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DeWalt Belt Sanders

Belt Sanders by DeWalt - D for Design, D for Durability

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DeWalt Belt Sanders


The DeWalt Belt Sanders would be the best tool choice that aids the professional wood worker, the cabinet maker, a carpenter, stair installer, deck builder, a person who will dabble with Do it yourself jobs or a boat builder in all their sanding works. The Belt sander consists of an encased motor driving a circular belt, on which the sandpaper is completely stretched over firmly. The belt travels faster once the motor is turned on which helps the sand paper to move on.

The DeWALT belt sanders has power coupled with durability and has the unique 3 roller design to grant a better finish. The conventional designs from other manufacturer are 2 wheeled designs. What kind of impact does this design have? The design provides a better balance since the motors can be set to a lower limit. Here the motors are down between the rollers and directly over the platen. This lowers the centre of gravity creating a better balance and also a wonderful finish.

These belt sanders have a remarkable 3"×21'' platen and a patented automatic tracking lounge which is present on the top front roller. The long platen is smoothened ensuring maximum belt-to-material contact, while the tracking flange keeps the belt centered over the platen during sanding. A strong metal casing helps the tool to work without the user applying much pressure. This belt sander also uses a patented "break-away" dust bag which serves a better protection against accidental falling.

Let us consider two models DW 432 and DW433 models of this belt Sander:

The 3"×21'' DW432 Belt sander has an 8.0 amp powerful motor and is a single-speed unit running at 1400 surface feet per minute. The model lacks the variable speed control but is very efficient with its performance.

The heavy duty variable speed DW433 model is powered by 8.0 amp motor and is able to work with a belt speed from 850 to 1400 surface-feet-per-minute. The variable speed control maintains speed under load. The DW 433 comes in 3 variants: DW433, DW433K and DW 433KT, the change depends on the accessories that are bought along. An inversion sand/sanding frame with adjustable fence is one of the accessories.

Rubber grips incorporated helps reduce vibration and more stability while in use. User grip control is made more efficient with the two position front handle. The cord's top exit ensures safety of the cord and ease of use. DeWalt Belt Sanders are backed with 3 year manufacturer warranty and it includes the sanding belt which is longest available in its class.

Each package comes with 5 such belts. Designed for variety of applications such as painted surfaces, metal, wood, you can sand any of it with a lot of ease. Significantly reducing the sanding time, uniform sanding of the surface and faster cut rates are the result of the upgraded belts with superior quality and special abrasive coating. Quality wise DeWalt Belt Sanders make a mark amongst other products of different brands in the market.

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