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Belt Sander vs Orbital Sander for floors

Last updated on December 13th, 2022 at 09:32 amFeatures of a belt sander Cylindrical drums The belt sander has two cylindrical drums around which a closed loop of abrasive paper travels continuously. When it comes to operation, one drum is powered by an electric motor,  while the other is spring-loaded to maintain tension on the…

Rotex sander VS Orbital sander

Last updated on December 10th, 2022 at 10:54 pmWhen deciding between the Orbital and Rotex sander, consider ease of use and purpose. The tools are of different sizes. Consider the size of the surfaces, the grits, the power, the speed and the systems. If you are on a tight budget, forget about a higher-powered device…

Makita bo5030 VS bo5031 | A Head To Head Comparison

Last updated on December 10th, 2022 at 11:12 pmMakita is a reliable and innovative brand in the woodwork industry. Choosing between the Makita bo5030 and bo5031 can be difficult due to the similarities these tools bring. These two are leading sanding tools in the industry with the same power and comfort that you can hardly…

How fast does an orbital sander spin

Last updated on November 18th, 2022 at 11:10 amAn orbital sander is a handheld tool designed to sand wood and other surfaces with rounded edges. The sander’s rotating sandpaper pad rotates over a spinning spindle, which spins faster than a traditional sander. The faster the spindle spins, the faster the sandpaper will rotate, giving you…

Can I use an orbital sander between coats of Polyurethane?

Last updated on November 18th, 2022 at 09:58 pmMost people assume that an orbital sander is only good for sanding wood. However, when sanding wood, an orbital sander isn’t any better than a palm sander or (even) a sanding block. The secret to using an orbital sander between coats of polyurethane is to make sure…

When to change orbital sander pad

How long do orbital sander pads last Sandpaper can endure for months if you use it for touch-ups. If you’re covering a large area, you may need to change it more frequently. Once the abrasive material has grown dull, you should replace the sandpaper. When should I change a sanding pad? The sanding pads wear…

How much does it cost to rent a deck sander?

Last updated on August 4th, 2022 at 09:58 pmHow much does it cost to rent a floor sander? The cost of floor sander rental varies by the type of machine and the length of the rental. The average price is $55 per day or between $160 and 268 per week. Big box stores and equipment…

Can an orbital sander be used as a polisher

Using an orbital sander as a polisher What is a random orbital sander? A random orbital sander can be described as a tool to finish your sanding project. This machine is electric-powered and is designed to operate in a circular motion but as a power tool. The sander will achieve this mission by making uniform…