Campbell Hausfeld CHN70600 User Manual

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Angle Finish Nailer

Operating Instructions and Parts Manual


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IN727501AV 3/10

© 2010 Campbell Hausfeld/Scott Fetzer



Table of Contents

Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Loading / Unloading The Nailer . .


Specifications . . . . . . . . . . .


Loading the Nailer . . . . . . .


Safety Guidelines . . . . . . . . .


. 4

Unloading the Nailer . . . . . .


Safety Symbols . . . . . . . . . .


. 4

Adjusting the Nail Penetration . .


. 11

Important Safety Information . . . .


Adjusting the Direction




Instructions Pertaining to a Risk



of the Exhaust . . . . . . . . . .








of Fire, Electric Shock, or Injury



Installing and Removing




to Persons . . . . . . . . . . . .


No-MarTip . . . . . . . . . . .


California Proposition 65 . . . . .


. 4

Pre-Operation . . . . . . . . . .


. 12

General . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Operational Modes . . . . . . .


. 12

Work Area . . . . . . . . . . . .


Sequential Mode . . . . . . .


. 12

Personal Safety . . . . . . . . . .


Bump Mode . . . . . . . . . .


Electrical Safety . . . . . . . . .


. 5

Safety Lockout Mode . . . . . .


Tool Use and Care . . . . . . . .


. 5

Work Contact Element (WCE) . .


. 12

Service . . . . . . . . . . . . .


. 7

Electronics ON / OFF Switch . . .


. 13

Air Source . . . . . . . . . . . .


Operation . . . . . . . . . . . .


. 14

Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . .


. 7

Nail Placement Laser Pointer . . .


Contents . . . . . . . . . . . .


. 7

Firing the Nailer . . . . . . . . .


Additional Items Not Included . . . . . . 7

Low Nail Indicator Lights . . . .


. 14

Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . .


. 7

Bubble Level . . . . . . . . . .


. 14

Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Stud finder . . . . . . . . . . .


Getting To Know Your




Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . .


. 15

Angle Finish Nailer Like A Pro . . . .


Maintenance . . . . . . . . .


. 15





Features . . . . . . . .

. . . . .

. 9

Clearing a Jam from the Nailer . . . 15





Anti-DryFire . . . . . . . . . . .


Nailer Repair . . . . . . . .

. .

. 15





Tethered No-mar /Stud finder Tip . 9

Replacement Parts . . . . .

. .

. 16





Low Nail Indicator Lights . . . . .


Battery Replacement . . . . . .


. 16






Nail Placement Laser Pointer . . . . 9

Assembly Procedure for Seals . . . . . . 16





Bubble Level . . . . . . . . . . .


Technical Service . . . . . .

. .

. 16





Set-Up . . . . . . . . .

. . . . .


Fastener Interchange Information . 16





Lubrication . . . . . .

. . . . .


Fasteners . . . . . . . . . .


. 16





Minimum Components Required



Troubleshooting Guide . . . . . .


. 17

for Hook-up . . . . .

. . . . .

. 10


Replacement Parts List




Hook-upInstructions For Nailer








for Angle Finish Nailer . . . . .

18 - 19

to Air Supply . . . . .

. . . . .

. 10

Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Air Hose Requirements

. . . . . . 10





For parts, product and service information


Call : Customer Service at1-800-543-6400

Address any correspondence to: Campbell Hausfeld Attn: Customer Service 100 Production Drive

Harrison, OH 45030 U.S.A.

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Angle Finish Nailer


This nailer is designed for decorative trim, molding, window and door casings, furniture trim, door jamb installation, and picture frame assembly. Features include: convenient rear loading magazine which holds up to 100 nails, tethered no-martip with stud finder function, quick clear nose, an adjustable depth of drive mechanism, oil free, electronic low nail indicator, nail placement laser pointer,in-linemagazine, bubble level,anti-dryfire, conversion trigger with safety lockout, rubber comfort grip, swivel plug, and adjustable exhaust.


Model CHN70600

Requires: 1.0 Avg SCFM using 10 fasteners per minute at 90 psi

Air Inlet: 1/4 inch NPT

Fastener Size Range:

1 inch to 2-1/2inch 15g 35°D-clippedhead angle finish nails

Magazine Capacity:

110 fasteners per load

Weight: 5 lbs., 8 oz.

Length: 14 inches

Height: 13 inches

Maximum Pressure:

120 psi

Pressure Range:

70 psi to 120 psi

Batteries: Two (2) AAA

Laser: Class IIIA


640 nm - 660 nm

Radiant Power:

1.53 < 5 mW


Locate model number and date code on

Figure 1 - CHN70600 Angle Finish Nailer

magazine and/ or tool body. Record below:


Model #: _____________________________


Date Code: ___________________________


Retain these numbers for future reference. 3

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Safety Guidelines

This manual contains information that is very important to know and understand. This information is provided for SAFETY and to PREVENT EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS. To help recognize this information, observe the following symbols.

Danger indicates an

imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided,WILL result in death or serious injury.

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 moderate injury.

Notice indicates

important information, that if not followed, may cause damage to equipment.

IMPORTANT: Information that requires special attention.

Safety Symbols

The following Safety Symbols appear throughout this manual to alert you to important safety hazards and precautions.






Wear Eye


Read Manual

Risk of

and Mask



















Risk of Falling Wear Eye


Wear Hearing
















Risk of Fire

Risk of

Risk of Shock




Important Safety Information

Instructions Pertaining to a Risk of Fire, Electric Shock, or Injury to Persons

This manual contains important safety, operational and maintenance information. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-543-6400for customer assistance.

When using tools, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:

California Proposition 65

This product or its power cord may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive

harm.Wash hands after handling.

You can create dust when you cut, sand, drill or grind materials such as wood, paint, metal, concrete, cement, or

other masonry.This dust often contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.Wear protective gear.


a. To reduce the risks of electric shock, fire, and injury to persons, read all the instructions before using the tool. Failure to follow warnings, dangers, and cautions could result in DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY.

b.Be thoroughly familiar with the controls and the proper use of the

equipment. Follow all instructions. Contact your Campbell Hausfeld representative if you have any questions.

c.Only persons well acquainted with these rules of safe operation should be allowed to use the unit.

Do not operate or allow anyone else to operate the nailer if any warnings or warning labels are not legible.Warnings or warning labels are located

on the nailer magazine and body.

Always assume the nailer contains nails. Respect the tool as a working implement; no horseplay.Always keep others at a safe distance from

the work area in case of accidental discharge of nails. Do not point the tool toward yourself or anyone whether it contains fasteners or not.Accidental triggering of the nailer could result in death or serious personal injury.

Do not make any modifications to the tool without first obtaining written approval from Campbell Hausfeld. Do not use the nailer if any

shields or guards are removed or altered. Do not use the nailer as a hammer. Personal injury or tool damage may occur.

Clean and check all air supply hoses and fittings before connecting the nailer to an air supply. Replace any damaged or worn hoses or fittings.

Tool performance or durability may be reduced.

Work Area

a.Keep the work area clean and well lighted. Cluttered benches and dark areas increase the risks of electric shock, fire, and injury to persons.

b.Do not operate the tool in explosive atmospheres, such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases, or dust. The tool is able to create sparks resulting in the ignition of the dust or fumes.

c.Keep bystanders, children, and visitors away while operating the tool.

Distractions are able to result in the loss of control of the tool.


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Important Safety Information (Continued)

Personal Safety

a.Stay alert.Watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating the tool. Do not use the tool while tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or medication. A moment of inattention while operating the tool increases the risk of injury to persons.

b.Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Contain long hair. Keep hair, clothing, and gloves away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair increases the risk of injury to persons as a result of being caught in moving parts.

c.Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and

balance at all times. Proper footing and balance enables better control of the tool in unexpected situations.

d.Use safety equipment. A dust mask,non-skidsafety shoes and a hard hat must be used for the applicable conditions.

Ensuring that the tool is used only when the operator and all

other personnel in the work area are wearing ANSI Z87 eye protection equipment, and when required, other

appropriate protection equipment such as head, hearing

and foot protection equipment. Serious eye or permanent hearing loss could result.

e.Always wear hearing protection when using the tool. Prolonged exposure to high intensity noise is able to cause hearing loss.

f.Do not attach the hose or tool to your body. Attach the hose to the structure to reduce the risk of loss of balance if the hose shifts.

g.Always assume that the tool contains fasteners.

Do not point the tool toward yourself or anyone whether it contains fasteners or not.

Do not drop or throw the tool. Dropping

or throwing the tool can result in damage that will make the tool unusable or unsafe. If the tool has been dropped or thrown, examine the tool closely for bent, cracked or broken parts and air leaks. STOP and repair before using or serious injury could occur.

Avoid long extended periods of work with the nailer. Stop using the nailer if you feel pain in

hands or arms.

Hold tool by insulated gripping surface when performing an operation where the tool or

fastener may contact hidden wiring. Contacting a “live” wire will make exposed metal parts of the tool “live” and shock the operator.

This is a Class IIIA

Laser Product that laser radiation

h. Never look directly into the laser beam or its direct reflection.Lasers are harmful to the eyes.

i. Do not set up the tool


at eye level or operate


the tool on or near a


reflective surface. The


laser beam could be


projected into your own or


someone else’s eyes.

Figure 2

Never place hands or any other body parts in the nail discharge area

of the nailer.The nailer might eject a fastener and could result in death or serious personal injury.

Electrical Safety

Replace batteries only with same size batteries. Do not mix old and

new batteries. Using wrong size batteries can create a risk of fire or injury.

The front end of the tool may be made “live” if the tool comes


Tool Use and Care

a.Do not force the tool. Use the correct tool for the application. The correct tool will do the job better and safer at the rate for which the tool is designed.

Disconnect the tool from the air source before making adjustments, doing tool maintenance,

clearing jams, touching the safety yoke, leaving work area, loading, or unloading the tool. Such precautionary measures reduce the risk of injury to persons.

b.Store the tool when it is idle out of reach of children and other untrained persons. A tool is dangerous in the hands of untrained users.

c.Maintain the tool with care. A properly maintained tool reduces the risk of problems and is easier to control.

d.Use only those fasteners listed in the “Fastener Interchange Information” section on page 16 of this manual. Fasteners not identified for use with this tool by the tool manufacturer are able to result in a risk of injury to persons or tool damage when used in this tool. 5

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Important Safety Information (Continued)

e.Always work in a well-ventilatedarea.Wear OSHAapproved dust mask.

Always disconnect the tool from the power source when unattended, performing any

maintenance or repair, clearing a jam, loading, unloading , or moving the tool to a new location.

Always fit tool with a fitting or hose coupling on or near the tool in such a manner that all

compressed air in the tool is discharged at the time the fitting or hose coupling is disconnected. Do not use a check valve or any other fitting which allows air to remain in the nailer. Death or serious personal injury could occur.

Never carry the nailer by the air hose or pull the hose to move the nailer or a compressor.

Keep hoses away from heat, oil and sharp edges. Replace any hose that is damaged, weak or worn. Personal injury or tool damage could occur.

Do not drive a nail on top of other nails.The nail could glance and cause death or a serious

puncture wound.

Do not use tool if laser guide power switch does not turn it on or off.Any tool that cannot be

controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.

f.Ensure the laser guide power switch is in the off position before inserting batteries. Inserting the batteries into the tool with the switch on invites accidents.

g.Turn laser guide Off before making any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of accidents.

When batteries are not in use, keep them away from metal objects such as paper clips, coins,

keys, nails, or screws that can make a connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the battery terminals together may cause sparks, burns, a fire, or damage to the batteries.

h.This tool must NOT be modified or used for any application other than that for which it was designed.

i.Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from the batteries. Avoid contact. If contact accidentally occurs, flush with water. If liquid contacts eyes, seek medical help.

Liquid ejected from the batteries may cause irritation or burns.

Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein

may result in hazardous radiation exposure.

j.The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.

k.Turn off laser beam when it is not in use or when tool will be left unattended.

l.Do not remove any labels from the tool.

m. The product will emit a laser beam from the aperture. The users of the product shall be limited to professional operators. In normal operation and maintenance conditions, the operators shall wear protective eyewear to prevent injury to the eyes.

Do not expose tool to extreme heat.

n.Do not store in locations where the temperature may reach or exceed 120°F (49°C), such as a metal tool shed, or a car in the summer.This can lead to deterioration of the battery.

o.Do not disassemble tool.

p.Remove batteries when storing tool for an extended time.

NOTE: Battery temperature will increase during and shortly after use.

Only use new Alkaline replacement batteries [two (2) AAA required]. Do not mix old and new batteries.

Battery shelf life - the included batteries may be in a slightly depleted state or dead depending on how long the product has awaited purchase. Do not return product to store for depleted batteries; please call Campbell Hausfeld at1-800-543-6400for assistance.

q.Do not modify or alter the nailer or any nailer parts. Do not use the nailer if any shields or guards are removed or altered. Do not use the nailer as a hammer. Personal injury or tool damage may occur.

Do not use any type of flammable gases or oxygen as a power source for the nailer.

Use filtered, lubricated, regulated compressed air only. Use of a compressed gas instead of compressed air may cause the nailer to explode which will cause death or serious personal injury.

Never use gasoline or other flammable liquids to clean the nailer. Never use the nailer in

the presence of flammable liquids or gases.Vapors could ignite by a spark and cause an explosion which will result in death or serious personal injury.

r.Avoid using the nailer when the magazine is empty. Accelerated wear on the nailer may occur.

Do not modify or disable the Work Contact Element (WCE). Do not tie or tape the WCE

or trigger in a depressed position. Death or serious personal injury could result.

Always check that the Work Contact Element (WCE) is operating properly.A nail could

accidentally be driven if the WCE is not working properly. Personal injury may occur.

Do not touch the trigger unless driving nails. Never attach air line to nailer or carry nailer while touching the trigger.The tool could eject a fastener which will

result in death or serious personal injury.


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Important Safety Information (Continued)


a.Tool service must be performed only by qualified repair personnel.

b.When servicing a tool, use only identical replacement parts. Use only authorized parts.

c.Use only the lubricants supplied with the tool or specified by the manufacturer.

Disconnect air supply and release tension from the pusher before attempting to clear jams because fasteners can be ejected from the front of the nailer.

Personal injury may occur.

Air Source

a.Never connect to an air source that is capable of exceeding 200 psi. Over pressurizing the tool is able to result in bursting, abnormal operation, breakage of the tool or serious injury to persons. Use only clean, dry, regulated compressed air at the rated pressure or within the rated pressure range as marked on the tool. Always verify prior to using the tool that the air source has been adjusted to the rated air pressure or within the rated air-pressure range.

b.Never use oxygen, carbon dioxide, combustible gases or any bottled gas as an air source for the tool. Such gases are capable of explosion and serious injury to persons.

Air compressors providing air to the nailer should follow the requirements established

by the American National Standards Institute Standard B19.3-1991;Safety Standard for Compressors for Process Industries. Contact your air compressor manufacturer for information.

Save These Instructions

Do Not Discard

The DANGER, WARNING, CAUTION, and NOTICEnotifications and instructions in this manual cannot cover all possible conditions and situations that may occur. It must be understood by the operator that common sense and caution are factors which cannot be built into this product, but must be supplied by the operator.


After unpacking the unit, inspect carefully for any damage that may have occurred during transit. Check for loose, missing

or damaged parts. Make sure to tighten fittings, bolts, etc., before putting unit into service. Check to be sure all supplied accessories are enclosed with the unit. In case of questions, damaged or missing parts, please call 1-800-543-6400for customer assistance.


υAngle Finish Nailer

υ2-1/2inch Angle Finish Nails

υOperating Instructions

υWarranty Card

υCarry Bag

Additional Items Not Included

υCompressor (must be able to maintain a minimum of 70 psi when the nailer is being used)

υAir hose

υSmall tool for clearing jams

υThreadlock glue

υANSI Z87 eye protection

υHearing protection and other personal protective equipment as required


This tool comes fully assembled. 7

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Become familiar with these terms before operating the unit.

ActuatE (Tool) — To cause movement to the tool’s component(s) intended to drive the fastener.

ACTUATION SYSTEM —­ The use of a trigger, work contact element (WCE) and/ or other operating control, separately or in combination or sequence, to actuate the tool.

Air Inlet ­— The opening in which the compressed air supply is connected, usually by means of a threaded fitting.

Fasteners ­— This tool uses 1 inch to2-1/2inch 15g 35°D-clippedhead angle finish nails.

Magazine — The part of the nailer that holds the Fasteners.

Maximum Air pressure — The maximum allowable pressure of compressed air, as specified by the manufacture, for operating the tool.

No-mar/Stud finder tip — Theno-mar /stud finder tip is designed to eliminate marks caused by thewire-formWork Contact Element (WCE).

The no-martip may be removed and tethered to the tool if not required (See INSTALLING AND REMOVINGNO-MAR /Stud finder TIP) or when a slightly deeper countersink is preferred. Simply slide theno-maroff the WCE and attach to the storage post on the magazine. The tip also functions as a convenient stud finder. To utilize theno-mar /stud finder tip, simply slide it over the tools WCE (see Figure 5).

psi (Pounds per Square Inch) —Measurementof the pressure exerted by the force of the air. The actual psi output is measured by a pressure gauge on the compressor.

Quick coupler —­ A quick coupler is designed to work in combination with a quick plug to quickly and easily join a pneumatic tool to an air hose (see Figure 3).

Quick Plug — A quick plug is designed to work in combination with a quick coupler to quickly and easily join a pneumatic tool to an air hose (see Figure 4).

Regulator ­— A device used to control air pressure to an air operated tool

Thread lock Glue — A locking glue that is applied to the screw threads before installing. Prevents the screws from working loose during tool operation.

Figure 3 - Quick Coupler

Figure 4 - Quick Plug

Figure 5 - No-mar /Stud finder Tip


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Getting To Know Your Angle Finish Nailer Like A Pro

Bubble Level

Conversion Switch Electronics


Tethered No-


mar / Stud





finder Tip











































Stud Finder










Low Nail



Indicator Light










Battery Cover/






Rubber Comfort






No-martip Storage Post
















Swivel Plug










Quick Clear Nose




Pusher Latch Button












Nail Pusher

Stud Finder


Stud Finder




Low Nail








Nail Loading Area

Figure 6 - Components of the Angle Finish Nailer



This tool is equipped with an Anti-DryFire feature. This prevents the Work Contact Element (WCE) from being pushed in when only a few nails remain. Simply load new nail clip behind remaining nails to continue shooting.

Tethered No-mar /Stud finder tip

The tool is fitted with a no-martip which also acts as a convenient stud finder. To utilize theno-martip, simply slide it over the tools WCE.

Low Nail Indicator Lights

The tool is equipped with lights on either side of the tool near the nose. When the nail count becomes low, the lights will turn yellow. When the nail count is nearly out, the Anti-DryFire feature will engage and the lights will turn red. (See Loading the Nailer section).

Nail Placement Laser Pointer

The tool is equipped with a laser mounted near the nose. This can be seen through the wide slots in the WCE and / or nomar tip. The laser will indicate exact placement of the fastener.

This is a Class IIIA Laser Product that

emits laser radiation. Do not stare into beam or view directly with optical instruments.

Bubble Level

The tool is equipped with a bubble level located on the head cap. This will assist in aligning the tool for level driving of the fastener. The bubble level will assist in vertical and horizontal positioning of the tool. 9

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This nailer requires no lubrication for normal operation. However, lubrication willnot harm the tool.

The work surface can become damaged by excessive lubrication.

Minimum Components Required For Hook-up

AIR COMPRESSOR: The air compressor must be able to maintain a minimum of 70 psi when the nailer is being used. An inadequate air supply can cause a loss of power and inconsistent driving (see Chart 1).

PRESSURE REGULATOR: A pressure regulator is required to control the operating pressure of the nailer between 70 psi and 120 psi.

AIR SUPPLY HOSE: Always use air supply hoses with a minimum working pressure rating equal to or greater than the pressure from the power source, or 150 psi, whichever is greater. Use 1/4 inch air hose for runs up to 50 feet. Use 3/8 inch air hoses for 50 ft. run or longer (see Figure 7 and Chart 2).

Hook-upInstructions For Nailer to Air Supply

Figure 8 shows the recommended hookup for the nailer.

NOTE: For better performance, install a 3/8 inch quick plug (1/4 inch NPT threads) with an inside diameter of 0.315 inch (8 mm) on the nailer and a 3/8 inch quick coupler on the air hose.

1.With ON/OFF switch in OFF position, plug compressor into electrical outlet.

2.Close pressure regulator by turning all the way to the left. Turn compressor ON and let it pump all the way up to automatic shut-offpressure.

3.Attach air hose to regulator outlet. Adjust pressure regulator by turning to the right so that outlet pressure is between 70 psi to 120 psi.

4.Load fasteners into nailer (See Loading/Unloading the Nailer section on page 11).

5.Point the nailer in a safe direction while attaching to air hose.

6.Nailer is ready for use. You may need to adjust outlet pressure to achieve proper fastener depth.

70 psi Minimum

120 psi Maximum

Chart 1

Rated 150 psi or greater

Interior Diameter

Figure 7 - Air Hose Requirements

Air Hose Requirements


Length of Run



1/4 inch

Less than 50 feet



3/8 inch

Greater than or equal


to 50 feet



Chart 2




































Figure 8 - Recommended Hookup