all parts to make sure that parts have not