Portable Tools

Random Orbit Sander features 2-mode switch.

June 21, 2016

Featuring 7/32 in. orbit diameter and 6 in. abrasive disc, Model BO6050J has 2-mode switch for random orbit action (fine sanding/buffing) and random orbit with forced rotation (aggressive sanding/polishing). Tool provides 13,600 sanding strokes/min for carpentry and woodworking, as well as variable speed 1,600–6,800 random orbits/min for automotive and boat detailers. In addition to ergonomically designed barrel grip and side handle, sander has lock-on trigger switch and soft-start. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

New Finishing Equipment has Arrived at Ran-Tech

March 2, 2016

We are very excited about our new Apex automated sheet sander.  We anticipate this equipment to free up manufacturing resources and speed processing of parts. MACHINE FEATURES

  • 13" wide sanding area.
  • Dual infeed and outfeed pinch rolls to ensure parts feed through machine properly
  • One- to three-head configurations with drum, brush, disc or combination... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Multi-Mode Sanders conserve time during surface preparation.

February 22, 2016

Addressing needs of painters, remodelers, cabinetmakers, furniture makers, and other professionals, Rotex sanders offer dual mode operation. Gear-driven aggressive rotary mode suits rapid stock removal or polishing, while random orbital mode is designed for finish or detail sanding. Models include Rotex RO 150 FEQ (720 W), Rotex RO 125 FEQ (500 W), and Rotex RO 90 DX (400 W). Latter lets users switch from circular pad to delta-shaped pad in seconds and without any tools. Read More

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Makita Continues to Expand the Tool Box for Contractors with More New Solutions Revealed at STAFDA 2015

November 11, 2015

Makita closes 100th anniversary year with a range of new tools and accessories Phoenix, AZ – Makita is closing its 100th Anniversary Year with the announcement of over 40 innovative new tools and accessories, including: An 18V X2 LXT® Reciprocating Saw powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries Three 18V LXT® high torque impact wrenches with category-leading torque The next generation... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Low Cost Production Air Tools, Announced by Taylor Pneumatic Tool Company

May 1, 2014

The 6 Series Taylor tools are manufactured to exacting standards to withstand rugged use in industrial and automotive applications. Boynton Beach, Florida - Taylor Pneumatic Tool Company, providing high quality air tools since 1993, today introduced two new 1/2” Impact Wrenches - two new 3/4” Impact Wrenches - 5 new 1” Impact Wrenches - two new Palm Grip DA Sanders - a 3/8” and 1/2”... Read More

Portable Tools

Disc Sander features 2-hand design for optimal comfort.

February 25, 2014

Equipped with .7 hp governor-controlled, gearless air motor, Pistol Grip Disc Sander is available in either 8,000 or 11,000 rpm. Tool includes Disc Pad Assembly for center-hole abrasive discs ranging from 4 ½–5 in. in diameter. Sander also features removable side handle and rubber overmold on housing, minimizing tool vibration and eliminating cold air transmission to operator's hands. Weighing 2.2 lb, sander has sound level of 72 dB, allowing for reduced noise in workplace. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Portable Tools

Combination Sander-Buffer features palm-style design.

May 1, 2013

Weighing 1.5 lb, Combination Sander/Buffer allows dual-purpose Random Orbital Sanding and Rotary Polishing. Air tool can switch from 3/16 in. random orbital pattern to fixed rotary mode with turn of switch. In orbital sander mode, 3 in. diameter tool is suitable for use on contoured surfaces and tight areas. As rotary buffer, tool runs at 12,000 rpm free speed, then slows to 4,000 rpm while in use. Adjustable speed regulator is included to fine-tune speed to specific task. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Vertical Sanders and Grinders serve heavy-duty applications.

January 17, 2013

Available in 2 and 3 hp versions, 7 in. Diameter Vertical Depressed Center Wheel Grinders (6,000, 7,200, or 8,500 rpm) and 6 in. Diameter Vertical Cup Wheel Grinder (6,000 rpm) are suited for heavy deburring as well as fast weld and stock removal. Also available in 2 and 3 hp variants, 7 in. Diameter Vertical Disc Sanders run at 6,000, 7,200, or 8,500 rpm and are suited for grinding sheet metal and sanding metal parts, as well as removing mill finish, paint, and rust. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Angle Grinders and Sanders come in 7 and 9 in. capacities.

December 10, 2012

Designed for aggressive use, CP3850 Series is equipped with 2.8 hp governed motor, with choice of 7,700 or 6,600 rpm free speed. Tools feature vibration damping multi-position side handle, auto balancer, and integrated silencer, as well as double action safety lever and 270° swivel guard to protect operator from debris. Weighing less than 6 lb, grinders and sanders are suitable for contouring, deburring, and cutting in metalworking, transformation, manufacturing, and energy industries. Read More

Portable Tools

Random Orbit Sander runs up to 40 minutes on single charge.

September 27, 2012

Operating from 18 V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery, Model LXOB01 features 5 in. abrasive disc and 3 speed settings of 7,000, 9,500, and 11,000 opm, which are changed with 1-touch electronic control switch. Cordless tool's 1/8 in. random orbit action is engineered for optimal sanding, material removal, and swirl-free finish. Weighing 3.6 lb with battery, sander includes through-the-pad dust collection system, dust-sealed switch, and oversized ball bearing construction. Read More

Portable Tools

Electric Polisher/Sander offers variable speed control.

November 3, 2011

Equipped with 11 A, 120 Vac, 60 Hz motor, 7 in. Polisher/Sander enables user to set maximum speeds from 1,000-3,000 rpm for different applications. Multi-position handle is suited for left- or right-handed users or can be positioned directly on top of unit. Supplied with 7 in. rubber polishing pad, 7 in. hook and loop sanding pad, and wool bonnet, tool includes soft start feature to prevent scratching or marring during polishing or sanding procedures. Read More

Portable Tools

Random Orbital Sanders feature tear drop housing design.

May 21, 2010

Offered in color-coded models, 3 in. Series CP7225 and CP7255 include yellow versions for 3/32 in. to 2.5 mm orbits and red for 3/16 in. to 5 mm orbits. Units produce 75 dBA for quiet operation with less than 2.5 m/s² vibration for full shift usage. Central vacuum, non-vacuum, PSA, and hook and loop models are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Disc Sanders integrate contaminant-capturing vacuum shroud.

January 14, 2010

Used for material removal on non-ferrous surfaces, 3 in. Diameter Vacuum Disc Sanders come in models ready to hook up to self-generated or central vacuum exhaust systems. Constructed of clear urethane, flexible vacuum shroud captures dust, debris, and contaminants as air tool is sanding to promote cleaner, safer workplace. View port in shroud lets operator see edge of sanding disc and optimizes view of work surface. Read More

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Autobody Prep Kit suits technicians and DIYers.

August 28, 2009

Packaged in blow-molded case, StartingLine Complete Autobody Prep Kit is comprised of primer spray gun and 6 in. palm sander. Chrome-plated HVLP primer gun has 1.8 mm fluid tip setup and 600 cc aluminum gravity cup and uses 13 cfm @ 30 psi inlet pressure. With Velcro pad and free speed of 8,500 rpm, palm sander operates at max inlet pressure of 90 psi. Kit also includes required wrenches for spray gun and sander as well as set of 6 in. sanding discs in assorted grits. Read More

Portable Tools

Vacuum Disc Sanders capture contaminants at vacuum source.

August 26, 2009

Available in 2, 3, 5, and 7 in. diameters, Vacuum Disc Sanders allow for coating removal on non-ferrous surfaces such as carbon fiber, fiberglass, and painted aluminum with capture of contaminants to vacuum source. Right angle design features rubber over-mold on housing for minimized vibration to operator. In Self Generated models, tool's exhaust directs contaminants to portable self-contained vacuum system, while Central Vacuum models connect to external or central vacuum system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Right Angle Disc Sander is optimized for power, performance.

August 12, 2009

Powered by 1.3 hp air motor that promotes smooth and controlled operation, Model 52657 may be used on various materials for sanding and deburring applications, surface conditioning, weld preparation, and removing paint/rust. Tool operates at 6,000 rpm and accepts 7 in. dia abrasive discs with 7/8 in. center hole. While vibration-dampening side handle is removable for left- or right-hand use, exhaust system rotates 360° to accommodate operator. Read More

Portable Tools

Random Orbital Sander meets high-production area needs.

April 7, 2009

Suited for flat and horizontal sanding, Dynorbital Silver Supreme may be used on wood, metal, composites, solid surface, plastic, fiberglass, and other materials. Air-powered, 12,000 rpm unit, available in 3, 3 ½, 5, and 6 in. dia models, features urethane weight-mated sanding pad, recessed throttle lever, and stay tight muffler system. Sanding orbit diameters of 3/8, 3/16, and 3/32 in are respectively available for aggressive material removal, general sanding, and ultra-fine sanding. Read More

Portable Tools

Dual Random Orbit Sander features quick-change operation.

December 16, 2008

Able to switch from stock removal to fine finishing with one button press, 6 in. SXE450 TurboTec produces 8,400-22,000 orbits/min at adjustable orbit size of 1/8 in. for fine finishing or ¼ in. for stock removal. Adjustable oscillating circuit system and TurboBoost power on-demand feature make tool suited for wood, plastic, sheet metal, and non-ferrous metal applications. Powered by 3.4 A motor, sander employs Variospeed electronics that allow speed changes up to 8,000 rpm. Read More

Portable Tools

Right-Angle Disc Sander diverts debris to vacuum source.

December 5, 2008

Suited for coatings removal, 5 in. diameter Vacuum Disc Sander employs 1.3 hp air motor for smooth and controlled sanding as well as vacuum shroud (with brushes) that diverts dust, debris, and other airborne contaminants to vacuum source. Product operates at speeds to 12,000 rpm and uses 5 in. dia abrasive discs for material removal on non-ferrous surfaces. Ready for connection to external or central vacuum systems, sander features insulated handle and side handle. Read More