Sheet Sanders

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Sheet Sanders

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Synonyms: orbital finishing sanders;
DE: Schwingschleifer, Rutscher
Type: power sanders
Material: depends on sanding sheet (usually wood)
Used with: sandpaper
Location: wood workshop
Access: after commissioning
Tutors: Lukas
Similar (More or Less): eccentric and other power sanders

Sheet sanders have a square orbiting pad that lets you reach into corners and remove a similar amount of material as eccentric sanders. Because they lack the additional turning motion though, they are more prone to leaving sanding marks on your workpiece if you're not careful.

We should soon be able to add two sheet sanders to our sanding corner, they just need to be commissioned.

This tool is not ready for usage yet, since not all commissioning steps are completed yet. The process is not yet tracked on GitHub. Feel free to contribute to making it usable, any help is very welcome!

Task comment Status
Name the tool: Bosch PSS 250 AE; SKIL 7210 "Fox 2in1" done
Take a picture - done
Find the manual as PDF Bosch, SKIL done
Documentation e.g. sheet sizes? method of sheet holding? dust collection? good enough as a start
Print QR-Code use the wikicrawler pending
Introduction Handheld Sander Introduction done
Security Check Lukas done
Test Bosch works well, SKIL should be improved with a shop vac adapter! done
tool's name, owner and approx. value entered by Lukas done
Last step: make it available physically and in the wiki - then delete this template pending



Bosch PSS 250 AE

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Bosch PSS 250 AE

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Used with: sandpaper - 93 × 185 mm (hook and loop)
or 93 × 230 mm (plain, clamped)
Location: wood workshop
Access: after personal introduction
Tutors: Lukas
Manual: ManualsLib

The Bosch PSS 250 AE can be used with hook-and-loop sandpaper strips, but regular ones can also be clamped in.

It has a "microfilter" that reduces airborne dust, but you should ideally use a shop vac (will fit in combination with the rubber adapter in the sander's case) and/or go outside and it does not hurt to still protect yourself with a dust mask. The sandpaper should have the appropriate holes for dust extraction to work, of course!


SKIL 7210 "Fox 2in1"

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SKIL 7210 "Fox 2in1"

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Used with: sandpaper - 93 × 185 mm (hook and loop)
Location: wood workshop
Access: after personal introduction
Tutors: Lukas
Manual: skil.de

The SKIL 7210 is a "multi" sander that can also be equipped with a delta sander-like tip - unfortunately, that part is not included with the one we have.

This sander can only be used outside and with a dust mask at the moment, its bag only traps the relatively large dust particles! Perhaps this could be improved with a custom shop vac adapter.