What Makes Belt Sanders Great ?
- 1. The main use of belt sender is to remove scraps from other things like plastic, wood and metal as well. To create a smooth, flat and perfect surface for painting and for other such works like removing finishes or paint from the wood surface, nothing can beat the brute strength and high speed of belt sander. This heavy tool reduces the labor cost, it consists of an electric motor which moves the drum on it, there is mounted a continuous sandpaper loop. Belt sander is handheld and moved on the material or stationary in which the material is moved to the belt sander.
- 2. Although, it seems similar to pedestal grinder but it is way different from that. Pedestal grinder is having hard grinding wheels while the belt sander has a flexible belt with a medium grinding. The main reason for preferring belt sander over pedestal grinders is the use of soft metals e.g aluminum, brass and copper can be used without creating any harm to sanding belt or disk. There are two different kinds of vertical belt sanders. One type has ventilation system and another type is without the ventilation system. Both these kinds use an unremitting revolving belt along with different verities of belt width which spin on two drums positioned vertically. One drum is adjustable while other is stationary. Both types of vertical belt sander are quite handy because they are used to grind a few substances from edges. This vertical type can be build up on table and pedestal if it is needed to.
- 3. The wonderful thing about the early stage of sanding job is the option of handheld belt sanders. These belt sanders are very easy to use because usually, they have different speed options with which one can adjust the sanding level. While you are using this sander make it sure that there is a well-organized exhaust system and dust collector around, although these belt sanders have their own dust collection arrangements. The Proper ventilation system is also very important, remember one thing the dust that comes from sander can cause fire explosion. Take care to not cover the air vents of the sander and make it sure to wear protective goggle for eye protection from wobbly dust.
- 4. These belt sanders are easy and reliable to use for either linear or fine sanding and provide many unique advantages. It eliminates the laborious and tiresome working situation. Belt sanders are usually used in the initial stage of sanding and show some aggressive results on wood. They are available in different sizes from handy to many width wide machines. The belt sander is easy to use as belts can easily be changed as compared to adhesive disk.