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Dismantling and Recycling Centre (DRZ)

Katharina Lenz, Vienna / Austria

Health & Safety

Dismantling doesn't include any harmful steps. Nonetheless workers should wear personal protection equipment like gloves, goggles, apron and robust shoes.

Note

This is a general guide for most electric jigsaws. As the construction can differ, the dismantling steps mentioned below can vary in their order. However, the described steps show what parts the removal should focus on.

  1. Cut the power cable. Dispose of the plug separately (mixed waste).
    • Cut the power cable. Dispose of the plug separately (mixed waste).

  2. Unscrew and remove the bearing surface. Unscrew and remove the bearing surface.
    • Unscrew and remove the bearing surface.

  3. Remove the protection shield.
    • Remove the protection shield.

  4. Unscrew and remove the saw blade. Unscrew and remove the saw blade.
    • Unscrew and remove the saw blade.

  5. Unscrew and open the case. Unscrew and open the case. Unscrew and open the case.
    • Unscrew and open the case.

  6. Unscrew the power cable.
    • Unscrew the power cable.

  7. Remove the motor. Remove the motor.
    • Remove the motor.

  8. Remove the pendulum stroke.
    • Remove the pendulum stroke.

  9. Unscrew the motor.
    • Unscrew the motor.

  10. Cut all wires.
    • Cut all wires.

  11. Remove the Printed Wiring Board (PWB) by cutting all connected wires.
    • Remove the Printed Wiring Board (PWB) by cutting all connected wires.

  12. Remove the switch.
    • Remove the switch.

  13. Remove the capacitor. Remove the capacitor.
    • Remove the capacitor.

  14. Cut off wires.
    • Cut off wires.

  15. Separate the remaining materials according to their type and go on with the appropriate data sheet (e.g. aluminium, ferrous metals, plastic, further PWBs, etc.).
    • Separate the remaining materials according to their type and go on with the appropriate data sheet (e.g. aluminium, ferrous metals, plastic, further PWBs, etc.).

    • Make sure the plastic parts are completely free of metal pieces.

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Elisabeth Herbeck

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