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Why is a belt sander necessary for your workshop?

Why is a belt sander necessary for your workshop? This is one question that comes up a lot when a customer first setting up and or looking to add a new sanding tool to his/hers workshop.  The belt sander is one of your more important pieces of woodworking tools that you should have in your workshop next to the chop saw, table saw, your surface planer and for that matter wood glue. A machine operator can complete a lot of sanding operations with this belt sanding equipment such as:

  • You can bevel edges
  • Debur sharp edges
  • Polish surfaces
  • Flatten surfaces
  • Round a sharp edge.
  • Polish and buff your material
  • Finishing

What is also great about the Kalamazoo Industries belt sanding machines is that you can also put any style belt from various belt manufacturers on our units such as (a Scotch Brite belt and or a lapping belt). We set the gap between the guard and the platen or pulleys wide enough to put various on that sander yet not get anything caught in it such as fingers.

To help you determine what sanding belt to use for your sanding operation check out “Having the right belt for your belt sander is important”by clicking here.

We make this possible so you can achieve your desire finish without having to have multiple belt sanding tools and if you have a tight workshop you’ll be able to use that space for another piece of equipment or an assembly area.

Equipment replacement parts

Having replacement parts for any piece of your industrial woodworking equipment really important especially if your tool cost exceeds $150,000 and or if you need it up and running quickly so down time is kept to a minimum.  So we’ve designed all of our equipment to alloy you to replace a broken part.

Each machine page whether it’s the replacement store page and or the general information page will have a manual for that particular piece of equipment and a parts list.  Those are free of charge to have unlimited downloads.

Need replacement parts for your Kalamazoo Industries belt sanders? Click here to be taken to the online replacement parts store.

Where can our belt sanders be used? 

We’ve designed our sanders to be used in any heavy to lite use work environments such as metal foundries to a home work shop and even a school workshops  because the TEFC motor and sealed bearings and power supplies available for many of our units.

Why is a belt sander necessary for your workshop conclusion

Are you looking to up grade your belt sanding unit and or looking to purchase your belt sanding unit for your workshop so you can complete a specific finishing task faster? Come check us out at and check out our industrial sanding woodworking tools.

We offer several different size belt sanders both wet sanders, dry sanders and sanders with vacuums available. We start with a 1SM  1 x 42 inch belt sander and then go all the way up to S14D 14 x 103 inch belt sanders great for every application.  So go check our belt sander web page by clicking here and give us a call at (269) 382-2050 with your sanding application today.

Lastly many of our belt sanders have dust ports options.  So give us a call so we can locate your nearest dealer to order your Kalamazoo Industries belt sander today!!!!