Advantages of a belt sander
A belt sander should be configured to the right settings and a steady, firm hand it is the ultimate choice for removing unwanted residue on a surface. A belt sander can take out varnish and maintain the underlying material finish.
Belt sanders are compact therefore maneuverable; thus, it is easy to reach difficult spots without too much struggle, and you have more control to cover smaller surfaces accurately.
Belt sanders operate at high velocities. Belt sanders are preferable for doing initial major sanding before the finer details. Some of the places belt sander is used is floorboards, hardwood floor, standing deck, and furniture. A belt sander is used at home and in small shops.
Lighter than other sanders
Therefore they are easily stored and taken out. Belt Sanders also give the quick finish to surfaces and pieces of conventional materials.
Factors for consideration in choosing a belt sander
- Check for a more clear and rounded front nose-This is appropriate when working with soft woods as it is work that requires details e.g. small holes.
- Check for a dedicated system for centering-The belt stays centered irrespective of how fast the motor is running.