We declare under our sole responsibility: These
sanders, identified by type and serial number *1),
comply with all relevant requirements of the
directives *2) and standards *3). Technical file at *4)
- see page 3.
The machine is suitable for dry sanding of flat and
elliptical surfaces, wood, plastics, non-ferrous
metals, sheet metal and similar filled and painted
The user bears sole responsibility for any damage
caused by unspecified use.
Generally accepted accident prevention
regulations and the enclosed safety information
must be observed.
For your own protection and for the
protection of your electrical tool, pay
attention to all parts of the text that are
marked with this symbol!
WARNING – Reading the operating instruc-
tions will reduce the risk of injury.
WARNING Read all safety warnings and
instructions. Failure to follow all safety warn-
ings and instructions may result in electric shock,
fire and/or serious injury.
Keep all safety instructions and information for
Pass on your electrical tool only together with these
Pull the plug out of the plug socket before any
adjustments or servicing are performed.
Wear hearing protection when working for a
longer period of time. High noise levels over a
prolonged period of time may affect your hearing.
Materials that generate dusts or vapours that may
be harmful to health (e.g. asbestos) must not be
Dust from material such as paint containing lead,
some wood species, minerals and metal may be
harmful. Contact with or inhalation of the dust may
cause allergic reactions and/or respiratory diseases
to the operator or bystanders.
Certain kinds of dust are classified as carcinogenic
such as oak and beech dust especially in
conjunction with additives for wood conditioning
(chromate, wood preservative). Material containing
asbestos must only be treated by specialists.
- Use a dust extractor or the dust collection box
- To achieve a high level of dust collection, use a
suitable Metabo vacuum cleaner together with this
- The work place must be well ventilated.
- The use of a dust mask of filter class P2 is
Follow national requirements for the materials you
want to work with.
See page 2.
1 Sanding plate
2 Clamping element
4 Lock button
5 Ejection nozzle
6 Sealing cap*
7 Dust collection box*
8 Cleaning flap*
9 Sanding dust filter*
Before plugging in check to see that the rated
mains voltage and mains frequency, as stated
on the rating label, match with your power supply.
6.1 Installation of sanding disc
Fold up both clamping elements (2). Clamp the
sanding disc to a clamping element. Pull it tightly
over the sanding plate (1) and clamp to the other
7.1 Switching on and off
To start the machine, press the trigger (3).
For continuous operation the trigger can be locked
with the lock button (4). To stop the machine,
press the trigger again.
7.2 Dust Extraction
For optimum dust extraction:
Ensure that the holes on the sanding disc are
aligned with the sanding plate extraction holes.
Own extraction system:
The dust collection box (7) (Supplied equipment SR
10-23 Intec) is available for the SR 10-23,
SR 20-23 as an accessory.
SR 10-23 Intec: Remove dust collection box (7)
towards the back.
SR 10-23, SR 20-23: Remove sealing cap (6).
An extraction device can be connected to the
ejection nozzle (5). Use a suction hose with a
35 mm connector diameter.
1. Declaration of Conformity
2. Specified Use
3. General Safety Information
4. Special Safety Instructions
6. Initial Operation
Note: When sanding abrasive material (e.g. plaster,
etc.) we recommend connecting a suitable dust
Emptying dust collection box (SR 10-23 Intec):
Open cleaning flap (8). Empty dust collection box
(7). Remove sanding dust filter (9) and knock off
dust stuck to filter or remove with brush.
During insertion: Ensure that sanding dust filter is
inserted into lateral guides.
Clean the machine regularly. This includes
vacuum cleaning the ventilation louvres on the
Use only genuine Metabo accessories.
Use only accessories which fulfil the requirements
and specifications listed in these operating instruc-
For complete range of accessories, see
www.metabo.com or the main catalogue.
Repairs to electrical tools must be carried out
by qualified electricians ONLY!
If you have Metabo electrical tools that require
repairs, please contact your Metabo service centre.
For addresses see www.metabo.com.
You can download spare parts lists from
Observe national regulations on environmentally
compatible disposal and on the recycling of disused
machines, packaging and accessories.
Only for EU countries: Never dispose of
power tools in your household waste! In
accordance with European Guideline 2002/
96/EC on used electronic and electric equipment
and its implementation in national legal systems,
used power tools must be collected separately and
handed in for environmentally compatible recycling.
Explanatory notes on the information on page 3.
Changes due to technological progress reserved.
P1 =Rated power consumption
P2 =Power output
n0 =Oscillating frequency at idle speed
n1 =Oscillating frequency at rated load
C =Dust collection box
A =Sanding plate
S =Oscillating circuit diameter
Measured values determined in conformity with
Machine in protection class II
~ Alternating current
The technical specifications quoted are subject to
tolerances (in compliance with the relevant valid
These values make it possible to assess the
emissions from the power tool and to compare
different power tools. Depending on the operating
conditions, the condition of the power tool or the
accessories, the actual load may be higher or lower.
For assessment purposes, please allow for breaks
and periods when the load is lower. Based on the
adjusted estimates, arrange protective measures
for the user e.g. organisational measures.
Vibration total value (vector sum of three directions)
determined in accordance with EN 60745:
ah =Vibration emission value
Kh = Unsafe (vibration)
Typical A-effective perceived sound levels:
LpA = Sound pressure level
LWA = Acoustic power level
KpA, KWA = Uncertainty
During operation the noise level can exceed
Wear ear protectors!
8. Cleaning, Maintenance
11. Environmental Protection
12. Technical Specifications