orbital sander

orbital sander

[′ȯr·bəd·əl ′san·dər]
(mechanical engineering)
An electric sander that moves the abrasive in an elliptical pattern.

orbital sander

An electric-powered hand tool used in rapid sanding, usually for coarse work; the base of the machine, to which sanding paper or abrasive cloth is clipped, moves in an elliptical pattern.
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The dust collection system is amazing, and the shopvac is variable speed so woodworkers can connect it to the orbital sander and turn down the suction, plus it doesn't leave swirl marks.
My random orbital sander makes the fixture crawl across the bench because of the interaction between the sander and the 20-degree cumulative angle.
Dynabrade's Dynorbital Silver Supreme Random Orbital Sander is for high production areas and flat and horizontal sanding.
The sander has been transformed from the still popular rectangular-based orbital sander to the many-shaped bases of the multi-sander.
But then taking an orbital sander to your face every night will do that to you.
Besonen added, "Depending on the product, subsequent sanding might require an orbital sander to remove cross-scratch, brush machines to remove fuzz and break edges, or sealer sanders for other common, downstream requirements.
TOOLS and materials: 18V orbital sander, sandpaper - fine graded Safety specs, dust mask Scraper, paintbrush Quick-drying filler 1.
Once completely dry, sand down the filler using an 18V orbital sander with fine-graded sandpaper until you have a lovely smooth finish.
Reconditioning: Sand over the floors once with an orbital sander to remove the damaged coat of varnish.
Dewalt DW423 random orbital sander and Bosch 1297D palm sander.
A I hate to disagree with your gunsmith but you can sand a stock with an orbital sander.