Belt and Disc Sander from Grizzly Industrial

New at is the South Bend SB1093, which combines a 6″ x 48″ belt with a 12″-disc sander, making it ideal for working cabinet components and furniture parts. This is a very flexible machine – the precision ground cast iron tables each tilt from 0 to 45 degrees, and both feature a slot for the included miter gauge. Additionally, the entire belt assembly pivots for vertical, horizontal or angled sanding, with machined detents for locking in at 0, 45 and 90 degrees. The large footprint, heavy-duty, one-piece cabinet’s steel base delivers vibration-free operation. There’s a 1-1/2 HP TEFC motor and a 4″ dust port. The single-phase motor can be set up for either 115V or 230V (it’s prewired for 115V), and it draws either 14 or 7Amps. The sanding belt travels at 2690 FPM (feet per minute) and the platen size is 6″ x 14-1/2″ long. The table for the sanding belt is 10″ x 14″. The sanding disc rotates at 2630 RPM and has a PSA (pressure sensitive adhesive) mounting system. The disc table is 9″ x 17-3/8″. This machine ships at 326 lbs. and is listed at $1,495 plus $149 freight. (For woodworkers who don’t want to deal with sticky sanding discs, Woodworker’s Supply sells a 12” disc sander conversion kit for about $37 that lets you mount hook-and-loop sanding discs.)