Live powder Ioads are best disposed of by placing them in the appropriate tool and firing the tool. In most areas the spent cartridges can be disposed of in the normal trash. Check with local disposal guidelines for further information.
To attach a 2 x 4 to a steel beam, we recommend part number 1514SD (2-inch pin with washer) or part number SP178 (1-7/8-inch PowerPoint fastener).
Disposal regulations vary throughout the country. The best method to describe storage and disposal, is that the fuel cell should be stored and disposed of in a manner similar to that of an aerosol paint can.
It’s likely that there is an obstruction inside the nose of the tool not allowing a pin to enter. To clear the obstruction, pull back the follower to the locked position and remove any pins from the magazine. Then the magazine can be removed by following these next few steps. Unscrew the knob located in the back of the tool, then push the knob; the magazine can now be pulled from the tool. Inspect the shear block area for the obstruction, remove it and reinstall the magazine by pushing the knob in attach the magazine then tighten the knob.
The T3 tool can run for extended periods, largely over and above a typical powder tool without any maintenance. Clean burning fuel allows the tool to run for long period without maintenance. Just wipe the dust and debris off the outside of the tool, occasionally wash the foam air filter in the top of the tool and that’s all.