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Drill Press Safety Test

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Safety glasses must be worn at all times in the lab.
 

 2. 

Never start a conversation with a person operating the drill press.
 

 3. 

Only one person can operate a machine at a time. It is acceptable to help someone set up a machine and then allow them to operate.
 

 4. 

Once the drill bit is inserted into the chuck the chuck key should be returned to its proper location and never left inserted in the chuck
 

 5. 

The depth stop should be adjusted while operating the drill press
 

 6. 

Reach for stock if it is caught and spinning in the drill press.
 

 7. 

Stock should always be placed to the right side of the tilting table
 

 8. 

Holes should be center punched prior to drilling.
 

 9. 

Stock should be securely clamped to the left side of the tilting table to avoid accidents, do not hold the stock to the table, always use a clamp
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 10. 

The on and off switch is responsible for?
a.
Turning the drill press on and off
c.
Adjusting the table height.
b.
Setting the desired depth of the cut.
d.
Inserting and removing drill bits from the chuck.
 

 11. 

The depth stop is responsible for?
a.
Turning the drill press on and off.
c.
Adjusting the height of the table
b.
Adjusting the depth of the cut.
d.
Inserting and removing drill bits from the chuck
 

 12. 

The feed wheel is responsible for?
a.
Turning the drill press on and off.
c.
Raising and lowering the chuck and drill bit
b.
Adjusting the depth of the cut
d.
Raising and lowering the height of the table
 

 13. 

The chuck is responsible for?
a.
Securing the drill bit.
c.
Securing the height of the table.
b.
Securing the depth of the cut.
d.
Turning the drill press on and off.
 

 14. 

The tilting table is responsible for?
a.
Securing the drill bit
c.
Adjustin the height of the table.
b.
Providing a horizontal surface to clamp stock.
d.
Providing  a surface for the drill bit to be inserted into.
 

 15. 

The table height handle is responsible for?
a.
Turning the drill press on and off.
c.
Adjusting the depth of the cut.
b.
Adjusting the height of the tilting table
d.
Securing the drill bit
 

 16. 

The column/stem is responsible for?
a.
Providing a horizontal surface for stock to be clamped to.
c.
Supporting the drill press.
b.
Creating a path for the tilting table to move upon.
d.
Inserting and removing the drill bit.
 

 17. 

The Base is responsible for?
a.
Supporting the drill press.
c.
Inserting and remove drill bits.
b.
Providing a path for the tilting table to move upon.
d.
Adjusting the height of the tilting table.
                 
 

 18. 

The chuck key is responsible for?
a.
Supporting the drill press.
c.
Adjusting the height of the tilting table.
b.
Inserting and removing the drill bits from the chuck
d.
Adjusting the depth of the cut
 

Matching
 
 
Rank the order of operations for the Drill Press
a.
1
f.
6
b.
2
g.
7
c.
3
h.
8
d.
4
i.
9
e.
5
 

 19. 

Adjust table to desired height
 

 20. 

Remove chuck key from chuck
 

 21. 

Gather and place scrap stock under stock to be drilled on theleft side of the table and line up drill bit with center punched hole
 

 22. 

Turn feed whell to drill the desired hole
 

 23. 

Make sure all guards are in place and operating correctly and then center puch hole to be drilled.
 

 24. 

Clamp stock to the table
 

 25. 

Turn drill press on
 

 26. 

Insert drill bit into chuck using chuck key.
 

 27. 

Remove stock from drill press after machine has come to a complete stop
 
 
Match the parts of the Drill Press with the appropriate letter.
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a.
A
f.
F
b.
B
g.
G
c.
C
h.
H
d.
D
i.
I
e.
E
 

 28. 

ON/OFF SWITCH
 

 29. 

TILTING TABLE
 

 30. 

STEM
 

 31. 

BASE
 

 32. 

CHUCK
 

 33. 

CHUCK KEY
 

 34. 

FEED WHEEL
 

 35. 

DEPTH STOP
 

 36. 

TABLE HEIGHT HANDLE
 



 
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