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What is a random-orbit sander?

         
         
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  Random orbital sander, power sander, power tools, sanding, sander, sandpaper, grind, abrasion, palm sander, dewalt, black and decker, 300 watt, 240 volt, dual orbit sander, wonkee donkee tools, DIY guide, boys and boden   A random-orbit sander is a hand-held power tool popular with carpenters, cabinet makers and many other woodworking professions.  
         
  Random orbital sander, power sander, power tools, sanding, sander, sandpaper, grind, abrasion, palm sander, dewalt, black and decker, 300 watt, 240 volt, dual orbit sander, wonkee donkee tools, DIY guide, boys and boden   A typical random-orbit sander consists of a mains or battery powered motor housed inside an ergonomic body to which a sanding pad can be attached.  
         
  Random orbital sander, power sander, power tools, sanding, sander, sandpaper, grind, abrasion, palm sander, dewalt, black and decker, 300 watt, 240 volt, dual orbit sander, wonkee donkee tools, DIY guide, boys and boden   A sanding disc is then attached to the pad via either a “peel and stick” or “hook and loop” method. For more information see the page, What are the different types of sanding disc?  
         
  Random orbital sander, power sander, power tools, sanding, sander, sandpaper, grind, abrasion, palm sander, dewalt, black and decker, 300 watt, 240 volt, dual orbit sander, wonkee donkee tools, DIY guide, boys and boden   The motor drives the sanding disc and causes it to rotate at high speed, whilst simultaneously moving in an elliptical orbit so that no single spot on the disc travels the same path twice.    
         
  Random orbital sander, power sander, power tools, sanding, sander, sandpaper, grind, abrasion, palm sander, dewalt, black and decker, 300 watt, 240 volt, dual orbit sander, wonkee donkee tools, DIY guide, boys and boden   Because the pad spins at high speed whilst simultaneously moving in an elliptical orbit, it eliminates the swirl markings common with other types of power sanders.