This belt sander is highly recommend as a knifemaker's first machine. It is an inexpensive method to turn to out much better looking knives and increase your speed while doing it. This machine can be totally utilized by mounting it in a position where you can work from the side, from or rear. The large platen is very useful for flat grinding metals or wood. The platen is fully adjustable and belt changing is quick and easy. The rubber or felt covered wheel is mounted directly to the driver motor. Motors are sealed for longer life.
|D-5000R Belt Sander without Motor
Item ID# D5000R
Belt Sander Specifications:
Belt Size- 2-1/2" x 48"
Belt Speed- 3300 sfm
Motor- This machine comes without a motor, which reduces the cost for those of you that have a spare motor.
Contact Wheel- aluminum, 6-3/4" diameter x 2-7/8" wide, 1/2" arbor hole with rubber covered face.
Idler Pulley- cast aluminum, 3" diameter crowned face with sealed high-speed tensioned and adjustable for alignment.
Size Dimensions- 20"x 12" x9"
Shipping Weight- 23lbs
**(Note: Sanders equipped with TEBB motor which means that they have totally enclosed motor with Ball Bearings.)