Belt Floor Sander

  • 95% of dust eliminated
  • A belt sander is a machine used to sand down wood and other materials for finishing purposes.
  • It consists of an electrical motor that turns a pair of drums on which a seamless loop of sandpaper is mounted.
  • Belt sanders can be either hand-held, where the sander is moved over the material, or stationary (fixed), where the material is moved to the sanding belt.
  • Stationary belt sanders are sometimes mounted on a work bench, in which case they are called bench sanders.
  • Small belt sanders
    • For  light   delicate sanding into tight areas  where other sanders cannot reach.
    • Can be used for sanding wood and metal as well as glass.
    • Belt size: 30 mm x 533 mm

  Prices are indicative and subject to change. E&OE Consumables not taken into account, Deposit and transport fees may be required. Please contact us for an accurate quote.

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For  the sanding of large wooden floors ,decks  ,  schools ,hotels etc

Can be used on all solid floors that require rapid sanding and leveling to a fine score free finish.

Instructions and operating tips

Damage to the drum as a result of nails could cost you an additional R725.00 to replace the drum lining.

  • If dust comes out the side it means the filter bag is impregnated with dust and needs to be cleaned.
  • Hold machine firm with both hands while sanding
  • Countersink all nails on the floor before sanding

Floor Sander  

Preparation is the first stage of the sanding process. All nails which protrude above the boards are punched down. Nails can severely damage the sanding machines which are being used. Staples or tacks used to fasten previous coverings (if any) are removed to reduce the possibility of damage. Some brands or types of adhesives which have been used to secure coverings may need to be removed. Some adhesives clog papers and running gear of the machines used, and some can even make sanding impossible.

After the floor is prepared, the sanding begins. The first cut is done with coarse-grit papers to remove old coatings and to make the floor flat. The differences in height between the boards are removed. The large sanders are used across the grain of the timber. The most common paper used for the first cut is 40 grit. The areas which cannot be reached by the large sanders are sanded by an edger, at the same grit paper as the rest of the floor. If filling of holes or boards is desired this is the stage where this is usually done. 80 grit papers are usually used for the second cut. The floor sander is used inline with the grain of the timber in this cut. A finishing machine is then used to create the final finish. The grit paper used is of personal preference, however 120 grit papers are usually used.

The sanded floor is coated with polyurethane, oils, or other sealants. These are often highly poisonous, so wearing a suitable face mask is recommended.

How to sand a floor video: Click Here

Varnish that we recommend and stock: Woodoc


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Hire Guidelines and things you should Know.
• If we deliver you must phone for collection please - we do not automatically collect. • Machines are not insured, if not returned you will need to pay for the full replacement. • Make sure you know how to use the tools. Ask if you need help, our friendly staff will assist. Also, make sure of safety requirements. • Hires are charged for time out – not time used. Minimum 1 day (1 day = 24 hrs) • Scaffold is charged weekly, all other tools daily. • Tools must be returned Clean please. e.g., if you paint onto a ladder, we charge for cleaning. • Negligent damages get charged separately. • Consumables not used, may be returned for refund. • Only use heavy-duty extension leads, not thin household leads. • If you pay by cash we can refund in cash, if you pay by card we refund onto the card. (we can't refund onto debit cards) Card refunds can take up to 10 days. • Weekend hire starts after 2 pm Friday until 9 am Monday = 1day charge. ( Sundays are free) If you are late on Monday it is for 2 days. • If you keep machines for a long time we can give you a better rate, discuss with your hire controller in store.  

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