Getting more current

Mirka has expanded its range of Deros 220- to 240-volt handheld, orbital sanders with a new 100- to 120-volt model for the North American electrical current. The Deros line of lightweight, variable-speed (4,000 to 10,000 rpm) sanders come with both five- and six-inch pads. Air channels leading to the center of the backing pads increase […]

Taking it to the max

SuperMax Tools says its 5-50 Drum Sander is the largest open-end  drum sander on the market today. The 25-50 will sand up to 25 inches in a single pass, and 50 inches in a double pass. The company says that prior to this product, open-end drum sanders could only hand pieces up to 38-inches wide. […]

It’s covered

General International’s new model 15-205 M1 15-inch disc sander features a fully enclosed, heavy-duty steel stand with built-in storage shelf. The 15-205 M1 is equipped with a two-HP 220V motor, a large easy-access stop panel, and a mechanical break to automatically stop the disc within seconds. The precision-balanced 15-inch cast-iron disc is equipped with wraparound-style […]