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WEN 4 X 36-Inch Belt and 6-Inch Disc Sander
Founded over 4 decades ago, WEN has been busy designing and manufacturing power tools that showcase superior quality and long service life.
Comes with both a 6-by-6-inch disc sander and 4-by-36-inch sanding belt. Belt tilts up to 90 degrees. Tension release lever to change grits easily.
Not enough power for larger projects.
Cast iron base/41 pounds
3600 RPM, 4.3 amp motor
Makita 5-Inch Disc Sander
Makita started off with just a motor over 100 years ago is today a global brand with a footprint in over 40 countries and 10 manufacturing plants in 10 countries worldwide.
Features ball and needle bearing structure for durability. It has a soft, comfortable yet firm grip. Insulated twice-over. 440W input.
Its power can be hard to handle.
4500 RPM, 4.2 amp motor
POWERTEC Wood Belt Disc Sander
POWERTEC is a well respected name in the power tools space, and boasts a rather massive portfolio of products from reputed brands such as Wilton, Bosch and Craftsman.
Powered by 1/3HP Induction motor. Comes with a 0-45 degree work table and miter gauge for exact sanding; comes with removable back plate and idler roller guard.
Inconveniently-located power switch.
Aluminum base/52.8 pounds
3000 RPM, 5.5 amp motor
Grizzly 1 X 30-Inch Belt and 5-Inch Disc Sander
Grizzly Industrial is one of the largest machinery companies in the Unites States and offers a wide selection of products from woodworking to metal-working machines.
Highly portable unit. Outfitted with a 45˚ tilting table and removable belt platen for smooth sanding. Features 2 ports for easy dust collection.
Not ideal for continuous sanding for longer periods.
Aluminum base/20.1 pounds
3450 RPM, /1/3 HP, 110 Volt
DEWALT 5-Inch VS Disc Sander
Dewalt has a history of guaranteed tough products, and that dates back to 1924, when this American brand of power tools and hand tools was conceived.
Mid-handle design features soft grip for improved balance and comfort. Can use 5-inch, 8-hole sandpaper that’s easy to switch out. Can be attached to vacuum for cleaner jobsite.
It may be hard to maneuver for beginners.
3700 RPM, 6 amp motor