bench sander

bench sander

[′bench ‚san·dər]
(mechanical engineering)
A stationary power sander, usually mounted on a table or stand, which is equipped with a rotating abrasive disk or belt.

bench sander

A stationary power tool (usually mounted on a table or stand) which is equipped with a rotating abrasive disk or belt; used to smooth surfaces of material held against it.
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Among the resources available in the Maker-space are an electronics lab with such tools as soldering equipment, wire strippers, precision screwdrivers and 3D printers; a woodshop with a surface planer, table saw, chop saw, bench sander, band saw, lathe, drill press and tools; a metal shop with welders, a plasma cutter, bench grinder and bridge mill; and a bike shop with a full complement of bike tools.
Overall proportion Operation of responses Main machines Sawing 36 Bandsaw, table saw, radial arm saw, crosscut saw Profiling 16 Router, shaper, moulder Sanding 15 Belt sander, bench sander Drilling and jointing 13 Drill press Surfacing 10 Planer, jointer Edgebanding 5 Edgebander, trimmer Turning 3 Lathe Drying 2 Kiln Sorting 1 Pallet machine Table 2.
Considering the sign and magnitude of the coefficients and the odds ratio, we can infer that a unit increase in the percentage use of bench sanders, moulders or drum sanders greatly increases the likelihood that the company associated with this increase is in the large sales category while the reverse is true for shapers, mortisers, jointers, and lathes.
Profusely and superbly illustrated throughout, this 240-page compendium with its notebook style coil binding (permitting the book to lay open and flat on table or bench) is thoroughly 'user friendly' with complete sequential instructions on the safe and effective use of hammers, handsaws, chisels, drills, routers, electric saws, table saws, lathes, bench sanders, and so many more commonly encountered tools associated with woodworking and household repairs of all kinds.