What to look for in a high quality industrial belt sander
Are you purchasing your first belt sander or are looking to up grade? And your not sure what to look for in a high quality industrial belt sander? There are a several items on the belt sander that you want to look at so you get a high quality belt sander that run’s efficiently for you for a long time.
What kind of motor is being used and where is it made, on the belt sander that your looking at? At Kalamazoo Industries we use only USA MADE motors on all of our sanders whether it’s a 1 x 42 inch belt sander and or 14 inch belt sander. Secondly our motors are designed to work correctly and effectively in all environments so you wont have any issues.
On the sander that your looking at are the parts (specifically wear parts) replaceable such as the pulley’s, platen, bearings, motor, switch and work table. Also where those replacement parts in stock? All parts for our sanders are replaceable regardless of the unit age and we have those replacement parts in stock in Kalamazoo and generally ship out the day you order that part (order cutoff time to ship out the same day is 1:30 pm EST) and or the following business day. What’s great about our replacement parts they will fit your equipment every time.
The material that goes into manufacturing the sander that your looking at. Is it made up mostly plastic, steel and or cast iron? Our belt sanders depending on the sander is made of up of mostly steel and cast iron and we use very little plastic.